Sociological Ruminations

A blog about non-fiction books that address societal issues and problems

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The New Instability

Today’s New York Times contains a wonderful article written by Stephanie Coontz who is a marriage and family scholar.  A little over a year ago, I enjoyed reading two of … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Freedom Summer by Bruce Watson

Book Review: Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy (Penguin Books, 2010) by Bruce Watson This summer marks the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer.  In … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · 3 Comments

A Sociological Summer Reading List

Just in case you’re looking for something to read this summer, I made a list of some of the books that will be discussed in the “Author Meets Critics” sessions at this … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment