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General research guide for the field of Sociology

Thinking About Research Through Exploration

It's safe to say most of us strive to be more focused, ordered, and efficient in our research. Even so, sometimes the best approach is to just wander, indulge in following your curiosity, see what is out there and let ideas come to you as you look at the work of other people in sociology. It is possible to meander with purpose if you know where to go. Resources on this page are gathered to help you drop into rich locations, virtual and otherwise, where you can just look around and find out what is going on in the world of sociology research. 

Sociological News -- Contexts Blog

Contexts is a quarterly magazine aiming to bring current sociological research to a broader audience.  Here are the most recent entries in the various blogs at

Ask Kristin how you can use a feed-reader to do the work of gathering the most current sociology blogs to your screen.

Some Current Sociology Articles

Here are some of the most recent sociology articles included in the Academic Search Premier database. 

Ask Kristin how you can set up a feed to your email or feed-reader of current research in your area of interest.

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