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Sexual Identity

Clare Forstie

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Sexual IdentityIntroductionSexual identity research within sociology has largely examined the social contexts of sexuality as a central part of how we...

Sexualities

Nancy L. Fischer

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

SexualitiesIntroductionThe social study of sexuality encompasses investigating sexual practices and behaviors, sexual feelings, sexual orientation, an...

Sexuality Across the Life Course

Shari M. Blumenstock, John DeLamater

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Sexuality Across the Life CourseIntroductionSexuality is a multidimensional aspect of human life that includes sexual behaviors, sexual feelings, and ...

Simmel, Georg

Jukka Gronow, Olli Pyyhtinen

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Georg SimmelIntroductionGeorg Simmel (b. 1858–d. 1918) was a German sociologist, cultural theorist, and modernist philosopher. Simmel’s vast oeuvre, c...

Single Parents in Context

Laurie C. Maldonado, Rense Nieuwenhuis

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Single Parents in ContextIntroductionOne of the most pressing challenges of single-parent families is the concern for their socioeconomic well-being. ...

Skill

Duncan Gallie

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Skill Introduction Changes in the level and structure of skills have been central to debates about social change for the last half-century. Th...

Social Capital

Benjamin Cornwell, Alicia Eads

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Social Capital Introduction The concept of “social capital” is unique in the social sciences in that there is both general interest in its var...

Social Change

Kevin T. Leicht

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Social Change Introduction Social change is the significant alteration of social structure and cultural patterns through time. Social structur...

Social Closure

Juergen Mackert

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Social Closure Introduction “Social closure” is one of the most basic terms and concepts in sociology. Basically, closure refers to processes ...

Social Construction of Crime

Murray Lee

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Social Construction of CrimeIntroductionCrime is a term generally used to describe a range of behaviors or acts that a society and/or its lawmakers ha...

Social Control

Jason Carmichael

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Social Control Introduction Social control is the study of the mechanisms, in the form of patterns of pressure, through which society maintain...

Social Darwinism

Peter Bowler

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Social DarwinismIntroductionSocial Darwinism is a complex and controversial topic, a package of ideologies supposedly inspired by biological evolution...

Social Disorganization Theory

Rebecca Wickes, Michelle Sydes

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Social Disorganization TheoryIntroductionSocial disorganization theory is one of the most enduring place-based theories of crime. Developed by Cliffor...

Social Epidemiology

Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Social Epidemiology Introduction Social epidemiology is a subdiscipline of epidemiology that focuses on social factors as determinants of a br...

Social History

Peter N. Stearns

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Social HistoryIntroductionMany historians contributed to what is now social history before the mid-20th century, but as a field social history was inc...

Social Indicators

Kenneth C. Land, M. Joseph Sirgy

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Social IndicatorsIntroductionHow are we doing with respect not only to our economic level of living but, more generally, the quality of our lives, our...

Social Mobility

Steven Rytina

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Social Mobility Introduction Social mobility refers to the movement of individuals, families, or groups among stratified social positions. Conc...

Social Movements

Donatella della Porta

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Social Movements Introduction Four elements are common in social science definitions of social movements: a network structure, the use of uncon...

Social Network Analysis

Martin Everett, Nick Crossley, Elisa Bellotti

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Social Network AnalysisIntroductionSocial network analysis (SNA) is a methodology for capturing, storing, visualizing and analyzing relational data; t...

Social Networks

David Knoke

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Social Networks Introduction Social network analysis comprise theories and methods of investigating structural relations among social actors an...

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