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Religion, Climate Change, and Poverty
Friday, June 26, 2015
By Peter Kaufman There is a new sociologist on the block: he does not have a Ph.D., does not teach at a university, and as far as I know, may have never even taken a sociology course. In fact, he...

Internships and Inequality
Monday, June 22, 2015
By Karen Sternheimer It’s summer break now for most students, many of whom are using this time to do a summer internship. Internships can be a great way to learn firsthand about what it’s like to work in a particular...

Police Killings by the Numbers
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
By Peter Kaufman If there has been one dominant, sociologically-relevant story in the news lately, it has arguably been the treatment of African Americans by the police. From Michael Brown in Missouri to Eric Garner in Staten Island to the...

Mexican Pointy Boots and Subcultural Theory
Friday, June 12, 2015
By Teresa Irene Gonzales While looking for videos to share with my Urban Sociology course this past term, I came across a mini-documentary from 2012 on Vice that chronicles the rise of a cultural phenomenon that centers around extremely pointy...

Harassment and Power in the Classroom
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
By Karen Sternheimer California law requires that managers and supervisors receive anti-harassment training every other year. As a faculty member, I am considered a supervisor so I have taken this online training course several times now. I actually find it...