Question: how do you summarise and present the emergence, development and contemporary shape of a diverse discipline like sociology in a single textbook? Answer: with great difficulty, a ruthless selection process and 1130 pages.
Early in the first season of HBO’s The Newsroom, a series set around a prime-time cable newscast, ‘News Night’, a dramatic declaration initiates a major ‘arc’ of the program.
The executive producer, MacKenzie McHale, outlines a new editorial concept for the program: ‘News Night 2.0’:
‘This is a new … Read More
We all know that the Roman empire was one of the most successful and important civilizations the world has ever known. But we also know that it suffered some colossal disasters.
Huge military defeats, such as the battle of Cannae when as many men fell as on the first day … Read More
Increasing interconnections between nation-states across borders have made the transnational perspective a key tool for understanding our world.
Transnational Migration provides an accessible yet rigorous overview of cross-border migration from a transnational perspective, as experienced by family and kinship groups, networks of entrepreneurs, diasporas, and immigrant associations – and as … Read More
Given the attention the film has received, a critical analysis of it is important. The film conveys both the extent of … Read More