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SOCY 278: Sociology of Sex & Gender

Guide to library resources for SOCY 278: Sociology of Sex & Gender

What is it?

Background information is reading up on the subject before you make too many decisions about how you’re going to approach your research. It introduces you to a topic before you dive in.

  1. It helps you to focus on names, dates, events, organizations, terms, etc., associated with a topic.
  2. It can help you decide whether to broaden or narrow your topic.
  3. Common background sources are encyclopedias, dictionaries and biographies. 

Use the search boxes below to search for background information on your broad topic.  

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