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Cultural Studies

A selective guide to resources in Cultural Studies at Queen's University Library



Blackwell Reference Online
Searchable platform to over 300 reference works (please note that the library's subscription does not include access to all the reference works located on this platform).

Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology
Comprehensive survey of sociological theories, research, definitions and bibliographies.

This free, online encyclopedia includes substantial essays on a wide variety of topics ranging from Erotica & Pornography to Ageism to Women's Liberation Movement. Each entry is signed. Also includes biographical and literary entries in the Arts and Literature sections, respectively.
The first comprehensive encyclopedia for the growing fields of media and communication studies.
Comprehensive overview of the social and behavioural sciences.
Searchable database of dictionaries and other subject-specific reference works.


Print Encyclopedias located in Stauffer Reference


Material Culture in America : Understanding Everyday Life / Helen Sheumaker and Shirley Teresa Wajda, editors
GN560.U6 M37 2008

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture / edited by David A. Gerstner
HQ76.96 .R68 2006

Encyclopedia of New Media : an Essential Reference to Communication and Technology / Steve Jones, editor
QA76.575 .E5368 2003