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Electoral Violence in Mexico: A reflection on impunity and risk of political incidence during electoral processes

Learn | Mexico

Electoral Violence in Mexico: A reflection on impunity and risk of political incidence during electoral processes

Guest contributor Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno writes about the electoral violence in Mexico, including an explanation of the violence through sociologist Max Weber's ideas on legitimate monopoly of violence.

Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno

Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno

Black National Anthem: The NFL's Bold Step to End Racism in Sport

Learn | Nigeria

Black National Anthem: The NFL's Bold Step to End Racism in Sport

Guest contributor Muib Shefiu discusses the NFL's bold move to include the Black National Anthem before games starting in 2021 within the context of sport as a social institution with the capacity to fight racism and other social injustices.

Muib Shefiu

Muib Shefiu

Mindy Fried, PhD: Sociology, Policy Analysis, and Social Justice Issues

Profile | US

Mindy Fried, PhD: Sociology, Policy Analysis, and Social Justice Issues

Sponsored by: Sociologists for Women in Society

Chloe E. Bird, PhD, FAAAS, FAAHB: Using Sociology to Address Sex and Gender Differences in Health Care

Profile | US

Chloe E. Bird, PhD, FAAAS, FAAHB: Using Sociology to Address Sex and Gender Differences in Health Care

Sponsored by: American Sociological Association's section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology

Mary Virnoche, PhD: Applied Sociology and Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education

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Mary Virnoche, PhD: Applied Sociology and Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education

Sponsored by: Sociologists for Women in Society

India's Vaccine Shortage: Tragedy or Administrative Failure?

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India's Vaccine Shortage: Tragedy or Administrative Failure?

Guest contributor Adhrish Chakraborty writes about the vaccine shortage in India and the role—or failure—of the government in preventing the shortage.

Adhrish Chakraborty

Adhrish Chakraborty

What You Should Know About Sociological Theories

Learn | Nigeria

What You Should Know About Sociological Theories

Guest contributor and correspondent Adamu Usman Garko writes about the three major theoretical perspectives in the field of sociology.

Adamu Usman Garko

Adamu Usman Garko

Learning From Heifetz: Sociologists As Leadership Consultants

Learn | Pakistan

Learning From Heifetz: Sociologists As Leadership Consultants

Guest contributor Maham Abid uses ideas from Ronald Heifetz to discuss sociologist as leadership consultants.

Maham Abid

Maham Abid

Reigniting the Relevance of Sociology in Nigeria: A View from Dr. Muazu Usman Shehu

Teach | Nigeria

Reigniting the Relevance of Sociology in Nigeria: A View from Dr. Muazu Usman Shehu

Guest contributor and correspondent Adamu Usman Garko interviews Dr. Muazu Usman Shehu about the relevance of sociology in Nigeria, why that relevance may be declining, and how to reignite an interest in sociology and social sciences more broadly across the country.

Adamu Usman Garko

Adamu Usman Garko

Sociologists, The Tech Industry Needs You!

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Sociologists, The Tech Industry Needs You!

Guest contributor Iga Kozlowska writes about roles and skills that sociologists can bring to the tech industry from her own experience working as a sociologist for Microsoft.

Iga Kozlowska

Iga Kozlowska

Energy Law in Mexico and the Effects on the Environment: Why is it important to focus on renewable energy?

Learn | Mexico

Energy Law in Mexico and the Effects on the Environment: Why is it important to focus on renewable energy?

Guest contributor Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno writes about the energy laws in Mexico, using incidences of forest fires as an example of their impact on the environment.

Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno

Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno

From Digital Sociology to Data Science: Bridging the Divide between Social and Technical Sciences

Learn | US

From Digital Sociology to Data Science: Bridging the Divide between Social and Technical Sciences

Guest contributor Dr. Jared M. Wright writes about the importance of sociology in data science, an up and coming industry where social scientists can and should be contributing.

Jared M. Wright

Jared M. Wright

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Profiles in Applied & Clinical Sociology

Profiles in Applied & Clinical Sociology

Explore our collection of profile interviews for examples of and advice from applied and clinical sociologists working in a variety of industries!

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International Student Essay Competition

International Student Essay Competition

Winners have been announced and we have awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes to a total of 17 students from around the world. Follow along here for the weekly release of our 2021 winning student essays!

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"From Nigeria" Blog Series

"From Nigeria" Blog Series

Browse our newest blog series, "From Nigeria," produced by Applied Worldwide contributor and correspondent Adamu Usman Garko.

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@SociologyTheory

@SociologyTheory

Learn more about how we are sponsoring the Twitter handle @SociologyTheory as a teaching and learning space for those involving social media in their curriculum!