Health and Social Class

In today’s society, health has become a central issue; good health practices prolong life expectancy and greatly improve one’s quality of life. Poor health practices, on the other hand, can be linked to a myriad of diseases and a decrease in life expectancy. Naturally, good health is very important in any society. Read the rest […]

The Truth of Race is a Lie

This is a guest post by Jasmin Smith (my wife), recent Sociology graduate and prospective Humanities teacher in support of International Blog Against Racism Week: http://community.livejournal.com/ibarw/ Race and racism are two concepts deeply entrenched in Western society, yet they are so commonly misunderstood. Racism describes prejudice or discrimination based on skin colour whereas race is […]