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Library of Congress Subject Headings for Social Work

HV 1-9960   Social Pathology. Social and Public Welfare.  Criminology.

  • HV 40-69     Social service. Social work. Charity organization and practice including social case work, private and public relief, institutional care, rural social work, work relief
  • HV 85-525     By region or country
  • HV 530          The church and charity
  • HV 541          Women and charity
  • HV 544          Charity fairs, bazaars, etc.
  • HV 544.5       International social work
  • HV 547          Self-help groups
  • HV 551.2-639   Emergency management
  •      HV 553-639      Relief in case of disasters
  •      HV 560-583      Red Cross. Red Crescent
  •      HV 599-639      Special types of disasters
  • HV 640-645   Refugee problems
  • HV 650-670   Life saving
  • HV 675-677   Accidents. Prevention of accidents
  • HV 680-696   Free professional services Including medical charities
  • HV 697-4959  Protection, assistance and relief
  •      HV 697-3024     Special classes
  •           HV 697-700.7    Families. Mothers. Widow's pensions
  •           HV 701-1420.5  Children
  •           HV 835-847       Foundlings
  •           HV 873-887       Destitute, neglected, and abandoned children. Street children
  •           HV 888-907       Children with disabilities
  •           HV 931-941       Fresh-air funds
  •           HV 959-1420.5  Orphanages. Orphans
  •           HV 1421-1441   Young adults. Youth. Teenagers
  •           HV 1442-1448   Women
  •           HV 1449            Gay men. Lesbians
  •           HV 1450-1494   Aged
  •           HV 1551-3024   People with disabilities Including blind, deaf, people with physical and mental disabilities
  •      HV 3025-3174   Special classes. By occupation
  •           HV 3025-3163   Mariners
  •           HV 3165-3173   Shop women, clerks, etc.
  •           HV 3174            Other. By occupation
  •      HV 3176-3199   Special classes. By race or ethnic group
  •      HV 4005-4013   Immigrants
  •      HV 4023-4470.7 Poor in cities. Slums
  •      HV 4480-4630    Mendicancy. Vagabondism. Tramps.  Homelessness
  •      HV 4701-4890.9 Protection of animals. Animal rights. Animal welfare
  •      HV 4905-4959    Animal experimentation. Antivivi-section
  •      HV 4961-4995       Degeneration          
  •      HV 5001-5720.5    Alcoholism. Intemperance. Temperance reform
  •      HV 5725-5770       Tobacco habit
  •      HV 5800-5840       Drug habits. Drug abuse
  •      HV 6001-7220.5    Criminology
  •           HV 6035-6197      Criminal anthropology including criminal types, criminal psychology, prison psychology, causes of crime
  •           HV 6201-6249      Criminal classes
  •           HV 6250-6250.4   Victims of crimes. Victimology
  •           HV 6251-6773.55 Crimes and offenses
  •           HV 6774-7220.5   Crimes and criminal classes
  •      HV 7231-9960     Criminal justice administration
  •           HV 7428               Social work with delinquents and criminals
  •           HV 7431               Prevention of crime, methods
  •           HV 7435-7439     Gun control
  •           HV 7551-8280.7  Police. Detectives. Constabulary
  •                HV 7935-8025        Administration and organization
  •                HV 8031-8080        Police duty. Methods of protection
  •                     HV 8035-8069           Special classes of crimes, offenses and criminals
  •                     HV 8073-8079.35      Investigation of crimes. Examination and identification of prisoners
  •                     HV 8079.2-8079.35   Police social work
  •                     HV 8079.5-8079.55   Traffic control. Traffic accident investigation
  •                HV 8081-8099       Private detectives. Detective bureaus
  •                HV 8130-8280.7    By region or country
  •           HV 8290-8291      Private security services
  •           HV 8301-9920.7   Penology. Prisons. Corrections
  •                HV 9051-9230.7   The juvenile offender. Juvenile delinquency. Reform schools
  •                HV 9261-9430.7   Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners
  •                HV 9441-9920.7   By region or country
  •           HV 9950-9960     By region or country

RELATED CALL NUMBERS

HM 1-1281   Sociology

     (HM 1-299) These are obsolete numbers no longer used by the Library of Congress

       HM 435-477 History of sociology. History of sociological theory

  • HM 461-473 Schools of sociology. Schools of social thought

       HM 481-554 Theory. Method. Relations to other subjects

       HM 621-656 Culture

       HM 661-696 Social control

       HM 701 Social systems

       HM 706 Social structure

       HM 711-806 Groups and organizations

  • HM 756-781 Community
  • HM 786-806 Organizational sociology. Organization theory

       HM 811-821 Deviant behavior. Social deviance

       HM 826 Social institutions

       HM 831-901 Social change

       HM 1001-1281 Social psychology

  • HM 1041-1101 Social perception. Social cognition Including perception of the self and others, prejudices, stereotype
  • HM 1106-1171 Interpersonal relations. Social behavior
  • HM 1176-1281 Social influence. Social pressure

HN 1-995     Social History and (Conditions. Social Problems. Social Reform.

  • HN 30-39 The Church and Social Problems 
  • HN 41-46 Community Centers, Social Centers. 
  • HN 50-995 By Region or Country      

HQ 1-2044   The Family. Marriage. Women.     

HS 1-3371   Societies: Secret, Benevolent, etc.       

HT 51-1595  Communities. Classes. Races.    

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