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On July 1, 2013 Walt Jacobs became professor and Founding Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Here, he'll chronicle his first year in collegiate administration, trying to apply his view of academic leadership as both a science and an art.

8 hours ago: The SSK is online

Sociological Images encourages people to exercise and develop their sociological imaginations with discussions of compelling visuals that span the breadth of sociological inquiry.

16 hours ago: New Documentary: The Illusionists

Monte Bute is a backstage sociologist. From his roundabout journey from Red Wing Boy's Reformatory to anti-war activist to sociology professor. Monte's full of great stories, creative insights and powerful critiques—and now he has a blog!

1 day ago: Mark Twain & George Orwell + Blood, Sweat & Tears = A Competent & Readable Writer

Sociology Lens is the associated site for Sociology Compass, Wiley-Blackwell’s review journal on all fields sociological. On this site we host daily posts, video files and news items from our team of contributors.

12 hours ago: Crisis (in reality, economic life and academia alike)

We live in a cyborg society. Technology has infiltrated the most fundamental aspects of our lives: social organization, the body, even our self-concepts. This blog chronicles our new, augmented reality.

2 days ago: On Pharrell’s “Happy”

Drawing on a shared commitment to informed policymaking, the Scholars Strategy Network brings together leading scholars to address pressing public challenges with relevant research, basic facts, and policy options.

Contexts is an ASA publication, edited by Arlene Stein (Rutgers) and Jodi O’Brien (Seattle University). The Society Pages is proud to host contexts.org.

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