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Paid Work

Rudi Wielers

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Paid WorkIntroductionEver since the emergence of sociology as a discipline, sociologists have shown an interest in paid work. Marx, Weber, and Durkhei...

Panel Studies

Heather Laurie

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Panel Studies Introduction Panel studies are a particular design of longitudinal study in which the unit of analysis is followed at specified ...

Parsons, Talcott

Uta Gerhardt

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Talcott ParsonsIntroductionTalcott Parsons (b. 1902–d. 1979) was born into the family of a New England Congregational clergyman. His father, Edward Sm...

Policing

Michael Sierra-Arévalo

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

PolicingIntroductionPolicing refers to the profession and practice of maintaining social order and enforcing the law through the street-level preventi...

Political Culture

Mabel Berezin, Emily Sandusky

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Political CultureIntroductionPolitical culture can be conceptualized as the matrix of meanings embodied in expressive symbols, practices, and beliefs ...

Political Economy

Gregory Hooks, Andrew Crookston

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Political Economy Introduction Arguably, political economy—the intersection of economics and politics—is the foundation of the modern social s...

Political Sociology

Jeff Manza

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Political Sociology Introduction Political sociology is the study of power and the relationship between societies, states, and political confli...

Popular Culture

Dustin Kidd

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Popular CultureIntroductionPopular culture is the set of practices, beliefs, and objects that embody the most broadly shared meanings of a social syst...

Positivism

Seth B. Abrutyn

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Positivism Introduction Positivism is a philosophy of science that assumes a specific epistemological, ontological, and methodological perspec...

Poverty

David Brady

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Poverty Introduction The sociology of poverty focuses on the nature, causes, and consequences of poverty. Sociologists have explored why povert...

Power

Stewart Clegg

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

PowerIntroductionThe concept of power is absolutely central to any understanding of society. Despite its ubiquity, power is arguably one of the most d...

Proletariat (Working Class)

Yunus Kaya

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-09-20

Proletariat (Working Class) Introduction The prevalence of wage labor has been a defining characteristic of modern societies. Following the In...

Protestantism

Bradley Wright

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Protestantism Introduction Christianity is the largest religion in the world, and Protestantism is one of its major traditions. It encompasses...

Public Opinion

Andrew Perrin

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Public Opinion Introduction The modern idea of public opinion research developed in the 1930s as a promising way to bring new scientific techniqu...

Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)

Axel Marx

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)IntroductionThe social sciences use a wide range of research methods and techniques ranging from experiments to ...

Race

Rashawn Ray, Nicole DeLoatch

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

RaceIntroductionRace is a human classification system that is socially constructed to distinguish between groups of people who share phenotypical char...

Race and Sexuality

Ghassan Moussawi, Vrushali Patil

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Race and SexualityIntroductionPioneering work on the relationship between race and sexuality can be dated from the late 1970s. Early academic, politic...

Race and Violence

Arturo Aldama, Laura Malaver, Shawn O'Neal, Alejandra Benita Portillos

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Race and ViolenceIntroductionWhite-supremacist violence; theft of land and resources; the genocide of indigenous peoples and the horrors of violence o...

Race and Youth

Margaret A. Hagerman, Courtney Heath

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Race and YouthIntroductionThough the study of race and youth is an interdisciplinary endeavor, this article is centered on research on this topic from...

Race in Global Perspective

Aurora Vergara-Figueroa

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Race in Global PerspectiveIntroductionRace and racism are key analytical constructs that express fundamental issues not only of power and inequality, ...

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