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Stewart Clegg

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Management Introduction The study of management enjoys a fairly short history, with management having been recognized as a fit subject for stu...

Marriage and Divorce

Nicholas Wolfinger

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Marriage and Divorce Introduction Marriage and divorce have been written about for thousands of years—both are prominently discussed in the Bi...

Marxist Sociology

Michael McCarthy, Jeff Manza

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Marxist Sociology Introduction Karl Marx (b. 1818–d. 1883) and his lifelong collaborator Friedrich Engels (b. 1820–d. 1895) developed a body of...


Michael Kimmel, Tristan Bridges

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Masculinity Introduction Masculinities studies is a vibrant, interdisciplinary field of study broadly concerned with the social construction of...

Mass Incarceration in the United States and its Collateral Consequences

Meaghan Mingo, Anna R. Haskins

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Mass Incarceration in the United States and Its Collateral ConsequencesIntroductionMass incarceration is characterized by comparatively and historical...

Mass Media

Rodney Benson, Tim Wood

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Mass Media Introduction While the “mass media” have long been an object of research, scholarly emphasis has shifted in recent decades from the...

Material Culture

Terence E. McDonnell, Kelcie Vercel

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Material CultureIntroductionBeginning with many of its earliest writings, sociology has a long tradition of theorizing the role of objects and materia...

Mathematical Sociology

Guillermina Jasso

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Mathematical SociologyIntroductionMathematical sociology is sociology expressed in the language of mathematics. It has no special subject matter or sp...

Mead, G.H.

Filipe Carreira da Silva

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

G.H. Mead Introduction George Herbert Mead was born on 27 February 1863, in South Hadley, Massachusetts, the son of a clergyman, Hiram Mead. I...

Medical Sociology

William Cockerham

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Medical SociologyIntroductionMedical sociology, sometimes referred to as health sociology, is the study of the social causes and consequences of healt...

Mental Illness

Krysia N. Mossakowski

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Mental Illness Introduction A growing area in sociology investigates the social causes and consequences of mental health and illness. The soci...

Methodological Individualism

Lars Udehn

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Methodological Individualism Introduction From the start, there have been, in philosophy and the social sciences, a number of debates about th...

Middle Classes

Scott T. Fitzgerald

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Middle Classes Introduction Despite copious studies on the middle classes, there is no single, widely held definition of the middle class. Som...


Eric Fong, Jenny X. Li

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Migration Introduction Migration refers to the movement of people from one location to another. Although migration occurs both within and betw...

Military Sociology

Morten G. Ender

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Military SociologyIntroductionMilitary sociology is a subfield of sociology. Military sociology is similar to medical sociology and other institutiona...

Money and Credit

Kurtulus Gemici

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Money and CreditIntroductionMoney is a central institution in modern economies. It quantifies economic worth according to a common metric; it plays a ...


Steven Hitlin

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Morality Introduction The study of morality was once central to social thought and a primary concern of philosophers throughout recorded histo...


Claudia Geist, Bethany Gull

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

MotherhoodIntroductionDefining the meaning of motherhood is more complex than once thought. Due to technological and legal changes there is more and m...


Andrea Voyer

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

MulticulturalismIntroductionIn an increasingly global world with significant cross-border migration, societies inevitably contain people with differen...

Multilevel Models

Andrew S. Fullerton

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Multilevel Models Introduction Multilevel models are a set of statistical techniques for analyzing quantitative data measured at two or more le...

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