This is the first article from our special series, Applied Sociologists and the Covid-19 Pandemic. Benjamin Drury works as a Resident Head, in the not-for-profit sector (service delivery), in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Writing in April 2020, Benjamin discusses how his role looking after the… Continue Reading “Using Applied Sociology to Provide Care to Student Residents During COVID-19”
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Writing for Bloomberg View, American Professor of Finance, Noah Smith, superficially reviews a sociology discussion paper exploring the social networks of economists. The original paper by sociology Professor Marion Fourcade and colleagues finds that economists are better positioned materially to both benefit from, and influence,… Continue Reading “Applied Sociology and Economic Consulting”
Below is the latest podcast for Sociology at Work. It provides a broad overview of the work that applied sociologists do outside academia. Applied sociologists have two broad ways in which they apply sociology in their work. First, through our methods, which can be… Continue Reading “Podcast: Doing Applied Work”
Below is the first Sociology at Work podcast. It kicks off with a background about why Sociology at Work was formed, the types of professional concerns we address, and what you can expect from our podcast series. While our website will continue to provide… Continue Reading “Sociology at Work Podcast Series Kicks Off”
I have previously discussed the four questions facing applied sociologists. These questions refer to how we utilise sociological theories, methods and principles in our work, and the challenges and opportunities we encounter practising sociology outside academia. In brief, these questions are: Sociology for What? That is, why are… Continue Reading “Sociology for Clients”