Contexts

understanding people in their social worlds

From the Editors

What's going on in this issue. What's going on in the world.

Into the Sunset

Now it’s time to say goodbye, To all our company… So after 12 spectacular issues, lots of great web-only content, and a new edition … Read More

Fall 2017 Table of Contents

From the Editors Viewpoints Virginia is for Lovers Four essays by gretchen livingston, peter wallenstein, angela gonzales, and christopher bonastia on the Loving v. Read More

Summer 2017 From the Editors

As we write, millions of Texans are struggling through a hurricane for which we had years of warning. The president took a break … Read More

We own it

This is the Editors’ note for the Spring 2017 issue, posted here before print. Hypatia, a feminist philosophy journal, is making … Read More

Winter 2017 Table of Contents

The Winter 2017 issue of Contexts is available for free online until April 23, 2017 at http://journals.sagepub.com/home/ctx. In addition, links to select articles … Read More

Fall 2016 Table of Contents

The Fall 2016 issue of Contexts is available for free online until January 20, 2017 at http://journals.sagepub.com/home/ctx. In addition, links to select articles … Read More

Trumped

The election of Donald Trump as the most powerful man on the planet was bad news for sociologists in at least three important ways. Read More

A Cornucopia of Sociological Goodness

Dateline: Seattle. Sitting together at the American Sociological Association’s annual conference, we’re reminded (not that we really needed reminding) that sociologists do a really good … Read More

Let the Good News Roll

Talking with sociologists can be a tad bit depressing. Just this once, though, we’re focusing on what’s getting better. Read More

Evidence is Important

Evidence is important. Even the most skeptical rely on tested and re-tested scientific certainty every day. And good sociologists hold scientific evidence suspect, even as we use the best we have to make the decisions we must. Read More