Sociology, Democracy And The Economic Crisis
Aditya Chakrabortty of The Guardian has just (8 May 2012) published his second commentary about ‘the dearth of sociologists and other non-economists analysing how we got into’ the current economic crisis. This silence, he says, is in vivid contrast to the (dramatic but ineffectual) protests of academic social scientists when monetarists reigned supreme whilst Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister. But, sadly older and wiser, this time we need to focus on a more encompassing agenda of transaction, impact and meaning.
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Posted on May 14, 2012, in Articles Posted On Hilary's Professional Website and tagged Aditya Chakrabortty, Austerity, Banking, Business, Charles Ferguson, Danny Dorling, Economy, Ha-Joon Chang, Journalists, Kate Pickett, Keynesian, Knowledge ecology, Local economy, Politics, Regeneration, Research, Richard Wilkinson, Sociology, Tim Lang. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off.