Sociology - Websites

American Factfinder
A great source for population, housing, economic, and geographic data put out by the U.S. Census. Searches can be limited to towns, states, or the entire U.S.

Association Sociological Association
"Working at the national and international levels, the Association aims to articulate policy and implement programs likely to have the broadest possible impact for sociology now and in the future." The site contains a specific section for students and resources that they may find particularly helpful.

Institute for Research on Poverty
"IRP is a center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States."

Statistical Resources on the Web
A categorized collection of statistical resources put together by the University of Michigan Library.



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