You're Hired! : Putting Your Sociology Major to WorkFeaturing conversations with more than thirty sociology majors on their career trajectories, responses from employers on why they hire sociology majors, and practical career advice, You're Hired! Putting Your Sociology Major to Work offers readers a comprehensive account of the opportunities a sociology major provides.
The Sociology Show: Studying Sociology for the First TimeAre you studying Sociology for the first time? Do you want to know a little bit more about what Sociology is, what you will study and what you can do with a Sociology qualification? In this episode, Matthew talks to fellow teacher Ben Hewitson about some of the common questions students have when studying the subject for the first time.
Decolonizing Sociology (Contemporary Sociology, SAGE)The idea of decolonizing the curriculum is now under discussion in universities in many parts of the world. Behind this lies the question of decolonizing the knowledge economy as a whole, and the disciplines and domains within it. In this paper I outline what is involved in decolonizing the discipline of sociology. This is not actually a new issue: there is a whole back-story of social critiques of empire. We need to access this history as well as understand how contemporary sociology is shaped
Decolonizing Sociology: The Significance of W.E.B. Du Bois (Critical Sociology, SAGE)Sociology should come into its own as the inequalities that we have been studying for decades have become not only transparent but also magnified by Covid-19. Everyone has become a sociologist. In fighting for a place in the sun, should we bend to immediate pressures and suspend interest in the classics or is this a time to reassert their importance?