(This more or less a question for the StackExchange team.) I can imagine a few of the reasons why StackExchange would not open a subcomponent for questions on sociology, political science, history ...
In conjunction with a possible FAQ, I'm adding this as a CW to collect resources that users with basic questions can refer to prior to posting questions. What are references that you have found ...
Hello, I am very new to statistical analysis and so I have a feeling that a lot of what is going to be discussed here will be over my head. Just graduating from college, I'd really like to continue ...