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Sociology

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:

  • Bibliography
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    Experiences of Food Poverty: Contents and Bibliography by Samuel Lindskog
    18th August 2014
    Poverty, Sociology
    Food poverty is the experience of not being able to acquire and eat a...
  • foodbank
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    Experiences of Food Poverty in Brighton and Hove by Samuel Lindskog
    13th July 2014
    Poverty, Sociology
    This research project was undertaken to understand the experience of being in food poverty...
  • Joseph Stiglitz
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    Joseph Stiglitz Talks About Creating A Learning Society
    14th September 2014
    Economics, Poverty
    Joseph Stiglitz talks about the latest in his long line of books exploring economic...
  • My Fair Edinburgh
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    How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Wellbeing by Prof Kate Pickett & Prof Richard Wilkinson
    6th November 2018
    Poverty, Sociology
    Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson are Professors of Social Epidemiology.  Kate Pickett is Professor...
  • staple foods
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    How Financial Speculation is Artificially Inflating Staple Food Prices
    18th June 2014
    Eclectic Articles, Economics, Poverty
    In 2011 investments in food derivatives stood at $126 billion compared to $3 billion...
  • Thought experiment
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    The Issues of Patronage and Seeking Patronage: A Thought Experiment in Response
    3rd January 2017
    Poverty, Project
    This is a response to a thought experiment sent to me after writing an...