Tag Archives: Ethnocentrism

The Weight of “Ordinary”

Lowe’s has recently come under fire for withdrawing its advertising from the TLC show, “All-American Muslim.” Apparently the withdrawal of advertising came following the prompting of an anti-Muslim advocacy group. According to his group, The Learning Channel’s new show All-American … Continue reading

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Durkheim Disappoints

Upon rereading the main body of Durkheim’s Division of Labor in Society I was struck at how subtle and sophisticated he is. I thought I had remembered—from my previous experience with this material—that he used a superficial freedom/constraint binary. However, as … Continue reading

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