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Sociology Subject Guide

Essential resources and research help for Sociology students


Welcome to HKBU's subject guide for resources in Sociology!

HKBU Library hopes this guide will provide a starting point for your research, as well as a central point of focus for a variety of resources of interest to Sociology researchers.

  • Getting Started: - Here you can find relevant Style guides to use in writing academic papers & a few selected reference sources, offering authoritative summaries of Sociological terms and people.


  • Academic Resources - Discover e-resources such as databases, and links to important journals in the field of Sociology. There are also resources on survey methods and analysis.


  • Useful Internet Resources - A selection of useful resources such as: data respositories, social scientist forums, social welfare resources with a focus on Asia.


  • Books - Here are some foundational books in a variety of fields of sociology.


Use the menu on the left to navigate the different sections. Hope you find this guide useful!