SOC 2101, 2102: Self & Society I, II

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Durkheim, Emile, 1858-1917
Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895
Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Mannheim, Karl, 1893-1947
Political Parties
Socialism, Christian
Weber, Max, 1864-1920

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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Borgatta, E. F.(Ed.). (2000). Encyclopedia of sociology. New York: Macmillan Reference USA. Five volume encyclopedia of sociological theories, topics and terms. Essays include references.
Ref HM425 .E5 2000

Cayton, M.K., Gorn, E.J. and Williams, P.W. (Eds.). (1993). Encyclopedia of American Social History. New York: Scribner. Three volumes. Examines the processes and the people of the American social structure in fourteen thematic sections including: Processes of Social Change; Construction of Social Identity; Ethnic and Racial Subcultures; Patterns of Everyday Life; and Social Problems, Social Control, and Social Protest. Essays include references.
Ref HN57 .E58 1993

Fuchs, R.A. (1999). The Essentials of sociology. Piscataway, NJ: Research and Education Association. A review and study guide that summarizes the essentials of sociology. Quick access to important facts, principles, theories, and theorists.
Ref HM51 .F88 1999

Kuper, A. & Kuper, J. (Eds.). (1996). The Social Science Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge. Major entries cover theory and applications central to social science disciplines. Specialized topics, methods and philosophy are covered in shorter entries. Includes references.
Ref H41. S63 1996

Rood, K.L. (Ed.). (1994). Dictionary of Twentieth Century Culture. Detroit, MI: Gale Research. We have five volumes of the 21-vol. set including American Culture after WWII; African-American Culture; French Culture, 1900–1975; Hispanic Culture of South America; and Hispanic Culture of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Each volume has a timeline that ties in historical events and music, television, drama, literature, dance and film. Entries are brief and include references. Each volume has a general index.
Ref GN307 .D35

Stearns, P. N. (Ed.). (1994). Encyclopedia of Social History. New York: Garland. Extensive coverage of major social history topics, field issues, and research methodology.
Ref HN 28. E53 1994

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