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Noam Chomsky (1928- ) Before he was widely cited by sociologists, Chomsky engineered a revolution in linguistics. In linguistics he is widely known for his theory about a "universal grammar." He has also written on war, politics, & mass media, & is the author of over 100 books. According to the Arts and Humanities Citation Index in 1992, Chomsky was cited as a source more often than any other living scholar from 1980 to 1992, and was the eighth most cited source overall (Wikipedia).

Noam Chomsky (1928- ) Before he was widely cited by sociologists, Chomsky engineered a revolution in linguistics. In linguistics he is widely known for his theory about a "universal grammar." He has also written on war, politics, & mass media, & is the author of over 100 books. According to the Arts and Humanities Citation Index in 1992, Chomsky was cited as a source more often than any other living scholar from 1980 to 1992, and was the eighth most cited source overall (Wikipedia).

Maurice Halbwachs (1877-1945) was a French sociologist known for developing the concept of Collective memory. Halbwachs explained his theory in his book La Mémoire collective. He argued that society can have a collective memory & that this memory is dependent upon the 'cadre' or framework w/in which a group is situated. Thus there is a group memory that exists outside the individual. This means an individual's understanding of the past is strongly linked to this group consciousness.

Maurice Halbwachs (1877-1945) was a French sociologist known for developing the concept of Collective memory. Halbwachs explained his theory in his book La Mémoire collective. He argued that society can have a collective memory & that this memory is dependent upon the 'cadre' or framework w/in which a group is situated. Thus there is a group memory that exists outside the individual. This means an individual's understanding of the past is strongly linked to this group consciousness.

Antonio Gramsci (1891–1937) was an Italian political theorist and a founding member of the Communist Party of Italy. Gramsci is known as a theorist who worked from a Marxist foundation to produce highly original analyses of culture and political leadership.

Antonio Gramsci was an Italian political theorist and a founding member of the Communist Party of Italy. Gramsci is known as a theorist who worked from a Marxist foundation to produce highly original analyses of culture and political leadership.

Ann Oakley (1944- ) is a distinguished British sociologist, feminist, and writer. She received her PhD in 1969 based, in part, on her study of women's attitudes toward housework. Indeed, several of her early academic books stemmed from this work. She is also known for her sociological work in the sub field of medical sociology and women's health and has made important contributions to debates about sociological research methods.

Ann Oakley ) is a British feminist sociologist who pioneered the fields of the sociology of housework and the sociology of birth.

The nonmedical definition of paranoia is the tendency toward excessive or irrational suspiciousness and distrustfulness of others. By his own words, Trump operates on the assumption that everyone is out to get him.

“I'm no prophet. My job is making windows where there were once walls.”    ~ Michel Foucault, (1926 - 1984)    [click on this image to find a bundle videos that illustrate Foucault's ideas]

“I'm no prophet. My job is making windows where there were once walls.” ~ Michel Foucault, (1926 - 1984) [click on this image to find a bundle videos that illustrate Foucault's ideas]

Sociology has known how to make an invisibility cloak for years!

"Sociology has known how to make an invisibility cloak for years!" So awful, but so true.

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