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Connected Sociologies

Sociology has a tendency to feature and amplify European and Western ideas and perspectives, both in a historical sense but also when it comes to more contemporary analysis. This is not only problematic, it’s also inaccurate.  Connected Sociologies adjusts the frame, drawing on postcolonial studies and decoloniality. Connected Sociologies, by Gurminder K. Bhambra From the …

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Doing Politics

Doing Politics is an open-access book from Richard Freeman, designed to unpack the everyday actions–the doing–of politics. Politics is a verb, and this user-friendly, almost interactive, book is a helpful guide in trying to make sense of it all. Bookmark this online text, and tuck into the search bar to help you navigate key concepts …

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Discard Studies: Wasting, Systems, and Power

Discard Studies: Wasting, Systems, and Power, by Max Liboiron and Josh Lepawsky, examines relationships of people and power across social worlds, and it is available to access and read for free, thanks to Creative Commons licensing: click here to find Discard Studies: Wasting, Systems, and Power. Discard Studies: Wasting, Systems, and Power, by Max Liboiron …

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Crossing Gender Boundaries: Fashion to Create, Disrupt and Transcend

Crossing Gender Boundaries: Fashion to Create, Disrupt and Transcend, edited by Andrew Reilly and Ben Barry, is a must read for anyone interested in understanding how constructions of gender connect to relationships with fashion and clothing.  Crossing Gender Boundaries: Fashion to Create, Disrupt and Transcend, edited by Andrew Reilly and Ben Barry Description This volume …

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