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Gender and Incarceration

Brae Campion Young, Miriam Northcutt Bohmert

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Gender and IncarcerationIntroductionWomen make up only a small portion of the prison population; however, the number of women in prison has increased ...

Gender and Professions

Leslie Irvine, Jenny R. Vermilya

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Gender and ProfessionsIntroductionThe term “professions” generally refers to occupations that require expertise obtainable only through specialized tr...

Gender and Social Movements

Anna Chatillon, Verta Taylor

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Gender and Social MovementsIntroductionThe sociological study of gender and social movements is relatively new. Until the 1970s, scholarship on social...

Gender and Work

Amy Wharton

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Gender and Work Introduction Gender operates at all levels of social life and is deeply embedded in how work is organized, rewarded, and exper...

Gender Pay Gap

JooHee Han, Michelle Budig

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Gender Pay GapIntroductionThe “gender pay gap” refers to the average difference in men’s and women’s earnings, and is typically adjusted for hours wor...

Gender Stratification

Claudia Geist, Kyl Myers

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Gender StratificationIntroductionGender stratification refers to the social ranking, where men typically inhabit higher statuses than women. Often the...

Gender, Sexuality, and Migration

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Carolyn Choi, Maria Hwang

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Gender, Sexuality, and MigrationIntroductionWomen have always migrated. Yet, earlier gender and migration debates on the “feminization of migration” h...

Gender, Welfare Policy and

Julia S. O'Connor

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Welfare Policy and GenderIntroduction“Welfare policy” and “gender” are contested concepts and this is particularly true when they are considered in re...

Gendered Sexuality

Shelly Ronen

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Gendered SexualityIntroductionSexuality encompasses diverse sexual practices including sexual behaviors, their sequencing, meanings, effects, pleasure...


Martin Shaw

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Genocide Introduction Genocide is now understood as a major type of collective violence, with a distinctive place in the spectrum of political...


Japonica Brown-Saracino

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Gentrification Introduction In 1964 in an effort to describe and classify the transformation of the economic, demographic, commercial, cultura...


Daniel Lanford, Jill Quadagno, Sunshine Rote

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

GerontologyIntroductionSocial gerontology is a subfield of gerontology. It is concerned mainly with the social, rather than the biological, aspects of...


Terry Williams

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Ghetto Introduction Most scholars view the iconic social form of the ghetto as having a particular racial component, and as being defined by s...

Globalization and Labor

Bill Dunn

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Globalization and LaborIntroductionThe literature on labor and globalization is potentially impossibly vast. The social relations of work, whether dir...

Goffman, Erving

Greg Smith, Robert Philburn

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Erving GoffmanIntroductionThe son of Ukrainian immigrant parents, Erving Manual Goffman was born on 11 June 1922 in Mannville, Alberta, Canada. He att...


Antti Gronow

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

HabitIntroductionThe concept of habit refers to routine behavior which is based on repeated exposure to same kinds of environmental cues. These cues l...


Sigrun Olafsdottir

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Health Introduction Medical sociology examines the interaction between society and health. It is a broad subfield that focuses on both macro- a...

Historic Preservation

Katie Turner, Kevin Loughran

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Historic PreservationIntroductionHistoric preservation is an idea and a practice, an academic discipline and a field of political and cultural action....


Judith Treas, Anne Tatlock

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Housework Introduction Housework contributes to the broad project of social reproduction. Household labor perpetuates the social structures as...

Human Trafficking

Lauren A. McCarthy

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Human TraffickingIntroductionIn 2000, 117 countries signed an optional protocol of the United Nations’ (UN) Convention on Transnational Organized Crim...

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