Social Sciences Sociology in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Social Sciences Sociology

About Gender

Information on gender roles, variance and identity, and is an account of human gender and sex differences.

BBC Lab: The Great British Class Survey

Allows users to take a detailed test to establish which of seven social classes they fall into.

Census.ac.uk

Home of the ESRC Census Programme; allows users and researchers in UK Higher and Further Education to access the 1971, 1981, 1991 and 2001 UK censuses. Features user guides and access to other research tools.

Course in Applied Social Surveys -

Provides short courses for academic social scientists and applied researchers in government, market research and voluntary sectors at University of Southampton.

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

Agency for research funding and training. Contains a social sciences repository, plus extensive information for different audiences on the ESRC's activities and all research held.

Essex Human Rights Review

Post-graduate publication addressing contemporary issues on human rights by the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex.

National Centre for Social Research

Independent social research institute. Contains information on how their research is conducted, plus details of current and past studies and publications.

Social Issues Research Centre

Independent, non-profit organisation founded to conduct research on social and lifestyle issues; contains news archives and many downloadable reports.

Sociological Research Online

Discusses theory and methodology in research on political, cultural and intellectual topics.

Sociology Central

Offering research information, job opportunities and sociology skill comparisons.

Sociology Online

Offering sociology news, political viewpoints, globality, quizzes and games on the topic of sociology.

Theory.org.uk

Offers social theories for enthusiastic fans of popular culture. Covers toys, hobbies, and media influences.

UK Data Archive

Acquires, preserves and disseminates current and historical social and economic data. Includes data catalogue and user guides.

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