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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:

  • Scene from the film Metropolis
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    Action Research: The Outcomes Star and Developing Novel Methodologies
    19th November 2018
    Drugs and Recovery, Outcomes and Measures, Poverty
    What follows is the start of my action research project deconstructing of the Outcomes...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Adult Learning Project
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    The History of Adult Learning Project in Edinburgh: A Freirean Approach
    23rd January 2015
    Education, History, Poverty
    The Adult Learning Project (ALP for short) was founded in 1979 in Gorgie Dalry...
  • Social Capital and Pierre Bourdieux: A Digest
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    Social Capital and Pierre Bourdieu: A Digest
    6th May 2014
    Social Capital, Sociology
    Pierre Bourdieu is a sociologist who’s interest focused on social class and stratification along...
  • Ragged leaf logo
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    Ragged University as a model of education: Power differentials and problems of scale
    29th February 2016
    About Ragged, Poverty, Project
    This presentation was given to the Knowledge, Power and Identity research group at the...