SECTION SEVEN: SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY SOURCES
AllLearn Academic Directories: Sociology
SozioNet : German social science portal (in German) from Darmstadt University of Technology.
Sociolog from Julian Dierkes.
SociologyProfessor : an open-content sociology site with an extensive coverage of social theories and theorists - of today and the past.
A Sociology Timeline from 1600
Social and Economic Implications of Information Technologies: A Bibliographic Database Pilot Project
Social Indicators : from the United Nations Statistics Division.
Hypersociology : from Argentina in Spanish and English versions.
Sociopôle : Ressources en sociologie en France et dans le monde francophone.
Central American Post Graduate Program in Sociology : from Costa Rica, mostly in Spanish; includes student research abstracts since 1979.
A sociological tour through cyberspace
Pew Research Center : Multiple avenues for exploring and using Pew Center data and reports; largely US in content.
The Internet and Education: Findings of the Pew Internet & American Life Project
Pew Research Center: Internet and American Life [pdf]
Pagina de Sociologma de Artemio Baigorri : in Spanish. English translation is at this location
Socioweb : Generalized Sociology resources.
Postmodernism and its Critics : explanations, explications and apologies; and the parent site here which has a lot of good, related theoretical anthropology material.
The Surveillance Project : Project at Queens U in Kingston. How surveillance works and also how resistance or containment is generated, at the international, institutional, technological, and social-personal level.
The Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Netserf : Resources on Medieval European society.
The Middle Ages : comprehensive, online resource for the study, research, documentation, and experience of the Middle Ages, specifically as it occurred in what is now Europe.
Social Theory Site
Theory.org.uk : Developed by David Gauntlett.
Pew Global Attitudes Project
Sociometrics Homepage and Sociometrics Social Sciences Electronic Data Library (SSEDL)
Guide to Questionnaires and Surveys and in french
Practical Exemplars of the Analysis of Surveys : from Napier University (Edinburgh) and at the National Centre for Social Research (London). Aims to help you analyze survey data.
International Sociological Association : plenty of onward links.
British Sociological Association
Sociological Research Online : the British journal.
Berliner Journal f|r Soziologie : in English and German; current and back issues.
International Institute of Social History : with online catalogue of 2000 archival collections.
Studies: A Guide to the Sources
The Canadian West : Pictures, maps, and documents on European exploration and settlement of Western Canada, from the 1600s to 1930.
The Canadian Letters and Images Project
Canada Yearbooks from 1867 to 1967 : a historical trove of Canadian data. The Yearbook has been a fixture of social reporting in Canada from the beginning.
Census Links : a directory of links to censuses.
Global Gathering Place -- National Library of Canada : History and Immigration, Ethnic Communities in Canada.
la Francophonie nord-américaine (Université Laval)
Canadian Social Research Links : gateway to Canadian social science resources on the Web.
Tommy Douglas Research Institute : providing for the well-being of Canadians.
Canada Heirloom Series : Canadian history and geography.
Assets, Debts and Net Worth of Canadian Households : also available in .pdf format.
The Current State of Canadian Family Finances 2002
The History of Canada's Public Pensions
Comparable health indicators for Canada and the provinces
Exploring the Health, Strength, and Impact of Canada's Civil Society : The Canadian Centre for Philanthropy, in association with CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, conducted a research project to begin to assess the health and character of civil society in Canada. Download the whole thing.
Social Security Statistics, Canada and Provinces : 1975-76 to 1999-2000
SocioSite: Going Dutch Soiology
Papers on Brazilian Sociology and Politics : from Rio, in Portuguese and English (separate copies) from the home page of the wonderfully named Mario Fuks.
The Revista de Sociologia e Política : from the Departament of Social Sciences of the Universidade Federal do Paraná, in Brazil.
Sociology Resources on the Internet
OECD Family Database : information from different OECD databases on family outcomes and family policies.
Dead Sociologists' Society
Great Social Theorists : Karl Marx, Herbert Spencer, Max Weber, Emile Durkheim and their words. From Frank Elwell, Rogers State University.
Whole Texts by Max Weber : Whole Text: Max Weber's Sociology of Religion, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. etc.
Erving Goffman: THE ARTS OF IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT ; text of chapter from The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, 1959.
Hartford Institute for Religion Research
Stephen's Guide to the Logical Fallacies
The Durkheim Pages
Les Classiques des siences sociales : whole text items in french and in Word files from the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi; all are at least 50 years old. Many of the authors wrote in other languages. There is a nice collection of Lenin's, Trotsky's, and Rosa Luxemburg's writings for instance. We really need to have this entensive collection available in English -- hint!
Philosophy Links : including lots of whole text resources.
PhilSci Archive : an electronic archive for preprints in the philosophy of science.
Selected Topics in Social Institutions: ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY : readings and notes from Paul DiMaggio's course at Princeton.
Patricks Socialworld : Sociology, psychology and other assorted materials from Patrick McCartney in Leeds.
John Hood-Williams page : personal sociological research reports and links.
Annual Review of Sociology On-Line ; another source , and a search page for it here
Topics in Cultural Studies : from the Infoseek site.
Center for Digital Discourse and Culture
New Cultures and Economies
Sociological Data Archive in Prague, Czech Republic : the Institute of Sociology stores data files from social science research projects and makes them accessible for secondary research. Searchable, downloadable.
Sociologia.de : international site.
Netherlands Institute for Social Sexological Research (NISSO) Database
Studies in Scarlet: Marriage & Sexuality in the U.S. & U.K., 1815-1914
A Guide to Queer Resources in the Social Sciences
Sexuality Research Information Service -- The Kinsey Institute [RIS]
American Sexual Behavior : report, in pdf position.
The Men's Bibliography A comprehensive bibliography of writing on men, masculinities and sexualities.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Encyclopedia
The State of Our Unions The Social Health of Marriage in America 2001
CTHEORY : an international journal of theory, technology and culture. Articles, interviews, and key book reviews in contemporary discourse published weekly.
Selling the Computer Revolution: Marketing Brochures in the Collection : computer marketing brochures from the years 1948 to 1988.
Institute for Employment Research : at Warwick.
The Oxford Social Disadvantage Research Group
Global Distribution of Poverty : the mapping of global poverty.
Canada - National Council of Welfare : links to latest copy of Low Income in Canada.
Comparative Research Programmme on Poverty : from the International Social Science Council; site is in Norway.
Chronic Poverty Research Centre (UK)
A Comparison of Child Benefit Packages in 22 Countries
History of the Workhouse
Quality of Life in Canada: A Citizen's Report Card
Institute for Research on Poverty [IRP]
Child Labour and Society
Centre for Social Justice : largely Canadian left reformist materials.
Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change : research publications : at Case Western Reserve University.
National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness (US)
nstitute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty : online catalog of over 5,000 publications, Web sites, and other data sources related to homelessness and poverty.
Oxford Department of Sociology : newly autonomous department.
Disability and the Workplace: An Internet Primer
Telework and the new Workplace for the 21st Century
Sociology of Death and Dying
Comparative Charting of Social Change
American Journal of Sociology
Lessico Multimediale di Sociologia : Sociology lesson materials in Italian.
Hannah Arendt Papers
Complete Work of Charles Darwin
Ivan Illich: Writing on the Web : an assembly of Illich's essays.
Jo Labadie (1850-1933) anarchist document collection : at the University of Michigan library.
The Marx/Engels Internet Archive
The Stanford Library Medieval and Modern Thought Text Digitization Project : reference works, source collections, and primary and secondary books in the broad area of medieval and modern thought.
C. Wright Mills' HomePage
Peter Drucker Archives
The [George Herbert] Mead Project: Foundational Documents in Sociological Social Psychology : a site located at Brock University containing the fundamental readings in social psychology. I cannot resist noting that Brock U. is named after the General who decisively defeated invading American forces at nearby Queenston Heights in the war of 1812. Thank you General Brock; you deserve a university named after you.
John Stuart Mill Links : compilation of links to works by and about Mill, including full-text versions.
Communications and the materialist conception of history: Marx, Innis and technology : paper by Sut Jhally, Australian Journal of Media & Culture.
From Marx to Mao : 300 texts by the founders and architects of scientific socialism, the Big Red Team; and there is another Big Red archive here called Marxists.org Internet Archive.
The Nietzsche Page : scholarship and links on the works of Friedrich Nietzsche.
Emma Goldman site : dedicated to queen of the anarchists.
Noam Chomsky Archive
The Digital (John) Locke Project : complete texts available for download.
Crimetheory : "An Educational Resource for the Learning and Teaching of Theoretical Criminology".
The Psychedelic 60's: Literary Tradition and Social Change--UVA SCD
Free Speech Movement, Student Protest U.C. Berkeley, 1964-65
The Passion of Joschka Fischer : a New Republic article by Paul Berman on the German New Left of the late 1960s and what happened to the principals between then and now.
1968 in West Germany A Guide to Sources and Literature
George's Page : a document repository for work by and about George Herbert Mead.
Child Abuse Yellow Pages
ONS Longitudinal Study (LS) : linked census and event data for 1% of the population of England and Wales.
Research Forum on Children, Families, and the New Federalism
Homelessness : a page fromt he UK government.
History of child labor, child abuse, infanticide, etc.
Comprehensive Bibliography on the Costs of Poverty : 34pp pdf from The [Canadian] National Council of Welfare.
Rethinking Poverty : Report on the World Social Situation 2010 - January 2010 : a 200 pp pdf report.
Literature Search of Spatial Analysis in the Social Sciences : over 17,000 bibliographical references.
Social, Political, and Economic Change
European Agency for Safety and health at Work : cross-European perspective including statistics and full text access to research.
Globalism and Social Policy Programme : research, advisory education and public information programme.
Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion: Research publications : at LSE.
Radical Statistics : "statistics can be used to support radical campaigns for progressive social change".
Research and essays about social, political and economic change : a goldmine of resources on contemporary political economy.
Free Resources for Program Evaluation and Social Research Methods
History of Education - Selected Moments of the 20th Century
Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD)
Alternative Methods for Collecting Evaluation Data
Lone-Father Families in Canada, 1971-1996 : a paper (.pdf) by Kevin McQuillan and Marilyn Belle at UWO.
Eugene Havens Center for the Study of Social Structure and Social Change
Polling 101 : from the Roper Center.
Sociologists without borders : an academic and professional alliance committed to advancing transnational solidarities and justice.
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies : research papers and activities on issues of governance and markets.
Mediatedcultures.net : the impacts of digital technology on human interaction and human interaction on digital technology.
The Harvard Project on the Soviet Social System Online : hundreds of transcript interviews; and example of how to handle interview content in an innovative and useful manner.
Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence : electronic database focusing on massacres and genocides of the 20th century.
INCORE (Integrating Cooperation Research across Europe) : resources for students and researchers working on social cooperative behaviour.
Investigating Atheism : from Cambridge, a site to set contemporary 'God Wars' in their historical context.
Sociologists in the space : an Argentinian site "to join everything about sociology on the net", much in Spanish.
Everyday Sociology Blog : from Norton publishing house.
Alternate Routes : a critical leftist social sciences journal, now getting on to 40 years old. One of the first and longest-lasting responses to the stifling effects of traditional academic journal publication practices in the social sciences. All back issues are on the site.
ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY SITES
Anthro.net : "queries a database of over 40,000 reviewed web sites with anthropological content".
Anthropology Resources on the Internet : general and comprehensive anthropology site.
Archaeology: An Introduction - An Electronic Companion
US National Archeological Database Reports
American Indian History and Related Issues
Indian Peoples of the Northern Great Plains
Internet Resources for Physical Anthropology
MIT OpenCourseWare: Anthropology
Keyword Bibliography of Ethnoarchaeology and Related Topics
Experience Rich Anthropology [ERA] : from the Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing, University of Kent at Canterbury.
National Anthropological Archives : at the Smithsonian.
Anthropology Collection Database : information on 17,000 objects held by Anthropology, CAS, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.
Archives of European Archaeology (AREA)
Anthropological Index Online : 100,000 records going back to 1957.
Anthropology Tutorials : from the Behavioral Sciences Department, Palomar College.
WWW Library - Anthropology
Anthropology Biography Web
Neanderthals and Modern Humans: A Regional Guide
full texts of the Annual Review of Anthropology v. 1-21, 1972-1992
Film Archive of Human Ethology
Ethnology in the french riviera (Var)
UCSB Anthropology Site
Colantropos : Social and Cultural Anthropology in Colombia.
Anthropology Webliography : from LSU.
Bibliography of fieldwork, research methods and ethnography in sociocultural anthropology : by Borut Teleban.
The Centre for Social Anthropology and Computing : CSAC Anthropology Bibliography.
Anthropology in the News
Theory in Anthropology : potentially a very sparse page :)
Archaeology on the Net - Archaeology Web Resources Index
Network for Underwater Archaeology
Bibliographies for Archaeological Research
CARD: Canadian Archaeological Radiocarbon Database
Historical Atlas of Canada
Digital Archives from Excavation and Fieldwork: Guide to Good Practice
The Anthropological Index of the Royal Anthropological Institute : Searchable.
Handbook on Ethical Issues in Anthropology
Becoming Human: Paleoanthropology, Evolution, and Human Origins
Oksapmin Society and World View : extracts dissertation; and A new perspective for anthropology : from Arnold Perey.
Archaeology in Arctic North America : at the University of Waterloo.
Northern Studies Links : from Yukon College.
Stories of the Dreaming : examples of Indigenous Australian stories.
Ancient Scripts : old writing systems.
UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger
Directory of Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
Crow Canyon Archeaological Center : in Cortez, Colorado.
Caribbean Amerindian Site and Kacike: Journal of Caribbean Amerindinan History and Anthropology : academic journal which is available free of charge to visitors to the site.
Celtic Studies Resources
The Princess Grace Irish Library in Monaco : useful tool for students and scholars of Irish Studies.
The 1916 Rising: Personalities & Perspectives
Scottish Literature and Writers
The Clearances : about the expulsion of Scots from their lands.
Encyclopedia of the Celts
The Genesis Project : creation myths from around the world.
Hudson's Bay Company Digital Collection : images of aboriginal artifacts collected by agents of The Bay over the centuries and deposited in Winnipeg.
Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project
A Critical Bibliography on North American Indians, For K-12
Moosehide and Moccasin Telegraph Trading Post : eclectic mix of imagery, music, politics, information and goods for sale from the aboriginal community centred on Ottawa, Ontario. Created and maintained by Mike Patterson.
Literature Review and Annotated Bibliography on Aspects of Aboriginal Child Welfare in Canada : 254 .pdf pages
American Indian Resources : on Japanese site.
Aboriginal Canada Portal
Registered Indian Population of Canada by Sex and Residence 1982-2007 link to full .pdf report.
Maori organizations - main site
Visiting Strange and Exotic Places and Digging Holes in Them
Native American Authors
Rainbow Walker : Native American Music site.
Being Indigenous : a project supported by Chilean Indigenous People Department; and Being Indigenous : video about Chilean local initiatives that were made during year 2002 with the participation of Chilean Indigenous peoples.
Law in Mexico Before the Conquest
The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA)
ARCHSEARCH : British & Irish Archaeological Bibliography.
Archaeology Data Service (ADS) Digital Library
Chronology of Ireland
Corpus of Electronic Texts (CELT) : "the wealth of Irish literary and historical culture".
Internet Archaeology : a journal.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World
Ethnic NewsWatch : articles, pamphlets, papers, conference proceedings, and other publications, and is searchable by keyword [500,000 articles].
The Evolution of Languages : RealAudio files from Exploratorium.
Anthropology on the Internet
Derek Blair's AnthroNet Page from Carleton University : primarily an Anthropology Resources page but very useful links to manuals for SAS [Statistical Analysis System] .
Documentary Educational Resources (D.E.R., Inc.) : promotes the use of anthropology, ethnographic, and documentary films.
NativeWeb : concerns North American indigenous peoples.
Institute of Indigenous Peoples : in Vancouver; has the entire text of the 1996 Royal Commission Report on Aboriginal Peoples here .
Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research : at ANU.
American Indian Research and Policy Institute
The 4th World Documentation Project : concerning indigenous peoples.
Directory of Canada's First Nations Portals
articles on Archaeology and Anthropology by the New York Times
Archaeology: Interviews : topical interviews with prominent archaeologists.
Africana Digitization Project : historical scholarship texts on African life.
Speech Accent Archive : over 250 English-language speech samples in accents ranging from Afrikaans to Zulu.
Archaeological Institute of America
Nuer Field Notes
The Smithsonian Folklife and Oral History Interviewing Guide [pdf]
[U.S.] National Anthropological Archives
Anthropology on the Web
MISCELANEOUS RELATED SITES
SOCIOPRANOS - Society Redefined : a sociology discussion list.
Disaster Studies Project
stitute for Innovation in Social Policy at Vassar College : includes Index of Social Health (US).
Sociologist at large
Suicidology Web; Suicide & Parasuicide
Crazy Fads : information on several decades of fads, from the 1920s to the 1990s.
Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement : "more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, including the text of The Saga of Eric the Red."
Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions : located in Switzerland.
Urban Planning, 1794-1918
Sprawl City : a site about urban sprawl in the US.
The Polis Center : focuses on urban and urban-related issues.
Institute for the Study of Homelessness and Poverty
Centre for International Poverty Research (CIP)
World Bank Data on Poverty
Disaster & Social Crisis Research Network
Paths to Equal Opportunity : a large disability links site from the Province of Ontario.
Disability Research Digest
On the History and Impact of the Net : a Net book.
Poisoning the Web: Hatred Online : Report on Internet Bigotry, Extremism and Violence.
Bibliography on Chat Communication : A Collection of On- and Offline-Resources.
Violence in Families: Assessing Prevention and Treatment Programs : full book posted by National Academy Press.
Intimate Partner Violence -- Bureau of Justice Statistics : Acrobat file; 11 pp.
Domestic Violence Project of Santa Clara County
UNESCO Observatory on the Information Society
Philosophy on the Internet : searches peer-reviewed resources on the Web.
EpistemeLinks.com : Philosopy Resources on the Internet.
The Ism Book: A Field Guide to the Nomenclature of Philosophy
The Institute for Psychohistory : modern psychotherapy with the research methodology of history.
CDC EZ - TEXT : Interview Capture software from CDC.
Resources for qualitative researchers : a large stock of materials and tools.
Text analysis software sources
Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software Networking Project
Comparison of NuDist and Atlas/ti : article in Sociological Research Online 1998.
Qualitative Data Analysis: Technologies and Representations : article in Sociological Research Online 1996.
Index of Demonstration Version Qualitative Analysis Packages
Textarc : a new text analysis tool currently in prototype.
COSIGN: Computational Semiotics : complete papers from four international conferences which 'to explore the way in which meaning is understood by, or produced with, computers.'
Center for Nonverbal Studies: The Nonverbal Dictionary
Methods in Behavioral Research : companion web page for a text for research methods courses.
Course: Introduction to Quantitative Methods
Social Science Research Methods: A Selected Guide
Log-linear Event History Analysis : whole text of book in .pdf format.
Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School
Books on the Social Aspects of Computing, 1996-1997 : from Philip E. Agre, Professor in the Library School at UCLA or whatever pomo alternative name they have adopted, and moderator of the Red Rock Eater (RRE) News Service.
World Database of Happiness : wonderfully named site with survey results; not religious cult headquarters, not Orwellian Institute.
NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources
The Literature & Culture of the American 1950s
National Substance Abuse Web Index : information about all sorts of entertaining chemistry. Not a likely source however on the legalization of marijuana.
International Labour Organization : publications and assorted resource materials.
Labor and Labor Movements : ASA page on US labor matters.
The Future of Work : from the ESRC in Britain.
Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
Alcohol Studies Database
Lamarsh Centre for Research on Violence : at York U in Toronto.
Shift Worker Sounding Board : stuff on the effects of shift work.
The Economic TeleDevelopment Forum
World Development Report 1999/2000 [.pdf]
Africa Research Central
The political economy of development studies : from Robinson Rojas, Statistical and analytical resources for economics and the political economy of development studies.
The Distortion and the Revision of History in Postwar Japanese Textbooks, 1945-1998 : by Tomochika OKAMOTO. Intriguing oddity with quite sinister implications.
The History of Education Site : from the Nertherlands.
Bibliography: History of Education in Canada 1980-1999
Online Directory of ESL Resources
EURYBASE: The European Community Database on Education
Cult information Centre
Beat Generation Resources : articles and links for Cassady, Kerouac, Burroughs and the whole degenerate lot of wastrels from the '50s.
Institute for Social Inventions : collects new and far-fetched ideas. What can I say-- Edwardian excess is not yet dead.
Futbolero: The Academic Soccer Site : that's football to most of the civilized world.
Asian Studies Syllabi
Bibliography of Asian Studies
Asian-Nation : a site about those of Asian origin in the US.
Chinese in Canada : an extensive list of links to articles largely from newspapers but some not.
[US] Asian Population 2000 [.pdf]
Age of Asia: Resources for Research
Aardvark - Asian Resources for Librarians
Radio Days : vintage radio or 1930s-40s American culture.
Old Time Radio Catalog : thousands of old time radio shows available for purchase as mp3s or on audio disks.
Descriptions of 63 Religions, Faith Groups & Ethical Systems : Provided by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance.
Guide to Religious Studies Resources on the Internet
Religious Freedom Page : the sociological aspects of religion.
Virtual Religion Index
Adherents.com : counting religious heads, worldwide and indiscrimantly. How many divisions does the Pope really have?
The Witchcraft Bibliography Project : one of our personal favourites.
Sociology UTSA Style : student page with career oriented information; from Linda Lambert.
richardcohenfilms.com : producer of Taylor's Campaign, documentary examining the criminalization of homelessness.
The Social Science Page Publisher : paper submission and dissemination without the middleman.
National Institute on Drug Abuse: Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Report : in pdf format; data on major forms of drug use in the U.S.
The Society for Applied Sociology
The History of Eating Utensils
An Introduction to Social Policy
Directory for sociology departments in the United Kingdom
CONSTRUCTING A COURSE IN APPLIED SOCIOLOGY
Market Research Portal
Everyday Sociology : a fun site.
Folkstreams : an Internet archive of American culture on film. A step into the non-commercial folk culture of Amerika.
ConsumerResearchSite.com : an American demographics and consumer research portal from the Acxiom Corporation.
'What is Program Evaluation? A Beginners Guide' : by Gene Shackman.
Institute of Wellbeing and its signature product, the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) : an attempt to get past mechanical GNP measures of wellbeing in Western societies.
Poll Builder (free) : build an online poll for free.
Charity Intelligence Canada : analyzing over 350 Canadian charities, and re-reviewing some on an annual basis.
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