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SA 360 Special Topics: Youth and Society

Contact Info

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

Guides and Tutorials

At the start

  1. Thinking about your topic and look for background information (encyclopedias, handbooks, introductory texts).
  2. Brainstorm about keywords for each concept for your topic
  3. Create a search strategy before entering words into the search engine
  4. Make a note of any key authors or references

Background information

Find Books in the Library

Keyword Search

Search the SFU Library Catalogue: Advanced keyword

  • (sexualit* or homosex* or transgend* or lesbian* or queer* or LGBT) and (youth or girl* or boys or young people)
  • canad* and youth and family

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.

  • Adolescence -- Canada
  • Children -- Canada
  • Children Canada -- Social Conditions
  • Cyberbullying
  • Cyberbullying -- Canada
  • Family Relationships -- See Families
  • Families -- 63 Related Subjects
  • Families -- Canada
  • Gangs -- Canada
  • Homeless -- Youth -- Canada
  • Indigenous Youth -- Canada
  • Internet And Teenagers -- Canada
  • Teenagers -- Canada
  • Teenagers -- Canada -- Social Conditions
  • Youth Canada -- 3 Related Subjects
  • Youth Canada
  • Youth Canada -- Social Conditions
  • Youth -- Employment -- Canada
  • Youth -- Canada -- Economic conditions
  • Youth -- Substance use -- Canada

Journal Articles

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