Category Archives: Sociological work

The Sociological Imagination and Social Responsibility

In this paper, we maintain that sociologists should deliberately teach social responsibility as a means of fulfilling the promise that C. Wright Mills envisioned. A key aspect of the sociological imagination includes a sense of social responsibility, but that aspect … Continue reading

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The personal, the platform and the political

Read This paper examines issues surrounding the use of electronic portfolios for personal development planning (PDP) in sociology. These are now a common feature of many virtual learning environments (VLEs) across higher education institutions. However, while such an approach can … Continue reading

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Critique and Sociology – towards a new understanding of Teaching as an integral part of Sociological Work

Read   This paper aims to shed light on teaching as an integral part of sociological work. The aim of sociologists to contribute to critical inquiry can be traced back to Enlightenment ideas. Based on empirical findings from my doctoral … Continue reading

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