Sage Reference Online offers convenient access to relevant, detailed information in the social sciences by providing online access to Sage's respected handbooks and encyclopedias.
Researchers new to a discipline can use the encyclopedias to read a brief introductory article on a topic .
Some encyclopedias of interest for philosophers and social scientists are listed below. Read the introduction for each title to find out if the title covers your research areas.
- Encyclopedia of Libertarianism. Los Angeles: Sage, 2008.
- The Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods. Los Angeles: Sage, 2008
More experienced researchers can use the handbooks to find a mixture of facts and advice about a discipline or topic.
Some handbooks of interest for political science are:
- Sage Handbook of Nations and Nationalism. London: Sage, 2006.
- Handbook of International Relations. London: Sage, 2002.
Sage Reference Online articles include citation information according to the MLA, APA and Chicago Manual of Style reference styles.