"Inequality is the result of abundance" -- Paradox Animation by Dalton Conley





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Published on Sep 26, 2012

Social Stratification explained. Narrated by sociologist Dalton Conley (author of You May Ask Yourself: An Introduction to Thinking like a Sociologist). Learn more at wwnorton.com/soc

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    "It is the deviants among us who hold society together." Paradox animation by Dalton Conley

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    Why is the Regnerus study about same-sex parents controversial? Interview with Philip Cohen

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    The social construction of race explained -- Paradox Animation by Dalton Conley

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    Why sociology is not the "study of the painfully obvious."

  26. "Inequality is the result of abundance" -- Paradox Animation by Dalton Conley

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    "It's not learning how to write or to do math, but sociology imparts something just as important."

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    Advice for sociology grad students from Deborah Carr and Richard Appelbaum

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    Teen Sex, Sociology, and Politics -- Interview with Stefanie Mollborn

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    "It Gets Better" and LGBT Risk Factors

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    What are some of the most popular recent posts on the Everyday Sociology Blog?

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    Guns, Rap, Crime -- Interview with Sociologist Jooyoung Lee

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    What is hook-up culture? -- Interview with Lisa Wade

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  44. 44

    The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media

  45. 45

    Fashion Industry from a Sociological Perspective: An interview with Ashley Mears

  46. 46

    Jennifer Lee and Dalton Conley discuss race and immigration

  47. 47

    Jeffrey Sachs and Dalton Conley discuss ending poverty in Africa

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  49. 49

    How Las Vegas sex tourism works -- Interview with Barb Brents

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    Las Vegas, Suicide, and the Recession -- Interview with Matt Wray

  53. 53

    Power and gender in the sex industry -- Interview wtih Barb Brents

  54. 54

    Alondra Nelson and Dalton Conley discuss race and genetic testing

  55. 55

    Doug McAdam and Dalton Conley discuss why some social movements succeed and other don't

  56. 56

    Jennifer Lee and Dalton Conley discuss the difference between race and ethnicity

  57. 57

    Duncan Watts and Dalton Conley discuss Six Degrees of Separation

  58. 58

    Andrew Cherlin and Dalton Conley discuss the "Marriage-go-round"

  59. 59

    Michael Hout and Dalton Conley discuss why the expansion of higher education has stalled

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    Ask Dalton Conley: "Can you recommend a new sociology book?"

  61. 61

    Famous in America: Celebrity Culture and the American Dream

  62. 62

    Ask Dalton Conley: "Why do sociologists always study inequality?"

  63. 63

    Victor Rios and Dalton Conley discuss the youth control complex

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    Ask Dalton Conley: "What are the most exciting topics that sociologists study today?"

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    Doing Nothing

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    Ask Dalton Conley: "Isn't sociology just the study of the painfully obvious?"

  67. 67

    Jen'nan Read and Dalton Conley discuss the experience of Muslims in the U.S.

  68. 68

    Ask Dalton Conley: "How will the recession affect recent college graduates?"

  69. 69

    CJ Pascoe and Dalton Conley discuss her book, Dude You're a Fag

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    Ask Dalton Conley: "What does it mean to think like a sociologist?"

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    Ask Dalton Conley: "What can I do with a sociology degree?"

  72. 72

    Ask Dalton Conley: "What is social theory?"

  73. 73

    Frances Fox Piven and Dalton Conley discuss why it is so important to vote

  74. 74

    John Evans and Dalton Conley discuss bioethics and genetically modified food

  75. 75

    Share Activities and Questions at the Sociology Instructor Forum

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    Surfing For Change: Buy Local, Surf Global (2010)

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    Jeffrey Sachs and Dalton Conley discuss poverty in Africa

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    Two minute tour of the Coursepack for Essentials of Sociology

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    Paula England and Dalton Conley discuss hookup culture

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    Devah Pager and Dalton Conley discuss racism and the stigma of criminal record

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    [Private video]

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    Dalton Conley discusses his book, You May Ask Yourself

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    Seed Presents: Revolutionary Minds: Dalton Conley

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    William Julius Wilson on Poverty, Race, and American Society

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    DiversityInc's March 2010 Event: Claude Steele on Students' Underperformance

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    Melinda Blau Consequential Strangers

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    Does Affirmative Action Stigmatize Students? - Julian Bond and Dalton Conley

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    How do communities become poverty traps? -- Interview w/ Robert Sampson

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    Robert Sampson discusses his book GREAT AMERICAN CITIES

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    What are the lived experiences of families who aren't legally recognized as a "family?"

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    Family origins shape life chances -- Interview w/ Brian Powell

  92. 92

    More Inclusive Definitions of Families: How Public Opinion translates to Public Policy

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    How does religion and culture affect the ways we talk about death & dying?

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    On preparing for Death and Dying -- Interview with Deborah Carr by Karen Sternheimer

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    What is an authentic urban space? -- Interview with Sharon Zukin.

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    Relationship between consumption and cities. -- Interview with Sharon Zukin

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    Sociology of Global Shopping. -- Interview with Sharon Zukin.

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    Sociology of Rap Lyrics & the Music Industry

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    Studying public space and Las Vegas -- Interview with Jonathan Wynn

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    How do instructors incorporate the Everyday Sociology blog into their courses?

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    Where do you get your ideas for Everyday Sociology blog posts?

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    Why did you start working on the Everyday Sociology Blog?

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    Do you actually read the comments on the Everyday Sociology Blog?

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    Why is public sociology important to you?

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    Dalton Conley and Matt Desmond discuss his research on eviction patterns and the housing crisis

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    Ashley Mears and Dalton Conley discuss gender, economics, and the fashion industry

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