EThOS - provides mostly free access to the full texts of UK doctoral theses. Its a great means through which to gain an understanding of structure, language and so forth.
(The website is: http://ethos.bl.uk)
Now here are some weblinks that may be of particular use to those in the social sciences, but could be of some value to all:
- www.theory.org.uk - academic info on social theory and popular culture.
- www.genet.ac.uk - Gender Equality Network (here there is a diverse range of academic research looking at gender across fields).
- www.cddc.vt.edu/feminism - Info on Feminist Theory.
- http://www.asatheory.org - Info on American Social Thoery
Lastly, there are a tons of resources that could help you with your work, both within Aston Uni and outside, but sadly you shall most likely have to go searching yourself, so go look and ask!!