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Middle Classes

Scott T. Fitzgerald

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Middle Classes Introduction Despite copious studies on the middle classes, there is no single, widely held definition of the middle class. Som...


Eric Fong, Jenny X. Li

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Migration Introduction Migration refers to the movement of people from one location to another. Although migration occurs both within and betw...

Military Sociology

Morten G. Ender

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Military SociologyIntroductionMilitary sociology is a subfield of sociology. Military sociology is similar to medical sociology and other institutiona...

Money and Credit

Kurtulus Gemici

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Money and CreditIntroductionMoney is a central institution in modern economies. It quantifies economic worth according to a common metric; it plays a ...


Steven Hitlin

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Morality Introduction The study of morality was once central to social thought and a primary concern of philosophers throughout recorded histo...


Claudia Geist, Bethany Gull

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

MotherhoodIntroductionDefining the meaning of motherhood is more complex than once thought. Due to technological and legal changes there is more and m...


Andrea Voyer

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

MulticulturalismIntroductionIn an increasingly global world with significant cross-border migration, societies inevitably contain people with differen...

Multilevel Models

Andrew S. Fullerton

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Multilevel Models Introduction Multilevel models are a set of statistical techniques for analyzing quantitative data measured at two or more le...

Multiracial, Mixed-Race, and Biracial Identities

David L. Brunsma, hephzibah v. strmic-pawl

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Multiracial, Mixed-Race, and Biracial IdentitiesIntroductionScholarship designed to ask questions about the meanings of, identities of, and experience...


Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Christian Bracho

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Nationalism Introduction Nationalism has been defined in a variety of ways, but definitions are always rooted in the nation, which most scholar...

Non-normative Sexuality Studies

Ahonaa Roy

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Non-normative Sexuality StudiesIntroductionSexual non-normativity in the early-21st-century social sciences not only describes the cultural, social, a...


Christine Horne

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

NormsIntroductionNorms are a fundamental concept in the social sciences. They are most commonly defined as rules or expectations that are socially enf...

Occupations and Professions

Kyle Albert, Kim Weeden

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Occupations and ProfessionsIntroductionSociologists have long been fascinated with occupations and professions, both as forms of social organization a...


Saylor Breckenridge, Scott Savage

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Organizations Introduction Organizations are, generally speaking, those stable elements of social life designed and created for the purpose of ...

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...


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...

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