Applying Sociology to Holidays
Learning about holidays through a sociological perspective!
May 2021 | Nigeria
The Sociological Significance of Eid-l-fitr Celebration
Guest contributor Muib Shefiu writes on the sociological significance of the Muslim celebration of Eid-l-fitr discussing the role of collective rituals in holiday celebrations.
December 2020 | Mexico
Digitization of social practices. Día de la Virgen in times of pandemic.
Guest contributor Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno writes about celebrating Día de la Virgen de Guadalupe in 2020 and the digitization of social practices.
May 2021 | Nigeria
The Sociological Analysis of Universal Celebration of International Workers' Day
Guest contributor Timothy Ojewuyi Blessing writes about the sociology behind International Workers' Day.
December 2020 | US
2020 Top 5 Sociological Phenomena in the United States
Guest contributor Christopher Hutton writes about five sociological phenomena witnessed in the US in 2020.
November 2020 | US
Why do Families have Political Arguments on Thanksgiving?
Co-founders Luke Hanna and Stephanie Wilson share sociological insight on political arguments over family holiday meals.
November 2019 | US
Applying the Sociological Imagination to Thanksgiving
Co-founders Luke Hanna and Stephanie Wilson outline an easy way of applying the sociological imagination to Thanksgiving.
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October 2020 | Mexico
The Joy of Death in Mexico: A reflection on the sacred objects that generate social cohesion on the Día de Muertos
Guest contributor Luis Alberto Peniche Moreno writes about the sacred objects that generate social cohesion on the Día de Muertos
October 2019 | US
A Sociological Perspective on the Halloween Urban Legend of "Free Weed for Kids"
Co-founder Stephanie Wilson provides a sociological analyses on the urban legend that people may hand out marijuana on Halloween.