Category: Sociology

An Introduction to

An introduction to Queer Country, the blog counterpart to Out in the Country: Youth, Media, and Queer Visibility in Rural America by Mary L. Gray. What this site is about?… READ MORE

The New Yorker Asks, Why Are We So Fat?

This article features our Fall 2009 title The Fat Studies Reader, edited by Esther D. Rothblum and Sondra Solovay One of the most comprehensive data sets available about Americans—how tall… READ MORE

Live Feed from a Dumpster

It’s Empire of Scrounge author Jeff Ferrell’s blog, reguarly featuring the fascinating things he finds in our trash everyday.

Across Continents, Families & Generations

A review of Across Generations: Immigrant Families in America by Nancy Foner in The Indypendent. A 10-year-old daughter of an African immigrant falls during school recess in Washington, D.C., scraping… READ MORE