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     1  +1 2014 sep 09business power eliteThe Power Elite : Connections Between Business and Politics in the The Power Elite : Connections Between Business and Politics in the U.S. ... same people exercised power in business , the military, and politics.
     2  +37 2014 aug 07role of charityHoliday Giving: The role of Charity in Capitalism » Sociology Lens“What is the phenomenon of 'charity ' in the context of a capitalist society, and what roles does it play?” In response, the purpose of charity is to ...
     2  +2 2014 aug 03national geographic healthCost of Health Care by Country | National Geographic » Graphic Cost of Health Care by Country | National Geographic . 26. ... Even in the US, the state pays for some of very poor people's health care and for ...
     2  +1 2014 jul 19cain candidates political spectrumLet Herman Be Herman » The Society PagesRepublican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain and the Utility of Blackness ... racial politics among those on the left of the political spectrum .
     3  ~ 2014 oct 04what is white trashWhite Trash : The Social Origins of a Stigmatype » The Society PagesWhite trash . For many, the name evokes images of trailer parks, meth labs, beat- up Camaros on cinder blocks, and poor rural folks with too ...
     3  +8 2014 sep 26wear binary blogspotRejecting The Gender Binary In Fashion » Sociological ImagesWhat you see here is what I wear everyday, at work, in town, for shopping, ... Such disintegration of the gender binary can be quite disorienting.
     3  +2 2014 sep 16social media and voting sitesVoting Reduces Diversity in Social Media Participation (Kinda Just about every social media network that relies on voting has more men ... Social media sites that heavily employ voting as part of the user ...
     3  +7 2014 aug 31real estate advertising australiaOver-the-Top Sexist Australian Real Estate Ad » Sociological ImagesWe've posted before about the use of women's bodies to sell real estate . But this Australian commercial for luxury housing, sent in by Nigel M., ...
     3  +1 2014 aug 18edward bernays freedom torchesTorches of Freedom : Women and Smoking Propaganda Edward Bernays (1891-1995) is largely considered the founder of public ... to expect that women suffragists would light up “ torches of freedom ” ...
     3  ~ 2014 jul 30native american styleFeathers and Fashion: Native American is in Style - The Society PagesFeathers and Fashion: Native American is in Style ... Adrienne at Native Appropriations has collected an impressive amount of evidence of the ...
     3  +1 2014 jul 29women credit cards40 Years Since Women Were Granted the Right to Credit Cards This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act. This granted women the right to have a credit card in her own name.
     4  +3 2014 sep 20sin to win winnerSin to Win Contest at 2009 Comic-Con » Sociological ImagesSin to Win Contest at 2009 Comic-Con ... employee wants to spend an evening being forced to hang out with some random contest winner ?
     4  -3 2014 sep 20picture of woman's urinalWomen's Parts as Urinals and Sinks » Sociological ImagesCanada: “Commit Sociology,” Protect Indigenous Women ... Emma B. sent in these images of sinks; not a urinal , but I think it fits in with these ...
     4  +3 2014 aug 30hipster nerd glassesThe Difference Between Nerds and Hipsters with Glasses The Difference Between Nerds and Hipsters with Glasses ... resonates with the observations of sociologists: being a hipster is about borrowing ...
     4  ~ 2014 jul 26syphilis dj setTuskegee Syphilis Study Recruitment Letter » Sociological ImagesThe Quantified DJ Set : Work Hard, Play Hard ... The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment is one of the most famous examples of unethical research.
     4  -3 2014 jul 24leave policy for workInternational Comparison of Work Leave Policies - The Society PagesInternational Comparison of Work Leave Policies ... and Social Policy , which gathers international data on government policies about work and ...
     5  -2 2014 sep 29white trash
     5  +1 2014 sep 26kiss with a punchTrivializing Domestic Violence: “A Kiss with a Fist” Video Liz C. sent in the video for the song “A Kiss with a Fist (Is Better Than ... and jumps around while singing about getting punched in the face, ...
     5  ~ 2014 sep 15short comment linkshort comment on Facebook as methodologically “more natural short comment on Facebook as methodologically “more natural” ... candidate said in the Venturebeat story linked to above reflects what I hear ...
     5  -1 2014 sep 12the boys crisisHow not to talk about Gender and Education – Is the 'Boys Crisis ' in In her latest piece for the Atlantic, Christina Hoff Sommers – author of “The War against Boys ” – continues to make the case that boys are losing ...
     5  ~ 2014 sep 08mkt gender trendsMarriage and the Market : How Economic Inequality and Gender Marriage and the Market : How Economic Inequality and Gender ... For all Americans, these trends have changed the rewards, risks, and rules ...
     5  -1 2014 aug 29fast food graphicIs fast food cheaper than cooking at home? | Bittman mashup After looking at this graphic , I imagine most viewers come away thinking that fast food is more expensive than cooking at home, which was the ...
     5  +5 2014 aug 28video game bannger adEvolution of Evony Video Game Ads » Sociological ImagesReaders' minds think alike, sometimes, and the changing advertising campaign for the “empire building” video game Evony caught the ...
     5  -1 2014 aug 25sinking in quicksandThe Sinking of Quicksand » Sociological Images - The Society PagesThe Sinking of Quicksand . by Lisa Wade ... it became a joke. In the '80s, quicksand even made it into My Little Pony and Perfect Strangers.
     5  +6 2014 aug 14skyblue media production nigeriaIs the Sky Blue ? » Sociological Images - The Society PagesMost of the blue we see today is part of artificial colors produced by humans ... Deutscher kept asking on “ sky blue ” days and one day she ...
     5  +3 2014 aug 13video game banner ads
     5  +4 2014 aug 08we can do thisMyth-Making and the “ We Can Do It!” Poster » Sociological ImagesWestinghouse used “ We Can Do It!” and Miller's other posters to ... Of course, today the “ We Can Do It!” poster is seen as a feminist icon, ...
     6  +39 2014 oct 04black and white twins“ Black and White Twins ” and the Social Construction of Race And, of course, while both children are, technically, mixed race*, the headline to the story, “ Black and White Twins ,” presents them as separate ...
     6  -5 2014 oct 03location based datingSome Thoughts on Location - Based Dating Apps » CyborgologyOver the past several weeks, I've been interviewed twice about location - based dating apps. These are mobile applications that connect people ...
     6  -2 2014 sep 28shed your weight“ Shed Your Weight Problem” » Sociological Images... put up a creative ad/trash can. It reads “ Shed your weight problem here” and encourages passers-by to dispose of their fashion magazines.
     6  ~ 2014 sep 24original battle gearGendered Battle Gear » Sociological Images - The Society PagesTesting Gendered Battle Gear ; Teaching Infant and Toddler Girls to Beautify; Gendered Language in TV Toy Commercials (UPDATE); Are ...
     6  +9 2014 sep 03feminism 101Teaching Feminism 101 » Sociology Lens - The Society PagesFor many people, the “ feminist label” is a problem. For some, the term is stigmatized. For others, the phrase is outdated. And many young ...
     6  ~ 2014 aug 31internet use by raceThe Race /Ethnic Internet Access Divide » ThickCulturePew has some useful data on trends in US Internet and technology use . As of the middle of last year, significant age, class and education gaps ...
     6  +2 2014 aug 23actor network theoryA Brief Summary of Actor Network Theory » CyborgologyActor Network Theory has received its fair share of criticism. ... This very basic introduction to Actor Network Theory serves as the launch point ...
     6  +95 2014 aug 23compass virtual conferencePapers from the 2009 Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual ConferenceWe are delighted to announce the publication of a Special Issue made up of papers presented at the 2009 Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual  ...
     6  +3 2014 aug 19nastalgic phot ideasThe Faux-Vintage Photo Part III: Nostalgia for the Present To start fleshing out ideas , I am doing a three-part series on this blog: ..... is aesthetic (not just nostalgic ), the fact that a photo often looks more ...
     6  -1 2014 aug 09my maasai lifeMy Maasai Life : Romanticizing Kenya » Sociological ImagesThat video came to mind when I saw this one about the book My Maasai Life , written by Robin Wiszowaty (and sent in by Randy McL.): ...
     6  +3 2014 aug 01data visualization stanfordUS Newspapers, 1690-2011 | Data visualization [ Stanford This animation is taken from the interactive data visualization of the Library of Congress' “Chronicling America” directory of US newspapers.
     6  +2 2014 jul 22pabst blue ribbon logoThe Resurgence of Pabst Blue Ribbon » Sociological ImagesBy drinking PBR you're identifying with blue-collar workers in spirit, if not in any ... The Chinese website for the beer has the regular PBR logo  ...
     6  -3 2014 jul 21jewish basketball playersWhen Jews Dominated Professional Basketball » Sociological Images“It was absolutely a way out of the ghetto,” explained retired ball player Dave Dabrow. Basketball scholarships were one of the few ways low ...
     6  ~ 2014 jul 18emergence agent based modelProgressing from game theory to agent based modelling to simulate Agent based modelling captures the interaction between agents to simulate emergence whether at the physical or social level. NetLogo ...
     6  +1 2014 jul 17americans elect affiliate programThe Problem with Americans Elect 2012 » CyborgologyLast week Nathan and PJ introduced us to Americans Elect 2012 by asking
     6  +2 2014 jul 16a super surveillance societyDrones, Sound, and Super -Panoptic Surveillance - The Society PagesThis internalized gaze is the whole point of panoptic surveillance –if ... That's why super -panoptic surveillance is above or on top of regular old ...
     7  -2 2014 sep 06man wearing women's shirtWomen Can Wear Men's Shirts , but Men Cannot Wear Women's V. and Anna G. sent in this ad for a LOLCats T- shirt . Notice that the woman's t- shirt is for women only, but the man's t- shirt also doubles as a ...
     7  -4 2014 aug 28graphic fast food
     7  -2 2014 aug 24we can do itMyth-Making and the “ We Can Do It !” Poster » Sociological ImagesWestinghouse used “ We Can Do It !” and Miller's other posters to ... Of course, today the “ We Can Do It !” poster is seen as a feminist icon, ...
     7  +14 2014 aug 20poor white trash
     7  +8 2014 aug 16information should be freeShould Information Always be Free ? » CyborgologyThe way in which information is shared in the digital age is ... and Verizon) tend to oppose the principle that information should be free .
     7  ~ 2014 jul 20beautiful white womenWhen Whiteness is the Standard of Beauty » Sociological ImagesNon-white people are still allowed to be considered beautiful , of course, as long as ... Most white women do not look like these women either.
     7  -1 2014 jul 17down syndrome life expectancyRace and the Life Expectancy of People with Down Syndrome Race and the Life Expectancy of People with Down Syndrome ... The Centers for Disease Control explain that severity of Down does not vary ...
     8  -3 2014 sep 30slim jim ambulancePolicing Masculinity in Slim Jim's “Spice Loss” Ads » Sociological Liz B. let us know about Slim Jim's Spice Loss ad campaign, which ... the paramedic in the passenger seat of the ambulance in this one, and ...
     8  -1 2014 sep 22dan winchesterDan Winchester on the Good, the Bad, and the Social » Office HoursThis week we talk with Dan Winchester co-author of a feature piece in the 2010 fall edition of Contexts, on the sociological study of morality– ...
     8  -6 2014 sep 08male thumbsMale Friendship in the New Guinness Ad: A Thumbs Up Male Friendship in the New Guinness Ad: A Thumbs Up ... as a form of male bonding and (2) a nice representation of people with disabilities.
     8  -1 2014 sep 06social voting sitesWhy shouldn't the critique of voting in general be directly imported as a critique of the social networking sites that use voting as the primary form ...
     8  +93 2014 sep 06felon spyFelon Spy » ThickCulture - The Society PagesSociological Images links to a wonderful hoax site called Felon Spy . ... you find felons in your area using a “patented Felon Search technology.
     9  ~ 2014 sep 17caroline heldmanCaroline Heldman , PhD » Sociological Images - The Society Pagesby Caroline Heldman , PhD, Mar 21, 2013, at 11:00 am. Re-posted ... Caroline Heldman is a professor of politics at Occidental College. You can ...
     9  -4 2014 sep 16صور جفينر بكينىJennifer Love Hewitt Bikini Photo Controversy » Sociological ImagesBelow is a video from called “Is Jennifer Love Hewitt Fat?” It starts out with pictures of her in formal dresses, then moves on to the bikini pictures  ...
     9  ~ 2014 sep 06black social networksThe Average White American's Social Network is 1% Black Black Americans are more than twice as likely as whites or ... In contrast, the social network of the average black American is 65% black and, ...
     9  +18 2014 sep 02jennifer love hewitt bikiniAbove are photos of Jennifer Love Hewitt that have been showing up ... have made of Jennifer Love Hewitt since the bikini photos came out, ...
     9  -4 2014 aug 14its not about youThe Privilege of Assuming It's Not about You » Sociological ImagesThe Privilege of Assuming It's Not about You ... The truth is that Morris-Cafiero often does not know what's going on in the minds of her subjects.
     9  +2 2014 aug 13valentines day japanCelebrating Valentine's Day in Japan » Sociological ImagesValentine's Day is, primarily, a day when men are expected to show their ... In Japan , clearly chocolates for Valentine's Day (even expensive, ...
     9  -2 2014 aug 13dead tree booksBooks in Ruins: Ebooks, temporality, and tension » CyborgologyThe physical, dead tree “ book ” is the default; the “ebook” is the upstart Other ..... ebooks v. dead - tree books | Lessons in Learning 7:18 pm on ...
     9  -3 2014 aug 04sociology of genderCourse Guide for Sociology of Gender » Sociological ImagesCourse Guide for. SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER (last updated 09/2011). Developed by Mary Nell Trautner, PhD. University at Buffalo, SUNY.
     9  ~ 2014 jul 26buying shoes imagesAre You Better Off Buying $200 Shoes ? » Sociological ImagesI don't personally own any $200+ shoes , but I'll accept the general idea ... to rent rather than buy a house, in a town where they cost $150,000+.
     10  +1 2014 oct 03sky is blueIn fact, it turns out that, as languages evolve words for color, blue is always last. ... Deutscher kept asking on “ sky blue ” days and one day she ...
     10  +4 2014 sep 17dutch tampon advertEuphemisms in Tampon Ads: The U by Kotex Campaign So a TV commercial poking fun of the euphemisms in tampon commercials is ... Related posts: tampons are modern, Tampax ad features ...
     10  +6 2014 sep 08japanese anime charactersWhy Do the Japanese Draw Themselves as White? » Sociological The Japanese see anime characters as being Japanese . ... Besides, that is not how the Japanese draw white or even Chinese people.
     10  +3 2014 aug 27wild african womenAfrican American Women as “ Wild ” and “Exotic” » Sociological ImagesAfrican American Women as “ Wild ” and “Exotic” ... Unstraightened African American hair is also used as an exotic marker, presented as less ...
     10  +2 2014 jul 27generation x y timelineWho is the Millennial Generation ? | Pew Research » Graphic American Generation Age Timeline (Age measured in 2009) | Pew Research ... They offer the timeline above as contextual background and a ...
     10  ~ 2014 jul 27chloe holmes bionic hand'The Bionic Girl' Chloe Holmes Receives Prosthetic Hand 'The Bionic Girl' Chloe Holmes Receives Prosthetic Hand ... Chloe lost her fingers at age 3 as a result of septicemia, a complication from ...
     10  +2 2014 jul 19high heels imagesHigh Heels and Distinction Among Women » Sociological ImagesA quick Google image search for “women's shoes” reveals the same bias ... So, high heels function to differentiate women who can afford to be ...
     10  -3 2014 jul 17james mollison nytWhere Children Sleep, Photos by James Mollison - The Society PagesPhotographer James Mollison has embarked on a similar project, Where ... and more details about these children, at the New York Times .
     10  +9 2014 jul 16foriegn cosmetic surgery blogsInternational Data on Cosmetic Surgery » Sociological ImagesThe International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons has released new ... By far the most common kinds of surgical cosmetic procedures are ...
     10  ~ 2014 jul 16bif indagine chatDigital Dualism versus Augmented Reality » CyborgologyAnd its a big meme so not an easy one. ..... Chat : Debating Augmented Reality With Zeynep Tufekci » Cyborgology 9:12 am on ..... PJ Rey ha condotto un' incredibile indagine riguardo al come questo genere di differenze ...
     11  -6 2014 oct 01what is creoleWhat is Creole ? » Sociological Images - The Society PagesBut creole , like all other racial and ethnic designations, is a social construction ... The current definition of creole as mixed race, that you may be ...
     11  ~ 2014 sep 30the ant theory ofA Brief Summary of Actor Network Theory - The Society PagesThe relationships between all of these things, the actor-network , is what's ... This very basic introduction to Actor Network Theory serves as the ...
     11  ~ 2014 sep 10are family daysThe Best Days Inside are Family Days » Public CriminologyMy Spring 2014 Inside-Out class managed another first – my students were able to plan and host a Family Field Day for youth in the Hillcrest ...
     11  -1 2014 sep 06snickers tv spotSnickers Mocks the Idea that Men Can Respect Women It's an Australian ad for Snickers in which construction workers on a busy ... consumer base, because I don't think I can ever buy a Snickers bar ...
     11  -6 2014 sep 05fungirlSunday Fun: Girl Pants » Sociological Images - The Society PagesSunday Fun: Girl Pants. by Lisa Wade, PhD, Apr 13, 2014, at 09:00 am. No pockets, no justice. Click to embiggen. 1 (2) - Copy. Visit Dumbing of Age. Lisa Wade ...
     11  -1 2014 aug 27gen x age rangeWho is the Millennial Generation? | Pew Research » Graphic American Generation Age Timeline ( Age measured in 2009) | Pew Research ... Generation X (1965 – 1980) [this is a disputed age range - a more recent report from Pew suggests that Gen Xers were born from 1965-1976), ...
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