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Sociology Resources: General Resources in Sociology

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General Sociology Encyclopedias 
Note that the online encyclopedias tend to be more recently published and up-to-date.

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology Ref HM425 .B53 2007  This is an important encyclopedia in sociology. It has not been updated in print since 2007.

Encyclopedia of Social Theory Ref HM425 .E47 2005  This is a classic title but not up-dated. There may be a licensed (not owned) electronic copy. Use the catalog to search. The Wiley Blackwell Companion (listed above) is more recent and up-to-date.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Ref H41 .I58 2001 A classic encyclopedia. Not entirely up-to-date.

Palgrave International Handbook of Peace Studies: A Cultural Perspective Ref JZ5538 .P358 2011

Electronic Databases

Most downloaded articles in 2020

The American Sociological Association reports the fifty most downloaded sociological articles in 2020. This may be useful for student research.

Fifty Most Downloaded Articles

Subject Guide

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