Family and Society Studies Worldwide

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Description

Family & Society Studies Worldwide indexes and provides abstracts for literature on the family and family-related subjects. Subjects covered include family therapy, cross-cultural issues, minority groups, intermarriage, social policy, parenting, family relationships, foster care and adoption. The database has an international perspective and citations are drawn from a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, sociology, psychology, health sciences, demography, law, social work, gerontology, and history.

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  • Journal alerts and Search history alerts.
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  • A visual search tab allows the user to search efficiently across broad subjects, and then returns a visual map of results, organized by topic.
  • iPhone and Android applications.

Dates covered

1970-present.

Updating frequency

Monthly.

Sources

Journals, books, book chapters, websites, conference papers, selected popular literature, government reports, working papers and other grey literature.

The database incorporates: Family & Society Studies Database, Australian Family & Society Abstracts, U.S. Military Family Resource Center Documents Database, and National Clearinghouse on Family Violence, Health Canada.

Type of coverage

Indexing with abstracts.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Inventory of Marriage and Family Literature, 1973-1994

Producer/content provider

National Information Services Corporation

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

EBSCO

Core Subject(s)