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|J||Society and Social Sciences
Use all J* codes for: specialist and some general adult titles, but see also V* codes for practical approaches to many topics. Use all J* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate. In J* use the most appropriate code(s) available, as many social sciences are broad topics that can have many alternative terms or names
|JB||Society and culture: general
Use all JB* codes for: both general and academic works on social topics. Use with: JH* codes for sociology textbooks and other specialist works as appropriate.
See also: VFV* Relationships and families: advice and issues and its subcategories
|JBF||Social and ethical issues
See also: PDR Impact of science and technology on society, QDTQ Ethics and moral philosophy, RNT Social impact of environmental issues
|JBFK||Violence and abuse in society
Class here: ill-treatment, maltreatment or wilful neglect in society, violence based on cultural traditions, violence against particular groups or individuals, institutional violence, violent criminal behaviour in society etc. Use for: works about perceptions of violence and insecurity in society, as well as works on actual violence, abuse and neglect.
See also: JKV Crime and criminology
Class here: child neglect
|JBFK2||Sexual abuse and harassment
Class here: sexual violence, rape, sexual assault.
See also: JKVN Violent crimes
Class here: domestic violence, family violence, intimate partner violence, coercive control, gaslighting, master suppression techniques and countermeasures
|JBFK4||Bullying and harassment
Class here: mobbing, social media trolling, cyberbullying, intimidation, coercion, mobbing, stalking and threatening behaviour. Use with: JBCT* codes when linked to different kinds of media, KNXC or KJMV2 for workplace harassment
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