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University of Minnesota

Kathryn A. Martin Library

SOC 3306: Deviance Research Guide

Spring 2022

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.