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Expos 20: The Ruling Class: Databases for Journal Articles & News Media

Databases for Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
Covers all academic subjects, and includes popular magazines as well as scholarly journals.

The most comprehensive database for finding research in psychology and related fields (such as educational psychology or the psychology of privilege).

Education Three-in-One Search
Search here for articles on elite education, student attitudes, and the demographics of schools and colleges.

Social Science Premium Collection
Gives access to articles and book chapters in several fields related to privilege and social power: sociology, political science, economics, anthropology, etc. In the Advanced Search, you can choose specific "Document Types" such as case study or statistics.

News Media

Articles in news media can give you basic facts about the makeup, influence, and activities of the upper class. You can also find interviews, op-ed essays, and other personal statements in news media.

Nexis Uni and Factiva
These two databases of newspapers and other news sources include articles from the 1970s until today. For older articles, use the historical New York Times and other newspapers from ProQuest Historical Newspapers
NOTE: Factiva automatically searches for the most recent three months of content, but you can expand this time frame when setting up your search. To restrict your search to the headline and lead paragraph of articles, use "More Options."