Sociological Re-Imaginations in and of Universities [Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge (Vol. VII, Issue 3, Summer 2009)]

Sociological Re-Imaginations in and of Universities [Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge (Vol. VII, Issue 3, Summer 2009)]

by Ahead Publishing House


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781888024340
Publisher: Ahead Publishing House (imprint: Okcir Press)
Publication date: 07/01/2009
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

vii—Editor’s Note: Sociological Imaginations In, Of, and Beyond Universities

Mohammad H. Tamdgidi, University of Massachusetts Boston

1—In Memoriam—Professor Giovanni Arrighi (1937-2009) and Graduate Mentoring: A Reflection on His Teachings and My Academic Development

Satoshi Ikeda, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

9—Autoethnographic Cultural Criticism as Method: Toward Sociological Imaginations of Race, Memory and Identity

Sandra J. Song, University of Alberta, Canada

27—Reflexive Pedagogy and the Sociological Imagination

L. Lynda Harling Stalker, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada;

and Jason Pridmore, Zuyd University, The Netherlands

37—Nemesis of C. Wright Mills’ Promise: Sociology, Education and the

Changing Context and Meaning of Teaching and Learning

Festus Ikeotuonye, University College Dublin, Ireland

57—Interdisciplinary Studies and Scholarship: Issues, Challenges, and

Implications for “Third World” Development and Social Change

Samuel Zalanga, Bethel University

77—The Structure of Higher Learning in Fin-de-Siècle America: Bureaucracy, Statistical Accounting, and Sociocultural Change

Donald A. Nielsen, College of Charleston

91—Activist Learning vs. Service Learning in a Women’s Studies Classroom

Anne Bubriski, University of Central Florida; and Ingrid Semaan, UConn-Stamford

99—Surviving “Acceptable” Victimization

Penelope Roode, University of Massachusetts Boston

105—‘Keep It In the Family’: Casting Sociological Lights on the Secrets of My Life

Belle Summer, University of Massachusetts Boston

117—Understanding Fear Using My Sociological Imagination

E. M. Walsh, University of Massachusetts Boston

137—Dying to Live: Exploring the Fear of an Unlived Life Using the Sociological Imagination

Ann Marie Moler, University of Massachusetts Boston

147—Measures of Personal Success and Failure: A Self-Assessment, Applying the Sociological Imagination

Minxing Zheng, University of Massachusetts Boston

155—Panxenos: An Outsider’s Sociology of Self

Andrew Messing, University of Massachusetts Boston

173—“Money Does Not Buy Happiness”: Using the Sociological Imagination to Move Beyond Stressful Lives

Jillian Pelletier, University of Massachusetts Boston

181—Working to Thrive, Not Just Survive: My Work History in a Sociological Imagination

Christine Quinn, University of Massachusetts Boston

191—Future Hell: Nuclear Fiction in Pursuit of History

Trevor Doherty, University of Massachusetts Boston

221—“Engaged Buddhism in Retreat” Revisited: A Reply to Barbara Newell’s Response

Lisa Kemmerer, Montana State University [Editor's note: For the earlier dialogue, please see the original commentary by Lisa Kemmerer and a reply by Barbara Newell in Vol. VI, Issue 3 (Summer 2008) of the present journal.]

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