The academic papers in this category include articles, thesis, dissertations and so forth, but not abstracts, that are available to read immediately via the internet. Normally a link will bring the reader to a specific paper however collections of papers on specific topics or perspectives or by specific authors may also be linked. All items in this category are written from a sociological perspective, deal with an empirical or theoretical issue and follow standard academic conventions for discourse and citations.

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Cultural Selection
A collection of papers by Agner Fog on "cultural selection" including how it differs to sociology. Sample chapters from the book, Cultural Selection, are also linked.
An Essay on Radical Labor Education
A paper by Michael Yates, a labor educator, tracing the history of radical labor education suggesting that the time for renewal may be at hand.
How Can the Human Self Be Truly Described?
An excerpt from the preface to Eli Siegel's major text, "Self and World: An Explanation of Aesthetic Realism".
Howard Becker
Assorted by Howard S. Becker (Sociology, UC Santa Barbara, USA) that, in his own words, "[are made available here] primarily to make things I've written and published in obscure places available to anyone who wants them."
The Impact of the AIDS Epidemic on Older Persons (with a Focus on Thailand)
A resource of reports and publications made by a team of Thai and U.S. researchers conducting an on-going investigation into the impact of AIDS on older people since 1998.
Information Society, Work and the Generation of New Forms of Social Exclusion
The first interim report (literature review) delivered to the European Commission representing a "state of the art" review of all aspects of work, especially change, in the Information Society in Europe in 1999. [PDF]
Peculiarities of Cyberspace: Building Blocks for an Internet Sociology
A resource of essays and articles discussing a range of social phenomena arising from the increased use of ICT and the internet in social life. These are argued to form the beginning of a new sub-discipline, cyber-sociology, or netsociology, by Albert Benschop (University of Amsterdam). Site available in English and Dutch.
Reports Made by 'The Global Social Change Research Project'
A resource of reports showing recent social, demographic, political and communication technology changes in the world as a whole and for developed and less developed sections.
Sociological Explanations between Micro and Macro and the Integration of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
An article by Udo Kelle (University of Vechta) providing an overview of the important methodological discussions surrounding the basic questions of mixed (qualitative and quantitative) method designs in sociology.
University of Calgary: The Social Construction of Male Homosexuality and Related Suicide Problems
Includes Problem description, links to publications and resources and contact information. Located in Calgary, AB, Canada.
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