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The Educational Resource Information Center, contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals. This database is also available via ProQuest
Original, high quality sociological scholarship in all its forms, including theory as well as applied sociology, incorporating both quantitative and qualitative research. Includes interdisciplinary pieces with concerns that are sociological in nature.
Promotes the understanding of social welfare by applying social science knowledge and methods to social problems. Coverage includes social change, gender, race, homelessness, social welfare history, cultural diversity, international social welfare, and the social dimensions of health and mental health.
Devoted exclusively to sociology of religion. Carries broad range of articles on theoretical & empirical issues. Is a forum for scholarship in classic tradition of comparative, historical & theoretical work.
As the national organization for sociologists, the American Sociological Association, through its Executive Office, is well positioned to provide a unique set of services to its members and to promote the vitality, visibility, and diversity of the discipline.
Founded in 1985, the Center for Immigration Studies is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank devoted exclusively to research and policy analysis of the economic, social, demographic, fiscal, and other impacts of immigration on the United States.
Our mission is to improve outcomes for children by providing research, data, and analysis to the people and institutions whose decisions and actions affect children, including program providers, the policy community, researchers and educators, and the media.
The GSS gathers data on contemporary American society, covering a standard core of demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal questions, including topics such as civil liberties, crime and violence, intergroup tolerance, morality, national spending priorities, psychological well-being, social mobility, and stress and traumatic events. The majority of trends have been tracked since 1972, although some trends can be followed for up to 80 years.
The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) is a national, university-based, nonprofit and nonpartisan center for research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States.
The Institute for Women’s Policy Research conducts and communicates research to inspire public dialogue, shape policy, and improve the lives and opportunities of women of diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences.
"The Pew Global Attitudes Project is a series of worldwide public opinion surveys that encompasses a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. More than 200,000 interviews in 57 countries have been conducted as part of the project's work."