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Sociological Abstracts


The database abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences, covering over 1,800 serials publications. It also covers abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Major areas of coverage include culture and social structure; demography and human biology; economic development; environmental interactions; evaluation research; family and social welfare; health and medicine and law; history and theory of sociology; management and complex organizations; mass phenomena and political interactions; methodology and research technology; policy, planning, forecast and speculation; radical sociology; religion and science; rural and urban sociology; social development; social differentiation; social psychology and group interaction; sociology of the arts, business, education; studies in violence and power; substance abuse and addiction; welfare services; women's studies.

Subject coverage: sociology and related disciplines

Update frequency: monthly
Location: Web (remote access available)