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Podcasts

Social Media, Global Social Theory and Sociological Activism

In this podcast our trustee Gurminder K. Bhambra talks to our digital engagement fellow Mark Carrigan about the possibilities of social media for public sociology and activism. The two projects discussed are Global Social Theory and Discover Society.

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Brexit

Class Analysis in the Age of Trump (and Brexit): The Pernicious New Politics of Identity

By Gurminder K Bhambra Class has come increasingly to the fore in explanations of outcomes of the UK referendum on leaving the EU and the US Presidential election. Much of this commentary has been prefaced with a criticism of the privileging of identity politics over socio-economic inequality. As a consequence, the white working class, the […]

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Essays

Committing Sociology: Defending the Public University

By Gurminder K Bhambra In this special series for The Sociological Review website, innovative sociologists reflect on the challenges and opportunities facing the discipline today. In the fifth essay, Gurminder K. Bhambra, Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick, places the attack upon the public university in historical context, arguing that the intellectual and political vitality of […]

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