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Sociology

Encyclopedias or Reference Books

Major Sociological Theorists

Emile Durkheim
Frederich Engels
Irving Goffman
Jurgen Habermas
Karl Marx
George Herbert Mead
Thelma McCormick
Dorothy Smith
Emanuel Wallerstein
Max Weber
At the Library

Books about:

Magazine, Journal and Newspaper Articles

Using Information Databases, you will find articles published in magazines, newspapers and academic journals that you can’t find using the Internet. All our databases are listed on our website but we recommend you try the ones below first.
*If you are using a computer that isn’t in the library, you’ll be asked to type in your library card number.

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre provides a balance of materials from leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. The database also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments, and debating.

  • You may search by word or phrase
  • Click on "View all Topics" tab to see collections of articles on topics related to social issues and society in Canada, such as Media Bias, Discrimination against Aboriginal People and Violence in Schools.

Canadian points of view

*If you are using a computer that isn’t in the library, you’ll be asked to type in your library card number.

Recommended Websites

Canadian Social Research Links
This page is an index to Canadian and international government statistics on issues such as homelessness, immigration, poverty, role of women, employment, education, crime and more.

Canadian Social Trends
Incorporating data gathered by Statistics Canada, this quarterly publication has indepth articles on current social trends and their impact on different groups and institutions in Canada. Topics include aging, education, immigration, leisure, income and more. This is an excellent source of information.