Month: September 2012

Implementing Finch

Bookings are now open for a two-day Conference organised by the Academy of Social Sciences and kindly sponsored by the THE, […]

7 years ago
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Gangster Anthropologist

Jorja Leap immersed herself in the culture of Los Angeles’ notorious street gangs for over 10 years, interviewing and working with hundreds of active and former gang members.

7 years ago
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Social science sites of the week

This week the LibDem conference. See our blog on useful news sites and social media resources. Including the Nick Clegg […]

7 years ago
47

Open Access publishing: A Personal View

We are personally skeptical about many of the major premises of Open Access Publishing, and we are certain that many of the potential implications have not been thought through. The Finch Report pays remarkably little heed to the detailed arrangements that may need to be put in place.

7 years ago
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全球社会学的前景

Note: This is a translation of my post on global sociology (completed with the help of Amanda Pang). A few […]

7 years ago
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Writing the North Atlantic Bubble, part 2

Many sociology departments teach along conventionalist, Eurocentric lines. Nonetheless, a reformulation of the scope of the sociological curriculum seems to be slowly taking shape.

7 years ago
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