The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology is published in both print and online. Arranged across eleven volumes in A-Z format, it is the definitive reference source for students, researchers, 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. It provides: * Clear, concise, expert definitions and explanations of the key concepts * 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 * Timeline, lexicon by subject area, bibliography, and index For further details on advisory editors and contributors together with a list of entries, go online to the Encyclopedia website: www.sociologyencyclopedia.com
Cambridge: Blackwell , 2007. 2246-2248 p.