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.

On July 1, 2013 Walt Jacobs became professor and Founding Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Here, he'll chronicle his first year in collegiate administration, trying to apply his view of academic leadership as both a science and an art.

9 hours ago: A Professor’s Day

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.

18 hours ago: The Marathon and Gender Equality

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!

18 hours ago: World Book Night: A few more recommendations with sharper edges

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

4 days ago: Search for a New Journal Editor – Journal of Integrated Social Sciences

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

Mar 5: Alexes Harris on Monetary Sanctions — and More Crime on TSP

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.

15 hours ago: #TtW14 Panel Prevew: –––⁂–(⊗__⊗)–⁂–––: Drones, for better or worse

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

18 hours ago: Betsy Leondar-Wright, “Missing Class: How Seeing Class Cultures Can Strengthen Social Movement Groups”

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

20 hours ago: What Do Professors Do All Day?

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.

5 days ago: Why Bother with Equal Pay Day?

Sexuality & Society explores relationships between social institutions, cultural practices, sexual health, and sexual policy.

Jan 1: Top ten Sexual Stories of 2013