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Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA)

Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA)

Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA) contains records from over 500 journals published in 19 different countries.

Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA) is designed to serve the information needs of the caring professions – whether the members of those professions are practitioners, researchers or students. It is unique in its focus on the practical problems of society and also in that it covers both sociology and psychology.

The core disciplines to support practice are covered in depth, and so central areas of coverage in Applied Social Sciences Index & Abstracts (ASSIA) are:

  • Social problems like poverty and overcrowding, abuse, crime and violence, disease and disability, mental illness and addiction, racism and sexism, inequality and discrimination.
  • Social and psychological issues concerning drugs, gender, women and the family, education and employment, housing, migration, child and adolescent development, ageing, citizenship, ethnicity and nationality.
  • Health care, therapy, nursing and midwifery: policy, professions and practices.
  • The social services, including social work, welfare, counseling and probation, and the police and prison services.

Document Samples

Dissertations & Theses

Dissertations & Theses

Magazine

Magazine

Scholarly Journals

Scholarly Journals