This guide is suggested for students of SOC 3900 or those interested in social inequality.
Please contact your librarian for further database recommendations or consult the Library's subject guide for sociology.
Content is available via the following links: Click on the Article link(s) to go to the full text.
Request from another library: Submit an interlibrary loan request online. It takes on average 3-5 days for the article to arrive via email.
A scholarly journal article is a lengthy journal article based on primary research or original theoretical speculation and published in what is often referred to as a peer-reviewed journal. Most scholarly journal articles in the social sciences include the following elements:
Author name and affiliation
Introduction & literature review
Data & measurement
Analysis & results
This works for all the databases listed above. Click on the Specific Databases link below the search box after you logged into Criminal Justice Abstracts or any of the other databases. You will be prompted to select from a list of databases. Select the databases that you would like to include into your search and click on Continue to Search. The search screen will identify your selections under Now selected.
Falvey Memorial Library has a large selection of books about social inequality.
Suggested subject searches:
Narrow search results with additional keywords.
Note that results can be sorted by publication date as well as further narrowed by topic or format.
Each record in the catalog has a Cite This icon that will create a citation in APA and MLA style.
The Library will mail books from its collection to distance education students. Click here for more information on book delivery for distance education students.
The Library's online encyclopedias, handbooks and companions are a great starting point for any research paper. Encyclopedia articles are written by scholars in the field and generally include recommended reading lists. Encyclopedia articles can save you valuable time in getting a solid overview over your topic of choice. They can also help you generate ideas for topics, if you are still brainstorming for a suitable topic.
More e-reference sources in sociology can be found on the Library's sociology subject guide.
Export references in APA style from the databases/journal indexes listed above.
Sociological Abstracts: Check off selected articles and click on Save, Print, Email. The QuickBib feature offers a selection of citation styles. APA style is the most widely used style in the social sciences.
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Jutta Seibert is the subject librarian for Sociology and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.