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Internet

Coye Cheshire, Ashwin Mathew

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Internet Introduction The Internet is a worldwide system of computer networks (a network of networks). It is a technical network (involving com...

Intersectionalities

Judith A. Howard

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Intersectionalities Introduction Individuals are shaped by the multiple categories to which they are perceived to belong and the social struct...

Intersex

Morgan Carpenter

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

IntersexIntroductionIntersex people are described by United Nations institutions as born with variations of sex characteristics that differ from medic...

Interview Methodology

Heather Hamill

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Interview Methodology Introduction Interview methodology is perhaps the oldest of all the social science methodologies. Asking interview parti...

Job Quality

Sonja Drobnič

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Job QualityIntroductionEmployment is central to most people’s lives and the quality of one’s job is an important element of an individual’s well-being...

Justice

Michael Strand

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

JusticeIntroductionSince at least the time of Plato’s Republic, justice has been a close companion to all critical analysis of social life, not least ...

Knowledge, Critical Sociology of

Prabhdeep Singh Kehal, Laura Garbes, Michael D. Kennedy

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Critical Sociology of KnowledgeIntroductionThis article curates scholarship around those understandings identified to be “knowledges.” It investigates...

Labor Markets

Matt L. Huffman

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Labor Markets Introduction The sociology of labor markets is a large and diverse field reflecting the varied connotations of the concept of a ...

Latino/Latina Studies

Zulema Valdez

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Latino/Latina Studies Introduction The US federal government Office of Management and Budget defines Latinos as a “Hispanic origin” group that...

Law and Society

Joachim J. Savelsberg, Lara L. Cleveland

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Law and Society Introduction Law and society studies address the mutual relationship between law and society with its different actors, instit...

Law, Sociology of

Mathieu Deflem

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Sociology of Law Introduction The sociology of law refers to the sociological study of law and law-related phenomena, whereby law is typically...

Leisure

Karla A. Henderson

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Leisure Introduction Leisure has been common in people’s lives throughout history. As a behavior, involvement in enjoyable games and activitie...

LGBT Parenting and Family Formation

Damien W. Riggs

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

LGBT Parenting and Family FormationIntroductionOver the past three decades, rapidly growing numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) ...

LGBT Social Movements

Amy L. Stone, Sarah Davis

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

LGBT Social MovementsIntroductionThe study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social movements mostly emerges out of the sociological s...

Life Course

Deborah Carr

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Life Course Introduction Sociology of the life course is a sophisticated theoretical paradigm designed to understand human lives. Four key ...

Lipset, S.M.

Mildred A. Schwartz

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

S. M. Lipset Introduction Seymour Martin Lipset was born in the Bronx, New York, in 1922 and died in 2006. His parents were working-class Russ...

Management

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...

Masculinity

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...

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