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Social Sciences

Anthropology/Archaeology

  • Anthropology in the News
    (http://anthropology.tamu.edu/news/)
    Links to online news articles covering anthropology and related topics. News from CNN, New York Times, Nando, MSNBC, and various science journals.
  • Archeaology Magazine
    (http://archnet.asu.edu/)
    A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America.
  • Society for American Archaeology
    (http://www.saa.org/)
    The professional organization for archaeologists, the SAA provides information on meetings and conferences, education, archaeology on the Web, and information from their own publications.

Politics

See the Government Page for links to government sites.

  • The Brookings Institution
    (http://www.brook.edu/)
    The Brookings Institution is a private research organization seeking to improve the effectiveness of government programs and the quality of U.S. public policies. Visit their site and read research, learn about public policy events, and find links to other policy-related Web sites.
  • Capitol Questions
    (http://www.c-span.org/questions/)
    C-SPAN’s Congressional correspondent answers questions on the workings of the national legislature. Read answers to previously submitted questions or submit your own query.
  • CNN.com Politics
    (http://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/)
    A cooperative venture of CNN and Time, this site is devoted to current political news and events.
  • D.C.’s Political Report
    (http://www.dcpoliticalreport.com/Disclaimer.htm)
    This comprehensive site tries to list all political parties in the United States, from the Democrats and Republicans to the Monster Raving Looney Party.
  • Federalism Project
    (http://www.cla.sc.edu/poli/courses/scgov/Federalism_and_the_Courts.htm) Research on federalism with emphasis on business legislation.
  • List of Political Parties in the United States from Wikipedia
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_political_parties)
    Wikipedia’s list of past and present political parties in the United States.

Psychology

  • Mental Help Net
    (http://mentalhelp.net/)
    A large collection of resources on mental health online, covering panic attacks, depression, substance abuse, chronic fatigue, and other subjects.
  • Psychology Information Online
    (http://www.psychologyinfo.com/)
    Created to provide a central place on the Internet for information about the practice of psychology, Psychology Information Online covers diagnosis, disorders and problems, therapies, counseling, testing and treatment services.
  • Psychology Topics
    (http://www.apa.org/topics/index.aspx)
    From the Public Affairs Office of the American Psychological Association come these online versions of pamphlets covering topics like sexual harrassment, child abuse, and choosing a mental health counselor. You can also search full-text of many other APA publications. The APA also publishes a Help Center.
  • Psychology Virtual Library
    (http://www.vl-site.org/psychology/index.html)
    The Psychology Virtual Library keeps track of online information as part of The World Wide Web Virtual Library.
  • Social Psychology Network
    (http://www.socialpsychology.org/)
    Large, searchable database of social psychology resources.

Sociology

  • American Sociological Association
    (http://www.asanet.org/)
    Information for students as well as professionals.
  • A Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace
    (http://www.trinity.edu/~mkearl/index.html)
    Hypertext essays on a variety of sociological topics.
  • SocioSite
    (http://www.sociosite.net/topics/)
    Links to information and writings from a number of premiere sociologists, past and present. Based at the University of Amsterdam.
  • The SocioLog
    (http://www.sociolog.com/)
    The starting point for finding sociological information on the Internet, including a virtual listing of sociology departments in the U.S. and Canada, Web sites, professional associations, and current research. Maintained by a professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.