Sociology and Women and Gender Studies


General Resources

Sociology and Women and Gender Studies Resources

Where to Look? Browse these Call Numbers

  • D – World history including culture and ethnicity of countries and regions the world outside of the Americas.
  • E to F – History of the Americas.
    • E 51 to E 73 – Pre-Colombian America. The Indians.
    • E 99 – Indians of North America – Indian tribes and cultures.
    • F 1 to F 975 – United States local history.
      • F 200 to F 380 – Culture, ethnicity, and history of Louisiana.
    • F 1001 to F 1145.2 – Canada.
    • F 1201 to F 3799 – Latin America. Spanish America.
  • G – Geography. Anthropology. Recreation.
    • G 140 – Great cities of the world.
    • G 149 to G 180 – Travel.
  • GN – Anthropology.
    • GN 357 to GN 674 – Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology.
  • GR – Folklore.
  • GT – Manners and customs.
  • H – Social sciences.
    • HA 175 to HA 473 – Statistics. By region or country.
    • HB 1 to HB 3840 – Economic theory. Demography.
      • HB 846 to HB 846.8 – Welfare theory.
      • HB 848 to HB 3697 – Demography. Population. Vital events.
    • HM – Sociology.
      • HM 481 to HM 554 – Theory.
      • HM 621 to HM 656 – Culture.
      • HM 701 – Social systems
      • HM 786 to HM 806 – Organizational sociology. Organization theory.
      • HM 811 to HM 821 – Deviant behavior. Social deviance.
    • HN 1 to HN 995 – Social history and conditions. Social problems.
    • HQ 1 to HQ 2044 – The Family. marriage. Women.
      • HQ 503 to HQ 1064 – The family. Marriage, Home.
      • HQ 1101 to HQ 2030.7 – Women. Feminism.
    • HT 51 to HT 1595 – Communities. Classes. Races.
      • HT 101 to HT 395 – Urban groups. Urban sociology.
      • HT 401 to HT 485 – Rural groups. Rural sociology.
      • HT 601 to HT 1445 – Classes.
      • HT 1501 to HT 1595 – Races.
    • HV 1 to HV 9960 – Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology.
      • HV 6001 to HV 7220.5 – Criminology.

Selected Books in the Library

General Reference

  • The Blackwell Companion to Major Social Theorists
    Call number: HM 478 .B583 2000 REF
  • The Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology: A User’s Guide to Sociological Language
    Call number: HM 425 .J64 2000
  • Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd Edition.
    Call number: HM 425 .E5 2000 REF, in 5 volumes.
  • Sociology Basics
    Call number: HM 425 .S63 2000, in 2 volumes.

Contemporary Social Problems

  • Contemporary Social Problems, 4th Edition.
    Call number: HM 51 .P33 1999
  • Thinking about Social Problems: An Introduction to Constructionist Perspectives
    Call number: HN 17.5 .L67 1999

Criminology

  • Antisocial Behavior: Personality Disorders from Hostility to Homicide
    Call number: HM 811 .W65 1999
  • A General Theory of Crime
    Call number: HV 6018 .G68 1990

Marriage and Family

  • Encyclopedia of Family Life
    Call number: HQ 534 .E53 1999, in 5 volumes.
  • Handbook of Family Diversity
    Call number: HQ 518 .H1538 2000

Human Relations

  • Organizations: Behavior, Structure, Processes, 3rd Edition.
    Call number: HM 131 .G39 1979
  • Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships
    Call number: HM 1106 .G66 2007

Women and Gender Studies

  • Gender Diversity: Crosscultural Variations
    Call number: GN 479.65 .N385 2000
  • Handbook of the Sociology of Gender
    Call number: HQ 1075 .C47 1999
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General Reference

Contemporary Social Problems

Criminology

Marriage and Family

Human Relations

Women and Gender Studies

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Searching the Catalog and eBook Collection

For research in the culture and customs of various countries, regions, ethnic groups, etc., try a “title” or “series” search in the Online Catalog or eBook Collection (login required off-campus) for books like “Culture and Customs” or “World Cultures” for items such as:

  • Culture and Customs of Korea,
    2000, by Donald N. Clark, an e-book (login required off-campus).
  • World Cultures: France, call number: DC 33 .D59 2004, located on our shelves.

You can also search the Online Catalog for items using the country or cultural name along with terms like “customs” or “culture,” such as “Peru and culture,” as “keywords anywhere” to locate resources like:

  • Culture and Customs of Peru, 2003, by Cesar Ferreira,
    Available in print, call number: F 3448 .F37 2003,or online as an e-book (login required off-campus).

Browse our shelves in these call number sections:

  • D – World history including culture and ethnicity of countries and regions the world outside of the Americas.
    • DA through DR – Europe.
    • DS – Asia.
    • DT – Africa.
    • DU – Oceania (South Seas; Australia, New Zealand, etc.).
  • E to F – History of the Americas.
    • E51 to E73 – Pre-Columbian America. The Indians.
    • E99 – Indians of North America – Indian tribes and cultures.
    • F1 to F975 – United States local history.
      • F200 to F380 – Culture, ethnicity, and history of Louisiana.
    • F1001 to F1145.2 – Canada.
    • F1201 to F3799 – Latin America. Spanish America.
  • G – Geography. Anthropology. Recreation.
    • G140 – Great cities of the world
    • G149 to G180 – Travel.
  • GN – Anthropology
    • GN357 to GN674 – Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology.
  • GR – Folklore.
  • GT – Manners and customs.

Try these general reference materials located on our shelves:

  • Countries and Their Cultures, Call number: GN 307 .C68 2001 REF, in 4 volumes.
  • Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Call number: GT 2850 .E53 2003 REF, in 3 volumes.
  • Ethnic Groups Worldwide, Call number: GN 325 .L46 1998.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States 2007, Call number: HA 202 .S797 2007.
  • World Book Encyclopedia, Call number: AE 5 .W55 2005 REF, in 22 volumes.
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of Nations, Call number: G 63 .W67 2001, in 6 volumes.

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