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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: Who Cleans Up City Fun?

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

23 hours ago: “There’s more thinking to decide”: Research on the Childfree Decision

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: ‘Where are all the grown ups?’ The Scottish referendum shows the dearth of UK political heavyweights

A podcast with sociologists about their new books. A joint production of the New Books Network and The Society Pages.

4 days ago: Katherine Frank, “Plays Well in Groups: A Journey Through the World of Group Sex”

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 1: Labor Day wake up call: How unionized faculties can determine their own futures

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.

5 hours ago: Designing for Timelessness

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.

1 day ago: “Life Goal: Make My Dad a Hard-Core Feminist”

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

3 days ago: Juvenile Lifers and New Beginnings

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: Syllabus supplements for family sociology from Family Inequality

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

Jul 11: What I Learned in the Midwest