Visits Since 20 May, 2000
The mini-lectures below were posted on the Socgrad Network for the three academic years, 1995, 1996 and 1997. They are part of the Transforming Sociology Series of the Red Feather Institute. RFI has, as one of its functions, preparations of alternative teaching materials for graduate students in American Sociology. The Series continues on an Occasional Basis.
026 Postmodern Philosophy of Science: Assumptions of Modern and Postmodern Science
027Market Socialism Some Features of Market Socialism [See also No. 038, below]
028 Gender Oppression
Tactics Used to Control Women Over History. After Davis and Faith
029 Parallel Economics Some of the many parallel economic systems found in 'capitalist' societies used to absorb the costs of social life.
030 Some Where, Over the Rainbow: A new version of the populist politics behind the Wizard of Oz...this time with graphics, songs and a poem by Vachel Lindsey.
031 The Tempest A Look at the play by Shakespeare for its meaning to the Knowledge Process and Modern Science
032 The Legacy of the 60s a Look at the political legacy of social movements in Society and in University from the activism of the 1960's.
034 Marxist Theory: Part 1. A Critique of Capitalism: Positivities and Negativities
035 Marxist Theory: Part 2. The Immiseration Thesis.
036 Marxist Theory: Part 3. Immiseration-Conclusion
037 Marxist Theory: Part 4. Alienation Theory
038 Marxist Theory: Part 5. Market Socialism: Taking the Best of Capitalism and Transforming it to Communism: Some References
Pedagogy Some ideas from the Great Flying Chaos Learning Circus:
An Informationally Diverse and Interactionally Rich Way to Transcend Massified Education
041 A Brief History of Stephen Hawking A Lecture on the Political Economy of Modern Science
042 A Brief History of Steven Pfohl A Lecture on The Transformation of Pfohl from a Modern to a Postmodern Sociologist.
043 The SuperBowl The Political Economy of Mass Spectator Sports: Five Approaches
044 The Sources of Social Problems in the 21stCentury:
From Family and Tribe to the Global World Order.
Criminology: Part I THEORIES OF CRIME
046 Teaching Criminology: Part II STREET CRIME
047 Teaching Criminology: Part III ORGANIZED CRIME
048 Teaching Criminology: Part IV WHITE COLLAR CRIME
049 Teaching Criminology: Part V CORPORATE CRIME
050 Teaching Criminology: Part VI POLITICAL CRIME
051 Teaching Criminology: Part VII RESEARCHING NON-LINEAR DYNAMICS IN CRIME
052 Two Women: Molly Ivins and Deborah Billings
054 Wages, Profits and the Colonization of Desire: The Economic Meaning of Michael Jordan
055 Chaos and Family Violence:
Power Making and Peace-Keeping in the Family
056 Chaos and Community Violence:
Policy-Making and Peacekeeping in the Community
057 Modeling Violence in America:
Chaos and Pre-Theoretical Management of Uncertainty
Postmodern Understandings of Social Space
Commodifications and De-Sanctifications of Time, Space and the Act
No. 70 The Future of Critical Theory: From a presentation at
of SSSP in Chicago, Aug 7.
No. 71 Hate Crimes and Bifurcated Economies:
Pretheoretical Rebellion in Times of Uncertainty.
No. 72 Teaching Stratification Theory: In Living Color
No. 73 Advantages of Church Attendance (for hard-core Atheists)
No. 75 The Many Deaths of Princess Di: Cashing in on Death and Dying
No. 78 The Sociology of Sex Crimes
No. 83 Quiet Flows the Don: Keeping Promises in a Global Economy
No. 85 How to Survive in Academia.
No 86 Luck Be A Lady Tonight
No 87 Valentine's Day: A Lovely Assignment for Your Students
No 88 A Child's History of the World: Espionage at Tax Time
No 89 Class Struggle in A Globalized Economy: Free Trade Area of the Americas
No 90 Free Speech and Necessary Repression: Ads and the Supreme Court
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