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Catholic Social Thought and the Law

Researching Catholic Social Thought and the Law

Conducting research on Catholic social thought and the law requires using multi-disciplinary resources.  This page identifies helpful resources for such research.

Catholic Dimensions of Legal Study: An Annotated Bibliography

Catholic University Columbus School of Law produces an excellent annotated bibliography of sources related to legal study and Catholic social thought.  The bibliography was recently updated in the Fall 2011 semester.

Electronic Resources

Boston College offers access to the following databases for the BC community.  Each link directs the researcher to the database description and coverage. Note: access to the Boston College network is needed to use these databases.

Searching SSRN

SSRN is the Social Science Research Network, consisting of an abstract and articles database focused on social science issues. Users may search the SSRN database at no cost.  There are a number of articles on the topic of Catholic social thought and teaching in the SSRN database.