American sociologists have been reading Sociological Images for years now, but I think it’s about time for this blog to go big worldwide. The blog, run by a group of US academics, offers sociological commentary on photographs, illustrations, videos, and charts in simple language. The blog is particularly strong when it comes to gender and family issues, but they post on race and ethnicity on a regular basis as well.

Here are some of the best Sociological Images posts on Asia and Asian America.

Asian femininity and the male gaze

Racism and exclusion

The exotic other

Forms and numbers

  1. Terrific post…thanks

  2. Casey Jones

    What about the desexualization of Asian American men in mainstream media?

  1. 1 This Month in Sociological Images (March 2013) » Sociological Images

    [...] doctoral student Calvin Ho put together a set of his favorite SocImages posts about Asian and Asian America. ┬áIt’s a great collection and we’re hoping he’ll revise it into an Image [...]

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