2012 June | The Socjournal

Here’s a little criminological snapshot of incarceration rates in the U.S. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this one speaks volumes not only about the high rates of incarceration in the U.S., but the incredible social cost that is associated. Something to think about for all you would-be criminologists in the audience.

Dr. Michael Sosteric | Jun 12, 2012 | Comments 3

What is creativity? How does one become creative? Turns out, nobody knows. Or at least that is the conclusion of Dr. Monika Reuter who, after thousands of hours of research, throws up her hands in frustration at the lack of theory and explanation. Should we give up? No. But if yo uask me, if we want to understand creativity then what we need is a revolution in how we understand the nature of our reality, our existence, and ourselves.

Dr. Michael Sosteric | Jun 11, 2012 | Comments 4

Unlike a lot of people out there, I am one to say I TOLD YA SO. The current growth in inequality, the current “mess” in the global financial system, the weird political machinations that seem to directly contradict the principles upon which modern democracies were founded, these were all predicted decades ago by Sociologists. So what are you going to do? Well, read this article, but slowly. There’s a lot of enlightening Sociology in this article. If it gets a little thick, pop on over to the forums and ask Owen a question.

Dr. Owen Brown | Jun 07, 2012 | Comments 1

(An Excerpt from Good Science) It’s easy to beat up on postmodernists these days. Ever since the Sokal Hoax, the postmodernists’ Waterloo, the science wars have been a rout. Once it became clear that postmodernism was incapable of distinguishing between valid scientific perspectives and gibberish, postmodernists have bolted from the battlefield. This was a remarkable […]

Timothy McGettigan | Jun 01, 2012 | Comments 0