SOCIOLOGY

This page is intended to serve as a Gateway to Sociology Internet Resources for the academic staff, students and researchers at the Universiti Sains Malaysia.  All attempts have been made to ensure that quality sites are listed.  If you have comments and suggestions, please send them to Yusliza Jusoh at yusliza@notes.usm.my. Last updated November 2004
GENERAL
| Guides to the Internet  |  Academic and Research Institutions  | Electronic Journals  |
| Indexes and Abstracts  |  Professional Bodies and Associations  | Statistical Data  |

SPECIAL SUBJECTS
| Criminology & Social Deviance  | Poverty  |  Race and Ethnic Relations  |


GUIDES TO THE INTERNET To Top

The Argus Clearinghouse
http://www.clearinghouse.net/cgi-bin/chadmin/viewcat
/Social_Sciences___Social_Issues?kywd++
Developer: The Argus Clearinghouse
An excellent index to Websites which deal with ”the study of the nature, origin and development of human society and communal life”. Sites are rated. 

BUBL Link : 301 Sociology
http://link.bubl.ac.uk/sociology/ 
Developer:BUBL Information service 
Covers general resources, societies, journals and magazines. 

  SOCIAL RESEARCH RESOURCES
http://www.soc.umn.edu/~edwards/soclinks.htm
Developer: Kevan Edwards University of Minnesota
Provides links for publications, data information, research organizations, graduate student information, and graduate institutions. 

 A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace
http://www.trinity.edu/mkearl/
Developer: Michael C Kearl, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Trinity University
This page features commentary, data analyses, occasional essays, as well as the requisite links, put together for courses taught by him and his colleagues. Includes a guide on writing research papers. Recommended for its wide coverage.

  Sociology Internet Resources
http://vax.wcsu.edu/socialsci/socres.html
Developer: Western Cennecticut State University
Links mostly deal with Culture and Society, Ethnicity, Women, Family, Criminology, Theory, Research,and US Census. 

Sociology Resources on the Internet 
http://www.sociology.org/content/vol001.003/nash.html
Developer: Bradley Nash, Jr.
An introductory overview of sociology resources featured in the Electronic Journal of Sociology (1995).

SocioRealm
http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Quad/5889/intronet.htm
Developer: Jessica Champlin
Provides links to research papers and essays in sociology that are located on other web sites.

SocioSite - Sociological Subject Areas
http://www.pscw.uva.nl/sociosite/TOPICS/ 
Developer: Sociology Department, University of Amsterdam
A very comprehensive index to websites on sociology with over 125 subject headings to select from. Includes links to information on individual sociologists, sociology courses, electronic journals, libraries, sociology departments, professional association, newsgroups, mailing lists and publications. The site is maintained by Albert Benschop.

WWW Virtual Library: Sociology 
http://www.mcmaster.ca/socscidocs/w3virtsoclib/cansoc.htm
Developer: Carl Cuneo, McMaster University. 
Websites are divided into 3 main sections : Sociology-related fields, Institutions and Internet resources. The last section contains links to centres for research, directories of resources, electronic journals and newsletters, organizations, and other sites. 
 

ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS To Top

Sociology : Other University Resources
http://wjh-www.harvard.edu/soc-sci/soc/soc-other.html 
Developer: William James Hall
Links to webpages of Sociology departments around the world. 

WWW Virtual Library : Sociology : Institutions in the United States
http://www.princeton.edu/~sociolog/us_links.html 
Developer: Princeton University 
Lists links to Sociology departments in universities in the United States. 

Yahoo - Social Science : Sociology : Institutes
http://dir.yahoo.com/Social_Science/Sociology/Institutes/ 
Developer: Yahoo Inc.
Lists links to Sociology departments all over the world.
 

ELECTRONIC JOURNALS To Top
 Sociological Research Online
http://www.socresonline.org.uk/
Developer: Universities of Surrey and Stirling, Sage Publications Ltd. and the British Sociological Association. Quarterly electronic journal on sociology which is free-of-charge.

 USI: Sociology Department-Social_Psychology.Net
http://www.usi.edu/libarts/socio/socpsy/socpsy.htm#Online Journals
Developer: University of Southern Indiana
Lists links to Sociology and Social Psychology online journals.

INDEXES AND ABSTRACTS To Top

Annual reviews : Sociology Online
http://gort.ucsd.edu/newjour/a/msg02451.htm
Developer: Annual Reviews, Inc.
“Free access to over 6000 selected references and abstracts of articles from the Annual Review of Sociology for the past 12 years (Volumes 10-22). Search by name, title, or keywords from the abstracts. To Order Full text for $5.00 each (articles for 1993 - 1996), first Register as a customer”.
PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND ORGANIZATIONS To Top

American Sociological Association
http://www.asanet.org/ 
Developer: The American Sociological Association
Web site gives information on the organization, events, meetings, publications and an employment bulletin. 

 index
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Cyprus/2004/
Developer: University of Queensland
About the Asia-Pacific Sociological Association (APSA) and its activities. Provides links to Sociology sites. 

European Sociological Association
http://www.valt.helsinki.fi/esa/
Developer: European Sociological Association

International Sociological Association
http://www.ucm.es/info/isa/ 
Developer:International Sociological Association 
About the ISA, its activities and publications. Also has links to Sociology sites on the Web.

 

STATISTICAL DATA To Top

Statistical Resources on the Web / Sociology
http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/stsoc.html 
Developer: University of Michigan
Very good source for statistical data for Sociology, especially U.S.A. Links to the Human Development Report, social and economic data around the world, etc.
CRIMINOLOGY AND SOCIAL DEVIANCE To Top

BUBL link : 364 Criminology
http://link.bubl.ac.uk/crime/ 
Developer: BUBL Information Service
Links to American resources on crime. 

Criminology Links
http://www.law.cam.ac.uk/crim/CRIMLINK.HTM 
Developer: Cambridge University
Website of the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge. Lists UK, European and international Web resources. 

 NCJRS - National Criminal Justice Reference Service
http://www.ncjrs.org/
Developer: National Criminal Justice Reference Service
National Criminal Justice Reference Service Publications and links on
corrections, courts, crime, drugs, international crime, juvenile
justice, law enforcement, research, statistics, crime
 

POVERTY To Top

Poverty and Debt Relief
http://www.worldbank.org/poverty/
Developer: World Bank
Contains either abstracts or full text for the World Bank’s publications, which include its discussion papers, newsletters, reports, etc., concerning poverty. 

Michigan Poverty Program
http://www.ssw.umich.edu/poverty/
Developer: School of Social Science Work, University of Michigan
The links here will take you to World Wide Web pages that have information about poverty in Michigan and in the United States.

Poverty-Related Resources
http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/irp/povlinks.htm
Developer: Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconson-Madison
Sites are arranged by subjects and institutions. Other sections list links to government agencies and research opportunities. Subjects covered include Ageing, Children and family, Health, Nutrition, Population, and Public Policy. 

SocioSite : Social Inequality and Class
http://www.politics.ankara.edu.tr/cekonomi/inequality.html
Developer: Faculty of political Sciences, Ankara University, Turkey.
Annotated list of sites on poverty. 
 

RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS To Top

 The English Server: Race & Ethnicity
http://eserver.org/race/ 
Developer: The English Server 
Full-text documents on race, some bibliographies and some articles. 

SocioSite : Ethnicity, Migration & Racism
http://www.pscw.uva.nl/sociosite/TOPICS/Ethnic.html 
Developer: Faculty of Social Science 
Excellent list of links to sites on ethnicity, migration & racism. Mostly annotated. 

World-Wide Web Virtual Library : Migration and Ethnic Relations
http://www.ercomer.org/wwwvl/ 
Developer: European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations 
Lists of links to research centres and programmes, academic departments, periodicals, conferences, mailing and discussion lists, government and international bodies, NGOs, and other sites. 

Yahoo! Social Science > Migration and Ethnic Relations > Institutes
http://dir.yahoo.com/Social_Science/Migration_and_Ethnic_Relations/Institutes/
Developer: Yahoo! Inc.
Links to academic and research institutes all over the world dealing with migration and ethnic relations.



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