For Sociology, for the Public University… Join the Debate!

A blogpost on the BSA's blog 'Sociology and the Cuts' by John Holmwood sets out the potential c

onsequences of the government's higher education reforms for sociology. He argues that the identity and status of sociology as a discipline are under threat.

The issues John Holmwood raises will be discussed at the BSA conference at the LSE on 6-9 April. It will be the largest ever gathering of UK-based sociologists, and an opportunity to defend the discipline and the values of the public university.

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British Sociological Association

The British Sociological Association is the national subject association for sociologists in Britain. Founded in 1951, our members are drawn from a wide range of backgrounds including research, teaching, students and practitioners in a variety of fields. Through a range of exclusive membership benefits, specialist study groups and a busy calendar of events, we provide a network of communication to all who are concerned with the promotion and use of sociology and sociological research, helping to improve our understanding of society and social processes.

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