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SOC 573: Demographic Techniques

Course guide to support SOC 573

How to use this guide

This course guide is designed to help you identify relevant material that you can include in your Demographic Report. Each lesson will focus on strategies for finding and evaluating three general types of materials as you build a bibliography of resources:

  1. Background resources (Lesson 2) that will help you define the scope of your topic such as: encyclopedias, handbooks, edited books and book chapters, and review articles.
  2. Reports (Lesson 4) gray literature from government and research organizations. 
  3. Scholarly articles (Lesson 8) from peer review journals

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