SOCI 30200 Sociology of Crime

Primary Periodical Databases

  • SocINDEX with Full Text : the premier periodical database for sociology, social work, and social issues. 
  • Nexis Uni (replaces LexisNexis) : Lexis for legal reviews and case law; Nexis for newspaper coverage.
  • ProQuest Social Science Database : a subset of ProQuest focusing on social science journals.
  • PsycINFO : the premier database for behavior sciences.
  • Academic Search Premier : a general, multidisciplinary database that can be the best first place to look for current events and social issue topics. Provides access to both popular and scholarly articles.
  • JSTOR : provides access to academic journals and primary sources in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Covers most journals back to volume one, even if that is more than a hundred years old. Coverage extends to within five, three, or one year ago, depending on title.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Ethnic Newswatch is a full-text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Contents include African American, Arab and Middle Eastern, Asian American, European, Jewish, and Native American publications, including the Spanish-language press.
  • Diversity Studies Collection
    Covers a diversity of diversity topics related to social science, history and liberal arts. This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.
  • Gender Studies Collection
    This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.
  •  GenderWatch
    GenderWatch is a full-text database containing 140 international publications plus reports, pamphlets, papers and conference proceedings devoted to women's and gender issues. It is a repository of materials on gender issues worldwide, the evolution of the women's movement, and the changes in gender roles over the last twenty years.
  • LGBT life with Full Text
    World's literature regarding Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender issues. (Was GLBT Life with Full Text)

Opinions and Viewpoints

These guides offer guides to issues featuring pro and con viewpoints or opposing opinions.
  • CQ Researcher : browse by topic or go to the pro/con section.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context, providing articles, podcasts, maps, statistics, images, and other resources.
  •, a nonpartisan citizenship/education organization
  • On The Issues covers topics related to election campaigns
  • Public Agenda : a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization devoted to public opinion, policy analysis, and citizen education. Check out its Understanding the Issues guide.

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