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Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

Edited by: George Ritzer
eISBN: 9781405124331
Print publication date: 2007


Subject Sociology

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405124331.2007.x

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Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology is the reference for students, researchers, librarians, and academics in the field. This ground-breaking project brings together specially commissioned entries written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers. With over 1800 entries / 3.5 million words it will define the discipline of sociology for years to come and provides:

  • Clear, concise, expert definitions and explanations of the key concepts written by leading scholars in the field
  • An essential reference for expert and newcomer alike, with entries ranging from short definitions of key terms to extended explorations of major topics
  • Materials that have historically defined the discipline, but also more recent developments, significantly updating the store of sociological knowledge
  • Introductions to sociological theories and research that have developed outside of the United States and Western Europe
  • Sophisticated cross-referencing and search facilities
  • A timeline, lexicon by subject area, and extensive bibliographies
  • Regular updates of new and revised entries and features

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Ritzer, George (ed). Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. Blackwell Publishing, 2007. Blackwell Reference Online. 16 April 2014 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781405124331_yr2011_9781405124331>



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