Social Sciences

AgEcon Search

Alternative Titles
Ag Econ Search
Description

 Free, open-access repository of full-text scholarly literature on agricultural and applied economics.  Includes working papers, conference papers and journal articles.  Includes topics such as food security and poverty, land economics, agricultural and food policy, and food safety.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Subject Gateway
Coverage
1949-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11909
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Black Studies in Video

Alternative Titles
ASP Black Studies in Video
Black Studies on Video
Description

Black Studies in Video is an Alexander Street Press collection featuring award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Perspectives collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.  Upon completion, Black Studies in Video will have about 500 hours of video, in streaming format.  

Videos from Alexander Street Press can be downloaded to a phone or other portable device for viewing within 24 hours.

 

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11865
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International Studies Encyclopedia

Alternative Titles
International Studies Online
Wiley International Studies
Encyclopedia of International Studies
Description

This encyclopedia is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations. Includes over 400 signed articles on all aspects of international studies.  Published in print in 12 volumes in 2010.  Edited by Robert A. Denemark, this work is a product of the International Studies Compendium Project and is published in association with the International Studies Association.

Includes topic areas such as peace studies, diplomacy studies, foreign policy analysis, global development and environmental studies.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11841
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Twentieth Century Advice Literature

Alternative Titles
North American Guides on Race, Gender, Sex and the Family
20th C. Advice Literature
Description

"Twentieth Century Advice Literature: North American Guides on Race, Gender, Sex, and the Family allows students and researchers to immerse themselves in the values and behaviors of Americans of the past. The collection provides a window into American social history by bringing together the instructional, prescriptive, behavioral, and etiquette literature that defined standards of personal conduct for millions of Americans and reflected the prevailing social mores across the twentieth century. When complete, the collection will contain 150,000 pages of fully searchable handbooks, manuals, textbooks, etiquette guides, self-help books, instructional pamphlets, and how-to books that illustrate both how Americans actually behaved and how they felt they ought to behave."

Includes texts from over 700 sources.

 

 

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11815
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Taylor & Francis eBooks

Alternative Titles
Taylor and Francis e-Books, T&FEB, TFEB
T&F Online books, T&FOB, TFOB
Description

Online access to over 100 selected academic books published by Taylor & Francis, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.  Includes selected books published under the imprints Routledge, Psychology Press, and Focal Press, as well as Taylor & Francis.

Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
Selected books originally published from 1993 to the present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11807
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Obedience

Alternative Titles
The Milgram Series
Stanley Milgram's Obedience
Migram Obedience to Authority
Description

Film of social psychologist Stanley Milgram's 1961 experiment, "Obedience to Authority" at Yale University.  This film provides the important visual imagery essential for truly understanding the foundations of this field.

 

Type
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11795
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Higher Education Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Higher ed abstracts
Higher ed abs
Description
Higher Education Abstracts covers more than 200 journals in the fields of education, computer sciences, management, psychology, sociology, and law; papers read at meetings of major education and social sciences conferences; books published by all major higher education publishers; and research reports issued by professional organizations, government agencies, and foundations. Features more than 1,100 informative summaries, topically arranged, in the four issues of each volume. Each abstract includes the full citation to the original document, the author's affiliation, and the number of bibliographic references in the original document. Includes subject and author indexes. Coverage includes materials from the United States and Canada and from foreign publications printed in English.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1965 - Present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11779
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Encyclopedia of Human Behavior

Alternative Titles
Elsevier Encyclopedia of Human Behavior
Encyclopedia of Human Behaviour
Description

The Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, Second Edition is a comprehensive three-volume reference source on human action and reaction, and the thoughts, feelings, and physiological functions behind those actions. Presented alphabetically by title, 300 articles probe both enduring and exciting new topics in physiological psychology, perception, personality, abnormal and clinical psychology, cognition and learning, social psychology, developmental psychology, language, and applied contexts. 

Editor-in-Chief, V.S. Ramachandran.  Published 2012.

 

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11771
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Anthropology Plus (EBSCO)

Alternative Titles
AnthropologyPlus
AnthroPlus, Anthro+
Description

A comprehensive, international index to the literature of anthropology and archaeology. Anthropology Plus combines two major indexes: Anthropological Literature from Harvard's Peabody Museum and the Royal Anthropological Institute's Anthropological Index, from the UK. Includes journal articles, reports, commentaries and obituaries of at least two pages in length, from over 2,500 core journals journals and books in monographic series. Covers the fields of social, cultural, physical, biological, and linguistic anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, folklore, and material culture.  Covers early 19th century to the present.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11769
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Legal Information Reference Center

Alternative Titles
Legal Info Ref Ctr, LIRC
Description

Database containing hundreds of legal self-help and reference books from publishers like NOLO.  Includes downloadable forms for all 50 states.

Type
E-Book(s)
Handbook
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11739
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