Resources by Subject: "Sociology"

Abstracts in Social Gerontology contains more than 35,700 records indexing essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas of relevance to the discipline.  Coverage is from 1990 to the present.

Child Development & Adolescent Studies indexes current and historical articles related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21. Includes book reviews and abstracts from hundreds of journals, technical reports, and books.  More than 342,000 records are included, with over 10,000 new records added each year.

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text indexes hundreds of journals covering essential areas in criminal justice and criminology.  Includes full text for over 200 journals and magazines as well as full text books and monographs.  Areas covered include trends, crime prevention and deterrence, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, police, courts, punishment, and sentencing.

Criminal Justice Periodicals Index (CJPI) contains an index and full text of articles in criminal justice periodicals.

Criminology: a SAGE Full-text Collection (SAGE Journals Online) includes the full-text of 15 journals published by SAGE and participating societies, some journals going back twenty years, encompassing over 4,100 articles. It covers such subjects as Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Corrections, Penology, Policing, Forensic Psychology, and Family and Domestic Violence.

Family Studies Abstracts contains more than 53,500 records indexing essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.  Coverage is from 1979 to the present.

Gender Studies Streaming Video Collection is a collection of streaming videos that addresses issues of gender, representation, and sexuality.

Historical Statistics of the United States: Millenial Edition is a standard source for data on all aspects of American history. The Millennial Edition is divided into five sections broadly covering: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, economic sectors, and governance and international relations. Includes over 37,000 data series and statistics from more than 1,000 sources. Users can graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting particular areas of interest. Data is downloadable in Excel or CSV; also download entire groups of tables as a zip file.

Expands and revises information provided in Historical Statistics of the United States, previously produced by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, and includes thirty years of new data and scholarship.

Human Resources Abstracts contains more than 102,000 records indexing essential areas related to human resources, including human resources management, employee assistance, organizational behavior, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.  Coverage is from 1975 to the present.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers social issues such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism. Opposing Viewpoints in Context brings together viewpoint articles, contextual topic overviews, government and organizational statistics, biographies of social activists, court cases, profiles of government agencies and special interest groups, newspaper and magazines articles, primary source documents, images, and a collection of subject-indexed Web sites.

Peace Research Abstracts contains more than 267,000 records indexing essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.  Coverage is from 1964 to the present.

PsycINFO contains abstracts of journal articles, book chapters and dissertations; from American Psychological Association.

Public Administration Abstracts contains more than 93,600 records indexing essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.  Coverage is from 1974 to the present.

Race Relations Abstracts contains more than 49,500 records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.  Coverage is from 1975 to the present.

Research Starters-Sociology contains research guides on sociology-specific topics that help students to grasp the broad outlines of the subject, realize its real world applications, critically engage it, and locate sources for advanced research.

Social Explorer provides U.S. demographic data back to 1790 through data reports and interactive demographic maps that can be viewed, queried, and manipulated on the site.

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Social Sciences Citation Index provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in over 1,700 of the world's leading scholarly social sciences journals. From 1995-present.

SocINDEX with Full Text is a comprehensive sociology research database that abstracts more than 1300 journals back to 1895 and contains full text for more than 860 journals back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for over 16,800 conference papers.

Sociological Collection is an index to specialized collection of journal articles in sociology and culture.

Urban Studies Abstracts contains more than 51,600 records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.  Coverage is from 1973 to the present.