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Institute for Social & Economic Research
ISER produce and analyse longitudinal data which researchers can use to assess the links between life events, employment, behaviours and values across the generations. The ISER Working Papers Series are also available from this web site.
British Library for Development Studies
Gateway to resources about development studies. Includes access to online research, subject and country guides.
SCIE Research Briefings
Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) Research Briefings provide a concise, narrative summary of the research knowledge on a particular topic and signpost routes to further information.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Campaigning organisation working for social justice. Their web site provides access to many full text reports.
British Sociological Association
The professional body which promotes sociology and supports sociologist in Britain.
Scottish Government People & Society
The Scottish Government web site for information related to all aspects of people and society including, social inclusion, equality, children and young people and welfare reform. Includes links to publications and related statistics.
Web page from The Guardian newspaper. A useful source of current news on sociological topics
LSE Review of Books
London School of Economics Review of books. Daily academic book reviews from the social sciences. Podcasts gives listeners the opportunity to hear authors and academics discussing the ideas behind their latest books.
NatCen: Social Research that works for Society
Britain's leading Centre for independent social research. Good high quality research advancing the role of Social Research in the UK in a range of social policy areas.
ScotCen: Scotland's leading resource for applied social science
Good high quality Scottish research for a range of social policy areas.
Academy of Social Sciences
The Academy of Social Sciences promotes social sciences in the United Kingdom for the public benefit. It has useful links, reports and publications.
Third Sector (Scotland)
Information regarding the third sector in Scotland- Scottish Government website
Apolitical is a free policy resource used by public servants, practitioners and academics in over 140 countries to find and share case studies, opinion and analysis about government innovation globally. Available as a global weekly roundup of government innovation and leadership across all policy areas such as health, economic opportunity, gender, and digital.