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General Sociology Web Sites
American Sociological Association
A non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good.
American Sociological Association: Research on Sociology
ASA Department of Research on the Discipline and Profession. Contains Current Projects, Briefs and Articles, Trends in Sociology, Sociology Job Market, Project Funding, and Survey Templates
International Sociological Association
ISA is a non-profit association for scientific purposes in the field of sociology and social sciences founded in 1949 under the auspices of UNESCO. The goal of the ISA, is to represent sociologists everywhere, regardless of their school of thought, scientific approaches or ideological opinion, and to advance sociological knowledge throughout the world. Its members come from 109 countries.
Internet Crossroads in the Social Sciences
offers links to US government sites, US nongovernmental sites, International governmental sites and International nongovernmental sites. Useful for sociology and demography.
is an excellent site which offers keyword searching for sociology topics as well as links to indexes, guides, journals, associations, other sites. It also offers a chat room for the field.
Social Studies - 'Around and Beyond the Library' by The Library of Congress
This is a series of collections featuring different social issues like immigration, community, race, the veteran experience, etc. It links to maps, exhibitions, bibliographies, and other resources. This is edited and maintained by the Library of Congress.
Sociology and Social Reform — Infoplease.com
This is an on-line free encyclopedia, useful for quick quick definitions, facts, and small biographical sketches. If you are interrupted by an add, click the 'Skip Ad' button. Info-Please is provided by Pearson Education.
Everyday Sociology (Blog)
"features interesting, informative, and most of all entertaining commentary from sociologists around the United States. Come to this site regularly to get a sociological take on what is happening in the news (and on what should be in the news). " (Description from website).