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Sociological Approaches to Character

Arthur E. McLuhan

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Sociological Approaches to CharacterIntroductionWhat is character? Many notable scholars have attempted to answer this question throughout the history...

Sociological Research on the Chinese Society

Xueguang Zhou

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Sociological Research on the Chinese Society Introduction The sociology of China is part of an interdisciplinary field that examines different...

Sociological Research, Qualitative Methods in

Jeff Sallaz

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Qualitative Methods in Sociological Research Introduction Qualitative research methods have a long and distinguished history within sociology. ...

Sociological Research, Quantitative Methods in

Erin Leahey

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Quantitative Methods in Sociological Research Introduction Sociology develops, adopts, and adapts a wide variety of methods for understanding t...

Sociology of Manners

Andrea Voyer

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Sociology of MannersIntroductionDepending on how explicitly one requires work to engage the subject of manners per se, a bibliography of the literatur...

Sociology of Music

Siobhan McAndrew

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Sociology of MusicIntroductionMusic is central to cultural life and therefore also often perceived as central to social life. The study of music in so...

Sociology of War, The

Molly Clever

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

The Sociology of WarIntroductionThe sociology of war is a subfield of sociology that focuses on the macro-level patterns of war making, how societies ...

Sociology, History of

Stephen Turner

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

History of SociologyIntroductionThe history of sociology is both a traditional area of sociology itself and a part of the history of the social scienc...


John Horne

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Sports Introduction Although sport has been a subject for study at the undergraduate degree level its own right since at least the 1980s, some...


Michael Sauder

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Status Introduction Social status is a central dimension of stratification, making up one leg of the traditional “class, status, power” divisio...


Brian J. Miller

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

SuburbanismIntroductionFrom the beginning of research on suburbs, scholars have highlighted differences between suburbs and cities, contrasts between ...

Survey Methods

David de Vaus

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Survey Methods Introduction Survey methods are some of the core methods for collecting and analyzing data in sociology. While survey methods h...

Symbolic Boundaries

Kyle Puetz

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Symbolic BoundariesIntroductionSymbolic boundaries refer to demarcations that distinguish one set of persons, groups, objects, and/or other social ent...

Symbolic Interactionism

Gary Fine, Kent Sandstrom

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Symbolic Interactionism Introduction While the history of symbolic interactionism stretches back through the 20th century, it emerged as a prom...

The Division of Labor after Durkheim

Sondra L. Hausner

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

The Division of Labor After DurkheimIntroductionThe “division of labor” is a concept referring to the way a society or social group organizes itself i...

The State

John Michael Roberts

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

The StateIntroductionIn sociology, the state is a subject often dominated by the work of political sociologists, although other sociologists and socia...

Tilly, Charles

Cecelia Walsh-Russo, Ernesto Castañeda

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Charles TillyIntroductionCharles Tilly was born in Lombard, Illinois, on 27 May 1929, and died in the Bronx, New York, on 29 April 2008. He was born a...

Time Use and Childcare

Shira Offer

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Time Use and ChildcareIntroductionParents’ time with children is considered a key determinant in the healthy development of children and is often trea...

Time Use and Time Diary Research

Kimberly Fisher, Jonathan Gershuny

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Time Use and Time Diary Research Introduction Our daily activities reflect important aspects of social and economic life. Because everything w...

Tourism, Sociology of

Erdinç Çakmak

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2022-08-23

Sociology of TourismIntroductionThe sociology of tourism studies tourists’ relationships, roles, and motivations and the ongoing exchange among touris...

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