Department of Sociology and Family Studies

Links to Sociological, Gerontological, and Criminological/Delinquency Internet Sites

Access topical areas by clicking on the links below.


Criminology/Delinquency Demography/Population Studies
Gerontology News Sites
On-Line Sociological Journals Research, Data, Polling Centers
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Sociological Associations
Sociology: Sites for Learning/Discussion Sociology Departments
   



CRIMINOLOGY AND DELINQUENCY

Bureau of Justice Statistics website.

Crimetheory.com, an educational resource for the learning, researching, and teaching of theoretical criminology.

The Death Penalty Information Center's website.

Easy access to juvenile population data for the U.S. by state, sex, race and age.  This is an informative and easy to use site.

Learn about restorative justice as a method of crime management.

The International Victimology Website.

The Monitoring the Future Survey conducted by The Survey Research Center at The University of Michigan.

The National Center for Victims of Crime website.

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service website.

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism website.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention website.

The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics at SUNY-Albany.  An excellent source for all type of criminological data.

The Uniform Crime Reports data accessible from The University of Virginia.  You may select a specific year, State and crime category for analysis.

The array of websites below were prepared by students enrolled in Dr. Robertson's (SO 323) Criminology course as part of a class assignment addressing SEXUAL ASSAULT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

The Feminist Majority Foundation Online website.

The Mid-Valley Women's Crisis Service website.

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence website.

The National Crime Prevention Council website

The National Domestic Violence Hotline website.

The National Sexual Assault Hotline website.

The Prevent Child Abuse America website.

The United States Department of Justice, Violence Against Women Office website.

The Violence Against Women Online Resources website.

The Wellesley Centers for Women website.

DEMOGRAPHY AND POPULATION STUDIES

Easy access to juvenile population data for the U.S. by state, sex, race and age.  This is an informative and easy to use site.

The U.S. Census Bureau home page.

The U.S. Statistical Abstract.

GERONTOLOGY

The American Society on Aging.

The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.

Caskets on Parade:  Book of the Dead Database.

Social Gerontology and the Aging Revolution.

Sociology of Death and Dying.

United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging.

Wayne State University's Institute of Gerontology's GeroWeb.

NEWS SITES (GENERAL & ALTERNATIVE)

ABC News

Al Jazeera (in English)

CBS News

Juan Cole *Informed Consent*

FAIR: Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

The Florence Times Daily (Florence, Alabama)

The Onion (an extremely satirical look at the news)

MSNBC News

The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer (Public Broadcasting System)

SOCIOLOGY:  SITES FOR LEARNING AND DISCUSSION

The C. Wright Mills Homepage -- A site for undergraduates

Dead Sociologists Society prepared by Larry Ridener at Radford University.

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.  Review some of the many interesting articles published in the HFG Review.

Kenan Malik's website addressing issues related to race and social class.

The Marx and Engels Internet Archive.

The Progressive Sociologists Network.

Society for Social Research, Department of Sociology at The University of Chicago.

The SocioLog, Julien Dierkes' Comprehensive Guide to Sociology On-Line.

Sociological Subject Areas prepared by The University of Amsterdam.

Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace.  Michael Kearl has created an absolutely fantastic site covering many areas related to sociology and gerontology.

Sociologist at Large.  A solid, student friendly site for the curious aspiring sociologist by Robert Young.

The SocioWeb.

Sarah Zupko's Cultural Studies Center.

ON-LINE SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCH JOURNALS

Electronic Journal of Sociology.

Sociological Research Online.

RESEARCH, DATA, & POLLING CENTERS

ABC News Online Poll Vault.  Presents results and explains the methodology of public polling.

The Center for Demography and Ecology University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Center for Media and Public Affairs.

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research at the University of Michigan.

The General Social Survey.

The National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago.

The Right to Know Network.

Portrait of America.

The U.S. Census Bureau home page.

The U.S. Census Bureau-FedStats (If you have a question about state population characteristics check this site.).

SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATIONS

The Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association.

The American Sociological Association website.

The Mid-South Sociological Association website.

The Southern Sociological Society website.

SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENTS

Sociology Departments in the U.S. from the SocioLog.