Sociology: Other Suggested Resources
Database of U.S. national public opinion surveys. From The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research.
Essays on problems related to social movements and social change. Includes "dialogues" between scholars and activists. From the Center for the Study of Social Movements at the University of Notre Dame,
Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences.
Provides abstracts and indexes of statistical information from U.S. government publications from 1973, state and private sources from 1980, and documents from international organizations from 1983.
Survey conducted by a global network of social scientists on the basic values and beliefs in more than 80 societies around the world. Offers data files, questionnaires used 1990 to present, as well as some summary data.
Quantitative and qualitative data about the Lehigh Valley. Includes public opinion data, election polls, and research papers (e.g.,"The Effects of Gambling in the Lehigh Valley"). Requires free registration.
Data on international migration and refugee trends by country. Includes country profiles with discussions of migration policies and patterns and detailed data on foreign-born residents of the U.S.
Results of weekly public opinion polls conducted by Harris Interactive.
Full text of articles reviewing the scholarly literature for a variety of topics in the physical, biomedical, and social sciences.
Weekly reports on "hot" topics. Each report focuses on one topic and includes an explanation of the issues, a "pro and con" debate feature, a chronology, and a bibliography that can lead to additional resources. Especially useful for political and social issues.