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Sociology Research Guide   Tags: soc, sociology  

A guide to research in Sociology.
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    This database includes more than 2 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350- word abstracts written by the author. Master's theses published from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts.
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