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understanding people in their social worlds

Q&A

Interviews with fascinating people with interesting stories to tell.

A Sociologist Dreams of a New America

The non-profit Center for a New American Dream encourages Americans to consume more responsibly. Its mission is grounded in a sociological perspective that Juliet Schor … Read More

David Brooks Looks for a Few Good Sociologists

While more conservative in his politics than many sociologists, Brooks often writes about topics of interest to the field and its practitioners while alternating between … Read More