Tag: Visual Sociology

Applied Sociology

Applied sociology is centrally concerned with social change. It is a specific type of sociological practice – it is led by the research questions and concerns of clients. The quote is drawn from a terrific, easy to read book by Stephen Steele and Jamie… Continue Reading “Applied Sociology”

Art Therapy, Visual Sociology and Dementia Awareness

As part of Dementia Awareness week in Australia, the photography of sociologist Professor Cathy Greenblat (seen below) will continue to travel around Australia. Today’s post gives some background on dementia research. I give an overview of the sociological contributions to art therapy. I pay… Continue Reading “Art Therapy, Visual Sociology and Dementia Awareness”

Working While Not at Work is Freedom! Work-Life-Balance is Optional.

Here’s what’s wrong with infographics pushed out by marketing firms: Gyro and Forbes have put out an infographic summarising a “study” of 543 business execs in the USA. The findings have been published in Mashable. As the image below shows, 98% of these execs check their email… Continue Reading “Working While Not at Work is Freedom! Work-Life-Balance is Optional.”