Category: Sociology

The Future is Unwritten - Finding Hope in the Face of Global Uncertainty
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The Future is Unwritten - Finding Hope in the Face of Global Uncertainty

A RIOT original short film, shot in New York City that highlights the grim realities of changing times.

Rediscovering God - Scholars & Interfaith at Palazzo Lascaris
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Rediscovering God - Scholars & Interfaith at Palazzo Lascaris

First European Anatheism Conference—The Rediscovery of the Divine

Literary Research: Genre-Busting Author Releases 20th Book
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Literary Research: Genre-Busting Author Releases 20th Book

The award-winning scholar who created the genre "social fiction" in which researchers represent their studies through popular literature so public audiences can access them, releases 20th book.

A Glimpse Into the Lives of the Wealthiest 1%
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A Glimpse Into the Lives of the Wealthiest 1%

Sociologist-turned-novelist Patricia Leavy, PhD, explores appearance versus reality - how our lives and relationships look to others versus how they really are - the importance of female friendships, and how money and power can shape relationships.

Survey Shows People Do Not Know Their Rights
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Survey Shows People Do Not Know Their Rights

The Association for Human Rights and Tolerance of Pordenone, Italy, finds local residents are unaware of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Supported by the Church of Scientology of Pordenone, the group is carrying out a campaign to educate people on their rights.

Esprit De GP as Le Mans Erupts in a Celebration of Speed
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Esprit De GP as Le Mans Erupts in a Celebration of Speed

As the French Grand Prix was run and won, the winner was not as obvious as the MotoGP pilot who crossed the line first. The real winners were the 100,000 strong witnesses to the race and those who participated in a ritualistic celebration of speed. The French Grand Prix is as much about the fans as it is the racing. They demonstrated the "Esprit De Corps" that is the calling card of the French. It was the fans of MotoGP who established the race pace. Who is up to the task of matching them?

Flemish Students Wish to Learn More About Scientology
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Flemish Students Wish to Learn More About Scientology

At a seminar at the Brussels headquarters of the Churches of Scientology for Europe, young Flemish students had the opportunity to ask questions and find out about Scientology for themselves.

Scientology News: Church President Describes Basic Beliefs of the Scientology Religion
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Scientology News: Church President Describes Basic Beliefs of the Scientology Religion

Scientology is an applied religious philosophy, says Ivan Arjona, President of the National Church of Scientology of Spain. It not only helps the individual gain an understanding of his spiritual nature, it also provides tools to resolve the problems and challenges of day-to-day life.

Church President Describes Basic Beliefs of the Scientology Religion
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Church President Describes Basic Beliefs of the Scientology Religion

In this excerpt of an article published in Spain, the president of the National Church of Scientology in Madrid explains fundamental principles of the religion.

L. Ron Hubbard's Birthday Now Official N.J. Religious Holiday
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L. Ron Hubbard's Birthday Now Official N.J. Religious Holiday

Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard was born March 13, 1911. His birthday is now officially recognized as a religious holiday in New Jersey.

Scientology Information Center Helps Businesses Survive Economic Hardship
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Scientology Information Center Helps Businesses Survive Economic Hardship

Monthly business receptions seek to help Clearwater prosper

Smart Chick-Lit: The Sociology and Fiction Combo Empowering Women
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Smart Chick-Lit: The Sociology and Fiction Combo Empowering Women

Trailblazing sociologist pens novel based on a decade of interview research that pays tribute to 1980s pop culture, challenges the fiction-nonfiction divide, and transforms a women's interest genre into women's empowerment

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Shocking Survey Says 71% of Plus-Sized Women Were Verbally Insulted for Larger Body Type on Dating Apps

News site, Mirror, summarizes the dating survey with title "Curvy women say they're being fat-shamed on dating apps by men who believe they're 'glorifying obesity'".

Freedom Magazine Wins Five Religion Communicators Council Awards
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Freedom Magazine Wins Five Religion Communicators Council Awards

The voice of Scientology since 1968, Freedom Magazine has earned five honors in the 2016 DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards.

Women's Brains and Bodies on Chick-Lit
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Women's Brains and Bodies on Chick-Lit

Genre-busting sociologist pens empowering "chick-lit" and garners the attention of a start-up beauty company.

Literary Beauty: The Book and Skincare Combo Empowering Women
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Literary Beauty: The Book and Skincare Combo Empowering Women

Pioneering sociologist collaborates with start-up beauty company on a literary themed skincare and novel collection aimed at empowering women.

Youth Group Rallies Support for Human Rights
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Youth Group Rallies Support for Human Rights

Scientology News reports on the Youth for Human Rights Chapter of Puebla, Mexico, championing human rights education and reform.

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Are Smart People Less Racist?

There's a disconnect in white Americans' views on race. Though whites who score higher on intelligence tests are less likely to hold prejudiced stereotypes and profess beliefs in racial justice, they are no more likely to support public policies designed to reduce racial inequality. This is the main finding of research by Geoffrey Wodtke (University of Toronto), recently published by a flagship journal of sociology: "Social Problems".

The Scientology Information Center Welcomes Religious Studies Classes
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The Scientology Information Center Welcomes Religious Studies Classes

The Church of Scientology Public Information Center in Clearwater, Florida, provides a comprehensive resource for religious studies students and educators to learn about Scientology beliefs, practices and activities. Students from 20 nations have visited the center since its July 2015 grand opening.

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mPathDiscovery Announces the Launch of digitalsociology.com

With the acquisition of mPathDiscovery, LLC by TBX Group, Inc. jointly the two companies launch digitalsociology.com.