UEA Library has purchased the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology. It contains over 2000 entries, from Abolitionism to Znaniecki, and is regularly updated.
Time is out of joint: the transmedial hauntology of David Bowie If you have no idea what that means, well, it’s the title of an article in the academic journal Celebrity Studies. The current issue is dedicated to the study of Bowie. Other recent issues have articles on (for example) The Great British Bake-Off, Super… Read more Celebrity Studies
Society Now is a quarterly magazine from the Economic and Social Research Council. It highlights the results of recent research. For example, the latest issue has a news item about the use of anti-depressant drugs in Northern Ireland: Findings show that anti-depressants were prescribed to 12% of NI’s population in 2011 with this rate rising… Read more Society Now
Sometimes you need data about people’s opinions to include in an assignment. For example, a recent opinion poll asked who should be the next British monarch after Queen Elizabeth II. These polling companies publish some of their results online: YouGov Ipsos MORI ComRes Survation blog and archive YouGov and Ipsos MORI have partner sites in… Read more Opinion polls
CrashCourse is a collection of YouTube videos on various subjects, including biology, chemistry, computer science and sociology. Tons of awesome courses in one awesome channel!