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Challenges Online - Social Inequality: Online Resources


Social inequality is one of the biggest problems facing Western society. Inequalities defined by gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity and class hold back individuals and societies. 

This guide highlights a range of resources to explore these challenges.



Library Search

Library Search

Use Library Search to find social inequality related book and journal content from a range of full text resources.


You can search for broad topics like social inequality or social disparity and browse by date to see the latest  publications, or run more focused searches on themes of topic relating to these issues. 

Here are some sample searches - but try some some of your own.

social inequality and race 

social inequality and gender

social inequality and class

inequality culture

transgender rights

economic poverty

Top Tip! Refine your search results to online results only whilst you are researching away from the Library



Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

You can use Google Scholar to quickly search across a broad range of scholarly literature. Use this sample search and then run some searches on other topics relevant to your challenge.

Use the Making the most of Google Scholar LibGuide for advice on running effective searches.

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