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International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences contains authoritative articles on the social and behavioral sciences
CQ Researcher with in-depth, unbiased coverage of topics such as bullying, health care, death penalty, race and ethnicity.
DSM 5, the standard reference for clinical practice in the mental health field, and helpful resource for description of disorders, behaviors, emerging assessment measure, cultural formation, etc.
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Finding Human Services Materials in Snell Library
HM711-806 Groups and organizations
HM786-806 Organizational sociology. Organization theory
HM811-821 Deviant behavior. Social deviance
HM826 Social institutions
HM831-901 Social change
HM1001-1281 Social psychology
HM1041-1101 Social perception. Social cognition Including perception of the self and others, prejudices, stereotypes
HM1106-1171 Interpersonal relations. Social behavior
HM1176-1281 Social influence. Social pressure
HV1-9960 Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
HV40-69 Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice
Including social case work, private and public relief, institutional care, rural social work, work relief
HV85-525 By region or country
HV530 The church and charity
HV541 Women and charity
HV544 Charity fairs, bazaars, etc.
HV544.5 International social work
HV547 Self-help groups
HV551.2-639 Emergency management
HV553-639 Relief in case of disasters
HV560-583 Red Cross. Red Crescent
HV599-639 Special types of disasters
HV640-645 Refugee problems
HV650-670 Life saving
HV675-677 Accidents. Prevention of accidents
HV680-696 Free professional services Including medical charities
HV697-4959 Protection, assistance and relief
HV697-3024 Special classes
HV697-700.7 Families. Mothers. Widow's pensions
HV873-887 Destitute, neglected, and abandoned children. Street children
HV888-907 Children with disabilities
HV931-941 Fresh-air funds
HV959-1420.5 Orphanages. Orphans
HV1421-1441 Young adults. Youth. Teenagers
HV1449 Gay men. Lesbians
HV1551-3024 People with disabilities Including blind, deaf, people with physical and mental disabilities
Additional Human Services Links
Human Services Program and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology webpage also provide links to related research institutes, such as the Brudnick Center on Conflict and Violence, Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, and the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative. and useful organizations and resources in sociology and anthropology and resources for social services.
Center for the Study of Sport and Society is one of the world's leading social justice organization using the power of sports to create social change both nationally and internationally.
The Institute on Race and Justice brings together researchers from colleges, schools and departments in the social sciences. Some of the research is available on the Research and Publications page, as well as links to other Research and Advocacy Organizations.
The mission of the Institute on Urban Health Research is to understand "the social and environmental conditions of urban living in order to inform public health intervention strategies, policies and professional training."