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SOC 3030: Urban Sociology

Finding Background Information

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  • identifying key questions that can shape your research,
  • pointing you towards other sources on the topic.

Online Reference Sources

Urban Sociology Reference Books

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Reference articles typically end with a bibliography or works cited, which you can use to find key books and articles on the topic.