DDC 300: Social Sciences

The Public Library of Westland uses the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) System to classify our non-fiction materials. A top level overview is here. Below is a look at the 300s.

300 | 310 | 320 | 330 | 340 | 350 | 360 | 370 | 380 | 390

300: Social sciences

  • 301: Sociology and anthropology
  • 302: Social interaction
  • 303: Social processes
  • 304: Factors affecting social behavior
  • 305: Social groups
  • 306: Culture and institutions
  • 307: Communities
  • 308: [Unassigned]
  • 309: [Unassigned]

310: Collection of general statistics

  • 311: [Unassigned]
  • 312: [Unassigned]
  • 313: [Unassigned]
  • 314: General statistics of Europe
  • 315: General statistics of Asia
  • 316: General statistics of Africa
  • 317: General statistics of North America
  • 318: General statistics of South America
  • 319: General statistics of other areas

320: Political sciences

  • 321: Systems of governments and states
  • 322: Relation of state to organized groups
  • 323: Civil and political rights
  • 324: The political process
  • 325: International migration and colonization
  • 326: Slavery and emancipation
  • 327: International relations
  • 328: The legislative process
  • 329: [Unassigned]

330: Economics

  • 331: Labor economics
  • 332: Financial economics
  • 333: Economics of land and energy
  • 334: Cooperatives
  • 335: Socialism and related systems
  • 336: Public finance
  • 337: International economics
  • 338: Production
  • 339: Macroeconomics and related topics

340: Law

  • 341: Law of nations
  • 342: Constitutional and administrative law
  • 343: Military, tax, trade and industrial law
  • 344: Labor, Social education and cultural law
  • 345: Criminal law
  • 346: Private law
  • 347: Civil procedure and courts
  • 348: Laws, regulations and cases
  • 349: Law of specific jurisdictions and areas

350: Public administration and military science

  • 351: Public administration
  • 352: General considerations of public administration
  • 353: Specific fields of public administration
  • 354: Administration of economy and environment
  • 355: Military science
  • 356: Infantry forces and warfare
  • 357: Mounted forces and warfare
  • 358: Air and other specialized forces
  • 359: Sea forces and warfare

360: Social problems and services; associations

  • 361: Social problems and social welfare in general
  • 362: Social welfare problems and services
  • 363: Other social problems and services
  • 364: Criminology
  • 365: Penal and related institutions
  • 366: Associations
  • 367: General clubs
  • 368: Insurance
  • 369: Miscellaneous kinds of associations

370: Education

  • 371: Schools and their activities; special education
  • 372: Elementary education
  • 373: Secondary education
  • 374: Adult education
  • 375: Curricula
  • 376: [Unassigned]
  • 377: [Unassigned]
  • 378: Higher education
  • 379: Public policy issues in education

380: Commerce, communications and transportation

  • 381: Commerce
  • 382: International commerce
  • 383: Postal communication
  • 384: Communications; telecommunication
  • 385: Railroad transportation
  • 386: Inland waterway and ferry transportation
  • 387: Water, air and space transportation
  • 388: Transportation; ground transportation
  • 389: Metrology and standardization

390: Customs, etiquette and folklore

  • 391: Costume and personal appearance
  • 392: Customs of life cycle and domestic life
  • 393: Death customs
  • 394: General customs
  • 395: Etiquette (Manners)
  • 396: [Unassigned]
  • 397: [Unassigned]
  • 398: Folklore
  • 399: Customs of war and diplomacy

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