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When Scifi Literature becomes Reality

Cover of A Killing in the Sun, tilted sideways

When science fiction literature becomes reality: this is a topic we all love to hear about. 635 more words

The ethical consumer of my research: who they are and who they are not

The closer I am approaching the writing phase in my PhD, the more I think about how my understanding of my  research topic has changed over this past 2,5 years . 915 more words

Ethical Food Consumption

From deregulation to re-regulation

I have been invited to give a talk at the University of Plymouth on 17 July. The title of my talk is From deregulation to re-regulation: School governing and governance at a time of neo-liberal governmentality… 168 more words


Are you in the right home, near the right school? Are you sure?

I had my coffee outside this morning because I could (I live in Manchester). It was relaxing and I enjoyed the dry, outside feeling. I checked Facebook who suggested I watch this video: 202 more words


Velferdsforskning i Verdens Største Demokrati

Alf Gunvald Nilsen

(Publisert i Sosiolognytt 2/15)

Da Norges Forskningsråd presenterte sin evaluering av norsk sosiologi i 2010 var en av hovedkonklusjonene at empirisk forskning på velferdsstaten utgjør kjernen i anvendt sosiologisk forskning her til lands. 906 more words


Globalization as a justification for domination?

The events unfolded at the 3rd summit of the Americas is more reminiscent of a war zone, rather than the intended peaceful protests. In a lot of instances, transgressive actions were mistaken for provocative actions, leading police to deploy repressive and dominating tactics using less than lethal force, such as tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper sprays, along with others. 825 more words

Critical Analysis

Public Diplomacy and The Question of Governance

Discussions of public diplomacy have frequently broken the activity down into three elements; information, education and culture and international broadcasting.

But…if we look around at what public diplomacy/cultural relations organizations actually do there’s a sizeable chunk of work that would be better labelled as concerned with governance. 386 more words

Public Diplomacy