Category Archives: Latest Post

ISA Publications in Digital Worlds

      To know more about the ISA Social Justice and Democratization Space and ISA e-publications, you are welcome to join the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology session on “ISA Publications in Digital Worlds”.  The session is organized by Kelvin Low (National University of Singapore). Brigitte Aulenbacher (Johannes Kepler University, Austria) and Johanna […]

Also posted in Featured | Leave a comment

XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology

    “Power, Violence and Justice: Reflections, Responses and Responsibilities” Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018 For more information, please visit the ISA World Congress of Sociology homepage (https://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/world-congress/toronto-2018/).  

Also posted in Featured | Leave a comment

When Does a Moment Turn Into a ‘Movement’?

  Five or six decades ago, a big crowd meant something big. When 250,000 people gathered for the 1963 March on Washington, or nearly a million showed up for the 1982 anti-nukes rally in Central Park, it symbolized a certain power and legitimacy, a collective coming-of-age. A major protest presented a huge organizational challenge, and […]

Also posted in Democratization & Social Movements, Social Justice, Social Movements | Leave a comment

Forget Kindness. Schools Need to Foster Social Justice

  We know kindness when we see it: someone performs a generous deed, listens with a sympathetic ear, offers a heartfelt compliment to a friend, family member or even a stranger. We see kindness promoted visibly through public awareness campaigns like Random Acts of Kindness, The Great Kindness Challenge and Choose Kind, linked to the popular children’s book Wonder. […]

Also posted in Democratization & Social Movements, Education, Social Justice | Leave a comment

How To Democratize Healthcare: AI Gives Everyone The Very Best Doctor

  The greatest problem of health care in United States — the world leader in health inequality – isn’t actually about the quality of care. The greatest problem we have is access to care. According to the CDC, nearly 20% of adults in the United States have no regular source of healthcare. One of the places this is most stark is in lifespan – where the […]

Also posted in Democratization & Social Movements, Health, Social Justice | Leave a comment