Social science keywords are authoritative terminology that provide integrated analysis across disciplines, expertise and learning. Keywords can simply be terms found throughout a scholarly discourse, they may also be specific ideas, concepts and topics. For a historical and social introduction to a specific keyword, try searching a scholarly encyclopedia. As part of your ISS construction of keywords, you will want to move beyond historical understandings and contextualize the importance and significance of the keyword.
Scholarly encyclopedias offer a thorough and basic understanding of a topic with key terminology. Encyclopedia articles can be used to understand keywords, topics and ideas through time.