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Sociology Article Databases
Social Science Information Gateway
Aims to provide a trusted source of selected, high quality Internet information for students, academics, researchers and practitioners in the social sciences, business and law.
Social Science Data Analysis Network
The Social Science Data Analysis Network is a university-based organization that creates demographic media, such as user guides, web sites, and hands-on classroom computer materials that make U.S. census data accessible to policymakers, educators, the media, and informed citizens.
Statistics & Data
Explore Census Data
National Survey of Families and Households
"After reading the online documentation, follow the link to the ftp site for downloading. There is also an excellent bibliography on the site."
Panel Study of Income Dynamics
The PSID is the longest running longitudinal household survey in the world. Information on these individuals and their descendants has been collected continuously, including data covering employment, income, wealth, expenditures, health, marriage, childbearing, child development, philanthropy, education, and numerous other topics.
This site features a report called Older Americans: Key Indicators of Well-Being that covers 31 key indicators selected to portray aspects of the lives of older Americans and their families.
Pew Research Center
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research.
Deviance & Crime
Associations and Organizations