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SOC 213: Sociology of the Family

What is in this guide?

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Use the resources listed in this guide to begin your research. Make sure that you pay attention to the search tips and examples featured on each page. They will help make your research more successful. If you are having trouble finding sources for your assignment, ask a librarian for help.

Find Topics

Search for Family Issues

From the Opposing Viewpoints homepage, click Browse Issues.

Opposing Viewpoints homepage with Browse Issues icon highlighted.

Use the Topics drop-down menu and choose Family Issues.

Browse Issues page with the Topics drop-down menu highlighted.

Click the link of an issue that interests you in order to find resources on that topic. The link will take you to a topic page that includes an overview and different types of resources such as articles, statistics, and more.

Interracial Marriage topic page. Click Read More to read an overview. Use links to academic journal articles, magazines, news, and more.


Sample Topic Pages

More Databases

The following databases offer more options for finding information on various family issues.

Online Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases is the same as what you use to log in to myPittCC and Moodle. The username is your entire myPittCC email address ( 

Community logins are available to Pitt County residents with PCC library cards and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Scroll down and look for the "Community Login" section.