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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.

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 hours ago: “Science” on Saturated Fat, Cholesterol & Heart Disease

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.

10 hours ago: Don’t use the threat of intimate partner violence to promote marriage

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

1 day ago: Ronen Shamir, “Current Flow: The Electrification of Palestine”

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!

1 day ago: My Life and Times as a Young Convict

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

Jul 11: What I Learned in the Midwest

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.

7 hours ago: What the EPA’s Kardashian Tweet Says About Affective Labor

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

11 hours ago: Mighty Girls Can Do It All?

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

1 day ago: Conspicuous Pollution: Rural White Men Rollin’ Coal

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: Why We Definitely Need Feminism

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

Jul 9: Real Gutter Stories