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Cellphone by Paul Levinson

In the social sciences as well as media and communication studies there is an increasing interest in everyday technologies, like the cellphone and the webcam. Already in 2004 Paul Levinson, Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in NYC, student of Neil Postman, and author of science fiction novels, published his book “ 367 more words


Sociology - Culture - Names

Symbolic interactionist / social constructionist approaches to culture

George Carlin on goofy boy names
Louis CK on kids’ names
Key & Peele – East/West College Bowl Names… 12 more words


Symbolic Interactionism an Anti-Smoking PSA

Symbolic Interactionism is defined as a micro level theory in which shared meanings, orientations, and assumptions form the basic motivations behind people’s actions. This is a form of social interaction because of the meaning, and the assumptions we give to cigarettes. 488 more words

Planning pregnancy, pre-pregnancy supplements and antenatal Screening

There is growing concern that despite planning pregnancy women delay taking pre-pregnancy supplements like folic acid as advised by experts who argue that these supplements substantially decrease the risk of birth defects that can impact the brain. 88 more words


Taking the Role of the Other

The political debate over the Ukraine has become increasingly polarised and extreme. You can get a sense of this in The Guardian and Telegraph where debates are either for or against Russia. 650 more words


Sports, Language, and Culture

As part of my ongoing research into the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape and the specific issue of racism with regards to the name of the Washington Redskins… 1,186 more words

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