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A Week in Review - 25/07/14

Welcome to this week’s A Week in Review. This week isn’t nearly as packed as last week was in terms of the sheer enormity of new occurrences in the world of international relations. 886 more words

IR

Religious People are Weaker?

On a forum today the question was asked “If you found out today with 100% certainty there was no afterlife and no God, would you still hold true to the teachings of your religion? 280 more words

Writing

Florida A and M University Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: July 31 (posted on HigherEdJobs.com 7/24)

Length: Tenure-track (starts Autumn 2014)

Comments: “Areas of interest are open, however, preferred areas of interest include global issues, social justice issues, demography, or terrorism. 29 more words

2014 Deadlines

Waynes Brain. Vol. 5.

Somebody once told me, or perhaps I read it somewhere, that we are all just a conversation away from becoming friends. Acquaintances plodding thru our own life with our heads down. 102 more words

Life

The Poor Door

News reports surfaced on Tuesday from New York City that a plan from developer Extell to build a 33-story luxury condo in Manhattan was approved. What makes this development deserving of (any) attention is the developer’s desire to create what’s been described as a “poor door.” This is essentially a separate entrance for lower-income renters living in publicly-subsidized units, all in a section of the building physically segregated from their wealthy neighbors. 638 more words

Policy

Beyond the Beautiful Forevers.

I just rated this a five on Goodreads, but I almost couldn’t read it. Katherine Boo is an investigative reporter, and spent three years immersed in the life of a Mumbai slum… 521 more words

Non-fiction

Graduation, Prizes and What is next for Noodle Sociology..

I apologise for the lack of posting over the last few weeks. This has mainly been because of the events that have occurred since degree results day. 698 more words