This guide is designed to introduce you to resources from fields related to this subject area specifically. The resources listed here are only a small number of those available. For more information, contact a librarian at 303-963-3250 or use the Book a Librarian service.
Social issues and social justice tend to be controversial; the library has several series that present both sides; search the catalog with your keyword + "at issue," "opposing viewpoints," "current controversies," "point/counterpoint," "controversial issues," "taking sides," and "contemporary world issues" to find these.
Search for the general topics of "justice," "social justice," "social ethics," "social problems," "social action," "human rights","public or social welfare," and "Christian sociology." One can also search on a more specific issue such as "homelessness," "poverty," "welfare," etc.
Keywords = AIDS, aging, abortion, addiction, affirmative action, animal rights, capital punishment, entitlements, gun control, homelessness, homosexuality, human rights, poverty, public welfare, social welfare, welfare.