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Subject guide for social science courses: criminology / sociology

Something to get you thinking

Does the information that we consume daily provide us with a balanced crossection of what is happening in the world? Has anything changed since 2011 when this talk was delivered?

Welcome to this subject guide. It will show you the best ways to find information for your studies and highlight where you should start looking. You can work through the guide from the beginning, or dip in as required. The guide is also intended to help you think about what types of sources we need, how to find them and in brief, how to evaluate them. Using good sources of information is essential for your academic work and will help to improve the quality of your assignments.