SOWK 213 & 214
Human Behavior in the Social Env. I & II

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Dewey Decimal Call Numbers for Social Work
Knowing and serving diverse families (2008)
Call Number: 362.82 K76h

Statistical Abstract of the US (2009)
Call Number: R 317.30n 33

Statistical Handbook on the American Family (1999)
Call Number: R 306.85 St29c

Families in America
R 306.85 T854f

Hispanic Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook
R 305.868 H625h

Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity (2001)
R 362.2 M528u

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  1. Search Library Catalog: (Olivet's catalog) or I-Share: (75+ academic libraries in Illinois)
  2. Use the "subject" tab to search for these subject headings:
    • African American Families.
    • Family services--United States.
    • Family social work--United States.
    • Multiculturalism--United States.