SAGE Sociology

William Tabb discusses the challenges of the mobilization of social movements such as Occupy Wall Street, and explains the problematic nature of non-hierarchical forms of resistance to contemporary, corporate capitalism before concluding with a description of his current work.

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 11:29am EDT

Professor David Fasenfest of Wayne State University (, discusses his role as the editor of Critical Sociology. Fasenfest describes the widespread changes he has overseen in his years as the editor including but not limited to: a more international readership, the expansion of the editorial board, a broader outreach in social media, a broadening of the substantive scope of the journal's content, and the inclusion of the journal on the Social Sciences Citation Index. He also discusses some of the challenges faced by editors of academic journals in today's era of widespread budget cuts to higher education. Additionally, Fasenfest explains ways in which readers/listeners can get more involved in the journal.

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 11:14am EDT