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Introduction to the SOC 472 Sociology of Education Research Guide

This guide is designed to orient you to relevant resources, many of which comes recommended by your professor, for your Sociology of Education Research Paper. This guide will focus especially on Paper I, where you will select two schools or educational programs and use datasites to describe your schools/programs. 

Contents in this guide will include the following types of resources to help you locate relevant research for your paper:

  • Datasites for census and school district data as well as demographic and other characteristic data
  • Databases for scholarly journal articles and policy papers
  • Web sources for policy papers 

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