Month: January 2013

How can textbooks further student engagement?

All criticism of the genre notwithstanding, textbooks do have a central role to play in turning sociology students into sociologists. Sometimes I do wonder, however, whether it is time to re-invent the textbook.

7 years ago
48

The Formula

How an equation cooked up by Mussolini’s numbers guy came to define how we think about inequality—from Occupy Wall Street to the World Bank to the billionaires at Davos—and why it’s time to find a new way of looking at the numbers.

7 years ago
120

Weekly Overview of Social Science News

Re-establishing economics as a realist and relevant social science, the use of social science in court, and more in this weekly overview of Social Science News

7 years ago
22
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