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    Opinion: Oxcart rather than “Snowplow” or “Lawnmower” Parents: Our Students’ Parents are NOT the Problem

Opinion: Oxcart rather than “Snowplow” or “Lawnmower” Parents: Our Students’ Parents are NOT the Problem

Charis Thompson stands up for the majority of students’ parents who are doing their best for their children, often under difficult circumstances.

A new US poll on parental involvement in adult children’s lives is getting a lot of attention [1]. People are drawing links between the recent US college admissions scandal known as “Operation Varsity Blues” and what is being […]

March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Professor David Martin (1929 – 2019)

LSE is sad to learn of the death of Professor David Martin, a prominent member of the LSE Sociology Department for nearly three decades. Here, friend and fellow sociologist of religion Grace Davie reflects on his legacy.

LSE Library in the 1960s. Photo: LSE History blog.

I have known David Martin for just over fifty years. We met in the late […]

March 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    REPOST: Impact is crippling higher education. But it is still part of the solution

REPOST: Impact is crippling higher education. But it is still part of the solution

LSE Impact Blog have kindly allowed Researching Sociology to repost Tina Basi and Mona Sloane’s analysis of the “impact agenda” in universities.

Impact is crippling higher education. But it is still part of the solution

Colourism and Amara La Negra

Student Arianna McCullough draws on the experience of artist Amara La Negra to open up a conversation on colourism in this latest post.
Y de qué color! NEGRO. Y qué lindo suena! NEGRO. Negro Soy!

Me gritaron, Victoria Santa Cruz
If you have any kind of social media account, its highly likely you’ve come across the name Amara La Negra over the past few […]