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Fall 2012 Lectures
What is sociology?
In this introduction to the discipline of sociology, Dr. Lori Peek overviews the focus, history and approach of sociological inquiry. She defines sociology as the systematic study of society, and the sociological perspective as one that analyzes patterns of individual experience. She identifies several foundation thinkers, including Comte, Marx, Weber and Durkheim, and describes the major theoretical approaches that derive from them. She also focuses on methodological aspects of sociology, defining the scales at which sociologists work and the differences between quantitative and qualitative data gathering and analysis. She highlights some key sociological concepts, including structure and agency, social stratification and inequality. She ends by discussing the future of sociology, and highlights the move toward interdisciplinary work and new methodologies to address wicked problems.
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Introduction to Sociology - The Sociological Imagination - Part 1
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In this interview Michael Burawoy discusses the experiences that drew him to sociology, as well as some of the challenges he's faced as a sociologist over the years. He also discusses some of the projects he's currently developing as President of the International Sociological Association (ISA).
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2019 UC Berkeley Sociology Department Commencement Ceremony Live
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Keynote speaker: Siobhan Waldron
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Prior to joining Centro’s Immigration team, Siobhan worked at the Immigration Center for Women and Children in Los Angeles, where she primarily served as appointed counsel under Franco-Gonzalez v. Holder. Previously, Siobhan handled U Visa, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), I-751 Battered Spouse Waivers, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) cases, and legal matters related to those cases.
Siobhan received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she specialized in the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy and Critical Race Studies Program. She received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Legal Studies and Spanish, with a concentration in Hispanic Languages and Bilingual Issues. As a student, Siobhan volunteered with the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area as an interpreter for Spanish-speaking individuals seeking asylum. She also worked in solidarity with isolated rural villages in El Salvador with the Oakland-based non-profit organization the Central American Refugee Committee (CRECE).
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