Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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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
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JK Social services and welfare, criminology
JKS Social welfare and social services
JKSB Welfare and benefit systems
JKSF Adoption and fostering
JKSG Care of the elderly
Class here: elder abuse, maltreatment and neglect, institutions for the care of older people. Use for: social care aspect, community and government policies and associated professions or roles
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JKSL Care of people with specific needs
Class here: care of people with visible or hidden disabilities, people with physical and sensory impairments, care of neurodivergent persons with additional needs. Use for: social care aspect, community and government policies and associated professions or roles. Use with: 5PM* qualifiers as appropriate
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JKSM Care of people with mental health issues
Use for: social care aspect, community and government policies and associated professions or roles. Use with: 5PM* qualifiers as appropriate.
See also: MBPK Mental health services, VFJQ Coping with mental health issues
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JKSN Social work
JKSR Aid and relief programmes
Class here: works on international and foreign aid or assistance, humanitarian aid, disaster relief. Use for: domestic and international programmes, either short term or long term aid programmes, relief initiatives etc
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JKSW Emergency services

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