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Sociology, the study of society and human behavior, is a highly active discipline which is constantly changing and expanding. Because of the broad, extensive nature of sociology, a vast amount of scholarship and research already exists besides the regular influx of new material.With advances in online searching and database technologies, researchers can easily access library catalogs, bibliographic indexes, and other lists that show thousands of resources that might also be useful to them. In this situation what is most needed is expert guidance. Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology is designed to provide just this sort of authoritative guidance. In contrast to print bibliographies and electronic indexes that simply list citations, this innovative online reference tool will combine the best features of a high-level encyclopedia and the best features of a traditional bibliography put together in a style that responds to the way people do research online.
Editor in Chief
Janeen Baxter is an Australian Professorial Fellow in Sociology at the University of Queensland. Her research interests include families, gender, inequality and the life course. She is co-editor, with Ann Evans, of Negotiating the Life Course. Stability and Change in Life Pathways (Springer 2012). Other recent work has appeared in Journal of Marriage and Family, Feminist Economics and Journal of Population Research. She is a member of the Expert Reference Group for the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
FORMER STANDING EDITORIAL BOARD
FOUNDING EDITORIAL BOARD
Nominations are now being accepted for the Oxford Bibliographies Graduate Student Article Award. This is an invitation-only award that offers experienced doctoral candidates an opportunity to contribute to Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology, to draw attention to their work, and to add a peer-reviewed publication to their CVs. Invitation is by faculty nomination only. The deadline for nominations is April 15, 2012.
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