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Sociology and Social Work Journal Articles
Pro Tip: Use specialized search engines (aka library databases) to quickly find and connect to scholarly sources such as journal articles. Below are two gateways to scholarly publications in sociology and social work.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Sociology and related disciplines, including social work and criminal justice. Some full text. 1895-
History and Background
In-depth, authoritative reports on a full range of political and social policy issues. Each report is footnoted and includes an overview, background section, chronology, bibliography and debate-style pro-con feature, plus tools to study the evolution of the topic over time.
Describes major social welfare programs in detail; listing related legislation and finances. Provided by the Committee on Ways and Means within the House of Representatives.
Public Policy Reports and Alternative Approaches
Think Tank Search Engine
Harvard's Kennedy School of Government built this custom Google Search engine that searches more than 700 think tanks for policy reports.
This nonprofit organization aims to convene diverse voices in the United States to find common ground on education, health care, and community engagement.
NASW Policy Issues
Read about NASW's advocacy efforts in the current Congress and access The Washington Update
, NASW's monthly bulletin informing members about the association's public policy and social justice activities in Washington, DC.
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