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Sociology and the Culture of Sex on Campus

<i>Originally posted at Everyday Sociology.</i>When new students move into their residence halls to start their first year of college, they become a part of …

Higher Education

How your job title dictates who you're most likely to marry

CEOs marry their secretaries, artists are attracted to other artists and a smart lawyer marries the judge.<p>Stereotypes? Think again. Those in certain …

Rich People Literally See the World Differently

The way you view the world depends on the culture you come from — in a granular, second-by-second sense. If you present a Westerner and an East Asian …

Psychology

Masculinity and Fidelity in Pop Music

<i>Originally posted at the</i> Gender & Society<i> blog.</i>Two songs that seemed like they were on the radio every time I tuned into a pop station last summer …

Sexuality

Is Your Social Status Making You Sick?

This 2016 study, for example, looked at the health of adolescents in relation to both their parents' social class and the teens' <i>subjective</i> social …

Public Stories and Social Change - There's Research on That

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election turmoil, some groups have turned to storytelling to demonstrate solidarity and to show support for what …

A searing new report claims opioid drugmakers spent 8 times as much as the NRA on lobbying

The report looked at the period from 2006 to 2015, when deaths from the drugs began to skyrocket. Here are some of its most striking findings:<p>Opioid drugmakers including Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, spent more than <b>$880 million</b>, or roughly $98 million per year, on lobbying and campaign …

Searing

Open-plan offices might be making us less social and productive, not more

“If we all work side-by-side in an open-plan office or ‘hot desk,’ moving from place to place, it’s sure to increase collaboration!”<p>It turns out that may be wrong. If you don’t have your own space, perhaps you are better off working remotely with your cat for company.<p>Our research found that there …

The Workplace

The Afropunk Music Festival in Brooklyn: Pictures

Burning Man Gets Going in Black Rock: Pictures

The Insidious Symbolism of Boy and Girl Bikes

<i>Flashback Friday.</i>In the U.S. men’s and women’s bikes are built differently, with women’s bikes lacking the bar that goes from the handlebar to just …

Sociology

Technologies of Belonging in an Era of Precarity

How does technology mediate belonging in an era of both rising connectivity and xenophobia? The rhetoric of globalization would have us believe we …

Framing