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The Families as They Really Are blog is an online project of the Council on Contemporary Families that presents a diversity of views from researchers who share the common goal of providing the latest and best information about American families.

16 hours ago: In school, whether others see you as good-looking or not matters

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.

1 day ago: Digital Divide in Action: Lessons from a Canceled Flight

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!

2 days ago: Remembering Myles Horton: A man who left academic sociology behind in order to change society

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

21 hours ago: In Employers’ Eyes, For-Profit Colleges are Equivalent to High School

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.

1 day ago: Why the Fracking “Haves” Come Out Ahead

Girl w/ Pen, founded by Deborah Siegel, publicly and passionately dispels modern myths concerning gender, encouraging other feminist scholars, writers, and thinkers to do the same.

4 days ago: Worried and Grumpy But Not Forgetting to Celebrate

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.

Eating Military Base Stew

Rise of the Gourmet Hamburger