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Blogs on The Society Pages

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.

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

3 hours ago: Between Protesters and Police: How a Photojournalist Got “The Shot”

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: Listening to Data: on Phantom Terrains

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.

2 days ago: Eating the World

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

6 days ago: Methinks the Grinches Doth Protest Too Much

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.

Nov 24: Marriage rates among people with disabilities (save the data edition)

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.

22 hours ago: “1 in 5”

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

2 days ago: An Open Letter to Student Activists

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!

5 days ago: Calling out the MnSCU Board of Trustees

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

Nov 29: The 1 in 100 Continues to Grow

Resources & Ideas for Teaching Sociology

Nov 19: Why You Don’t Know, What You *Know* You Know