Welcome to the Sociology subject guide!
Use the tabs on the left to locate Key Resources for your assignments, and for more detailed lists by topic see the links under More Resources. There is also a link to your online reading lists, as well as tips on search skills, evaluating information, and referencing.
The Library has good print & online resources in Sociology and related fields to support study, teaching & research. Resources are listed in the Library Catalogue. See also the separate subject guide for Criminology.
If you have any questions or need any help finding suitable literature or data please do get in touch with me using the email link below.
Reading list books can be found in the Student Collection (Floor 1) and are available for 7 day loan.
Supplementary books for assignments are mainly to be found on floor 4.
|D-F||History (including some social history)|
|H||61||Philosophy of social sciences|
|62||Social research methods|
|62.9.Q8||Qualitative research methods|
|HA||29-33||Quantitative methods. Statistics|
|HD||4801-8940||Labour. Employment. Work|
|HM||19-23||History of sociology. Sociologists|
|24-39||Philosophy & theory of sociology|
|51-73||General Works. Sociology textbooks|
|131||Social Groups(general). Organisations.|
|206||Environmental sociology. Ecology movement.|
|219||Sociology of religion|
|221-222||Technology. Internet. Cyberspace.|
|263-265||Media. Mass communications. Popular culture.|
|HN||29||Social surveys. Ethnography|
|51-999||Social history and conditions by country|
|503-1059||Family. Children. Youth. Marriage. Older people.|
|1067-2030||Men. Gender relations. Women. Feminism|
|HT||101-485||Urban and rural sociology|
|601-1445||Classes. Slavery. Ethnicity. Race relations (general)|
|HV||85-499||Social policy and services (by country)|
|701-1493||Children & older people (social welfare)|
|3004-5840||Mentally ill. Poor. Alcohol. Drugs|
|7231-9920||Police. Prison. Criminal justice.|
|LB||2369-2395||Study skills. Academic writing. Projects. Theses|