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Archive for December 14, 2012

Happy 5th Blogiversary

December 14, 2012 by and tagged

To this humble single-authored blog, with a friggin’ Doctor Who cake:

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C. Wright Mills, Labor and The Power Elite

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It is with the third chapter of Stanley Aronowitz‘s Taking It Big – C. Wright Mills and The Making of Political Intellectuals, that things get more sociological and critical. This chapter is largely dedicated to Mills’s The New Men of Power – America’s Labor Leaders, published in 1948. “The New Men of Power is not a [...]

Posted in Book Reviews, Corporatism, Labor, Organizational Sociology, Politics, Power, Social Institutions, Social Theory, Sociology | No Comments »

Visualizing Social Decay

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Via Dangerous Minds, this great series of photos of abandoned Detroit school, then and now: Go check out the whole series.

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