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Articles, some peer-reviewed, all topics
American Masculinities: A Historical Encyclopedia (2003) (SAGE)
Explores American male identity through essays on topics such as male icons and symbols (such as John Wayne and Malcolm X), history (such as manifest destiny and the sexual revolution, and theories and concepts (such as chivalry and masculine domesticity.)
eBook Academic Collection (EBSCO)
Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice (2007) (SAGE)
Provides a "synthesis of diverse scholarship on both traditional and emerging forms of social, cultural, and aesthetic activism." Entry topics range from social movements, critical theory, and individual activists and theorists.
Encyclopedia of African American Society (2005) (SAGE)
Provides short essays introducing concepts related to African American society, from banking to Jet magazine to Madam C.J. Walker.
Encyclopedia of Environment and Society (2007) (SAGE)
An interdisciplinary approach to describing socioenvironmental issues, from race to rainforests, and the socioenvironmental landscape in many countries.
Encyclopedia of Gender and Society (2009) (SAGE)
Provides a "gender lens" on society by focusing on significant gender scholarship within commonly recognized areas of social research, such as gender identity, crime, sexuality, and religion.
Encyclopedia of Motherhood (2010) (SAGE)
Focuses on "the central terms, concepts, topics, issues, themes, debates, theories, and texts of this new discipline of motherhood studies" and "examine[s] the topic of motherhood in various contexts such as history and geography and by academic discipline."
Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008) (SAGE)
Articles describe American racial and ethnic groups, race and ethnicity in world societies, concepts and theories related to race and ethnicity, and discrimination. The encyclopedia also discusses "issues of inequality that often intersect with the primary focus on race and ethnicity," such as age and gender.
Encyclopedia of Social Theory (2005) (SAGE)
Introduces "key ideas, concepts, schools, and figures in social theory" from a multidisciplinary perspective.
articles, citations, abstracts, various topics
Research Library (ProQuest)
Articles, all topics, peer-reviewed
Social Science Database (ProQuest)
Social Sciences: articles, full text and citations
Sociology Database (ProQuest)
Full-text journals and images
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