Sociology

History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
W. H. Auden
If it’s far away, it’s news, but if it’s close at home, it’s sociology.
James Reston

On what we talk about when we talk about “domestic violence”

Why do we, as feminists (collectively), and as anti-violence activists in general, typically ignore the largest group of victims when we talk about domestic violence? The group that can’t get away under their own steam, no way, no how? The group that can’t defend itself effectively? The group that has no self-advocates who are listened to? The group that it… Read more →

Down Under Feminists Carnival at Fat Lot of Good!

Bri has an amazing Down Under Feminists Carnival, our Twenty-Third, up at Fat Lot of Good. There is a focus on Body Acceptance with a whole lot of good reading, and plenty more. Check it out, and spread the word! The April carnival – our Twenty-Fourth, so we’ll be in second birthday celebrations! – will be hosted by Frankie PhD… Read more →