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Sociology

Find Books and Ebooks in the RSU Library

Image of older bound volumes of Harper's MagazineSearch all books, ebooks, audibooks, and films in the Stratton Taylor Library's collection. 

Remember: when looking for physical books, many topics will be grouped together.  If you find one or two books on immigration, for example, often several other books on the topic of immigration will be in the same general area.

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Browse the Shelves Using Library of Congress Classification

If you can visit the library in person, shelf-browsing is an excellent way to find books on your topic.  Below is a basic guide to Library of Congress classification for the social sciences.

 LC Classification for Social Sciences: 

Class H: Social Sciences (General)

Subclass HM: Sociology 

HM(1)-1281  Sociology

HM435-477  History of sociology.  History of sociological theory

HM461-473  Schools of sociology.  Schools of social thought

HM481-554  Theory.  Method.  Relations to other subjects

HM621-656  Culture

HM661-696  Social control

HM701  Social systems

HM706  Social structure

HM711-806  Groups and organizations

HM756-781  Community

HM786-806  Organizational sociology.  Organization theory

HM811-821  Deviant behavior.  Social deviance

HM826  Social institutions

HM831-901  Social change

HM1001-1281  Social psychology

HM1041-1101  Social perception.  Social cognition, including perception of the self and others, prejudices, stereotype

HM1106-1171  Interpersonal relations.  Social behavior

HM1176-1281  Social influence.  Social pressure