Sociology - Finding Articles

For some assignments, our Discovery Service will give you enough sources to work with.

Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals – perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This page lists key sources for Sociology:

Databases

• JSTOR 

An academic journal archive containing thousands of articles on a wide range of subjects. You will need to search other databases to find the most recent years.

• SocINDEX 

A key source for tracking down articles across the social sciences. This database is available on the EBSCO platform allowing you to search this database alongside others within Discovery.

Very strong on sociology and criminology topics.

Journals

A top-ranking, peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of sociology, including theory.

This peer-reviewed journal provides an international forum for analysis and debate on social policy issues.

A peer-reviewed journal covering race, ethnicity and nationalism, including multiculturalism.

A peer-reviewed journal covering a wide range of food topics, including food security, food fashions, eating disorders and cultural norms of food practices.

A peer-reviewed journal including articles relating to gender and sex from a feminist perspective.

A peer-reviewed journal including articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context.

A highly regarded, international, peer-reviewed journal which focuses on young people within a range of contexts, such as education, the labour market and the family, and highlights key research themes such as the construction of identity, the use of leisure time, involvement in crime, consumption and political behaviour.

A popular, peer-reviewed journal which explores the evolving roles and perceptions of men across society.

A highly regarded, peer-reviewed journal covering all branches of sociology.

• Sociology 

A very popular, peer-reviewed journal which covers a broad range of sociology topics.

A leading, international, peer-reviewed journal which includes articles on the sociology of work.

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