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Find Sociology and Legal Studies Books in the Dana Porter Library

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Most books in Sociology and Legal Studies are located in the Dana Porter Library on floors 7 and 8. The table below lists select subjects in Sociology and Legal Studies with the call number ranges and floors where you will find these materials.

Select Subjects in Sociology and Legal Studies

Call Number Ranges
(to locate books on
the shelf)


Social sciences (General)    H1-99 7
Statistics HA1-4737 7
Economic history and conditions    HC10-1085 7
Population / Demography   HB849-8942                       7
Labor / Work / Working class HD4801-8943 7
Sociology (General and Theoretical)    HM1-1281 8
History of sociology / History of sociological theory HM435-477 8
Culture HM621-656 8
Social structure    HM706 8
Groups and organizations HM711-806 8
Deviant behavior / Social deviance HM811-821 8
Social change HM831-901 8
Social psychology     HM1001-1281 8
Social history / Social problems / Social reform  HN1-995 8
The family / Marriage / Women / Social groups    HQ1-2044 8
Communities / Classes / Race HT51-1595 8
Social pathology / Social and public welfare / Criminology      HV1-9960 8
Victims of crimes / Victimology HV6250-6250.4 8
Criminology HV6001-7220.5 8
Criminal justice administration HV7231-9960 8
Socialism / Communism / Anarchism HX1-970.9  8
Law in general / Comparative and uniform law / Jurisprudence       K1-7720 8
Jurisprudence / Philosophy and theory of law K201-487 8

Social legislation
(Labor law / Social insurance / Public welfare)

K1700-1973 8
Environmental law K3581-3598 8
Criminal law and procedure    K5000-5582 8
History of canon law    KBR2-4090 8
Law (Canada)    KE1-9450 8


Use the Library's Where is it? floor plans to pinpoint the exact location of books on the shelf when you have the call number.