Research Starters- Sociology

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The World's Most Valuable and Comprehensive Scholarly, Sociology Full-Text Database

This database provides sociology students with a solid foundation for their research and assignments, as well as overview information on topics relevant to their studies. Comprehensive summaries of discipline-specific topics help students to grasp the broad outlines of a subject, understand real world applications, critically engage with the topics, and locate sources for advanced research. 

Comprehensive records and relevant business information

In addition to containing an abstract and list of pertinent keywords to the article, records explain various topics' relevance to sociology.  Further record details include insights and applications to outline how  the points discussed in the overview can be applied to everyday or academic issues in sociology as well as viewpoints to enable business students to develop a critical perspective on the topic.  Records also include a glossary of Terms and  Concepts, a Bibliography and a Suggested Reading list.  

Carefully chosen topics

Business topics were chosen through careful analysis of the course offerings of major business schools at colleges and universities including; Boston University, Dalhousie University, Harvard University, New York University, McGill University, McMaster University, SUNY Albany, Syracuse University, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and many more.

Subject matter experts holding advanced degrees in Sociology were consulted to ensure that the articles encompassed current trends and popular topics.


Advanced Search, with its elegantly laid-out tool set for crafting very precise search strategies, gives the user great control over the whole search process.

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