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Selected Reference Materials
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Encyclopedia of Social Theory by
Publication Date: 2004
This work examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them and presents them in the context needed to understand the strengths and weaknesses of all the key areas of the discipline.
Encyclopedia of Population by
Publication Date: 2003
Topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries, low fertility rates, immigration, problems of old-age support, the environmental impact of dense population; the press for expanded reproductive rights; and many other issues.
Encyclopedia of Racism in the United States by
Publication Date: 2005
Sample entries: Academic Racism, American Literature and Racism, Aryan Nations, Barrios, Bensonhurst Incident, Columbus Day Controversy, Detroit Race Riot of 1967, Eugenics Movement, Films and Racial Stereotypes, Freedom Riders, Gulf War, Jim Crow Laws.
Encyclopedia of Race and Racism by
Publication Date: 2007
Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modern era.
Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration by
Publication Date: 2013
The Oxford Handbook of Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration is the first major effort to examine and synthesize knowledge concerning immigration and crime, ethnicity and crime, and race and crime in one volume, and does so both for the United States and for many other countries.