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sociology

Ragged University as a project is aiming to develop a holistic understanding on the environments we populate and problems we encounter. Here are some of the aspects of sociology which have been raised as important:

  • Prof Beverley Skeggs
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    Podcast: Professor Beverley Skeggs talks about Exploitation, Domination, Dispossession and Devaluation
    9th April 2015
    Ragged Podcasts, Sociology
    Professor Beverley Skeggs talks about Exploitation, Domination, Dispossession and Devaluation. She worked at the...
  • Ivan Illich
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    Great Educator: Ivan Illich and Deinstitutionalising Society
    24th October 2012
    History, Sociology
    After being introduced to Ivan Illich as an educational thinker by two retired friends...
  • Ingroup formation
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    The Porous University, Socialisation and Reflections
    1st May 2017
    About Ragged, Education, Sociology, The Porous University
    How are we to conceptualize the notion of the porous university ? The anchor...
  • Richard Gunn
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    On Mutual Recognition by Richard Gunn
    8th May 2018
    Eclectic Articles, Ragged Podcasts, Sociology
    In recent years, the term 'mutual recognition' has become more central to what I...
  • Minimum wage
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    Tackling Income Inequality: Local Government Pay Policies by Benjamin Irvine
    17th September 2014
    Economics, Poverty
    Recent Background to Fair Pay in the Public Sector: The Hutton Review of Fair...
  • David Seagrave at Remade in Edinburgh
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    A Vigorous Renaissance of Social Value by David Seagrave
    14th February 2014
    Eclectic Articles, Poverty
    Paul Kingsnorth, who emulated William Cobbett on journeys around Britain has described the erosion...