This resources encompases publications from the Church Missionary Society, the South American Missionary Society, and the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society, from 1804-2009. In addition to religious perspectives, these publications give information on political and social issues in the various regions in which these societies were working.
Contains information on present and past aspects of cultural and social life for a worldwide sample of societies. Provides descriptive information on cultures and ethnic groups. Includes citations, abstracts, and full text of ethnographic and other materials, indexed by culture and subject. Ideal for both exploratory, in-depth cultural research, and cross-cultural comparisons.
Brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of ‘Empire’ and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, maps and an interactive chronology.
Provides access to book, reference, and journal content, as well as multimedia resources, to support researchers at all stages of a research project. Includes information on the full range of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods for the social and behavioral sciences, as well as many methods commonly used in the hard sciences.
Indexes journals in the social sciences. Provides links to full-text when available. Useful for searching for articles that cite a known author or work (citation searching). Citation searching also allows you to use a given work as a subject term in order to identify more recent articles about the same topic.
Provides citations and abstracts to articles published in sociology, social welfare, and social policy, as well as other related topics in the social and behavioral sciences. Also includes citations to some books and many dissertations. Includes Social Services Abstracts.