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sociology

When did social workers become timid?

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I’ve been working with the mentally atypical and disabled for quite nearly two decades. In this time, I’ve developed a feeling. A sense of discomfort, discon...

The Toll of Emotional Labor

4 minute read

I’ve been doing “emotion work” most of my adult life; a lot of it in assisting the (very) differently abled. Now, with my transition out from direct emotion ...

Gatecrashing the NLP party

3 minute read

OK, so I didn’t really crash any gates. I did, however, have the chance to attend a workshop on natural language processing, hosted by the Interacting Minds ...

Finding a Professional Identity

2 minute read

Some months ago, I wrote about “developing my sociological identity”. My interests are (still) solidly interactional, with maybe a slight focus on how indivi...

How we dress and social signaling

3 minute read

I’ve been interested in clothes for a good while. While this feels rather self-centered to say in public, clothing is a fascinating intersection of self-exp...

Why academia?

3 minute read

So. Why not start a master’s degree in educational sociology, six and-a-bit years after finishing a bachelor? Six years as a working stiff, with varied and, ...

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special needs

When did social workers become timid?

2 minute read

I’ve been working with the mentally atypical and disabled for quite nearly two decades. In this time, I’ve developed a feeling. A sense of discomfort, discon...

The Toll of Emotional Labor

4 minute read

I’ve been doing “emotion work” most of my adult life; a lot of it in assisting the (very) differently abled. Now, with my transition out from direct emotion ...

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uni

Gatecrashing the NLP party

3 minute read

OK, so I didn’t really crash any gates. I did, however, have the chance to attend a workshop on natural language processing, hosted by the Interacting Minds ...

Finding a Professional Identity

2 minute read

Some months ago, I wrote about “developing my sociological identity”. My interests are (still) solidly interactional, with maybe a slight focus on how indivi...

Why academia?

3 minute read

So. Why not start a master’s degree in educational sociology, six and-a-bit years after finishing a bachelor? Six years as a working stiff, with varied and, ...

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personal

The Toll of Emotional Labor

4 minute read

I’ve been doing “emotion work” most of my adult life; a lot of it in assisting the (very) differently abled. Now, with my transition out from direct emotion ...

Gatecrashing the NLP party

3 minute read

OK, so I didn’t really crash any gates. I did, however, have the chance to attend a workshop on natural language processing, hosted by the Interacting Minds ...

Finding a Professional Identity

2 minute read

Some months ago, I wrote about “developing my sociological identity”. My interests are (still) solidly interactional, with maybe a slight focus on how indivi...

Why academia?

3 minute read

So. Why not start a master’s degree in educational sociology, six and-a-bit years after finishing a bachelor? Six years as a working stiff, with varied and, ...

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social work

When did social workers become timid?

2 minute read

I’ve been working with the mentally atypical and disabled for quite nearly two decades. In this time, I’ve developed a feeling. A sense of discomfort, discon...

The Toll of Emotional Labor

4 minute read

I’ve been doing “emotion work” most of my adult life; a lot of it in assisting the (very) differently abled. Now, with my transition out from direct emotion ...

Social work as (re)socialization in practice

1 minute read

One of my lecturers posits that ‘social inclusion’ has an inherent paradox: In seeking to encompass maximal diversity, a normative pressure is exerted upon t...

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style

Weekly Media - Week 11

2 minute read

Not a lot of links in this list today, partly due to RSS feed cleanup, partly due to not-as-interesting-to-me stuff crossing my radar.

How we dress and social signaling

3 minute read

I’ve been interested in clothes for a good while. While this feels rather self-centered to say in public, clothing is a fascinating intersection of self-exp...

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power

When did social workers become timid?

2 minute read

I’ve been working with the mentally atypical and disabled for quite nearly two decades. In this time, I’ve developed a feeling. A sense of discomfort, discon...

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weekly reading

Weekly Media - Week 11

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Not a lot of links in this list today, partly due to RSS feed cleanup, partly due to not-as-interesting-to-me stuff crossing my radar.

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tv

Weekly Media - Week 11

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Not a lot of links in this list today, partly due to RSS feed cleanup, partly due to not-as-interesting-to-me stuff crossing my radar.

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coercion

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socialization

Social work as (re)socialization in practice

1 minute read

One of my lecturers posits that ‘social inclusion’ has an inherent paradox: In seeking to encompass maximal diversity, a normative pressure is exerted upon t...

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emotional labor

The Toll of Emotional Labor

4 minute read

I’ve been doing “emotion work” most of my adult life; a lot of it in assisting the (very) differently abled. Now, with my transition out from direct emotion ...

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identity

Finding a Professional Identity

2 minute read

Some months ago, I wrote about “developing my sociological identity”. My interests are (still) solidly interactional, with maybe a slight focus on how indivi...

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media

Weekly Media - Week 11

2 minute read

Not a lot of links in this list today, partly due to RSS feed cleanup, partly due to not-as-interesting-to-me stuff crossing my radar.

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books

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clothes

How we dress and social signaling

3 minute read

I’ve been interested in clothes for a good while. While this feels rather self-centered to say in public, clothing is a fascinating intersection of self-exp...

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social signalling

How we dress and social signaling

3 minute read

I’ve been interested in clothes for a good while. While this feels rather self-centered to say in public, clothing is a fascinating intersection of self-exp...

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social education

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social constructivism

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ASF

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narrative analysis

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reflexivity

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ethics

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responsibility

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normativity

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welfare

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gender

Sexism, my children, and I

3 minute read

During the past years, I have become much more attuned to the problems of everyday sexism. From subtle things, like my father expressing the obvious self-evi...

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sexism

Sexism, my children, and I

3 minute read

During the past years, I have become much more attuned to the problems of everyday sexism. From subtle things, like my father expressing the obvious self-evi...

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toxic masculinity

Sexism, my children, and I

3 minute read

During the past years, I have become much more attuned to the problems of everyday sexism. From subtle things, like my father expressing the obvious self-evi...

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class

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feeling

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minorities

Social work as (re)socialization in practice

1 minute read

One of my lecturers posits that ‘social inclusion’ has an inherent paradox: In seeking to encompass maximal diversity, a normative pressure is exerted upon t...

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inequality

Social work as (re)socialization in practice

1 minute read

One of my lecturers posits that ‘social inclusion’ has an inherent paradox: In seeking to encompass maximal diversity, a normative pressure is exerted upon t...

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reproduction

Social work as (re)socialization in practice

1 minute read

One of my lecturers posits that ‘social inclusion’ has an inherent paradox: In seeking to encompass maximal diversity, a normative pressure is exerted upon t...

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microsociology

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podcasts

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movies

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news

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comics

Weekly Media - Week 11

2 minute read

Not a lot of links in this list today, partly due to RSS feed cleanup, partly due to not-as-interesting-to-me stuff crossing my radar.

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work

Finding a Professional Identity

2 minute read

Some months ago, I wrote about “developing my sociological identity”. My interests are (still) solidly interactional, with maybe a slight focus on how indivi...

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coaching

Finding a Professional Identity

2 minute read

Some months ago, I wrote about “developing my sociological identity”. My interests are (still) solidly interactional, with maybe a slight focus on how indivi...

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nlp

Gatecrashing the NLP party

3 minute read

OK, so I didn’t really crash any gates. I did, however, have the chance to attend a workshop on natural language processing, hosted by the Interacting Minds ...

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machine learning

Gatecrashing the NLP party

3 minute read

OK, so I didn’t really crash any gates. I did, however, have the chance to attend a workshop on natural language processing, hosted by the Interacting Minds ...

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rstats

Gatecrashing the NLP party

3 minute read

OK, so I didn’t really crash any gates. I did, however, have the chance to attend a workshop on natural language processing, hosted by the Interacting Minds ...

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python

Gatecrashing the NLP party

3 minute read

OK, so I didn’t really crash any gates. I did, however, have the chance to attend a workshop on natural language processing, hosted by the Interacting Minds ...

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professional care

When did social workers become timid?

2 minute read

I’ve been working with the mentally atypical and disabled for quite nearly two decades. In this time, I’ve developed a feeling. A sense of discomfort, discon...

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