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The Community Pages on TSP are a community of blogs aiming to apply sociological knowledge and insights to the real world in an accessible way.

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 hour ago: Power to the Players: Games, meaning, humanity

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

5 hours ago: “Rental Dreads”: Female Sex Tourists in the Caribbean

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: Exhibit A: the Whites of the Eyes

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!

Sep 23: How am I going to work this into a discussion of Weber in theory tonight?

Sociological Criminology from Chris Uggen, Michelle Inderbitzin, and Sara Wakefield.

1 hour ago: Why Sex Offenders are Running for Office

Thinking through everyday lives with feminist sociological lenses, Feminist Reflections contributors include Gayle Sulik, Meika Loe, Tristan Bridges, Trina Smith, and Amy Blackstone.

1 day ago: Reflecting on Breast Cancer Awareness

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.

4 days ago: Is caregiving bad for you?

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.

Oct 1: Sexual Harassment: The Continuing Need to Speak Truth to Power

A multi-disciplinary blog about what makes cultures "thick": public discourse, multiculturalism, technology, and civic engagement.

Jul 11: What I Learned in the Midwest