Skip to main content

SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Handbooks

Dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks provide general background information and identify terms with which you are unfamiliar. They are often a good place to begin research.

Books at the Library

  • 21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook REF HM585 .A13
  • Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families Main HQ519 .B53
  • Child Poverty in America Today REF HV741 .C4875
  • Class in America: An Encyclopedia REF HN90.S6 C564 
  • Dictionary of the Social Sciences Main H41 .D53
  • Encyclopedia of Bioethics Main QH332 .E52
  • Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence Main HV6626 .E534
  • Encyclopedia of Gangs REF HV6439 .U5 E53
  • Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice Main HV9104 .E58
  • Encyclopedia of Juvenile Violence REF HV9104 .E59
  • Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society REF HT1521 .E63
  • Encyclopedia of Rural America REF E169.12 .E53
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work REF HV35 .S6
  • Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia REF HQ75.13 .G37
  • Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture  REF HM621 .G74
  • Historical Atlas of American Crime REF HV6779 .R67
  • Homelessness Handbook REF HV4493 .H68
  • International Encyclopedia of Adolescence REF HQ796 .I58
  • International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences REF H40.A2 I5
  • Internet Predators Main HV6773 .H45
  • Research Methods in the Social Sciences Main H62 .R454
  • Sage Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods REF H62 .L456
  • Sage Handbook of Social Research Methods Main H62 .S2758
  • Social Issues in America: an Encyclopedia REF HN57 .S624
  • Social Science Encyclopedia Main H41 .S63
  • Social Work Dictionary REF HV12 .B37
  • Urban Sprawl Main HT384.U5 U75

Directories

  • National Directory of Children, Youth and Families Services REF HV741 .N3157