Social Stories: Sharing Stories, Inspiring Lives

Social Stories: The Brainchild of The Sociology Group, Uniting Individuals through Shared Academic Struggles. Academia is a field that is known to be highly competitive in nature. Therefore, you cannot assume merit to be the sole measure of your capabilities. Other forces such as economic, social and psychological are at play, which influences your success … Read more

Interview with Dr. Christina Jackson: Insights into Sociology, Activism, and the Journey Ahead

Short Bio: Dr. Christina Jackson, an Associate Professor of Sociology at Stockton University, specializes in urban sociology, social welfare, and inequality from sociological and public health perspectives. Beyond academia, she’s an engaged scholar-activist, facilitating and consulting with community partners and creative groups on topics like anti-violence, gentrification, housing, food justice, and racial justice. She’s co-authored … Read more

The Cost of Living by Daisy DeMay: Book Review

In life, there is suffering. Every human meets trial and tribulation, with the several tests placed before them across their lifetime – but could a person endure so much pain and still live to tell the tale? Is it possible for a person to salvage their life after every single aspect of it has been … Read more


A symphony of meditative verses adorned in the hues of forget-me-not blue, softly whispering life’s secrets into our eager ears! In ‘The Blue Whale Sings From Afar,’ Mexico-based poet Josefina Bérard crafts verses softly, just like, in her own words, some ‘‘unicorns floating on the sea” under four primary themes, each embodying a different season. … Read more

Exploring ‘Harvest’: An In-Depth Interview with Professor Emeritus Richard Scharine

Short Bio: Richard Scharine was born in the back room of a Wisconsin farmhouse, went to a one room grade school, and rode a school bus 52 miles to high school. He is currently a professor emeritus in the University of Utah theatre department, where his honors include University Professor, University Diversity Award, and College … Read more

Online Social Sciences Writing Competition 2023 by the Sociology Group

Are you a budding intellectual? On the lookout for a space where you can indulge in your curiosity, express your love for the liberal arts and share your ideas for a revolutionary vision of the social sciences throughout all streams of knowledge?  Well, look no further because Sociology Group, an organisation that strives to promote … Read more

Interview with Professor Ernesto Castañeda: Meet the Professor

Bio: Ernesto Castañeda is the Director of the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, Founding Director of the Immigration Lab, and Graduate Program Director of the MA in Sociology, Research, and Practice. He conducts research on migration, urban issues, health disparities, marginalized populations, and social movements. He compares immigrant integration and ethnic political mobilization … Read more

Comparison of Functionalist and Conflict Perspectives

Sociology is a branch of social science that scientifically studies the human society, human behavior and social interactions. In sociology the three main theoretical perspectives are functionalism, conflict perspective or Marxian perspective and symbolic interactionism perspective. In this article, we will explore the two key theoretical perspectives used in sociology and how they help us … Read more