Watch Sam Lucas’ lecture, “Inconvenient Facts and Political Action: On Respecting Weber while Embracing Marx,” part of the teach-in seminar series: “What Next? Sociologists Speak on the Future of the World.”
In this photo essay, Siddhi Bhandari explores gender relations in the context of holi, the Hindu festival of colors, as celebrated in the village of Chilkiya in the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand, India.
Watch Dylan Riley’s lecture, “The 18th Brumaire of Donald Trump,” part of the teach-in seminar series: “What Next? Sociologists Speak on the Future of the World.”
Watch Michael Burawoy’s lecture, “Sociology and Social Crisis,” part of the teach-in seminar series: “What Next? Sociologists Speak on the Future of the World.”
In Evicted, Matthew Desmond demonstrates that the urban poor are not just victims of neglect but targets of persistent exploitation.
As white flight and the flight of capital continued to accelerate, the movement of industrial manufacturing jobs to the suburbs, the Sun Belt, and the Global South decimated working class Black Detroiters.
De “desechables” a superhéroes ambientales
De “descartáveis” a “super-heróis ambientais”
From disposable people to environmental superheroes: Using political art to increase the visibility of some of the world’s most undervalued workers
Two recent public health campaigns exemplify the representational politics embedded in anti-soda efforts.
The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and the responding protests served as a catalyst for the resurgence of #BlackLivesMatter, a movement working to shift national and local conversations about race, class, gender, and inequality. In this essay, the authors reflect on how academia can answer this call, from their positions as emerging scholars.
While many have proposed that hiring more Black officers is an effective way to alleviate longstanding tension between police and African American citizens, this article shows that a shared racial background does not always guarantee positive police perceptions among Ferguson residents and protesters.