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Sociology: Books

Locate Sociology Books

Welcome to the Xavier Library!

This guide was designed to assist with library research in the subject area of Sociology. Use the library's catalog  to locate your item, copy down the call number and check it out at the Circulation desk on the 1st floor.  If you have questions about using the catalog, finding items, or any other research questions, call the Reference desk at 504-520-7305 or speak to your librarian, Hannah White. 

Circulating books are located in the main stacks on the third floor of the library.  The Dewey Decimal System classifies most sociology books in the 300s:

300 Social Sciences

301 Sociology & anthropology

302 Social interaction

  • 302.2 Communication
  • 302.3 Social interaction within groups
  • 302.4 Social interaction between groups
  • 302.5 Relation of the individual to society

303 Social processes

  • 303.3 Coordination and control
  • 303.4 Social change
  • 303.6 Conflict

304 Factors affecting social behavior

  • 304.2 Human ecology
  • 304.5 Genetic factors
  • 304.6 Population
  • 304.8 Movement of people

305 Social groups

  • 305.2 Age groups
  • 305.3 Men and women
  • 305.4 Women
  • 305.5 Social classes
  • 305.6 Religious groups
  • 305.7 Language groups
  • 305.8 Racial, ethnic, national groups
  • 305.9 Occupational and miscellaneous groups

 

Selected titles in Sociology

Your Librarian

Hannah White
Contact:
504-520-6728