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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.

1 hour ago: Skull Face And The Self-Fulfilling Stereotype

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: Demands from the Margins

Interdisciplinary education researchers integrating research and real life.

1 day ago: Enduring Inequalities in College Skills

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!

2 days ago: Faculty unions defeat nation’s 5th largest higher ed system

Analyzing the visual presentation of social data. Each post, Laura Norén takes a chart, table, interactive graphic or other display of sociologically relevant data and evaluates the success of the graphic.

Feb 12: Stakeholder Theory Diagram…like a donut

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 hour ago: Love and Homonormativity: One in the Same?

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: Remembering Leonard Nimoy, Feminist Photographer

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: Beyond “Bossy” or “Brilliant”?: Gender Bias in Student Evaluations

Welcome to Give Methods a Chance, a podcast devoted to research methods in practice. Listen to top scholars introduce a multitude of approaches to answer important questions and share stories about their experiences studying the social world. Designed for students, scholars, and society.

Feb 27: Naomi Sugie on Using Smartphones for Research

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.

Feb 11: Hoping for a Valentine’s Day date? Stop waiting to be asked!