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5This Month in SocImages (September 2014)
SocImages news: On the heels of the release of Philip Cohen’s new textbook — The Family — comes one from yours truly and the extraordinary sociologist, Myra Marx Ferree: Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. Thanks to Leland Bobbe, the photographer; Crystal Demure, the model; and the talent at W.W. Norton for the truly stunning cover! Here are some ways to […]
2In One Year, the % of Americans Who See the Criminal Justice as Racist Rose 9 Points
According to polling by the Public Religion Research Institute, the percent of American who say that the criminal justice system treats black people unfairly rose by 9 percentage points in just one year.  In fact, every category of person polled was more likely to think so in 2014 than in 2013, including Republicans, people over […]

1 (3)Sunday Fun: Correlation or Causation?
By xkcd. Originally posted in 2009. Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the co-author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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Lisa Wade, PhD, is a professor at Occidental College in Los Angeles. She holds an M.A. in human sexuality from New York University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Wade has published academic research on U.S. discourse about female genital cutting, hook up culture on college campuses, and the social significance of our body and its biology. She also travels for public speaking and appears in radio, tv, and print media. You can follow her on Twitter, on Facebook, or visit her website.

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