Sociology

Guide to a variety of research, news, and information sources related to sociology.

Sociology Call Numbers

Want to browse the shelves? Here are the Library of Congress call numbers for Sociology:

HM435-477                                   History of sociology.  History of sociological theory

HN1-995                                       Social history and conditions.  Social problems.  Social reform

HQ1-2044                                        The Family.  Marriage.  Women

HS1-3371                               Societies: secret, benevolent, etc.

HT51-1595                             Communities.  Classes.  Races

HV1-9960                                     Social pathology.  Social and public welfare.  Criminology

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