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SOCA: Sociology: About this Guide

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This research guide is intended to help students with research assignments in Sociology courses, with emphasis on SOCA 103: Introduction to Sociology, SOCA 105: American Ethnicity, and SOCA 160: Issues in Contemporary Genocide & Mass Violence. It's designed to help you find many different kinds of sources and information. It includes these sections:

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