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    National Self-Injury Awareness Day: social justice, user-led interventions and challenging stigma

National Self-Injury Awareness Day: social justice, user-led interventions and challenging stigma

By Dr Kay Inckle

Kay is now based at the University of Liverpool.

 

Self-injury – or self-harm as it is commonly known – is a coping mechanism whereby someone causes direct pain and/or injury to their own body. It is stereotypically associated with many of the following: ‘mental illness’, adolescent girls, Emos/youth subcultures, ‘personality disorder’, suicide, attention-seeking and sometimes violence or […]

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Is There a Class Issue at LSE?: Episode 7

In the final blog of a series this week at Researching Sociology @ LSE, as part of the LSE Social Mobility Society’s panel discussion, ‘Is there a class issue at LSE?’, which involved student and staff speakers, this blog will discuss implications for the London School of Economics and other universities, which were raised by this discussion. To view all […]

Is There a Class Issue at LSE?: Episode 6

In the penultimate blog of a series this week at Researching Sociology @ LSE, this blog will discuss the views of PhD student and researcher Sol Gamsu. This is part of the LSE Social Mobility Society’s panel discussion, which involved student and staff speakers. To view all blogs so far, and to find out more about the panellists, click […]

Is There a Class Issue at LSE?: Episode 5

In the fifth blog of a series this week at Researching Sociology @ LSE, this blog will discuss the views of final year law undergraduate and youth leader, founder of the 4Front Project, Temi Mwale. This is part of the LSE Social Mobility Society’s panel discussion, which involved student and staff speakers. To view all blogs so far, and […]

Is There a Class Issue at LSE?: Episode 4

In the fourth blog of a series this week at Researching Sociology @ LSE, this blog will discuss second year sociology undergraduate Tallulah Eyres’ views. This is part of the LSE Social Mobility Society’s panel discussion, which involved student and staff speakers. To view all blogs so far, and to find out more about the panelists, click here.

For guidance, […]

Is There a Class Issue at LSE?: Episode 3

Following from yesterday’s blog, this week at Researching Sociology @ LSE, we will be discussing the LSE’s Social Mobility Society’s panel discussion, which involved students and staff speakers. To view all blogs so far, click here.

This blog will discuss my views on the matter.

For guidance, this panel discussion centred around 3 central questions, which were as follows:

What does […]

Is There a Class Issue at LSE?: Episode 2

Following from yesterday’s blog, this week at Researching Sociology @ LSE, we will be discussing the LSE’s Social Mobility Society’s panel discussion, ‘Is there a class issue at LSE?’, which involved student and staff speakers.

This blog will discuss Professor Mike Savage’s views on the matter. To take the Great British Class Survey quiz, click here.

For guidance, this panel discussion […]

Is There a Class Issue at LSE?: Episode 1

By Ronda Daniel, LSE undergraduate and Researching Sociology @ LSE blog editor (@rondaemily_)

This week, the Researching Sociology @ LSE blog will feature a series of posts about a panel discussion held at the LSE on Thursday 17th November, entitled ‘Is there a class issue at LSE?’. The event was hosted by LSE’s Social Mobility Society, a new student society founded and chaired by Mateusz Macjejewski.

This […]

BSA Bourdieu Study Group: capital in all its forms

On Tuesday 30th June 2015, the BSA Bourdieu Study Group held a workshop exploring Pierre Bourdieu’s extension of the traditional sociological concept of capital.

It featured presentations from Professor Mike Savage and Dr Lisa Mackenzie from the LSE Department of Sociology.

Read a full report from the event here.

 

Insights On Inequality: Danny Dorling’s lecture on ‘Inequality and the 1%: What Goes Wrong When the Rich Become Too Rich?’

By Tara Lai Quinlan

Danny Dorling gave a thought-provoking and insightful lecture, Inequality and the 1%: What Goes Wrong When the Rich Become Too Rich, to a packed house at LSE’s Old Theatre on 7 October 2014.  Drawing on findings from his important and thoroughly researched new book, Inequality and the 1%, Dorling examined the effects of increasing UK inequality, […]