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Sociology Subject Guide — Overview

General resources for sociology


Harry G. Manchester Hall building (Sociology Depart.)Welcome to the Sociology Guide! This guide will help you to find library and online resources (books, scholarly articles) useful for your research. It also will point you out to other online resources that may be useful to write your research paper.

In addition, this guides has "Course Pages" with more specialized information for those of you taking a Sociology class. Check the Course Name & Number for your class to find the appropriate course guide.

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