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Society and Religion: Starting Page

This guide provides a list of major library resources for the study of sociology of religion at Moorpark College


Welcome to the Society & Religion Research Guide. This guide is intended to help you learn about a variety of resources useful for conducting sociology research and to provide you with tools to assist you in your research. Use the tabs above to find online resources licensed exclusively for Moorpark College students and faculty.Religions icons image

Before starting your research, make a list of the main concepts you want to learn about and identify the “keywords” that represent and describe these concepts. Consider alternative spellings, synonyms, acronyms and related terms for your keywords. Look at the "Help" pages of each database to find out more about refining your search results.

Example of related terms:
Gende equity: gender equality, sexual equity, gender inequality, sex roles, sexual inequality
Teens: adolescents, youth, teenagers
Women: gender, female (s), girl (s), ladies

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Suggested Topics

  • Slavery
  • Racism
  • "Ethnic Discrimination"
  • Immigration
  • The "Black Church"
  • "Civil Rights"
  • Social Justice and Religion
  • COVID-19
  • The Religious Right and Abortion
  • Sacred and Profane
  • Atheism and Agnosticism
  • Religion and Public Life
  • Psychology and Religion
  • Culture and Religion
  • Social Problems and Religion