Ask a Sociologist

This is space for our readers and the general public to send us questions about everyday life and have a sociologist provide feedback. The “Ask a Sociologist” section is a resource for all who want nontechnical answers to life’s vicissitudes, social conundrums, and latent challenges. (You are welcome to ask us technical questions too!) Think of it like our mailbag.

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