Housing--detailed information on government housing programs
-- this nice site provides a glossary and covers a selection of methods
for helping people get involved in physical planning and design. It may
be of interest to those who work with people in their environment and
how to better that environment.
in Washington DC -- includes links to information about the
business culture in each country
search engine that searches ONLY in government databases. Outstanding
for tracing legislation, court decisions and regulations.
Help Starts Here --
from the NASW, it offers individuals
and families with timely information about problems they face every day
and offers resources to help them cope.
Information Center--from the American Medical Association, the
latest research, news updates, clinical guidelines, patient education
materials, prevention fact sheets and more.
Census Data Sets--The new figures for the 2000 census
presented by the State Library of Iowa.
Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies--courtesy of UCLA's
Dictionary of the Social Sciences
People with a History--- an online guide to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual history,
ancient to modern with full-text documents.
Pew Forum on Religion &
Public Life: Social Welfare -- This nonpartisan organization
provides information (news, backgrounders, polls and surveys), but takes
no position on "issues at the intersection of religion and public
Poverty and Welfare -- "providing unbiased and unparalleled
research that bridges the gap between American leaders and what the
public really thinks about issues ranging from education to foreign
policy to immigration to religion and civility in American life."
the Social History Station---from Dan Huff at Boise State University School of Social
Work. A wonderful site with biographies, essays, pictures and more. Best viewed with Explorer 4.0 or higher
of Death and Dying-- extensive text files and statistical
files, on topics like how we die, genocide, hospices, death and the
military (including an extensive file on effects of radiation during
the cold war). Also includes the "Death Clock".
on the Aging Population -- includes the Profile of Older
Americans and much more
Prevention -- from the American Medical Association, includes
publications and links