For quick and easy overview of SocImages material, visit our Pinterest Account or explore our Board Guide. The site allows you to browse through almost 10,000 images and videos without any text. You can borrow the material directly, or click through to the blog to read the analysis. We have more than 25 boards featuring the fundamentals of sociology as well as those with content related to media and marketing, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, violence, economics, and other fun stuff.
Image Guides collect strong SocImages posts organized in a way that follows standard syllabi for frequently-taught sociology courses or cover particular books, articles, or theorists.
- Introduction to Sociology, by Gwen Sharp (Nevada State College)
- Sociology of Gender, by Mary Nell Trautner (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
- Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, by Calvin N. Ho (UCLA)
- Sociology of Sport, by J.A. Carter (University of Cincinnati)
- Sexuality and Society, by Amanda Jungels (Georgia State University)
- Sociological Research Methods, by Lisa Wade (Occidental College)
- Women and History, by Lisa Wade (Occidental College)
That’s all we’ve got! We’re looking for volunteers — sociology professors or graduate students — who are willing to browse our archives, pull out the most compelling posts, and arrange them in ways other instructors would find familiar and convenient. The Guides can cover entire courses or be designed to help illustrate a theory, article, or book.
Have a Guide you might like to put together? Send us an email at email@example.com. We’re even happy to have duplicate Guides, since every instructor is different.
We wrote eight essays for Contexts magazine. They’re accessible and illustrated, so they’re excellent for classes. And they’re short enough to assign in class for exercises or discussions. See and download our class readings here.
We accept guest post ideas. Please see our Guidelines for Guest Bloggers.
We’ve been collecting sample assignments from instructors who’ve tried them out. You can peruse them here.