Social sciences are the academic disciplines concerned with society and human behavior.
Statistics is the study of the collection, analysis and presentation of data.
Subclass HB: Economic theory
Economic theory is the study of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
Demography is the statistical study of living populations.
Subclass HC: Economic history and conditions
Industries covers the production of goods and services.
Land use covers the human use of land, including ownership, reform, management and planning.
Labor covers work and services performed by people. This portal includes the labor market, the supply and demand of labor, industrial relations and social insurance.
Subclass HE: Transportation and communication
Transportation and communications covers the use of technology to move goods and people; and the sending and receiving of messages. This portal includes trade routes, traffic engineering, transport systems, freight, communication industries and signalling.
Commerce is the whole system of an economy that constitutes an environment for business. This portal includes merchants' associations, the balance of trade, commodities, tariffs, marketing, sales and accounting.
Finance is the study of how investors allocate their assets over time under conditions of certainty and uncertainty. This portal includes liquidity, money, banking, credit and insurance.
Subclass HJ: Public finance
Public finance is the study of the role of the government in the economy.
Sociology is the study of society and human social activity. This portal covers culture social structure, social organization and social psychology.
Subclass HN: Social history
Social history is the history of ordinary people and their strategies of coping with life.
Subclass HNA: Social problems
Social problems covers controversial issues that relate to people's personal lives and interactions.
Subclass HNB: Social reform
Social reform covers gradual changes to society or improve certain aspects of society.
Marriage covers weddings, matrimony, adultery, divorce, widows and widowers.
Child portal: Polygamy
Women covers all matters relating to women and women's rights; including politics, society, education and history from a woman's perspective.
Child portals: Feminism • Women's suffrage
Societies covers groups of people engaged in common interests. This portal includes clubs, organisations, associations, benevolent societies and secret societies.
Child portal: Anonymous • Secret societies
Communities covers human settlements, cities, and urban, suburban and rural groups.
Classes covers social class, caste systems and social status.
Child portal: Slavery
Subclass HTB: Race studies
Subclass HV: Social pathology
Social pathology covers actions or behaviors that violate or deviate from social norms. This portal includes degeneration, addiction, alcoholism, smoking and drug abuse.
Child portals: Drugs and alcohol • Suicide
Subclass HVA: Social and public welfare
Social and public welfare covers the support, aid and relief of people who, temporarily or permanently, cannot support themselves. This portal includes charity, social work, and emergency management.
Child portal: Animal Rights
Subclass HVB: Criminology
Socialism is an economic system characterised by social ownership of the means of production and co-operative management of the economy.
Communism is a revolutionary socialist movement to create a classless, moneyless, and stateless social order structured upon common ownership of the means of production.
Anarchism is a political and philosophical belief that all forms of involuntary rule or government are undesirable or unnecessary, and that society could function without a ruler or state.