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Encyclopedias and dictionaries

This is a selected list of print and online editions of encyclopedias and dictionaries in the Social Welfare Library. Most reference works such as these are shelved in our reference collection and are available for library use only.

More encyclopedias and dictionaries may be found in OskiCat (include "dictionary" or "encyclopedia" as a search keyword). Encyclopedias and dictionaries available online, as well as other reference material, are on the UC Berkeley Library's electronic resources page.


    Encyclopedia of social work. / New York, National Association of Social Workers. Library has: 1929(1)-

    Encyclopedia of social welfare history in North America
    / editors, John M. Herrick, Paul H. Stuart. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2005. HV12.E497 2005

    Encylopedia of homelessness / Levinson, David, ed. Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications, 2004. HV4493.E53 2004

    Encyclopedia of child abuse
    / Robin E. Clark and Judith Freeman Clark with Christine Adamec ; introduction by Richard J. Gelles. New York : Facts on File, c2007. HV6626.5.C57 2007

    Encyclopedia of adoption
    / Christine Adamec, Laurie C. Miller. New York : Facts On File c2007.HV875.55.A28 2007

    Encyclopedia of measurement and statistics
    / editor Neil J. Salkind : managing editor, Kristin Rasmussen. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, c2007. HA29.E664 2007

    Poverty in the United States : an encyclopedia of history, politics, and policy
    / edited by Gwendolyn Mink and Alice O'Connor. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2004.HC110.P6P598 2004

    International encyclopedia of social policy
    / editor in chief, Tony Fitzpatrick ; editors, Huck-Ju Kwon ... [et al.]. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2006 HN18.3.I58 2006

    Oxford encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States
    / Suzanne Oboler and Deena J. González, editors in chief. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005. E184.S75 O97 2005


Social work dictionary (5th ed.) / Barker, Robert L. Washington, DC : NASW Press, c2003.
HV12 .B37 2003

Key words in multicultural interventions : a dictionary / Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
BF637.C6 K493 1999

Blackwell dictionary of modern social thought / Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., c2003.
H41 .B53 2003

English Spanish Dictionary of Health Related Terms, California Mexico Health Initiative, 2005.

DSM-V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ed.)

American community organizations : a historical dictionary / New York : Greenwood Press, 1986.
HN90.C6 A691 1986

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