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Demography

Rebecca Kippen

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Demography Introduction Demography is the study of human populations, in particular their size and composition, and how they change through fe...

Development

Andrew Schrank

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Development Introduction Development occupies an ambiguous position in contemporary sociology. It is simultaneously a cause (or correlate) of p...

Deviance

Dick Hobbs

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Deviance Introduction The study of deviant behavior, although now partially obscured by the relentless expansion of criminology, remains central...

Discrimination

Issa Kohler-Hausmann

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Discrimination Introduction Discrimination is an action or practice that excludes, disadvantages, or merely differentiates between individuals ...

Du Bois, W.E.B.

Rashawn Ray

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

W. E. B. Du Bois Introduction William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (b. 1868–d. 1963) was a pioneering social theorist, methodologist, public sociolo...

Durkheim, Émile

Alexander Riley

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Émile Durkheim Introduction David Émile Durkheim was born on 15 April 1858, in Épinal, France, in the region of Lorraine. His influential, co...

Economic Sociology

Frederick Wherry

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Economic Sociology Introduction Economic sociology is the study of the relationship between society and the market. The field incorporates insi...

Education

Kristin Jordan, Jennifer C. Lee

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Education Introduction Sociology of education includes the study of all aspects of education ranging from the organization of schools themselve...

Education and Health

Robert A. Hummer, Lauren M. Perry

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Education and Health Introduction The relationship between education and health comprises important portions of the sociological, social scien...

Educational Policy in the United States

Justina Judy, Barbara Schneider

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Educational Policy in the United States Introduction Examining educational policy through a sociological lens allows for a deeper understandin...

Elites

Shamus Khan

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Elites Introduction Elites are those who have vastly disproportionate access to or control over a social resource. Such resources have transfer...

Emotions

Kathryn J. Lively

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Emotions Introduction The sociology of emotion is a relatively new field. Developed in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the sociology of emotion...

Empires and Colonialism

George Steinmetz

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Empires and Colonialism Introduction Empires have been the main form of large-scale political organization for at least two millennia, in cont...

Entrepreneurship

Patricia H. Thornton, Ling Yang

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Entrepreneurship Introduction Entrepreneurship as an engine of innovation and job creation is a mechanism for changing the distribution of soc...

Epistemology

Justin Cruickshank

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Epistemology Introduction Epistemology is the branch of philosophy concerned with the study of knowledge, with knowledge traditionally defined...

Ethnicity

Paul Spickard

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Ethnicity Introduction Ethnicity, and its sibling concept race, lies close to the center of sociological concern. Together these intertwining ...

Exchange Theory

Gretchen Peterson

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Exchange Theory Introduction Exchange theory is a term that encompasses several theoretical traditions that focus on exchange relationships an...

Family

Lisa M. Warner, Brian Powell

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Family Introduction Family is among the most important social institutions—if not the most important. Sociologists recognize the centrality of ...

Fascism

Marit A. Berntson

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Fascism Introduction Fascism dominated politics and society in the 1920s and 1930s and resulted in one of the world’s most destructive wars. T...

Feminist Theory

Jennifer Carlson, Raka Ray

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Feminist Theory Introduction Feminist theory explores both inequality in gender relations and the constitution of gender. It is best understood...