Post Tagged with: "SOCIOLOGY"

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Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us

Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us

Fearless sex writer Jesse Bering argues that all of us have some kind of paraphilia (intense erotic attraction to atypical fodder) – and should embrace it, via the teachings of Freud and Kinsey, and the shapely curves of the Eiffel Tower.

Posted by × November 27, 2013 ×

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Smart Cities

Smart Cities

Anthony M. Townsend’s savvy approach to urban planning accounts for the growing fluxuation between suburbia and the metropolis, while investigating what living in a GPS-navigated world does to our sense of place.

Posted by × November 3, 2013 ×

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Wonder Women

Wonder Women

Subtitled “Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection,” this sharp look into the role of women in the workplace was written by the current president of Barnard College.

Posted by × October 12, 2013 ×

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Viral Hate

Viral Hate

This enlightening study on the rise of anonymous commentary across social media platforms explores the ubiquitous issue of online hate-mongering, and whether it should be protected under the First Amendment.

Posted by × July 25, 2013 ×

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Going Solo

Going Solo

By ERIC KLINENBERG

The surprising appeal of living alone.

Posted by × March 16, 2012 ×

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Inside This Place, Not of It

Inside This Place, Not of It

The resilience of the female inmates who tell their stories in this collection will inspire you, even as their accounts of sexual violence, endemic corruption, and forced sterilization make you want to turn away. From Voice of Witness, a non-profit oral history project co-founded by Dave Eggers, this unflinching catalog of human rights abuses in women’s prisons, compiled and edited by Robin Levi and Ayelet Waldman, sheds light on a world rarely seen but not soon forgotten.

Posted by × February 10, 2012 ×

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Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America

Don’t Shoot: One Man, a Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner-City America

By DAVID M. KENNEDY

A bracing account of one man’s decades-long struggle to stanch urban violence.

Posted by × October 31, 2011 ×

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What was the Hipster?

What was the Hipster?

By n+1

Acollection of young writers gazes in the mirror and attempts to answer aburning sociological question.

Posted by × December 16, 2010 ×