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Sociology

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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:

  • inequalities
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    Thinking In Complex Ways And Development On Our Own Doorstep
    5th October 2015
    Poverty, Sociology
    In September 2000 advocates from 189 countries signed up to the United Nations Millennium...
  • Marshal McLuhan
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    The Medium is the Means: The Industrial-Educational Complex
    17th February 2015
    Economics, Education, Poverty
    Marshall McLuhan is very well known for developing communications theory, and is famously attributed...
  • Surveillance society
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    Security, Privacy, Information and Surveillance Discussion by Prof William Webster, Prof Charles Raab and Dr Andrew Neil
    15th February 2017
    Ragged Podcasts, Sociology
    We live in a surveillance age where digital technology has become ingrained in almost...
  • William Edward Burghardt Du Bois
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    Great Educator: William Edward Burghardt Du Bois 1868 to 1963
    8th October 2015
    History, Poverty
    William Du Bois, or 'Doctor Du Bois' as he insisted on being addressed, was...
  • social justice
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    Widening Participation: Power, Knowledge and Silence; A Digest
    16th December 2014
    Education, Poverty
    Critical theoretical frameworks are particularly helpful in developing a conceptual framework of widening participation...
  • Emile Durkheim
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    Great Educator: Emile Durkheim 1858 to 1917
    9th August 2014
    History, Sociology
    Emile Durkheim founded the subject of Sociology on a lifetime of study and review...