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A comprehensive list of databases, data and statistics, and further resources to aid your study in Sociology.


In the databases listed in this guide, you'll find scholarly and peer-reviewed articles, data and statistics relevant to your study of sociology. Use the data and statistics page to find evidence to ground your sociological work in. 

Sociology is the study of social life, cultural and social change, and the social consequences of our behaviour.

Sociological topics you may be researching could include:

  • social theory and research methods
  • social policy
  • gender, sexuality and the body
  • crime
  • race and ethnicity
  • social interaction
  • media and popular culture.

Databases for Sociology

Here are some databases specifically suited to sociology. Start with these to find more focused information then try multidisciplinary databases for more generalised resources.

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