The Concise Encyclopedia of Sociology
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: United Kingdom, 31 December 2010
By: George Ritzer (Edited by), J. Michael Ryan (Edited by)
This concise encyclopedia is the most complete international surveyof sociology ever created in one volume. * Contains over 800 entries from the whole breadth of thediscipline * Distilled from the highly regarded Blackwell Encyclopedia ofSociology, with entries completely revised and updated to providesuccinct and up-to-date coverage of the fundamental topics * Global in scope, both in terms of topics and contributors * Each entry includes references and suggestions for furtherreading * Cross-referencing allows easy movement around the volumeReviews The editor [of The Blackwell Encyclopedia ofSociology] has now miraculously condensed those 11 volumes intothis one comparatively inexpensive paperback As anup-to-date cheap printed reference source this book stands more orless alone The entries are clear and comprehensible, thereare some useful suggestions for further reading, thecross-referencing is good, and there is a simple straightforwardindex with no indentations. I am very happy to recommend this bookto any student still interested in buying printedworks. (Reference Reviews, 2012)