Sociological Data Analysis and Interpretation

I've included links below to the GSS and to ANES, places where Dr. Ternes suggests that you might look for datasets to analyze. I also included links to databases that might help you as you search for sources for your literature reviews on your topics. If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with me (contact information is on the top right of this page). 

Semester and Year: 
Fall 2020
Course number: 
Ternes, Brock

Data Sources

General Social Survey (GSS) Data Explorer

Publicly available datasets on American society developed by the GSS.

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Databases for Literature on Your Topic

I've included some databases that might help you find academic literature on your topic. Bear in mind that the best databases will vary depending on what you are researching, so please feel free to consult me for any additional suggestions. 

Sociological Abstracts

Citations to sociology journals and dissertations covering sociological topics in fields such as anthropology, criminology, economics, education, medicine, community development, communication studies, philosophy, demography, gerontology, political science, religion, and social psychology.

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Criminal Justice Abstracts (Ebsco)

Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to criminal justice, criminology, and sociology. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in Criminal Justice Abstracts' coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world.

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Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, law, public administration / policy, and public and international affairs.

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Sage Journals Online

Communication Studies, Criminology, Computer Science, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Business, Humanities, Science and Technology, and Social Work. Includes Sage Journals Backfiles 1999-2009.

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Archive of selected scholarly journals in anthropology, art, art history, communication studies, criminology, ecology, economics, education, English, film studies, foreign languages and literatures, geography, geology, history, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, public and international affairs, religion, social work, sociology, statistics, theatre, and other humanities and social sciences.

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Kiana Webster

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