A Report from America's "Sacrifice Zones" Religion Dispatches Chris Hedges is a cultural critic and author who was a foreign correspondent for nearly two decades for the New York Times, the Dallas Morning News, the Christian Science Monitor and...
Welcome to Field Notes. Field Notes is a new section launching as part of the Fieldsights section of the new SCA website which will be organized by Grant Otsuki and Ali Kenner. We see it as an experiment in engaging the SCA community in a discussion on the themes and issues that occupy us as we try to make sense of what we see, hear, and experience as ethnographers, teachers, and public scholars.
A "culture of rape"? I think that we need to reconsider how easily and inconsistently we use the term "culture" and its consequences. The reality can be a bit more complicated than just "culture" here.
economist/philosopher Slavoj Zizek argues against a reliance on private charity, and particularly ethical consumption, as a solution to global problems. He s... (Watched this in Sociology a few weeks weeks back.
A MAJOR factor in the recent rioting is that republicans are continuing their war against loyalists by cultural means, a UUP MLA has said.
"What I have seen is people at protests that have been organized on Facebook, which is how I find out about them – the same way as everybody else. Normally, in the past, I would have a fair idea what and who was behind any trouble – but this time it is different."
Not only in the Arab Spring but also in one of the most complicated European conflict, Tweeter and FB have a role in changing how protests are organized and whom is directing them.
• On gang rape in the U.S. Peggy R. Sanday, professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, published an article on CNN about gang rape in the U.S. with reference to the gang rape in Steubenville, Ohio, in August 2012.
Each moment, life places us on the crest of a powerful wave -- we can either deny our capacity to choose, or we can wholeheartedly embrace it. Blue pill or red pill, decay or evolution, these opposing forces are at endless ...
Renowned neuroscientist, V.S.Ramachandran is putting together some of the most perplexing puzzles of the human mind (RT @12andomthoughtz: VS Ramachandran: The 'House' of Neuroscience http://t.co/biYum64P)...
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