Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics. Schultz, Haynie, McCulloch, and Aoki, Dec 1999.


The Encyclopedia is the only resource available that focuses exclusively on the expanding role of minorities in U.S. politics. Containing more than 2,000 entries, this two-volume set is divided into four distinct sections covering African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans. It makes a broad range of information readily accessible, including historical and contemporary biographies, descriptions of major events, and coverage of important legal decisions and organizations


Keywords: American politics, encyclopedia, minorities


Encyclopedia of Social Issues. Vol. 1-6. Roth, John K., New York: Marshall Cavendish

Corporation, 1997.


Contains 1498 individual entries, featuring discussion of broad range of controversial subjects. Provides basic information on such topics as politics, economics, the environment, human rights, medicine, law, and religion.


Keywords: economics, encyclopedia, human rights, medicine, politics, law, religion, social issues


Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Vol. 1- 15. Seligman, Edwin R.A., and Alvin Johnson, 16th edition. N.Y.: Macmillan Company, 1967.


Provides a synopsis of the progress that has been made in the various fields of social science.


Keywords: encyclopedia, social science


Encyclopedia of Social Work. Edwards, Richard L., 19th ed. Washington D.C., 1995.

Three volumes provide nearly 3,000 pages of information on every aspect of social work.

Expanded content areas include new technologies, research, global changes, U.S. policy developments, and evolving roles for social workers. Each volume contains a complete table of contents and full index. The Encyclopedia is a solid investment that will provide years of practical service as a one-stop resource for looking up facts, studying for licensing exams, supplementing course work, and more.


Keywords: encyclopedia, social work


International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 1-26. Smelser, Neil J., Paul, Blates B., Oxford, UK: Elsevier science Ltd.


Provides definitions, concepts, and ideas in political science, sociology, psychology, public policy, etc.


Keywords: behavioral science, encyclopedia, social science


International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Sills, David L., New York: Macmillan, 1968.


Emphasizes the historical and developmental aspects of the social sciences. Lengthy articles on public administration, law, community, etc. Good basic source for orientation to a general area.


Keywords: encyclopedia, social sciences


The Social Science Encyclopedia. Kuper, A., and Kuper, J., 2nd ed. Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Books Ltd., 1996.


The text covers developments in traditional fields over the last decade, newly vital areas of study such as environmental economics and cross-disciplinary pursuits such as women's studies and cultural studies, and i entries such innovative topics as ethnic relations, information society, language and culture, space and pornography.


Keywords: encyclopedia, social science

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