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A Little Sociology “Lite”

As the semester winds down, you might be thinking about reading something “light” but still a bit sociological…If so, here are some nonfiction and fiction books that I enjoyed: The age of American unreason / Susan Jacoby Limbo : blue-collar … Continue reading

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Graphic Novels Tackling the Social/Historical

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Want some visual reading over the break that’s not too heavy but also not too light?  Try one of these graphic novels that explore social and historical issues: Maus: A Survivor’s Tale, by Art Spiegelman Persepolis and Persepolis 2, [and … Continue reading

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Study Abroad in Northern Ireland and Ireland!

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Travel through Ireland and Northern Ireland while learning about the history, causes, and aftermath of the Northern Ireland conflict – Apply now for the GSU Sociology Department’s May 2011 Study Abroad Program, “Race, Religion and Conflict in Northern Ireland”. Take … Continue reading

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Faculty and Graduate Students’ Sociological Imaginations at Work

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C. Wright Mills wrote of the “sociological imagination” that “its essence is the combination of ideas that no one expected were combinable…there is a playfulness of mind back of such combining as well as a truly fierce drive to make … Continue reading

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“Millennials” on Our Minds…

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Beloit College has rolled out its annual “Mindset List” for the Class of 2014, which originated in 1998 as “a reminder to faculty to be aware of dated references, and quickly became a catalog of the rapidly changing worldview of … Continue reading

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