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Sociology: Topics in Sociology

Guide to resources for research and study of sociology.

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Browse these call number ranges established by the Library of Congress classification for categories of sociological topics or search below:

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HM435-477 History of sociology & theory

HM461-473 Schools of sociology, social thought

HM481-554 Theory & Method

HM621-656 Culture

HM661-696 Social control

HM701 Social systems

HM706 Social structure

HM711-806 Groups and organizations

HM831-901 Social change

HN1-995 Social history and conditions. Social problems.

HN30-39 The church and social problems

All books in this section are located on the third floor of the library.

Topics in Sociology

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