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A Sociological Investigation of #NoWanks
What does white nationalism have to do with jerking off? Or, rather, not jerking off?
science of us
Most Men Been in Bar Fights?
The sociology of male aggression and exaggeration.
Two Big Lessons a Star Sociologist Learned by Studying Trump Country for 5 Years
“The seriousness and reality of that discontent, it doesn’t just reduce to racism.”
Here Are the 3 Types of College-Friendship Networks
Are you a tight-knitter, a compartmentalizer, or a sampler?
Sociology Can Explain the Sudden Flood of Alleged Trump Sexual-Assault Victims
Trump’s defenders call it “suspicious,” but it really isn’t when you look at the social dynamics of coming forward.
Researchers Think They Have Found Two Seasonal Divorce Spikes
“Let’s just try to get through the holidays …”
The New Science of Single People
Now that single people are such a big share of the population, maybe social scientists will stop ignoring them.
What Drives Trophy Hunters Like Walter Palmer?
Could Droughts End the Daily Shower?
Water restrictions could nudge Americans’ current perception of what it means to be “clean.”
Students Give Male Teachers Better Evaluations
In online classes.
Why Pickup Truck Drivers Are Paying $5,000 to Pollute More
“Rolling coal” is a way of saying, “You tree huggers are idiots,” says a sociologist.
Miley Cyrus Is Officially an Object of Sociological Inquiry
“Politicizing Beyoncé,” meet “The Sociology of Miley.”
marriage these days
What Does ‘Fiancé’ Mean, Anyway?
The evolving semantics of love.
Study: Love Is for the Rich
Marriage is a status symbol, not a rite of passage.