Why do rumors spread? What does your choice of clothing tell people about you? Our everyday lives are prime material for sociology. On the Everyday Sociology Blog, you can view commentary from sociologists across the USA on topics ranging from current events to the mysteries of our daily lives. You'll find an accessible and entertaining glimpse at the discipline of sociology.
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