ASA Election 2019: Aldon Morris

February 11, 2019 00:18:19
ASA Election 2019: Aldon Morris
Annex Sociology Podcast
ASA Election 2019: Aldon Morris
/

Show Notes

Introducing ASA Presidential candidate Aldon Morris of Northwestern University.

Photo Credit

By National Museum of American History - From the National Museum of American History of the Smithsonian Institution in the Vote: The Machinery of Democracy exhibit., Public Domain, Link

Other Episodes

Episode

April 06, 2020 00:35:03
Episode Cover

EMTs and Society

Today, we discuss emergency medical workers' role in society, and what you can learn about contemporary American by following them around. Our guest is Josh Seim from the University of South California, Dornsife. Josh is the author of Bandage, Sort, and Hustle (University of California Press). Photo Credits By Rama - Own work, CeCILL, Link ...

Listen

Episode

March 11, 2018 00:13:27

Generations Theories

We discuss “generations theories”, which postulate that massive cohorts of 10 – 20 years have relevant, predictive shared traits. ...

Listen

Episode

February 12, 2018 00:17:58
Episode Cover

The 60 Hour Workweek Needed to be a Sociologist?

Luft A tweet by Yale sociologist Nicholas Christakis, who argues that it takes a 60 hour work week to succeed in sociology. It drew criticism and evoked a discussion about work-life balance in sociology: I tell my graduate students and post-docs that if they’re working 60 hours per week, they’re working less than the full professors, and less than their peers. https://t.co/mapWtvmBWp — Nicholas A. Christakis (@NAChristakis) February 4, 2018 Photo Credit. Human Hay Racks. It is nothing unusual in Albania to see women carrying such burdens as these. The men consider it undignified to do such manual labor, spending most of their time in the army, or in carrying out family feuds. The severe life of the women is shown in premature old age. The American Red Cross hospitals throughout the country are continually called upon to treat extreme cases of impoverishment and exhaustion due to heavy labor among women. Albania, 1920. [9 January date received] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017670919/. ...

Listen