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Sociology: Find Books

Guide to library and online sociology resources

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Use this box to search the Geisel Library catalog for books and other materials in the library collection.

Search WorldCat

Use WorldCat to search the collections of libraries worldwide. If you find a book in this database that is not owned by Geisel Library, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan by clicking on the "Request via Interlibrary Loan" link in the book's catalog record.

Search Tips

To physically browse our collection of sociology-related books:

  • Find the call number range for the subject area you are interested in.
  • Find that call number range in our stacks. All H's through HX's are on the upper level.
Call Number Range Subject Area
H Social Science, general
HA Statistics
HB Economic theory and demography
HC Economic history
HD Industries, land use, labor
HE Transportation and communication
HF Commerce
HM Sociology, general
HN Social history, social problems, social reform
HQ Sexuality, the family, marriage, women
HT Communities, classes, races
HV Social and public welfare, criminology
HX Socialism, communism, anarchism

You may want to search by subject in either the Library Catalog or WorldCat to see the available books on a particular broadly-defined topic. Try any of the following subject headings:

  • Families
  • Feminism - United States
  • Gender Identity
  • Globalization, Social Aspects
  • Mass Media, Social Aspects
  • Political Sociology
  • Poverty
  • Power, Social Sciences
  • Sex Role
  • Social Sciences, Philosophy
  • Socialization
  • Sociological Aspects - Economic
  • Sociological Jurisprudence
  • Social Classes
  • Social Conflict
  • Social Groups
  • Social History
  • Social Justice
  • Social Movements

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