SAGE Sociology (sociology)

Tony Paris discusses the work of the Sugarlaw Center in Detroit. Sugarlaw is a non-profit workers rights advocacy organization. Tony discusses Michigan’s Emergency Manager law, and the Sugarlaw Center’s attempt to overturn that law. He also talks about labor lawyer Maurice Sugar, inspiration for the Center’s work. Sugar was involved in the Ford Hunger March, the rise of the UAW, and the local Socialist Party. In later years, Walter Reuther broke with Sugar over the latter’s supposed ties to the Communist Party.

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 10:32am EST

Jessica Payette and Graham Cassano discuss their joint project, with Rima Lunin Schultz, Eleanor Smith’s Hull House Songs: The Music of Protest and Hope in Jane Addams’ Chicago (Brill, forthcoming). Smith was the head of the Hull House Music School during Jane Addams' tenure as head resident. In addition to being a pedagogical theorist, an administrator, and a teacher, Smith was a composer trained in the formal German and American music traditions. In this second podcast, we discuss Smith's relationship to social activism and her songs "The Shadow Child" and "Land of the Noonday Night."


Jessica Payette and Graham Cassano discuss their joint project, with Rima Lunin Schultz, Eleanor Smith’s Hull House Songs: The Music of Protest and Hope in Jane Addams’ Chicago (Brill, forthcoming). Smith was the head of the Hull House Music School during Jane Addams' tenure as head resident. In addition to being a pedagogical theorist, an administrator, and a teacher, Smith was a composer trained in the formal German and American music traditions. In this podcast, we discuss the origin of Smith's work, her goals, and the song "The Sweat Shop."


J Sumerau discusses some ways in which sociological concepts may be useful in forestalling and mitigating obstacles and inefficiencies in clinical settings.

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 5:58pm EST

Thomas Kersen discusses how to convey insights from the discipline of Sociology to reporters, writers, and other opinion leaders.

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 5:49pm EST

Lindy Hern discusses her paper on her scholar activism within the Movement for Single Payer Health Care Reform and its implications for the grassroots mobilization of this movement.

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 12:58pm EST

Author Adam Lippert discusses his article, "Stuck in Unhealthy Places: How Entering, Exiting, and Remaining in Poor and Nonpoor Neighborhoods is Associated with Obesity During the Transition to Adulthood," which is published in the March 2016 issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 4:26pm EST

Toralf Zschau and Daniel Hatch discuss their article on the application of a new network-based framework of recovery capital in Drug Courts.

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 5:38pm EST

Author Jacob Day discusses his article which investigates the effects of job-level, task-based, segregation on racial differences in promotions to executive positions within the college football coaching profession.

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 2:15pm EST

Author Chana Teeger discusses her article, "Both Sides of the Story: History Education in Post-Apartheid South Africa," published in the December 2015 issue of the American Sociological Review

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Category:Sociology -- posted at: 5:18pm EST