Social Sciences Full Text (H.W. Wilson)

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Wilson Social Sciences Full Text covers the latest concepts, trends, opinions, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. It includes citations and abstracts from a broad array of important international, English-language periodicals, and full-text for selected key periodicals.

Subject coverage in Wilson Social Sciences Full Text includes:anthropology, area studies, community health and medical care, economics, geography, gerontology, international relations, law and criminology, planning and public administration, police science and corrections, politics and policy, psychiatry and psychology, social work and public welfare, sociology, urban studies, and other related areas.


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  • Journal alerts and Search history alerts.
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Dates covered

Indexing with abstracts 1983 to present, full-text, selected periodicals, 1995 to present.

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Over 500 social sciences journals.

Type of coverage

Citations with abstracts, full-text and page images.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Social Sciences Index

Related Resource: Social Sciences Index Retrospective

Producer/content provider

H.W. Wilson Company

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