Social Research in an Age of Austerity A new coalition government pledges an unparalleled age of fiscal austerity and a new universities minister promises radical ‘reform’ of higher education: what does the future hold for the British university in an… Read More ›
Archive for September 2010
This bibliography of public sociology will be available here as an ongoing resource. FROM THE ASA The 1988 ASA Presidential Address by Herbert J Gans Gans, H. (1989). “Sociology in America: The Discipline and the Public.” American Sociological Review 54(1):1-16… Read More ›
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UCU has written to all branches this week asking them to organise joint meetings with their campus Students’ Unions to make arrangements for building a massive turnout for 10 November’s national demonstration against education cuts. Good progress has been made… Read More ›
In a democracy you only have to remove the fig-leaf called the “vote” and you see the naked interests of power shamelessly parading before your eyes. It is this fig-leaf of democracy that separates India from Pakistan. In Pakistan the… Read More ›
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The record demand for university places in 2010 has had an immense impact not just on Higher Education, but also Further Education, with some A-level students opting to go back to college to take further FE courses (as discussed in… Read More ›
David Barsamian is an American radio broadcaster, writer and director of Alternative Radio, a weekly political program broadcast on 125 radio stations in a variety of countries. He has written widely on American foreign policy, corporate control, the media and… Read More ›