BISAC Subject Headings List

Social Science

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SOCIAL SCIENCE

For subheadings that overlap those in the FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS section, use subjects in this section for works written from a sociological viewpoint and use subjects in the FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS section for works written to help people deal with issues involving child rearing or relationships.

Use "SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology" for works discussing the causes, detection, and prevention of crime and use subjects in the TRUE CRIME section for historical works and/or works primarily intended for the general public.

Use "SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Work" for works of an instructional, theoretical, or historical nature and use "POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare" for works dealing with government administration of social programs

SOC000000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / General

SOC046000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Abortion & Birth Control

SOC072000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Activism & Social Justice

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / African American & Black Studies see Ethnic Studies / American / African American & Black Studies

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / African Diaspora see Black Studies (Global)

SOC055000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food (see also POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Agriculture & Food Policy)

SOC002000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General

SOC002010

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural & Social

SOC002020

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Physical

SOC003000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology

SOC068000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Biracial & Multiracial Studies

SOC056000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Black Studies (Global)

SOC061000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Body Language & Nonverbal Communication

SOC067000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Capital Punishment

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Charity see Philanthropy & Charity

SOC047000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Children's Studies

SOC058000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Conspiracy Theories

SOC004000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology

SOC005000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Customs & Traditions

SOC036000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Death & Dying

SOC006000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Demography

SOC042000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Developing & Emerging Countries

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disabled see People with Disabilities

SOC040000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief

SOC031000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination

SOC057000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues

SOC007000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration

SOC041000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays

SOC008000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General

SOC008010

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African Studies

SOC069000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / General

SOC001000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / African American & Black Studies

SOC043000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / Asian American & Pacific Islander Studies

SOC008080

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / European American Studies

SOC044000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / Hispanic American Studies

SOC021000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / Native American Studies

SOC008020

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian Studies

SOC008030

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Australian & Oceanian Studies

SOC008040

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Canadian Studies

SOC008050

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Caribbean & Latin American Studies

SOC008060

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / European Studies

SOC008070

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Middle Eastern Studies

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnology see Anthropology / Cultural & Social

SOC010000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory

SOC011000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Folklore & Mythology

SOC038000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Freemasonry & Secret Societies

SOC037000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Future Studies

SOC032000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies

SOC013000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gerontology

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Handicapped see People with Disabilities

SOC014000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Holidays (non-religious)

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Homosexuality see headings under LGBTQ+ Studies

SOC015000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography

SOC016000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Services

SOC065000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Sexuality (see also PSYCHOLOGY / Human Sexuality)

SOC073000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Trafficking

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Immigration see Emigration & Immigration

SOC062000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Indigenous Studies

SOC048000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Islamic Studies

SOC049000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Jewish Studies

SOC064000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies / General

SOC064010

SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies / Bisexual Studies

SOC012000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies / Gay Studies

SOC017000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies / Lesbian Studies

SOC064020

SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies / Transgender Studies

SOC052000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies

SOC018000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Men's Studies

SOC019000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Methodology

SOC020000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Native American Studies see Ethnic Studies / American / Native American Studies

SOC030000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Penology

SOC029000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities

SOC033000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Philanthropy & Charity

SOC022000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture

SOC034000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Pornography

SOC045000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Poverty & Homelessness

SOC063000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Privacy & Surveillance (see also POLITICAL SCIENCE / Privacy & Surveillance)

SOC059000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Prostitution & Sex Trade

SOC070000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Race & Ethnic Relations

SOC023000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Reference

SOC066000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Refugees

SOC053000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies

SOC024000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Research

SOC060000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sexual Abuse & Harassment

SOC054000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Slavery

SOC050000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes & Economic Disparity

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social History see HISTORY / Social History

SOC025000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Work

SOC026000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General

SOC026010

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Marriage & Family

SOC026020

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Rural

SOC026040

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Social Theory

SOC026030

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban

SOC039000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Sports see SPORTS & RECREATION / Cultural & Social Aspects

SOC027000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Statistics

SOC071000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Technology Studies

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Thanatology see Death & Dying

SOC051000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Violence in Society

SOC035000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Volunteer Work

SOC028000

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies

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