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Social Issues

Collection of resources for Social Issues (articles, books, and websites)

Find Social Issues Books on the Shelf

HM                        Sociology

HN                        Social history and conditions.  Social problems.  Social reform

HQ                        The family.  Marriage.  Women

HT                         Communities.  Classes.  Races

Keywords and Search Tips

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.


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