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SA 360 Special Topics: Children and Society

Contact Info

For Library research help, please contact Moninder Lalli, Librarian for Sociology / Anthropology by email () or Ask a librarian.

Background information

UBC Vancouver Aboriginal Portal

Find Books in the Library

Search the SFU Library Catalogue: Advanced keyword

  • (TRC or "truth and reconciliation") and child*
  • (TRC or "truth and reconciliation") and child* and canad*

TIP: Use "subject headings" found within the library record to find other useful book titles.

Subject Headings

To search for books by subject heading, use the Browse Search option in the SFU Library Catalogue, then select Subject browse from the drop-down menu.

  • Boys -- 11 Related Subjects
  • Boys
  • Bullying in schools
  • Children -- 94 Related Subjects
    • Example -- See Also the narrower term Street children
      Here are entered works on children who, because of poverty, neglect, or abandonment, work and spend most of their time on city streets.
  • Children
  • Children and war
    • "sub-headings" under different geographic regions, such as: Children And War -- Africa
  • Children -- Canada
  • Children -- Canada -- Social Conditions
  • Children of gay parents
  • Childrens Rights
    • "sub-headings" under different geographic regions, such as: Childrens Rights -- Canada
  • Families -- 63 Related Subjects
  • Families -- Canada
  • Girls -- 25 Related Subjects
  • Girls
  • Indian children -- Care -- Canada
  • Indian Children -- Education
  • Indian children -- Services for -- Canada
  • Indian foster children -- Canada
  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Economic conditions
  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Social conditions
  • Indigenous Children -- Canada -- Residential Schools
  • Indigenous Children -- Canada -- Social Conditions
  • Indigenous Youth -- Canada
  • Indigenous Peoples -- Canada -- Social Conditions
  • Native peoples -- Canada -- Government relations
  • Off-reservation boarding schools -- Canada -- History
  • Reconciliation -- Canada
  • Reconciliation -- Social Aspects
  • Reconciliation -- Social aspects -- Canada
  • Reconciliation -- South Africa

Journal Articles


1. For articles with a sociological or cultural perspective, use the following keywords:

(trc or "truth and reconciliation") and  ____ (word(s) for your topic) and _____ (name of country or region)

2. Limit your search results to "scholarly" or "academic" articles by using the "limiters" in the left column.

3. Limit the "publication years" to those published since "2006", using the "time frame" bar in the left column.

4. If the full-text or pdf version of the article is available within the database then save, download or email the reference to yourself. 

If the article is not available full-text or by pdf, then use the "where can I get this" link to find it.  It may be available through one of our other databases. 

If it is still not available, then we can likely obtain if from another library through our Inter-Library-Loans service.

Is the journal sociological or cultural

Search the following database by the name of the journal.

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