Who is Afraid of CRT?

Who is Afraid of CRT?

By Myron Strong Sociologists Rashawn Ray and Alexandra Gibbons recently wrote article for the Brookings Institution noting that the term “critical race theory” (CRT) has been mentioned 1,300 times in less than four months on Fox News. They attribute this to critical race theory becoming a new boogie man for people unwilling to acknowledge our country’s racist … Read more

Bridgerton: Groundbreaking or Same Old Stereotypes?

Bridgerton: Groundbreaking or Same Old Stereotypes?

By Janis Prince Inniss You’ve probably seen Bridgerton, the sexy Shondaland Netflix standout. If you haven’t, the first eight episodes of the series premiered in December 2020 on Netflix. The series is based on eight books written by Julia Quinn, featuring stories of romance in the Regency era. This first season focuses on the “market … Read more

Emerging From the COVID Cocoon

Emerging From the COVID Cocoon

By Janis Prince Inniss Should I sit inside or pool side? Wear a mask or not? Hug people? Fist bump? Elbow bump? These are some of the questions I am mulling more than a week before attending a Fourth of July party. This is a significant event because it marks my return to visiting friends … Read more

You are Your ID, or are You?

You are Your ID, or are You?

By Karen Sternheimer As I waited in the security line to return home at an airport recently, a large banner with the words “You are Your ID” was impossible to miss. While just an ad for CLEAR, a biometrics company that uses facial recognition software to verify identity, those words stung that morning. Why was … Read more

Methodology is a system of rules, principles and procedures, which forms. scientific investigation. Comment

Methodology is a system of rules, principles and procedures, which forms. scientific investigation. Comment Science is the field concerned with discovering and describing the world around us by observing and experimenting. Scientific methodology is a system of rules, principles, and procedures that form the basis of the scientific investigation. It can be divided into theoretical … Read more

[Mains Solved] Is Sociology a Value-free Science? Discuss (UPSC Sociology Mains 2020)

Is sociology a Value free Science?

Value-free science: Sociology is an extremely broad subject that is studied well into the doctorate level in most institutions. While there are many different fields with different focuses and perspectives, there are many basic principles that are universally accepted as true. The subject matter of sociology is human behavior in society. All social behavior is … Read more

Modernity and social changes in Europe and emergence of Sociology-UPSC Sociology Notes

Alternative technologies for a climate change resilient India

Modernity and social changes: Modernization/Modernity refers to rapid social, economic, political, and cultural changes that were taking place in the 18 th century Europe Commercial and Scientific Revolution between the 14 th and 18 th centuries, along with the cultural saw a revival in medicine, art, literature, astronomy, navigation, chemistry, philosophy and so on.  Ideological … Read more

Finding New Normality, From Micro to Macro

Finding New Normality, From Micro to Macro

Individual How do you feel about wearing a mask? While many very publicly resisted wearing masks, some people are not ready to stop wearing masks, as this NPR story details. Those who are unvaccinated are still encouraged to wear masks, according to the CDC guidelines, but there is no way to verify this in the … Read more

Christian Nationalism and Trump Support

Christian Nationalism and Trump Support

By Jenny Enos, Sociology Doctoral Student, Rutgers University Religion has always captivated sociologists. Émile Durkheim, who is often credited with being one of the “founders” of sociology, wrote extensively about religion in his 1912 book Elementary Forms of Religious Life in which he aimed to explain the role of religion in society. Writing from a … Read more

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