sociology for the public

Summer 2010

Volume: 9 | Number: 3

Volume 9, Issue 3

Sociologists on sex: teenage sleepovers, hooking up, and straight girls kissing. This issue also examines the sociology of animals, the work of Sebastiao Salgado, and a look at collective memory in South Africa.

Cheating Hearts

High profile tales of marital infidelity may give the impression that cheating is on the rise. Young people do have more flexible views on infidelity than older cohorts, but survey data reveals that attitudes toward infidelity have become more negative and rates of cheating have remained stable. Read More