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Register today!

We are delighted to announce that registration for the conference is open now: click here for details, and here to go directly to the University Store. 45 more words


Commentary on Gilens and Page, “Average citizens have no political influence”

This is an interesting paper, that brings admiral clarity to the competing theoretical models that address the problem, ‘Who governs? Who really rules?’ (Gilens and Page. 1,285 more words


Diaspora students from Austria visit Kosovo and Albania

The Kosovan Minister of Diaspora, Ibrahim Makolli has been the host of 50 Albanian students from Austria whom will be touring around Kosovo and Albania for the upcoming days. 183 more words


Leeds Metropolitan University PORESO PHD Symposium Call for Papers

I am very excited to announce that we have finalised the Call for Papers for the Leeds Metropolitan University PORESO PhD Symposium. Keep 11th June… 408 more words


Blogging is not scholasticism, they say.

But who ever said that scholasticism constitutes the highest level of truth?

(And what is the difference between “scholarship” and “scholasticism” ?)

the shifting landscape of elite american sociology

I was having dinner with a Team Fabio affiliate who was making the choice between two really excellent sociology programs. In discussing his choice, we got into the issue of who is now on top in terms of status. 365 more words


The Daily Servant of Power

Today’s servant of power is:

George Orwell

This doesn’t mean I didn’t learn anything from 1984 or that I disagree with his observations. Unfortunately, human beings  45 more words