Most of our authors and students have been taking much-deserved breaks this week, but here’s a little taste of what we, along with our bloggers, have cooked up since the last Roundup.
The Editors’ Desk:
“What’s On Your List?” by Doug Hartmann. The follow-up to…
“Great Books in Sociology,” by Doug Hartmann. Doug dreams of a class based around the classics and commenters chime in with their own must-read soc books.
“Jennifer Rutherford on Zombies and the Cultural Obsession that Just Won’t Die,” with Kyle Green. Building on her recent Contexts article, Rutherford gives us the low-down on the undead (and least the ones running amok in pop culture).
Citings & Sightings:
“Affluenza: A Cute Name for the S.O.S.,” by Andrew Wiebe. When never having been punished becomes an argument for never being punished.
The Community Pages:
- Girl w/ Pen! In the second installment of manly musings, C.J. Pascoe and Tristan Bridges take another controversial stance: suspend the war on pink, it’s time to reform boys’ toys. Can ALL the toys get better?
- Sexuality & Society returns to life with the Top 10 Sexual Stories of 2013. What would you add?
- Sociological Images rounds up the year’s most popular posts with “This Year in Sociological Images.”
- Cyborgology. Sarah Wananchak adds her own to the growing list of Techno-Biographies.