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The Sociological Imagination

The Sociological Imagination

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Why Are People Dying to Bring You Dinner? The Shocking Facts About Our Food System March 30, 2012 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Cesar Chavez, the champion of farmworkers' rights who gets his annual day of state recognition this Saturday, must be rolling in his grave. It's been 37 years since Governor Jerry Brown, in an earlier life, signed the landmark agricultural labor relations act--and soon California legislators will debate whether to enforce rules to provide water and shade to the 400,000 farmworkers who harvest our food.

"Theory" in sociology What is a sociological theory? And how does it relate to the challenge of providing explanations of social facts? In the natural sciences the answer to this question is fairly clear. A theory is a hypothesis about one or more entities or processes and a specification of their operations and interactions. A theory is articulated in terms that permit rigorous and unambiguous derivation of implications for the behavior of a body of phenomena -- perhaps through specification of a set of equations or through a set of statements with deductive consequences.

Sociology Lens » news. resources. commentary. Nudge yourself better: how to become your own Choice Architect. by Roger Tyers, 3 days ago at 11:00 am By: Adam GaultCollection: OJO My PhD research is about changing people’s behaviour – how to make people lead better, greener, more sustainable lives. Reading Capital Reading Marx’s Capital Volume I with David Harvey A close reading of the text of Karl Marx’s Capital Volume I in 13 video lectures by Professor David Harvey. Links to the complete course:

Map: America still divided by race Map Legend: Blue dots: white Americans, Green dots: African-Americans, Yellow dots: Latino-Americans, Red dots: Asian-Americans, Brown dots: Native-Americans/Other A new map that compiles demographic data from the 2010 Census shows just how much the United States remains segregated by race. The map, created by Dustin Cable at the University of Virginia, is made up of over 308 million dots that are separated by race – one for each person included in the April 2010 U.S.

Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication 1 Please wait while we create your Custom Book... Log In Use the fields below to log in to your Flat World Knowledge user account. Cyborgology » humanity meets technology On Pharrell’s “Happy” by robinjames, 2 days ago at 05:00 am I find Pharrell’s massive hit “Happy” really, really irritating. And, for that reason, I love it. The Sequence of Archetypes in Individuation DynaPsych Table of Contents James Whitlark Professor of English

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