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Notes for a Sociology of Thinking 1.4

In a recent paper Tero Piiroinen argued that the intellectual axis of contemporary sociological theory has shifted from a concern with individualism and holism to what he terms… 966 more words

The Madness of Crowds tackles slow poisoning

Maybe there was a page limit that Mackay had to meet. Some sort of standard length for Victorian miscellanies that’s been lost to history. Otherwise, I just don’t understand how “slow poisoning” is considered a “madness of crowds” worthy to be included with things like The Crusades, the witch craze, or even tulips. 406 more words

Books

Generation Gap: Millennial vs. Baby Boomer

This video was done last winter and I forgot to post it! My aunt had a project to do for grad school and she enlisted my video editing skills and my help as a subject. 41 more words

Video

Welcome!

Hello Intro to Soc students!

 

Welcome to our class and our class website. Be sure to check in her regularly–in fact, subscribe so you never miss a post. 156 more words

Sociology

La identidad y el yo.

Los humanos somos seres conscientes y de orden simbólico: buscamos dar una interpretación a los objetos que observamos para dar una continuidad a nuestra mentalidad y mantener bases de percepción y evaluación de la realidad. 469 more words

Mexico

Wasting Complaints: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is not a bad thing. At this point in 2014, over 10 million more has been given to the ALS Association than at the same time last year, and the main factor in this increase is blatantly the fundraiser. 570 more words

Philosophy