Sociology

Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development

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GVRL
Description

This three volume set examines three key life stages from a sociological perspective, exploring how enduring experiences, as well as transitions and events such as childcare, education, stress, marriage, career, addiction, friendship, parenthood, disease, spirituality, and retirement influence the individual's life course. The life stages examined are: Childhood and Adolescence; Adulthood; and Later Life.  Edited by Deborah Carr.

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E-Book(s)
Encyclopedia
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Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests available in compilation volumes

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Helen Hough
TMdb
Description

An index to 139 print compilations, web sites and other resources for test instruments with nearly 14,000 tests and measurements compiled from 1967 - 2013.  This resource does not include the tests but indexes them in order to find them in other published resources. While not an exhaustive index this is an excellent resource to help those who are searching for reliable instruments. It also includes many instruments outside of the social sciences, including many in the health sciences. Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences was developed and is maintained by Helen Hough of the University of Texas at Arlington.

 

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Encyclopedia of Adolescence

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Includes more than 140 signed and peer-reviewed articles on adolescent development and behavior, including content on normative development, individual differences, cultural differences, social and emotional development, education, work, and  psychopathology as they apply to adolescents.

Editors-in-Chief: B. Bradford Brown and Mitchell J. Prinstein.  Published 2011.  Three volumes in print.

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Encyclopedia
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11337
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Filmakers Library Online

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Filmmakers Library Online
Filmmaker's Library Online
Film Makers Library Online
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Filmakers Library Online provides over 1000 documentary films (over 800 hours), originally distributed by Filmakers Library.  Films are on a variety of topics such as health, history, education, gender studies and psychology.  MLibrary has Filmakers Library Online Volumes 1, Volume 2 and Volume 3.

Each film has a transcript; many include filmmaker biography and notes. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared. Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android phone, available for 48 hours.

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Video
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Violence & Abuse Abstracts

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Violence and Abuse Abstracts (EBSCO)
VAA
V&AA
Description

Covers all aspects of violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 21,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1971-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11259
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Criminal Justice Abstracts (EBSCO)

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Crime and Delinquency Literature
CJA
Description

Criminal Justice Abstracts, the criminology database from Sage Publications, Inc., contains comprehensive coverage of international journals, books, reports, dissertations and unpublished papers on criminology and related disciplines. Prepared in co-operation with the Criminal Justice Collection of Rutgers University Library, Criminal Justice Abstracts covers crime trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment and sentencing. The database contains indexes and summaries of international journal articles, books, and governmental and non-governmental reports on virtually any topic in criminal justice. This information is indispensible for academic institutions and government agencies and departments where researchers are studying criminal justice, sociology, social work, law, and education.

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Article Index
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11167
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Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology

Description
Over 1800 entries, on all aspects of sociology. Includes introductions to sociological theories and research that have developed outside of the United States and Western Europe. Includes a timeline and extensive bibliographies. Published in print and online in 2007, with new articles added continuously. Edited by George Ritzer, University of Maryland.
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Encyclopedia
Coverage
2007-
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21st Century Sociology

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21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook (SAGE Reference Online)
Sage e-Reference , e Reference ,Twenty-First Century Sociology
Sage eReference
Description

106 essays that are authored by leading authorities in various countries provide an up-to-date survey and assessment of the many specialty areas of sociology, including sociology of normative behavior and social aggregations. Ed. by Clifton D. Bryant and Dennis L. Peck.

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Encyclopedia
Coverage
2006
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10741
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Human Resources Abstracts (EBSCO)

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Human Resources Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to human resources, including human resource management, employee assistance, organizational behavior, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains records carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline, such as: Journal of Human Resources, Personnel Psychology, and Work & Occupations.
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Article Index
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10559
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Social Explorer

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SocialExplorer
Description

Social Explorer provides easy access to demographic information about the United States, from 1790 to present.  Create maps and reports based on decennial censuses of 1940 to 2010 and the American Community Survey.  Includes over 40 billion data elements and 335,000 variables.  Includes demographic and  economic data, religion, election and carbon emissions data.

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Map(s)
Statistics
Coverage
1790-present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10387
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