Previously we posted “Using TSP to Teach Online.” This week we’re featuring content from our partner and community pages. In addition to producing in-house content, The Society Pages is an online hub for blogs written and curated by other social scientists. We can’t feature them all here, but you can find the full list at the bottom of our homepage.
“Sociological Images” is designed to encourage people to exercise and develop their sociological imagination by presenting brief discussions of compelling and timely imagery that spans the breadth of sociological inquiry.
- Check out a recent guest post, “Social Inequality, Medical Fears, and Pandemics” showing data on American’s health fears.
- You can also find course guides and collections for instructors.
“Contexts” is a sociology magazine produced by the American Sociological Association.
- If you want some timely takes by sociologists on COVID-19, Contexts is currently producing a series of themed articles doing just that! Right now you can read their series on “East Asia’s Response,” “Healthcare and Critical Infrastructure,” “Structural Shocks and Extreme Exposures,” and “COVID-19 Impact on Asia and Beyond.”
“Council on Contemporary Families” shares research and best-practice findings on American families.
- Read Jess Calacro’s recent thoughts about the digital divide and how some families will have a harder time with online learning.
- Check out “What’s New About Consent,” a research report based on CCF’s online symposium, Defining Consent.
“Give Methods a Chance” is a series of conversations about research methods, demystifying how we know what we ‘know’.
- Check out the recent conversation with Barbara Gurr and Maura Kelly on Feminist Research Methods.
- You can find many more discussions of innovative methods, as well as conversations about quantitative methods, qualitative and interpretive methods, and mixed methods.
“Engaging Sports,” provides sociologically-informed analysis to help readers think about sports in a way that goes beyond the scores, highlights, and statistics.
- Read about race and social class in American football, how India came to love cricket despite colonial rule, the sexism in rock climbing route names, and more.
“Cyborgology” reflects on the promise and perils of living in constant contact with technology.
- Check out posts about the digitization of justice, crowdsourced fact-checking and Facebook, technology to eliminate clothing sizes, and more.
“Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies” at the University of Minnesota promotes academic research, education and public awareness on the Holocaust, other genocides and current forms of mass violence.
- Check out content on teaching genocide and mass violence, like this post on how Minnesota curriculum covers the legacy of the U.S.-Dakota War or this one on teaching Americans about the Holocaust.
- You can also find content on how Germans separated children from parents in present-day Namibia during colonial occupation, as well as content on featured scholars, and much more.