- The Blackwell Companion to Major Classical Social Theorists
Essays on Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Parsons and others with detailed bibliographies.
- The Blackwell Companion to Major Contemporary Social Theorists
Essays on Emerson, Foucault, Elias, Habermas and others with detailed bibliographies.
- The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory
- The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
- Sage Reference Online
Includes 21st Century Sociology and the Encyclopedia of Social Theory.
- Cambridge Companion to Critical Theory
- Cambridge Companion to Durkheim
- Cambridge Companion to Marx
- Cambridge Companion to Chomsky
- Cambridge Companion to Dewey
Find additional Cambridge and Blackwell companions in print with the help of the library's catalog.
Survey scholarly journal articles published in the last 30 years.
- Sociological Abstracts
Covers sociological topics in fields such as anthropology, economics, education, medicine, community development, philosophy, demography, political science, and social psychology.
Watch this short tutorial to learn the ins and outs of Sociological Abstracts:
Your gateway to the full text of journal articles!
Content is available via the following links: Click on the Article link(s) to go to the full text.
Request from Villanova document delivery or another library: Submit an interlibrary loan request online. It takes on average 3-5 days for the article to arrive via email.
Full text linking:
- Social Sciences Citation Index
Provides access to the journal literature in the social sciences. Search by article title word, journal title, author, cited author or reference. Coverage: 1956 to present.
- Social Sciences Full-Text
Index to international, English language journals in sociology, anthropology, geography, economics, political science and law.
- Philosopher's Index
Indexes and abstracts books and more than 480 journals of philosophy and related fields in many languages.
Please contact your librarian for further database recommendations or consult the Library's subject guide for sociology.
- The Library's Catalog
The library's catalog has a large selection of book on social theory. Search by keyword, subject or author and limit search results with the topical facets on the results screen.
Sample subject searches:Try the names of other sociologists as subject searches and sort the results by descending date. You will notice that some of the books in the library's collection review and evaluate the legacy of well known sociologists.
Sociology - History
Chicago School of Sociology
Durkheimian School of Sociology
Frankfurt School of Sociology
Marxian School of Sociology
Sociology and "Critical Theory"
Treviño, A. J. (2001). Talcott Parsons today: his theory and legacy in contemporary sociology. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
A catalog of library holdings worldwide. WorldCat will indicate any local library holdings and also offers an inter-library loan request option.
- Dissertations & Theses Full Text
- E-Z Borrow and Interlibrary Loan
Interlibrary loan is available for books and journals that are not owned by Falvey. EZ-Borrow is usually faster than interlibrary loan, because the books come from a local library network. EZ-Borrow can be used for books that the Library owns, but that are currently checked out by somebody else.
- Export references in APA style for your cited reference list
Check off all articles in which you are interested and click on Save, Print, Email. The QuickBib feature has a selection of styles available from which you can choose. APAis the most widely used style in the social sciences.