sociology for the public

Summer 2011

Volume: 10 | Number: 3

The BP oil spill one year later, social science on the witness stand in Darfur, and an inside look at the public occupation of the Wisconsin state Capitol. Also in this issue: how to make sense of rumors, a followup on American Apartheid, and The Wire goes to college.

Summer 2011 Discoveries

Each issue, we bring you Discoveries: short, snappy overviews of recently published sociological research. Discoveries from our Summer 2011 issue are available online at Read More

Pets, Religion, and Conspiracy Theories

Every issue we provide a roundup of sociologists, and sociology, in the news. This issue we find sociologists commenting on pets and social class, DSK conspiracy theories, religion on television, and generational differences in reactions to Osama bin Laden's death. Read More