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“UEL losing its soul”

April 28, 2011 1388

The latest blog-post on ‘Sociology and the Cuts’ is a pulling-no-punches critique of the proposal by the University of East London to close the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Under the proposal, social sciences would be distributed to

other schools within the university.

The authors, Professors Gavin Poynter and Michael Rustin, contend that fragmenting the social sciences will undermine the university’s responsibility to study and understand the social challenges facing the economically disadvantaged community in which it is located.

Read the full post here.

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The latest blog-post on ‘Sociology and the Cuts’ is a pulling-no-punches critique of the proposal by the University of East London to close the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Under the proposal, social sciences would be distributed to other schools within the university.
The authors, Professors Gavin Poynter and Michael Rustin, contend that fragmenting the social sciences will undermine the university’s responsibility to study and understand the social challenges facing the economically disadvantaged community in which it is located.
Read the full post here.
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