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Contesting identities, branding the nation

Contesting identities, branding the nation

The inaugural issue of Sabangan unpacks issues of national identity in the era of globalization. Short and insightful contributions from Niels Mulder and Paul Matthews are published in the journal, followed by responses from social scientists based in the Philippines and overseas. Sabangan is a journal published by the Philippine Women’s University Continue reading.

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Call for Applications: PSS Interns 2015-2016

Call for Applications: PSS Interns 2015-2016

The Philippine Sociological Society is accepting applications for internship from July 2015 to June 2016. Interns are expected to work 5 hours/week (1 hour/day). Tasks include managing PSS’s membership database, responding to members’ queries and requests, providing support to the 2015 National Conference Secretariat and generating content for the PSS Continue reading.

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Kicking families out of the city not only affects the urban workforce but also dishonors women

Kicking families out of the city not only affects the urban workforce but also dishonors women

Especially in problem solving among urban poor communities, sociologist Gerald Nicolas argues that indeed, mothers know best. Continue reading.

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Blogging sociology

Blogging sociology

Engaging broader publics is one of the challenges sociologists face in contemporary times. One way of making the study of social life appealing to non-academic audiences is through online media, such as blogging. PSS, in particular, has given this website a makeover and shifted to a blog-type format to capture the Continue reading.

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The faulty paradigms that have worsened the plight of urban informal settlers have to go

The faulty paradigms that have worsened the plight of urban informal settlers have to go

Former PSS President Professor Mary Racelis presented her work on urban informal settlements at the Manila Urban Design Festival last 17 May. Continue reading.

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