Topical Analyses in Sociology

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Tagore's  Humanist Nationalism and its Relevance in the Present Scenario

March 2021 | India

Tagore's Humanist Nationalism and its Relevance in the Present Scenario

Guest contributor Adhrish Chakraborty writes about Rabindranath Tagore's philosophy of humanist nationalism and how it may apply to our modern, globalized world.

Adhrish Chakraborty

Adhrish Chakraborty

Social Problems: An Analysis of Kidnapping, Insurgency and the Boko Haram Menace in Nigeria

January 2021 | Nigeria

Social Problems: An Analysis of Kidnapping, Insurgency and the Boko Haram Menace in Nigeria

Guest contributor Hassan Idris writes about the social problem of kidnapping in Nigeria.

Hassan Idris

Hassan Idris

The Sociological Anomaly of Social Distancing in India

November 2020 | India

The Sociological Anomaly of Social Distancing in India

Guest contributor Adhrish Chakraborty writes about the sociological anomaly of social distancing in India.

Adhrish Chakraborty

Adhrish Chakraborty

A History of the 'Special Anti-Robbery Squad' in Nigeria and the Current #ENDSARS Movement

October 2020 | Nigeria

A History of the 'Special Anti-Robbery Squad' in Nigeria and the Current #ENDSARS Movement

Guest contributor Hasan Idris discusses the history of Nigeria's Special Anti-Robbery Squad and the contemporary #EndSARS movement.

Hassan Idris

Hassan Idris

Sociologists Say: VOTE!

October 2020 | US

Sociologists Say: VOTE!

Guest contributor Christopher Hutton provides evidence as to why sociologists encourage everyone to vote.

Christopher Hutton

Christopher Hutton

COVID-19 Pandemic: The Masks Behind the Donation and Aid Strategies in Nigeria

July 2020 | Nigeria

COVID-19 Pandemic: The Masks Behind the Donation and Aid Strategies in Nigeria

Guest contributor Hassan Idris writes about hidden agenda's behind aid strategies in Nigeria during the COVID19 pandemic.

Hassan Idris

Hassan Idris

The Sociology of Suicide in Nigeria

June 2020 | Nigeria

The Sociology of Suicide in Nigeria

Guest contributor Aduwo Ayodele conducts an interview discussing suicide in Nigeria from a sociological perspective.

Aduwo Ayodele

Aduwo Ayodele

The State of Sociology in Nigeria

February 2020 | Nigeria

The State of Sociology in Nigeria

Guest contributor Rufai Lateefah discusses the state of sociology in Nigeria.

Rufai Lateefah

Rufai Lateefah

ASUU Strike: The Nightmare of the Average Nigerian Child

February 2021 | Nigeria

ASUU Strike: The Nightmare of the Average Nigerian Child

Guest contributor Rufai Lateefah writes about the annual Academic Staff Union of Universities strike in Nigeria and the larger connection between the strike and Nigerian society.

Rufai Lateefah

Rufai Lateefah

The Sociological Cacophony Of The Farm Bills In India

December 2020 | India

The Sociological Cacophony Of The Farm Bills In India

Guest contributor Adhrish Chakraborty writes about the motivation behind the farmer protests in India.

Adhrish Chakraborty

Adhrish Chakraborty

What is Actually Happening to Papuan Student Alliance? Linking Stigma and the State

November 2020 | Indonesia

What is Actually Happening to Papuan Student Alliance? Linking Stigma and the State

Guest contributor Moh Alfarizqy discusses the stigma faced by the Papuan Student Alliance in Indonesia.

Moh Alfarizqy

Moh Alfarizqy

Making Sociology a Yardstick and the Ending of Police Brutality in Nigeria

October 2020 | Nigeria

Making Sociology a Yardstick and the Ending of Police Brutality in Nigeria

Guest contributor Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J) writes about how sociology can be used in the Nigerian movement to end police brutality.

 Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J)

Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J)

The Social Dilemma or The Capitalist Dilemma?

September 2020 | US

The Social Dilemma or The Capitalist Dilemma?

Co-founder Stephanie Wilson conducts a review and analysis of the documentary 'The Social Dilemma.'

Stephanie Wilson

Stephanie Wilson

A Critical Perspective on Hate Speech Laws in Nigeria

July 2020 | Nigeria

A Critical Perspective on Hate Speech Laws in Nigeria

Guest contributor Hassan Idris applies a critical perspective to hate speech policy in Nigeria.

Hassan Idris

Hassan Idris

Content Analysis in our Everyday Lives

May 2020 | US

Content Analysis in our Everyday Lives

Guest contributor Christopher Hutton discusses how content analysis can be applied to our everyday lives.

Christopher Hutton

Christopher Hutton

Structural Theories Applied to the National Football League

January 2020 | US

Structural Theories Applied to the National Football League

Co-founder Luke Hanna applies structural theories from sociology to American football and the National Football League.

Luke Hanna

Luke Hanna

The Closet

February 2021 | US

The Closet

Guest contributor Eric VanDenHeuvel discusses the sociological implications of the act of coming out of the closet for LGBTQ+ folx.

Eric VanDenHeuvel

Eric VanDenHeuvel

The Impacts of Sociology in the Political/Economic Hegemony

December 2020 | Nigeria

The Impacts of Sociology in the Political/Economic Hegemony

Guest contributor Mr. J writes about global power structures and political hegemony.

Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J)

Muhammad Rabiu Jibrin (Mr. J)

Apa yang Sebenarnya Terjadi pada Aliansi Mahasiswa Papua? Menghubungkan Stigma dan Negara

November 2020 | Indonesia

Apa yang Sebenarnya Terjadi pada Aliansi Mahasiswa Papua? Menghubungkan Stigma dan Negara

Kontributor tamu Moh Alfarizqy membahas stigma yang dihadapi Aliansi Mahasiswa Papua di Indonesia. Dalam bahasa Indonesia.

Moh Alfarizqy

Moh Alfarizqy

#EndSARS Protests in Nigeria

October 2020 | Nigeria

#EndSARS Protests in Nigeria

Guest contributor Adamu Usman Garko provides a sociological perspective to the #EndSARS movement in Nigeria.

Adamu Usman Garko

Adamu Usman Garko

How the #FreeBritney Movement Exposes Flaws in our Institutions

July 2020 | US

How the #FreeBritney Movement Exposes Flaws in our Institutions

Co-founder Stephanie Wilson writes about how the #FreeBritney movement flaws in our social institutions.

Stephanie Wilson

Stephanie Wilson

The Sociological Cultivation of Media

June 2020 | US

The Sociological Cultivation of Media

Guest contributor Christopher Hutton applies cultivation theory to ongoing police brutality in the United States.

Christopher Hutton

Christopher Hutton

Little (Sociological) Fires Everywhere

April 2020 | US

Little (Sociological) Fires Everywhere

Co-founder Stephanie Wilson applies sociological perspectives of race, class, and gender to the Hulu mini-series Little Fires Everywhere.

Stephanie Wilson

Stephanie Wilson

Human Trafficking and the US Military

September 2019 | US

Human Trafficking and the US Military

Co-founder Luke Hanna draws from personal experiences to discuss the relationship between human trafficking and the US military.

Luke Hanna

Luke Hanna

 
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