The Society Pages

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.

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 hours ago: An Extremely Brief History of Science and Technology Studies

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.

6 hours ago: Investigating misogyny on Twitter: sociology’s role.

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.

2 days ago: What’s all the fuss? Pissed off people on consumerism, sex, and sexism

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

6 days ago: Mighty Girls Can Do It All?

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

Jul 11: What I Learned in the Midwest

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 hours ago: A Speech for Young Activist Sociologists

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

8 hours ago: Girls on the Run: When Efforts to “Empower” Girls Go Wrong

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.

2 days ago: Marriage, divorce, remarriage, age, education (Coontz tabs edition)

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

Jul 23: Ronen Shamir, “Current Flow: The Electrification of Palestine”

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

Jul 9: Real Gutter Stories