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Online reference sources are a great way to start your research project. You can get background information to develop your research topic.
Selected Online Reference Resources: Beyond Wikipedia!
Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered History in America
A three-volume survey of more than 400 years of lesbian and gay history and culture in the United States, presented through over 500 alphabetically arranged entries. Coverage includes people, public policy, economics, social issues, identities, and culture, among many others. For students, researchers, and general readers.
Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict
Reflecting upon current turmoil, this work represents essential reading both for students and scholars working in the field of peace and conflict resolution studies, and for those seeking to explore alternatives to violence and share visions of social change.
Homosexuality and Science: A Guide to the Debates
This comprehensive resource explores the role of science and scientific discovery in the nature versus pathology debate surrounding homosexuality.
World of Criminal Justice, Gale
The individual entries in this two-volume ready-reference source explain in concise, detailed, and jargon-free language some of the most important topics, theories, discoveries, concepts, and organizations in criminal justice.