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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:

  • ethnic food
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    Ethnocentrism and Country of Origin Effects: Ethnocentrism and Consumers by Doreen Soutar
    16th July 2014
    Economics, Poverty
    This literature review is divided into three main sections: This section looks at The...
  • Reverend Thomas Guthrie of Greyfriars Kirk
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    Great Educator: Thomas Guthrie and the Ragged Schools
    7th June 2012
    About Ragged, Education, History, Poverty
    Thomas Guthrie was born in Brechin on 12th July, 1803.  His ancestors had been...
  • Student Support
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    Discrete Correspondences: Student Support Services On Zero Hours Contracts
    6th September 2015
    Education, Sociology
    Over the years, I have had many conversations and emails with various people involved...
  • Jacob Jordaens depiction of Odysseus escaping from the cave of Polyphemus (1635)
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    Action Research: Outputs, Outcomes and the Political Setting
    3rd December 2018
    Economics, Outcomes and Measures, Poverty
    What follows is the section of my action research project analysing the metrics and...
  • Ben MacPherson MSP
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    Podcast and transcript: Social Security Reform Panel with Ben MacPherson MSP, Alison Johnson MSP, Mike Vallance
    11th April 2017
    Poverty, Sociology
    This is an audio recording of two of the Members of Scottish Parliament who...
  • Dr Imogen Tyler
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    Podcast: Classificatory Struggles; Class, Culture and Inequality in Neoliberal Times by Dr Imogen Tyler
    26th March 2015
    Poverty, Ragged Podcasts, Sociology
    Dr Imogen Tyler talks about "Classificatory Struggles: Class, Culture and Inequality in Neoliberal Times”...