Social Work

Michael Reisch

Stories of Research to Reality: Michael Reisch

Historian and social justice professor Michael Reisch used the example of the case of Freddie Gray in his own home of Baltimore to show how much social science could add to examinations of poverty.

8 years ago

The Rule of Optimism – Thirty Years On

Not many social scientists introduce a phrase into the English language and its subsequent history is instructive about the ways in which the impact of successful sociology becomes invisible. It is also a nice example of how ideas become assimilated into a societal environment that finds it hard to accept the sociologist’s focus on systems and organizations.

10 years ago