The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology

Author: George Ritzer,J. Michael Ryan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444392646

Category: Social Science

Page: 800

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This concise encyclopedia is the most complete international survey of sociology ever created in one volume. Contains over 800 entries from the whole breadth of the discipline Distilled from the highly regarded Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, with entries completely revised and updated to provide succinct and up-to-date coverage of the fundamental topics Global in scope, both in terms of topics and contributors Each entry includes references and suggestions for further reading Cross-referencing allows easy movement around the volume
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Concise Encyclopedia of Comparative Sociology

Author: N.A

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004266178

Category: Social Science

Page: 700

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This book is a collection of essays intended to communicate effectively the current state of knowledge in comparative sociology, the major aim of which is to identify similarities and differences between and among societies. Forty significant biographies are included.
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The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication

Author: Wolfgang Donsbach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118789237

Category: Social Science

Page: 704

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This concise volume presents key concepts and entries from the twelve-volume ICA International Encyclopedia of Communication (2008), condensing leading scholarship into a practical and valuable single volume. Based on the definitive twelve-volume IEC, this new concise edition presents key concepts and the most relevant headwords of communication science in an A-Z format in an up-to-date manner Jointly published with the International Communication Association (ICA), the leading academic association of the discipline in the world Represents the best and most up-to-date international research in this dynamic and interdisciplinary field Contributions come from hundreds of authors who represent excellence in their respective fields An affordable volume available in print or online
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The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology: A-B

Author: George Ritzer

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries, Azerbaijani

Page: 5650

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Named a Best Reference Work for 2009 by Library Journal 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
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The Concise Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History

Author: Michael Kazin,Rebecca Edwards,Adam Rothman

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400839467

Category: History

Page: 672

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With 150 accessible articles written by more than 130 leading experts, this essential reference provides authoritative introductions to some of the most important and talked-about topics in American history and politics, from the founding to today. Abridged from the acclaimed Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History, this is the only single-volume encyclopedia that provides comprehensive coverage of both the traditional topics of U.S. political history and the broader forces that shape American politics--including economics, religion, social movements, race, class, and gender. Fully indexed and cross-referenced, each entry provides crucial context, expert analysis, informed perspectives, and suggestions for further reading. Contributors include Dean Baker, Lewis Gould, Alex Keyssar, James Kloppenberg, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Lisa McGirr, Jack Rakove, Nick Salvatore, Stephen Skowronek, Jeremi Suri, Julian Zelizer, and many more. Entries cover? Key political periods, from the founding to today Political institutions, major parties, and founding documents The broader forces that shape U.S. politics, from economics, religion, and social movements to race, class, and gender Ideas, philosophies, and movements The political history and influence of geographic regions
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A Concise Encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith

Author: Peter Smith

Publisher: Oneworld Publications

ISBN: 1780744803

Category: Religion

Page: 416

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This comprehensive and succinct encyclopedia traces the origins and development of the Bahá’í Faith from nineteenth-century Iran to the modern day, covering its central figures and major historical events.
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The Concise Encyclopedia of Islam

Author: Cyril Glassé

Publisher: Harpercollins

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 472

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A comprehensive reference work covering the different aspects of Islamic civilization, with maps showing the faith's spread over the centuries, and charts of the different branches of Islam
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The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 11 Volume Set

Author: George Ritzer

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405124331

Category: Social Science

Page: 6384

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Named a Best Reference Work for 2009 by Library Journal 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: “This is an example of a reference book turned into an e-product intelligently and in a way that transcends the print.” – Library Journal An essential reference for expert and newcomer alike, with entries ranging from short definitions of key terms to extended explorations of major topics Provides clear, concise, expert definitions and explanations of the key concepts Presents materials that have historically defined the discipline, but also more recent developments, significantly updating the store of sociological knowledge Introduces sociological theories and research that have developed outside of the United States and Western Europe Offers sophisticated cross-referencing and search facilities Features a timeline, lexicon by subject area, bibliography, and index 11 Volumes www.sociologyencyclopedia.com Updating
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The Concise Encyclopedia of Symbolism

Author: Jean Cassou

Publisher: Book Sales

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 292

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Celebrates the contributions of symbolism to the art, literature, music, and other artistic disciplines of the nineteenth century
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