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Sociology Blogs in 2022

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What are sociology blogs?

Sociology blogs are typically short-form online writing by professional sociologists. Many blogs are about particular topics, such as political inequality, or economic sociology, and so on. Some are general interest sites, such as Everyday Sociology and The Sociology Place.

What sociology blogs are still around in 2022?

There was a boom of sociology blogs in the late 2000s and early 2010s. Many have become defunct.

In August 2022, I examined dozens of sociology blogs. Here is a list of sociology blogs that appear to be active in 2022. I listed their title and, when possible, a description directly from their website.

Everyday Sociology

Welcome to Everydaysociologyblog.com, a site that features interesting, informative, and most of all entertaining commentary from sociologists around the United States. Come to this site regularly to get a sociological take on what is happening in the news (and on what should be in the news).

The Society Pages

The Society Pages (TSP) is an open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and supported by individual donors. TSP consists of in-house “TSP HQ” articles, blogs, and podcasts; our “Community Pages”; and content produced by our partners.

The Society Pages contains many blogs within it. It is a sort of Medium for sociology blogs. Many of them have not posted in well over a year or two, but some of them have.

Economic Sociology and Political Economy

The global community of academics, practitioners, and activists – led by Dr. Oleg Komlik

Occam’s Press

Occam’s Press publishes short essays on key concepts in social science research & philosophy — because academic research should be for everyone.

Political Inequality

Working Group on Political Inequality since 2010

Markets, Power, and Culture

Welcome to “Markets, Power, and Culture.” This website is about the good stuff in social science. We’ll have blog posts and videos about topics ranging from social protest, to education, to policy, to the economy, and much more.

Scatterplot

the unruly darlings of public sociology

Family Inequality

I’m a sociologist at the University of Maryland, College Park. See my website at philipncohen.com for more information.

Kieran Healy

About data visualization

Mobilizing Ideas

A production of The Center for the Study of Social Movements at the University of Notre Dame.

SOCIOLOGIC

Pictures and memes.

Code and Culture: Stata, Sociology, and Diffusion Models

I’m an associate professor of sociology at UCLA. Here’s my faculty page. I come from a theoretical perspective of production of culture, which is basically economic sociology’s attempt since the early 1970s to colonize the sociology of culture and rebuild it on a more structural basis. On an empirical level I mostly work on Hollywood films and pop music radio.

Montclair SocioBlog

A blog by Jay Livingston — what I’ve been thinking, reading, seeing, or doing. Although I am a member of the Montclair State University department of sociology, this blog has no official connection to Montclair State University.

Understanding Society

Understanding Society contains about 1,500 posts on a range of topics.

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Part of the Law Professor Blogs Network

The Mad Sociologist Blog

The Mad Sociologist Blog is an extension of The Journal of a Mad Sociologist. It is a personal endeavor in which I demonstrate how the discipline of sociology can benefit and influence the lived experience.

The Other Sociologist

I’m Dr Zuleyka Zevallos; a Peruvian-Australian applied sociologist, living on Gadigal land (Sydney). I hold a PhD in Sociology and have 20 years’ experience in research, policy and consultancy. I currently work as a senior policy researcher.

This Sociological Life: A blog by sociologist Deborah Lupton

I see myself principally as a sociologist, but my work is often interdisciplinary, especially engaging with media, communication and cultural studies.

Creative Sociology

Sociology. Pedagogy. Pop Culture. Musings. Absurdity. Immersed in Suburbia.

The Digital Sociology Blog

Exploring technology, social media, and digital culture through a sociological lens

Sociology: Blog of the MA program “Sociology – European Societies”

The Sociology blog is maintained by the Institute of Sociology and aims at presenting short abstracts of master’s theses written within the master program “Sociology – European Societies”.

International Review of Sociology Blog

A blog of the venerable journal.

Marxist Sociology Blog

The Marxist Sociology Blog is a production of the Marxist Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association.

Law and Sexuality

A commentary and resource on Law and Sexuality by Professor Chris Ashford and guests

Gender and Society

Welcome to the Gender & Society blog. G&S is a peer-reviewed journal, focused on the study of gender in society across global and transnational spaces.

Inequality by (Interior) Design

By Tristan Bridges. This blog is a running account of my thoughts and research dealing with the relationship between gender and sexual inequality and social space.

The Sociological Mail

Made up of a consortium of writers from all walks of life. The contributors seek to discuss topics old and new, sparking debate.

Sociology Lens

Sociology Lens is an active and popular community website which brings together news, opinion, reviews and sociology research resources. The site aims to offer a lively and informative venue for faculty, graduate students, professionals and the wider public to discuss current issues in sociology.

Work in Progress

Work in Progress: Sociology on the economy, work and inequality is a public sociology blog of the American Sociological Association (ASA). It is intended to disseminate sociological research and findings to the general public, with a particular emphasis on contributing to policy debates.

Other Social Science Blogs

LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog

A platform for understanding and increasing the impact of academic research

Data 4 Development

I am a social demographer with strong interests in social inequalities in developing countries with a particular focus on gender and class inequalities. I study inequalities in education, employment and maternal and child health outcomes by locating them within the political economy of the region.

Data Colada

Launched on September of 2013; Posts aim to be 700-1000 words long. With more analysis than opinion; Posts involve quantitative analyses, replications, and/or discussions of interest to at least three behavioral scientists.

Discover Society

Discover Society was established in October 2013 by John Holmwood and Sue Scott, with Gurminder K Bhambra joining as editor. Its purpose was to publish academically informed short pieces for a general audience.

McGraw Hill Sociology in the News

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