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Sociology

Over the years, the Library has built up good print & online resources in Sociology and related fields to help support students and academics in teaching and research. All resources are listed in the library catalogue, and making use of them will assist you in achieving good marks in your assignments.

Letters Numbers Subjects
B Philosophy
BF Psychology
D-F History (including some social history)
GN Anthropology
H 61-62 Social sciences: philosophy and research methods
HD 4801-8940 Labour. Employment. Work
HM 19-23 History of sociology. Sociologists
24-39 Philosophy & theory of sociology
51-73 General Works. Sociology textbooks
101-102 Culture. Civilisation
131 Social Groups(general). Organisations.
206 Environmental sociology. Ecology movement.
219 Sociology of religion
221-222 Technology. Internet. Cyberspace.
251-252 Social psychology
263-265 Media. Mass communications. Popular culture.
HN 29 Social surveys. Ethnography
51-999 Social history and conditions by country
HQ 12-471 Sexuality
503-1059 Family. Children. Youth. Marriage. Older people.
1067-2030 Men. Gender relations. Women. Feminism
HT 101-485 Urban and rural sociology
601-1445 Classes. Slavery. Ethnicity. Race relations (general)
HV 85-499 Social policy and services (by country)
701-1493 Children & older people (social welfare)
3004-5840 Mentally ill. Poor. Alcohol. Drugs
6024-7220 Criminology
7231-9920 Police. Prison. Criminal justice.
JV 6000-9500 Migration
L Education
RA 418 Medical sociology

Articles

Search some of the databases listed here to find full text academic papers from reliable sources that you can use in your work


CORE

CORE

IBSS

IBSS

JSTOR

JSTOR

SAGE

SAGE Journals

TAYLOR & FRANCIS

Taylor & Francis

Web of Science

Web of Science

Stats & Data

The correct use of reliable statistics is vital to empirical research in Sociology, and here you can find some major sources.


CNTS

CNTS

Mintel

Mintel

Office for National Statistics

Office for National Statistics

Sage Research Methods

Sage Research Methods

UK Data Service

UK Data Service

UN Data

UN Data

News & Media

These can be useful for information on historical topics or on contemporary events, trends and policies.


BBC World News

BBC World News

Box of Broadcasts

Box of Broadcasts

Guardian Society

Guardian Society

News Vault

News Vault

Nexis

Nexis

Proquest Historical Newspapers

Proquest Historical Newspapers

Websites

Here are a few reliable internet resources offering free access to publications & statistics.


British Sociological Association

British Sociological Association

Gov.uk

Gov.uk

Sociosite

SocioSite

UN Agencies

UN Agencies



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