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Start here if you are looking for general articles about society and sociology. Go to the dicipline specific databases if you would like to search specific sociology databases.

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SocINDEX with Full Text offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. It contains informative abstracts for 640 "core" coverage journals dating as far back as 1895.
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This database abstracts and indexes the international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from thousands of serials publications and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, conference papers and working papers. Cited references are included for many journal articles.

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ProQuest Sociology gives users access to the full-text of more than 275 journals in sociology and social work. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.  Subject coverage includes community and mental health services, crisis intervention, the family and social welfare, gerontology, poverty and homelessness, professional issues in social work, social services in addiction, social work education, social work practice and more.

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JSTOR offers full-text access to archival scholarly journals. It offers both multidisciplinary and discipline-specific collections, covering such topics as Art, Business, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Music, Ecology, & Botany. JSTOR includes journal content, primary sources, images, and more across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is approximately a 1-5 year gap between the most recently published journal issue and the content available in the database.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library delivers a wealth of eBook reference content in a database format, including multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources on a variety of subjects.
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This database provides bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development. The database abstracts and indexes thousands of serials publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations and citations to book reviews.

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Ethnographic Video Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior.  Global in scope, the collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. A core collection for use across the curriculum—from introductory anthropology and sociology courses to advanced interdisciplinary courses in women’s studies, economics, and international studies.

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LexisNexis® Academic provides searchable access to a comprehensive spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 sources, selected to meet academic research needs, including: national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources; U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews, and international legal information; Shepard?s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789; Business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news
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MasterFILE Premier provides full text for more than 2,100 general periodicals covering a broad range of disciplines including general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues including social sciences and sociology. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,800 titles.
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Social Explorer is dedicated to providing demographic information and modern and historical census data in an easily understood format: data maps.  The site has created hundreds of interactive data maps of the United States. The easy-to-use web interface includes data from the entire US Census from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey to 2008, original Census tract-level estimates for 2006 and 2010, the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000, and 2002 Carbon Emissions Data from the Vulcan Project.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context presents viewpoint essays, topic overviews, news articles and primary source documents on social issues of current interest such as Offshore Drilling, Climate Change, Health Care, Immigration, Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism.  Brings together viewpoint articles, overviews, statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazine articles. Links to more than 1,800 web sites.

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Project Muse® offers nearly 200 journal titles from some 30 scholarly publishers, covering the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, sociology and many others.
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Academic Search Premier,designed specifically for academic institutions, is a multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 8,200 journals in the collection. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, including sociology and social sciences.
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Readers' Guide Abstracts is a database containing comprehensive indexing and abstracting of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada.
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Readers' Guide Retrospective is a database containing comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America.

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ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Coverage goes as far back as 1823. Content areas include Physical Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities.

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Scopus is a unique new navigational product for all science from Elsevier. Apart from being the world's biggest abstract database covering 25 million abstracts from over 14,000 titles across 4,000 publishers, Scopus also offers powerful and innovative searching and browsing tools.
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Social Sciences Abstracts is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles of at least one column in length from English-language periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of social sciences journals. Abstracting coverage begins with periodicals published in January 1994.
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ProQuest Criminal Justice Periodicals Index™ is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals. The database provides research support for students interested in careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security. The database includes abstract and indexing for 250 titles, with more than 100 available in full-text.

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Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection offers access to 150 journals.  Criminal Justice Collection contains over 5 million articles published between 1980 and the present.

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This database is designed to meet the information needs of the caring professions, and spans the literature of health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education. The database abstracts and indexes over 500 journals, from more than 16 countries.

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Search across many of Gale's Infotrac databases including Academic One File with Gale's Power Search interface.  This multi-subject database is good place to start for news, magazine, trade, and academic journals.

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ebrary is an information delivery service that features a growing selection of more than 60,000 titles from more than 200 leading academic, STM, and professional publishers.
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NetLibrary offers access to full text of reference, scholarly, and professional books. NetLibrary eBooks are digital full-text versions of books such as reference works, scholarly monographs, literature and fiction, and 3,400 publicly-accessible titles.

Dictionaries

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A dictionary of 3500 statistical and statistics-related concepts. Provides simple definitions and explanations of terms that cover medical, survey, theoretical, applied statistics, etc. Short biographies of over 100 important statisticians also included.

Journals

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The Annual Review of Law and Social Science advances theory and research on law by providing a forum in which emerging and leading scholars review and debate the important work of the field.
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Articles written by scholars on different topics in the area of Sociology.
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Child Abuse & Neglect The International Journal, provides an international, multidisciplinary forum on all aspects of child abuse and neglect, with special emphasis on prevention and treatment; the scope extends further to all those aspects of life which either favor or hinder child development. While contributions will primarily be from the fields of psychology, psychiatry, social work, medicine, nursing, law enforcement, legislature, education, and anthropology, the Journal encourages the concerned lay individual and child-oriented advocate organizations to contribute.
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The e-journal provides a monthly digest on current research pursuant to human solidarity, ecological sustainability, and both secular and religious non-violence
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The Journal of Rural Studies publishes research articles relating to such rural issues as society, demography, housing, employment, transport, services, land-use, recreation, agriculture and conservation. The focus is on those areas encompassing extensive land-use, with small-scale and diffuse settlement patterns and communities linked into the surrounding landscape and milieux. Particular emphasis will be given to aspects of planning policy and management. The journal is international and interdisciplinary in scope and content.
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Social Forces is a journal of social research highlighting sociological inquiry but also exploring realms shared with social psychology, anthropology, political science, history, and economics. The journal's intended academic readers include sociologists, social psychologists, criminologists, economists, political scientists, anthropologists, and students of urban studies, race/ethnic relations, and religious studies.
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Social Networks is an interdisciplinary and international quarterly. It provides a common forum for representatives of anthropology, sociology, history, social psychology, political science, human geography, biology, economics, communications science and other disciplines who share an interest in the study of the structure of human relations and associations that may be expressed in network form. It publishes both theoretical and substantive papers. Critical reviews of major theoretical or methodological approaches using the notion of networks in the analysis of human behavior are also included, as are reviews of recent books dealing with social networks and social structure.
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Social Science & Medicine provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of research findings, reviews and theory in all areas of common interest to social scientists, health practitioners and policy makers. The journal publishes material relevant to any aspect of health from a wide range of social science disciplines (eg. anthropology, economics, geography, psychology, social epidemiology, social policy and sociology), and material relevant to the social sciences from any of the professions concerned with physical and mental health, and with health care practice, policy and organization. It is particularly keen to publish findings or reviews which are of general interest to an international readership.
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Social Science History seeks to advance the study of the past by publishing research that appeals to the journal's interdisciplinary readership of historians, sociologists, economists, political scientists, anthropologists, and geographers. The journal invites articles that blend empirical research with theoretical work, undertake comparisons across time and space, or contribute to the development of quantitative and qualitative methods of analysis. Social Science History is the official journal of the Social Science History Association.
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Social Text covers a broad spectrum of social and cultural phenomena, applying the latest interpretive methods to the world at large. A daring and controversial leader in the field of cultural studies, the journal consistently focuses attention on questions of gender, sexuality, race, and the environment, publishing key works by the most influential social and cultural theorists. As a journal at the forefront of cultural theory, Social Text invites provocative interviews and challenging articles from emerging critical voices. Each issue breaks new ground in the debates about postcolonialism, postmodernism, and popular culture.
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Violence is the main obstacle to human development. Since there is an intrinsic link between patriarchy and violence, mitigating violence requires overcoming the patriarchal mindset in both secular and religious institutions. The mission of this electronic journal is to provide a commented digest on current research and emerging issues related to human solidarity, ecological sustainability, and both secular and religious non-violence. Each issue includes links to relevant "best of the web" content. The basic philosophy of the journal is Christian, but no source of wisdom is excluded. The U.N. "Millennium Development Goals" (MDGs) are used as a point of reference.

Encyclopedias

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Covers human development from conception through adolescence, summarizing the latest research on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development and behavior, including areas of law, medicine, psychiatry, and demography among others. Contains black-and-white photos, and charts. Appendices contain lists of pertinent organizations and agencies and tables of statistical data. Volume 1 of the Macmillan Psychology Reference series.
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Encompasses all aspects of aging, covering a variety of disciplines including biology, medicine, economics, law psychology, sociology and history, and also explores related issues such as religion, spirituality, and ethics. Also provides a topical outline, primary source documents, addresses, and Web sites. 4 volumes.
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Covering a wealth of topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment, the set helps researchers to consider the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations.
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This 3-vol. set presents the social and cultural history of childhood from antiquity to the present. Children and Childhood examines this history through articles on education, parenting, child labor, economics, images of childhood, children's literature, play, toys and games, health, physiology, law, the criminal justice system and social welfare.
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Presents research and facts on the media's interaction with children and adolescents. Covers the traditional and electronic media and their controversial impact on children and adolescents.
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A worldwide, comparative perspective on forced and voluntary mass migrations and the refugee cultures they engender.
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This encyclopedia represents the first attempt to bring an authoritative reference resource to the many faces of disability. Originally published in print format in 2005, it provides a fascinating entry into the world of disability where minds are expanded, prejudices shattered, and spirits raised. The result is a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural, and historically grounded resource tool that guides the reader across fields, theories, debates, and practices.
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This encyclopedia is the first systematic effort to organize and summarize what we know about this complex topic that impacts not only the homeless but all of society. The encyclopedia focuses on the current situation in the United States with a comparative sampling of homelessness around the world.
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Provides coverage of demographic topics both in the core field and in neighboring disciplines. Encompasses the large-scale changes in emphasis and research directions in population studies during the last 20 years. Topics covered include: rapid demographic expansion in poor countries, low fertility rates, immigration, problems of old-age support, the environmental impact of dense population; the press for expanded reproductive rights; and many other issues.
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Examines the anthropological, sociological, historical, economic, and scientific theories of race and racism in the modem era. Delves into the historic origins of ideas of race and racism and explores their social and scientific consequences. Includes biographies of significant theorists, as well as political and social leaders and notorious racists.
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Addresses issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level; examines issues of identity, status, class, ethnicity, race, and nation; of sexuality and the body; of social institutions and the structures of representation. Topics include changing conceptions of "the feminine," the family and masculinity, religion, morality, cultural images, medical practice, public health, economy and society and many more.
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A unique reference work for students, researchers and teachers interested in gender studies and cross-cultural variation in sex and gender.

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Reference source for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary social theory. The encyclopedia examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses.
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This encyclopedia provides readers with basic information about the history of social welfare in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. The intent of the encyclopedia is to provide readers with information about how these three nations have dealt with social welfare issues, some similar across borders, others unique, as well as to describe important events, developments, and the lives and work of some key contributors to social welfare developments.
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This classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles covering core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion have been updated and expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology.
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The three volumes of this encyclopedia contain over 800 original articles written by more than 125 renowned scholars. The entries contributing to this work explore poverty in various regions of the world, and examine the difficulties associated with the definition and measurement of poverty, along with its causes and effects.
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The Human Rights Encyclopedia was compiled with special emphasis on the impact of the 1948 United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. It provides a country-by-country analysis of over 175 nations and their approach to human rights, followed by detailed examinations of such crucial topics as torture, slavery, asylum, genocide, hostages, indigenous peoples, freedom of the press, and the right to education.
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Includes articles specific to countries and to religious traditions, examining the history of family life within these cultures and discussing how families have been affected by political and social change.
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Covers scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since the publication of the original international edition. Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.
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Includes numerous entries on topics in social science research and practice.
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Covering all aspects of death and dying -- biological, medical, social, sociological, psychological, religious, and philosophical -- the 2-vol. Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying also provides a deep historical and cross-cultural perspective through the ages.

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Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Designed to provide the "other side of the story," ENW titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press. Ethnic NewsWatch provides thousands of scholarly, full-text articles for area and ethnic studies, such as Jewish studies, African American studies, and Hispanic American studies. This database also has the largest full-text archive of Native American publications.

Libraries, Research Centers and Academic Departments

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Department information and useful links.
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The SocioSite is designed to get access to information and resources which are relevant for sociologists and other social scientists. It links students of sociology to many interesting, sociologically relevant locations in cyberspace.
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The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.

Organizations and Associations

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the American Sociological Association is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to advancing sociology as scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. Includes section for students and research links.
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Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation?s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, we provide help and opportunity far beyond the communities in which we live.

Reference Resources

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This handbook provides a concise overview of modern sociology. The two-volume set focuses on the corpus of knowledge garnered in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as document the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry. For academic audiences.

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This is one of the volumes in the Information Plus Reference Series whose purpose is to present the history and latest facts on a topic of pressing concern in modern American life. This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding abortion.

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Provides an introduction to core concepts in sociology. Presents both classic studies and current references to illustrate sociological concepts. Examines what sociology is, why sociology is important, and why we study it. Demonstrates how various social forces impact our lives and form our social experiences.
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A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on child abuse and domestic violence, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources related to the subject.
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A compilation of current and historical statistics -- with analysis -- on aspects of Death and Dying.
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Presents the ways in which domestic abuse is viewed and handled by thirteen different representative countries from around the world. Provides information on the incidence or extent of the problem in each country, as well as specific programs and approaches that have been taken to prevent and control it.
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Provides primary source documents focused family in society in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.
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A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.
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Contains statistics on the elderly, discusses their living arrangements, work, health care, and special problems, and examines subsets of the elderly population such as women and minorities.
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Youth-United States-Family-United States-Family-Economic aspects-United States-Child care-United States-Youth-Health and hygiene-United States-Teenagers-Sexual behavior-United States-Teenage pregnancy-United States-Education-United States-Juvenile delinquency-United States-Victims of juvenile crime-United States-Gangs-United States-School violence-United States-Juvenile delinquency-Prevention
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Reference work covering the field of thanatology, the study of death and related psychological coping mechanisms and behaviors.
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Addresses ethical issues in aging in a variety of contexts--the social cultural environment, physical health care, mental health care, social health care, legal care, and spiritual care.
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These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.
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Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding immigration and illegal aliens.
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Provides primary source documents focused on immigration and multiculturalism in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. International in scope.
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A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the topic of race and ethnicity in America, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.
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Focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding America's homeless.
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These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic.
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A compilation of current and historical statistics with analysis on the topic of world poverty, including a comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic. Data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources.

Statistics

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Your source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data
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Covers crimes, justice, trends in crime, federal investigations and prosecutions, felony convictions in state courts, corrections, capital punishment trends and expenditure trends.

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Infoshare Online provides access to population statistics, immigration trends, socio-economic indicators, birth and death data, hospitalizations, local economic data, and more. All data files are obtained from City, State, and Federal government agencies; users can view a vast array of community and regional data, for New York City and New York State. Researchers can profile neighborhoods, compare neighborhoods across city and state, and produce tabulations of data.

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The Pew Global Attitudes Project is a series of worldwide public opinion surveys. The reports and the data sets would be useful for cross cultural-study or for social research classes that address international political and social issues.
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Includes information about numeric datasets in the Yale Social Science Data Archive, as well as datasets available in the Yale University Library and on the Internet.
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Published by the U.S. Census Bureau and last revised on January 4th, 2006.

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The Yearbook of Immigration Statistics (provided by the Office of Homeland Security) is a compendium of tables that provides data on foreign nationals who, during a fiscal year, were granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., admitted as immigrants or became legal permanent residents), were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis (e.g., tourists, students, or workers), applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration law enforcement actions, including alien apprehensions, removals, and prosecutions. Users can download data in Excel format, and read analases of data as well.

State and Local

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American Community Survey (ACS) provides data every year and includes topics that include education, transportation, housing and ancestry.

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The Board is responsible under New York State Election Law for the following:

  • Voter registration, outreach and processing
  • Maintain and update voter records
  • Processing and verification of candidate petitions/documents
  • Campaign finance disclosures of candidates and campaign committees
  • Recruiting, training and assigning the various Election Day officers to conduct elections
  • Operate poll site locations
  • Maintain, repair, setup and deploy the Election Day operation equipment
  • Ensure each voter their right to vote at the polls or by absentee ballot
  • Canvassing and certification of the vote
  • Voter education, notification and dissemination of election informationPreparation of maps of various political subdivisions
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An independent, nonpartisan, civic organization of members who promote good government and advance political reform in the city and state of New York. Citizens Union has served as a watchdog for the public interest and an advocate for the common good, working to ensure fair elections, clean campaigns, and open, effective government that is accountable to the citizens of New York.

Citizens Union Foundation of the City of New York is the nonprofit research, education and advocacy organization affiliated with Citizens Union. Citizens Union Foundation also publishes GothamGazette.com, a daily news website covering local issues like no other news publication in the City. 

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To use the data you must have SAS; they provide a download on the site.
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12 page overviews for an area comprised of 2-4 neighborhoods. If you can't tell which report covers your neighborhood by the names, there is a zip code search that will help locate the appropriate one.
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Published by Citizens Union Foundation of the City of New York, Gotham Gazette provides independent coverage of the important issues facing New York City and state and the policies and politics that shape life for the city's 8 million residents.

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Infoshare Online provides access to population statistics, immigration trends, socio-economic indicators, birth and death data, hospitalizations, local economic data, and more. All data files are obtained from City, State, and Federal government agencies; users can view a vast array of community and regional data, for New York City and New York State. Researchers can profile neighborhoods, compare neighborhoods across city and state, and produce tabulations of data.

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Exhibits their usual thoroughness in compiling resources. State by state, Internet-accessible sources of the constitutions, statutes, judicial opinions, and regulations for the fifty states, plus D.C., and the U.S. territories and affiliated jurisdictions.

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One of the most interesting and useful NYC documents. This reports covers how much the City spends on various services and programs and evaluates how well they are working.

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Links to hard to find municipal codes online from the Seattle Public Library.
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Directory of candidates, elections, political parties and daily state news resources.

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Includes the Annual Executive Budget and the Monthly Report on Current Economic Conditions.
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12 page overviews for an area comprised of 2-4 neighborhoods. If you can't tell which report covers your neighborhood by the names, there is a zip code search that will help locate the appropriate one.
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From this page the "Our Schools" link gives a full range of information about the NYS school system from maps to school report cards.

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Not a wealth of information but the only source for NYC data.
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Go to Information and services section in the lefthand column - choose Residents. Look in the lower section of the right hand column for the My Neighborhood link. Fill in an address and you should get a page with a map of the neighborhood around the address with topical tables. Use the buttons on the left to navigate the page. Categories available are: City Life, Education (covers all levels), Elected Officials (as good as "They Represent You"), Health, Public Safety (get your Police Precinct # here), Recreation, Resident Services, Transportation (bus and subway information) and Neighborhood Statistics. Statistics link gives you information in both tables and graphics from the Mayor's Management Report dealing with other aspects of Education, Health & Human Services issues, as well as environmental data, Community Services, public safety and infrastructure information. One of the most useful features of these pages is the community board maps that allow users to compare their neighborhood to others in the city. Users can "redraw maps by Community Boards, Police Precincts or School Districts."
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Births, death, communicable diseases, data of interest for public health professionals and others.
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Great crime and neighborhood statistics, but find out your precinct before you click because there is nothing on the site to help you identify it. The Neighborhood Statistics page (which also link to this site) will give you that information.
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NY1 News is Time Warner Cable's 24-hour news channel in New York City. 

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Clickable map and straightforward links to state pages.
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Also links to multi-state government organizations and uniform state codes.
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An incredibly detailed page.
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Topical listing of statutes by state, very useful for finding law for a particular jurisdiction or comparing two or more states.

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Links to official state government pages and other resources. Links to courts, agencies and other resources are listed.

Subject Directories

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Thousands of high quality Internet resources, each selected and described by academic librarians and subject specialists.
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Presents the resources and information that are important for the international sociological scene.

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This web site contains a database of summaries and excerpts of legislation, constitutions, court decisions, and other official government documents from every country in the world relating to population policies, reproductive rights and health, women's status and rights, children and adolescents, HIV/AIDS and related topics. The period covered by the database is 1974 through the present. This web site also contains files on specific topics reproducing the laws from selected countries in the world dealing with these topics. At present, there are files on abortion laws, population policies, domestic violence, children and adolescents, HIV/AIDS, women's human rights, and female genital mutilation. In addition, the web site contains files on all population-related laws from specific countries.
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The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Has links to their movie collection, which focuses mainly on everyday life, culture, industry, and institutions in North America in the 20th century.

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A vast archive of social science data preserved and maintained by the Consortium for Political and Social Research.

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This page includes the Communist Manifesto, other Marxist classics, introductions to Marxist politics, contemporary Marxist material, interesting graphics, listen to the Internationale, read the lyrics or background to the song, graduate research in Marxism, search the Marxism page.
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This expansive site compromises the works of more than 100 Marxist writers; a guide to writers relevant to the understanding of Marxism; 34 topical approaches to Marxism; an encyclopedia of Marxism; and the history archive of primary sources. The site is available in over 40 languages.
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Data collections used by the social science research community.
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Links provided by the Institute for Research on Poverty, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Published by the Department of Sociology at the University of Surrey.

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It's a Sociology timeline from 1600 to 1995 with a lot of links.
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Research reports on economic and social issues. Transcripts, audio and video clips, and powerpoint presentations are available on the site.
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References on different topics including crime, racial rumors, rumors of war, etc.