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University of Portland Clark Library

SW 205: Social Welfare and Social Justice: Browsing Topics

Encyclopedia of Social Work

Events and Chronologies

Why narrow your topic?

Because you need to limit your search to marginalized populations affected by an issue of concern, e.g.

Environmental justice

Your first database search might look like

Environmental Justice OR Environmental Health

After examining your search results, you might change your search to



Racism OR Race Discrimination


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