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Appalachian State University Sociology professor booted from class for showing students film about porn

DJ Academe... cool (mostly pop culture) vids that can be used to teach sociology

Art that became an insight into humanity... Performance artist Marina Abramović's work explores the relationship between performer and audience, the limits of the body, and the possibilities of the mind. Active for over three decades, she has recently begun to describe herself as the "grandmother of performance art.

"I will give gold and slaves as many as they shall order to be shipped." ~ Christopher Columbus Decolonization Day 2014 Photos credit: Elizabeth Brossa — in Houston, Texas.

The New Guard Of Plus-Size Models #refinery29

Evolution of an Entrepreneur


The moral panic of sagging pants. NPR

Birds killed each year by different fuel sources.U.S. News and World Report

Rapists. Reported. Faced Trial. Jailed. Falsely Accused. [follow this link to find a short film that contemplates a world where men must navigate the oppressive strictures of rape culture: www.thesociologic...] Source: The Enliven Project (theenlivenproject...) Artist: Paul Pierson

Who, when, and how much to tip

Animated #gif: population distribution by age #demography #sociology

A new data website from Brandeis University — diversitydatakids... — lets you "explore hundreds of measures of child wellbeing and policy analysis."

“We don't see things as they are, we see them as WE are.” ― Anaïs Nin rocking the social construction of reality. #writing #sociology

Disability demographics by TV genre. [follow this link to find a short video and analysis of how discourses on disability are being disrupted but don't go nearly far enough: www.thesociologic...] Source: Data collected by Dustin Kidd. Image by Eric Crawford.

Class Privilege and Parental Leave, by Lisa Wade

Dwarves newly arrived at Auschwitz. Unless the SS found them entertaining, dwarves and other "imperfects" or "life-unworthy-of-life" had life spans measured in hours or minutes once they debarked onto the selection ramp at Birkenau.

The worlds most intelligent begger -

Symbolic Interactionism - "doing age" through fashion. The clothes we wear communicate something about our age. When we see things reversed it appears odd or funny because the message of the symbols doesn't match the message from the body (gray hair, wrinkles, body shape, etc.)

Peters Projection Map (green) vs. Mercator Projection Map (outlined)

This map shows the average percentile rank of children who grow up in below-median income families across areas of the U.S. (absolute upward mobility). Lighter colors represent areas where children from low-income families are more likely to move up in the income distribution. To look up statistics for your own city, use the interactive version of this map created by the New York Times

what each country leads the world in #Sociology 5414.png (7984×4781)


Interesting infographic on the myths of homelessness