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Health

Sigrun Olafsdottir

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Health Introduction Medical sociology examines the interaction between society and health. It is a broad subfield that focuses on both macro- a...

Historic Preservation

Katie Turner, Kevin Loughran

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Historic PreservationIntroductionHistoric preservation is an idea and a practice, an academic discipline and a field of political and cultural action....

Housework

Judith Treas, Anne Tatlock

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Housework Introduction Housework contributes to the broad project of social reproduction. Household labor perpetuates the social structures as...

Human Trafficking

Lauren A. McCarthy

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Human TraffickingIntroductionIn 2000, 117 countries signed an optional protocol of the United Nations’ (UN) Convention on Transnational Organized Crim...

Identity

Angie Andriot, Timothy J. Owens

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Identity Introduction We outline four identity theories typically employed by contemporary social psychologists: personal identity, role identi...

Immigration

Irene Bloemraad, Edwin Lin

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Immigration Introduction The field of immigration research is broadly interested in understanding why people migrate across international borde...

Indian Society, Contemporary

Smitha Radhakrishnan

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Contemporary Indian SocietyIntroductionThe study of Indian society has expanded rapidly since the late 20th century, reflecting India’s heightened vis...

Institutions

Fabio Rojas

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Institutions Introduction Sociologists have long noticed that communal life is often orderly. This observation motivates the idea of “institut...

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...

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