Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1983 (H.W. Wilson)

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Social Sciences Index Retrospective provides citations to articles covering a wide-range of social sciences and interdisciplinary fields. The sources include core, scholarly English-language periodicals as well as a number of lesser-known but important specialized magazines published between 1907 and 1984. Among the subjects covered are: Addiction Studies, Anthropology, Communications, Criminal Justice, Economics, Environmental Studies, Family Studies, Gender Studies, Gerontology, International Relations, Planning & Public Administration, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, and Urban Studies.


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Dates covered


Updating frequency

Coverage is complete.



Type of coverage

Indexing with citations.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Social Sciences and Humanities Index

Related Resource: Social Sciences Full Text

Producer/content provider

H.W. Wilson Company

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