Tag Archives: internet

About the Author

Raj Andrew Ghoshal is in the department of sociology and anthropology at Goucher College. He studies inequality, race, politics, culture, and social movements.

Trends

Surf’s Up

Sociologist Raj Andrew Ghoshal explores accommodation-sharing networks and whether they provide travelers with more than just a free place to stay.

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Pedagogies

Documenting Disaster After Katrina

Sociologist Gary K. Perry talks with historian Michael Mizell-Nelson about digital memory banks created after Hurricane Katrina. Perry further reflects on disasters and the pedagogy of helping.

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About the Author

Katherine Brown Rosier is in the department of sociology, anthropology, and social work at Central Michigan University. She studies the changing nature of American childhood and children’s problems.

Book Review

Kids Today!

Cyber Bullying and The We Generation lament youth incivility in the Internet age. Reviewer Katherine Brown Rosier puts these critiques into historical context and suggests paying attention to privilege–for adults and youth alike.

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Books Reviewed

About the Author

Jessie Daniels is a professor at Hunter College in New York City. She is the author of Cyber Racism and co-founder of Racism Review.

Exchange

The Internet Can’t Teach What The Social World Can

An avid blogger and author on race and media, Jessie Daniels’ recent work looks at how students react to websites of white supremacy groups. She also teaches a class on Internet skills at City University of New York—Hunter College, where she’s on the science faculty. While she chronicles her experiments in her books White Lies and Cyber Racism, here Daniels tells Contexts about how it became clear that all the internet savvy in the world can’t replace actual knowledge of our society and history.

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Listen to the Complete Interview

You can listen to our complete interview with Jessie Daniels on the Contexts Podcast.