What Does Sociology Have to Offer in Times of Disaster?

What Does Sociology Have to Offer in Times of Disaster?

In his column Wrapped in Grey published by Sun Star CDO, Arnold Alamon challenges sociologists attending the PSS National Conference to prove that sociology’s unique perspective still has something to offer to government, media and common folk in the context of weakened societies. One popular discourse that warrants deconstruction, Alamon suggests, is the concept of Filipino resilience. “But what does this say about a society that requires or should I say demand from its people constant resilience?” he asks. Read the full article here.

Arnold Alamon is an assistant professor of sociology at the Mindanao State University-IIT.

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