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Sociology Research Guide: Background

Subject guide for Sociology

Background Information

First step in research: Get background information on your topic.

  • Save time.  Start your research with an an overview on your topic.
  • Find out details such as the nature and scope of the problem, names, dates, statistics, related laws or policies
  • The databases listed below are full text, authoritative, and include quality information.
    Gale Virtual Reference Library AND Opposing Viewpoints AND CQ Researcher