Public sociology: facing the pandemic

Grigolo, M. ORCID: 0000-0002-7655-6131 and Lundy, C. ORCID: 0000-0002-6087-1161, 2020. Public sociology: facing the pandemic. Global Dialogue, 10 (3). ISSN 1450-0590

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Abstract

These are difficult times that interrogate public sociology in many ways. The spread of COVID-19 has magnified disparities and inequalities within societies. It has emphasized the role of the public over private interests, and yet the logic of profit that has penetrated deeply into different areas of social life, including education, is reasserting itself as the pandemic is being, so we are told, kept under control. We would like to report here on the experience of public sociology at Nottingham Trent University (NTU), in the UK, and in particular our MA program that has public sociology at its core. We offer this in the hope of eliciting a collective reflection on public sociology under the pandemic, and as an opportunity for those interested in public sociology to come together and develop further links and collaboration.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Global Dialogue
Creators: Grigolo, M. and Lundy, C.
Publisher: Centre for World Dialogue
Date: December 2020
Volume: 10
Number: 3
ISSN: 1450-0590
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Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Record created by: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 02 Dec 2020 09:48
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 15:12
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/41740

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