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Violence against Women in Vintage Valentines » Sociological Images

We Make Our Communities Safer Together! by Micah Bazant This poster was designed with Justice for Families in Oakland, CA in July 2013, for their “Night Out for Safety & Democracy” event, which is an alternative to the police-and-neighborhood-watch-sponsored National Night Out.

"World Rates of Incarceration, 2011" from Visualizing Punishment by Sarah Shannon and Chris Uggen (3 of 3) This map "is a cartogram, which distorts the shape & size of land area based on..incarceration rates. Changing the familiar dimensions helps us visualize where punishment is unusually high and low, since the nations appear as bloated or emaciated on the incarceration-adjusted cartogram." - Read more here: thesocietypages.o...

13 Spills in 30 Days: The Dirty Business of Moving Oil (slide 2 of 4; sources on slide 4) [click on this image to find a short clip that provides a basis for a discussion of the role of sociology plays in understanding human caused environmental damage]

"What do you think our most powerful renewable resource is?" "Denial." [click on this image to find a short clip and analysis that explores the human causes of global warming]

This is the bestest briefing on intersectionality ever- with added description | Another angry woman

Iran in the 1970s before the Islamic Revolution

“White privilege is knowing that even if the bomber turns out to be white, no one will call for your group to be profiled as terrorists. White privilege is knowing that if this bomber turns out to be white, the US will not bomb whatever suburb from which said bomber came, just to ensure that others like him don’t get any ideas. And if he turns out to be a member of the Irish Republican Army we won’t bomb Dublin. And if he’s an Italian-American Catholic we won’t bomb the Vatican.” - Tom Wise

Grave of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband. The Protestant Colonel of Cavalry, JWC of Gorkum married the Catholic damsel JCPH of Aefferden. This "mixed" marriage, at that time (the 19th century), would have given them trouble. The wife wanted to be buried next to her husband, but the difference in their denomination would not allow that. So the Colonel was buried in the Protestant part, against the separation wall and his wife was buried on the Catholic side.

Guantanamo by the Numbers (slide 3 of 8; sources on slide 8) [click on this image to find a video and analysis of why theorist Giorgio Agamben notes that the camps are the absolute paradigm of modern political space]

Gwen Sharp of Sociological Images: Seeing Is Believing notes that men are often presented "as the norm, while women are a marked, non-default category."