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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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The issue with the “not in our lifetime” sentiment is not its validity but its discursive effect

The issue with the “not in our lifetime” sentiment is not its validity but its discursive effect

PSS member challenges the dominant discourse of "not in our lifetime" on the issue of equal marriage. Continue reading.

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The exercise of the sociological imagination could perhaps send us some hope

The exercise of the sociological imagination could perhaps send us some hope

"With this, I hope that wherever you’ll be, you’ll be agents who are capable of applying the sociological imagination in your lives, especially to your choices. " Continue reading.

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Young sociologist weighs in on Kentex factory fire

Young sociologist weighs in on Kentex factory fire

In her recently published think piece in Rappler, sociologist Biel Pante (BA Sociology, UP Diliman 2014) draws on her ethnographic research with workers in export processing zones to make sense of the Kentex tragedy. Continue reading.

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A Sociology Movie?

A Sociology Movie?

"As long as the practitioners of the discipline soldier on with this shared passion and maintain their commitment to its humanistic ideals today, I am sure the movies and novels of the society of the future will have a prominent place for a sociologist played by the Ryan Gosling of tomorrow," says sociologist Arnold Alamon in his latest column in Sun Star CDO. Continue reading.

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