The following handbooks contain chapters that explore issues and topics about political, social and cultural theory. These are considered scholarly book chapters written by leading scholars in the field and provide original research and examinations of debates in the field. They can also serve as a foundation for future research.
The following resources contain information that could be very helpful as you research your topics. Oxford Bibliographies Online are indexes of different subject areas, events and people. Each entry will contain additional information about the topic and then provide a listing of books, journal articles, scholars, etc that are leading voices on that topic. Do not treat these as typical databases, instead think broadly when searching them and use them to track additional literature.