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This guide highlights some of the key resources useful for research in sociology.

Getting Started

Chicago School of Sociology

The U of C Libraries Special Collections have the papers of the major figures of the Chicago School of Sociology, which can be used by students. From 1915-1935 the School was the pioneer of urban sociology, using Chicago as an "urban lab."

An overview of the Chicago School can be found in the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology.


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Elizabeth Foster
Regenstein Library Room 261