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Administrative Science Quarterly

Need to know more about how business, government, and education organizations work? ASQ publishes the latest and best research in organization studies and theory. The site contains the contents tables of current and past issues, and abstracts of the articles.

American Sociological Association

This website offers lots of resources to the sociology student and professional. You will find assocation-specific as well as general sociology information.

Annual Reviews Sociology On-line

Annual Reviews has developed a very useful site. They have compiled abstracts of articles for the past 12 years and made them searchable. You can obtain a reprint for $5.00 per article and receive it in a PDF format available for downloading. What a service!

The Canadian Journal of Sociology Online

"Provides readers with an opportunity to sample what CJS has to offer" through samples of recent issues, announcements, and events. You can also subscribe to the journal here.

Careers in Sociology

A summary of the careers in sociology and the benefits you receive, with additional web sites for reference.

Center for Utopian Studies

Presented here is an exploration of utopia and dystopia in art, literature, and history. This topic is brought to the present with a look at several current projects such as Disney's "Celebration of Small-town America on the Edge of the Twenty-first Century."

City and County Data Books

Electronic versions of the City and County Data Books from 1994 are available on this site. The books include everything from local voting patterns to population distribution.

Dead Sociologists' Society

A great collection of 12 sociologists' biographies and works.

Galaxy - Sociology

A list of colleges' and universities' sociology departments, periodicals, and directories.

The Gallup Organzation

Interested in public opionion? If so, the Gallup Organization has developed a wonderful web site with you in mind. They offer results of several surveys online. You may view the presentation online or download a version from various formats for viewing on your local hard drive. They also say they will soon be conducting Gallup Polls online.

Increase the Peace

This site, part of the Ben and Jerry's Web site, focuses on teaching non-violent approaches to conflict. A neat resource that can help kids learn conflict management skills.

International Sociological Association

Under the auspices of UNESCO, the ISA conducts sociological studies around the world. This site summarizes activities including research committees, working groups, and publications. Available in English, French, and Spanish.

Jobs in the Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education

A list of current jobs being offered in the field, along with brief descriptions of each position and who to contact.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's ELSI Project

This site explores the "Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues" of scientific research. Topics include basic vs. applied research, breast cancer screening, sustainable development, indoor and outdoor pollution, and genetics. Intended to be most useful in discussions at the middle through high school levels.

The Pacific Sociological Association

The PSA, a professional association of sociologists for the western region of the United States and Canada, has developed a useful website. They currently offer their newsletter online, but also have a quarterly journal available to members. This is a good place to network with professionals and students in the West.

Sociological Research Online

This cyber magazine is chock-full of the hottest sociological discussions from the UK.

Sociological Subject Areas

This site provides a cornucopia of links to sociology resources from around the world.

A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace

"To stimulate the sociological imagination" this site offers quotes, commentary, data analyses, and categorized links dealing with man and society. Very literate and thought-provoking.

THE Sociology Link

This site, professed to be "the best sociology page on the web," provides links to professional sociological organizations, information about upcoming conferences, and access to discussion groups.

Sociology of the Family

There are some final sociology papers produced by University of Pennsylvania students about family issues here. Probably of more interest are the family-related links that follow.

The Sticky Wicket- Poverty's Home Page

This site truly introduces one to the thoughts and feelings of the homeless and poor. It's big on welfare and community issues and contains the Cyber Herald, which is published weekly on such news and events, plus a really engaging Thoughts for Today section.

Timeline of Sociology

Here is a handy little timeline that covers sociologists as well as sociology events starting with the 1600's through 1995. Where Internet resources exist, there are links. Very useful.

University of Wisconsin-Superior Sociology/Anthropology

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about sociology, links to various research, statistics, and archives...this site has it all.

WCSU List: Sociology Internet Resources

With links for every sociology topic imaginable from ethnicity to criminology to the ever-popular "miscellaneous," this site is bound to have the information you need.

World-Systems Archive

On this "electronic archive" you will join others in the promotion of the free exchange of information pertaining to "the study and understanding of the modern world-system and earlier intersocietal networks." The main source of content is the Journal of World-Systems Research.