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Human Services & Social Justice

This guide highlights library resources helpful for students in the Human Services & Social Justice Program.

Additional Reference Sources

ACA Encyclopedia of Counseling   Alexandria, VA:  American Counseling Association
A reference book for students, educators, researchers, and practitioners seeking to refresh or quickly update their knowledge of the most important topics in counseling; more than 400 entries. 

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology  Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub, c2007
​Over 1,800 entries.  Provides definitions and explanations of the key concepts written by leading scholars in the field.  

Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice   Thousand Oaks, Calif.; London: SAGE, c2007
​Designed to give understanding to the topics, concepts and ideas that have motivated and shaped the fields of activism, civil engagement and social justice.

Encyclopedia of Elder Care: the comprehensive resource on geriatric and social care  New York, NY: Springer Pub., c2007
​Features nearly 300 articles written by experts in the field.  Multidisciplinary by nature, all aspects of clinical care of the elderly are addressed.

Encyclopedia of Social Work  New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008
Contains 400 articles covering all aspects of social work from practice/interventions, social environments, social conditions and challenges to social policy and history.   

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences  Amsterdam: Elsevier, [2015]
This 26-volume edition features more than 3,900 chapters covering all areas of the social and behavioral sciences; offers a broad, interdisciplinary approach.

Sage Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods   Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, [2004]
Covers inclusively both quantitative and qualitative research approaches; provides clear explanations of 1,000 methodologies.

Sexual Violence and Abuse: an encyclopedia of prevention, impacts, and recovery   Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c2013
​Useful to students, researchers, and academics interested in methods of effective prevention of sexual abuse, as well as intervention techniques.




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