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Oh, the Places You'll Go (as a Temple University Press author)

This week in North Philly Notes, Laura Katz Rizzo, author of Dancing the Fairy Tale, describes “a crazy couple of weeks” in her life as she promotes her book at various events.  713 more words

Sociology

Furman University: TRAVEL WRITING THROUGH ITALY MAY EXPERIENCE 2015

Furman University

TRAVEL WRITING THROUGH ITALY
MAY EXPERIENCE 2015

Host(s)

  • Furman University

Countries:

Undergraduate

Leiden University Postdoctoral Researchship on Immigrants in China

Deadline: April 1

Length: 1 year with possible extension to 2 or 3

Comments: To participate in study that “investigates popular, academic and government responses to the presence of international migrant communities (including Chinese return migrants) and the cultural, social and religious diversity that they engender.” 10 more words

Multiple Ethnicities

boyd redux

(This is part 2 of my discussion of boyd’s book.  Part 1 is here). 

For me, part of the joy of reading boyd’s work is her comfort with both grand theory (she cites Foucault and Bourdieu, as well as a million other psychology and business texts) and data (she does extensive case studies and puts together interesting qualitative reads on the material).   514 more words

Book Review

danah boyd - It's Complicated: The Social Life of Networked Teens

(This is part 1 of my discussion of boyd’s book. Part 2 is here).

boyd’s latest book is It’s Complicated: The Social Life of Networked Teens, and it made me think, a lot. 547 more words

Book Review