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At the start of your research you will need background information on ideas, theories, or concepts. Encyclopedia articles are a great place to start. They are also helpful if you are looking for ideas for your research or essays, they are helpful for brainstorming.
The three encyclopedias listed below are found via the database:
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A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Encyclopedia of Human Geography
Call Number: eBook (2006)
Since the 1950s Human geography, briefly, is the study of how societies construct places, how humans use the surface of the earth, and how social phenomena are distributed spatially, has matured along multiple fronts.
Encyclopedia of Race and Racism
Call Number: eBook (2009)
The Encyclopedia of Race and Racism is the first such work examining the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modern era. The set delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences.
Encyclopedia of Sociology
Call Number: eBook (2000)
Winner of the 1993 Dartmouth Medal, this classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles covering core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion have been updated and expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology.