International Encyclopaedia of Social Science; 20 Volumes
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Book ID : 31868
ISBN-10 : 81-261-3095-4 / 8126130954
ISBN-13 : 978-81-261-3095-5 / 9788126130955
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
5494p., 25 cm.
Social Science is the study of human society and of individual relationships with it. Often these studies are referred to in the plural as the social sciences, including geography, history, government, and sociology, taught at various levels from school to college to university and to specialized research institutions. This “International Encyclopedia of Social Science” has been formulated as per the educational goals of Social Studies in India and abroad. It includes subject areas, such as: Anthropology and Archaeology; Area studies; Business and management; Communications; Disability studies; Economics; Education; Environmental studies; Ethnic studies; Futures studies; Gender studies; Genealogy; Geography; Gerontology; History; Humanities; Law; Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, and Trans-gendered studies; Library and information science; Linguistics and human language; Migration and ethnic relations; Organizational studies; Peace and conflict studies; Philosophy; Political science; Cultural studies; Psychology; Recreation and leisure studies; Research tools and methods; Rural development; Science technology, and society studies; Sexology; Social engineering; Social policy; Social research; Social welfare; Social work; Sociology; Statistics; Urban studies; Women’s studies. The “International Encyclopedia of Social Science” contains entries varying from definition of key terms and biography of key theorists to surveys of leading concepts, debates, themes and schools. This unique multi-volume reference encyclopedia offers readers a similar education as that of social science researchers. It has been compiled in a way so that it remains easily accessible to general readers. Most entries do not require any advanced knowledge to understand the purposes of each selected entry. The Encyclopedia has been authored by leading specialists in the field under the direction of a select editorial team. It is well referenced and the bibliography is provided in detail. There is an exhaustive index at the end. This “International Encyclopedia of Social Science” will be valuable to readers and researchers in Social Science and humanities at all academic levels. As a teaching resource it will b e useful to both instructors and students alike and will become a potent reference source. It will form an essential publication worth keeping for general and academic collections, especially in libraries of all types. The board of editor has therefore worked to produce this “International encyclopedia of Social Science” just like a user friendly reference book for students and researcher in social science and humanities. It is hoped that the major users of this work will be students, faculty, and researchers in academic, special, and large public libraries.