SO 107 Social Problems

Instructor: Bob Brenneman

Social Problems (3rd edition) by Macionis
Social Problems (4th edition) by Charon and Vigilant
Social Problems (12th edition) by Eitzen, Zinn, and Smith

 

sample CQ report on homeless: http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre2009121800  

 

Encylcopedia of Homelessness     Reference Collection HV4493. E53
Poverty in the United States     Reference Collection HC110.P6P548
Atlas of Poverty in the U.S.      Reference Collection HC110.P6G543
Statistical Handbook on the World's Children     Reference Collection HQ 767.9 K38
Encyclopedia of Juvenile Violence      Reference Collection HV9104.E59

 

Online electronic databases such as Academic Search Premier and Expanded Academic ASAP provide access to  magazine and journal articles.  These two databases cover a broad selection of publications, some scholarly and some for a more popular audience. Both databases allow you to limit your searches to scholarly "peer reviewed" publications.

 

Search for scholarly articles on your topic by selecting databases such as the subject databses listed below: SMC librarians explain scholary

SocINDEX with Full Text
Women's Studies International
SAGE Journals Online
ProQuest Social Science Journals

Social Science Research Network

Newspapers provide eye witness reporting on events, people, and places.

ProQuest Newspapers 
Black Newspapers
Ethnic NewsWatch

Additonal newspaper indexes are accessible from the library web pages