Problem Solving Sociology

Problem-solving sociology uses sociological insights and ideas to solve social problems, and uses the solving of social problems to advance sociological theory.  See this brief introduction and this theoretical discussion, listen to a podcast, or order the book.

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Upcoming Events

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August 8, 2023 at 8:00-9:30 am (Eastern)

Solving Problems That Have Never Been Solved (Thematic Session at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association)

More to come after the summer!