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SOC 3306: Deviance: Find Books & Media

Fall 2017

Popular Culture

Use subject searching to find books about popular culture. Use the advanced search. 

Example searches:

  • Popular culture -- United States
  • Popular culture -- Japan -- History
  • Women in popular culture

Also, if you're using items of popular culture as primary sources in your research, see How to Cite Items of Popular Culture in APA Style

Browsing for Books

Sometimes you'll want to go up and look at the books that are on the shelves. Browsing can be a good way to formulate a topic idea or to think of other aspects of your topic to explore. Use these call number areas on the Library's 3rd Floor. 


is the call number where most materials about the social sciences, including sociology, are located. 

Within H you may want to browse these areas:

HM 1 - 1281 Sociology

  • HM 291 Social deviance.
  • HM 811 - 821 Deviant behavior. 

HQ 12 - 499 Sexual life

  • HQ 71 - 72 Sexual deviations.
  • HQ 74 - 77.95 Bisexuality, homosexuality, lesbianism, transexualism.

HV 1 - 9960 Social pathology. Criminology. 

  • HV 4480 - 4630 Vagabondism. Homelessness. 
  • HV 5800 - 5840 Drug habits.



Print Encyclopedias

MNCAT Discovery

Selected Books

Print books that you can check out of the Library. See the box on the left for e-books.