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A Conversation with Sylvia Walby about Crisis, Brexit and Changes in Gender Regimes

By Ece Kocabicak In your 2011 book, The Future of Feminism, you argue that depending on civil society and policy, the financial crisis of 2008 might initiate a shift either towards social democracy and the democratic regulation of finance, or towards fundamentalism, xenophobia and protectionism. Considering Trump’s electoral achievement in the U.S. and Brexit in […]

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Swimming Upstream: Sociology Beyond Description

By Nicholas Gane In this special series for The Sociological Review website, innovative sociologists reflect on the challenges and opportunities facing the discipline today. In thefifth essay, Nicholas Gane, Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, reflects on the alleged failure of Sociology to address the causes of the financial crisis.  On the eve of the […]

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