A group of UK sociologists believe their subject is just too important to hide away in academic departments. They want to tool up new sociology graduates to use their degrees to improve workplaces, organisations and communities, ensuring applied sociology is a part of the undergraduate curriculum. Nick Fox explains, with an introduction from the LSE Department of Sociology’s Dr […]
Housing is dominated by economic and political logics, raising fundamental questions about what, and whom, housing is for. But the need for a home is universal. In this post, Tom Brookes considers what a sociology of home could look like.
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One year ago, I returned to the UK for the first time in eighteen months. In my mind rang […]
Why is the Anthropocene important? And what does our mass media’s presentation of the Anthropocene tell us? Professor Emeritus Leslie Sklair shares his research.
There is an enormous amount of research on how ‘climate change’ and ‘global warming’ are being reported in the media all over the world. However, since beginning to study the Anthropocene (the geological concept intended to measure and […]
I am very pleased to be announcing this relaunch of the LSE Sociology blog, Researching Sociology. The blog was originally launched in 2013, and quickly became a leading sociology blog. This new version of the blog has been timed to coincide with the roll-out of the Department of Sociology’s new website.
From the outset, Researching Sociology has sought to reflect the very […]