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  1. Sowing the sociological seeds of discontent

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Hagai Segal

    ... sociologically. The comedy of errors began with the hospital registrar being arrested and charged on July 2 with 'reckless support' for terrorism, after his mobile phone's SIM card ... and has raised profound questions about Australia's legal system and political interference- particularly in an election year. Whether this is true or not, the sociological consequences among ...

  2. Small Acts of Resistance

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Nick Frisch

    ... Nick Frisch Small Acts of Resistance by Steve Crawshaw and John Jackson Union Square Press, HK$120 Normally, coffee table books are large hardcover volumes printed on glossy paper. But the basic principle- broad topical survey, discontinuous vignettes- wo ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Generation O: Hongkongers increasingly 'overworked, overstressed and overwhelmed'

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Hongkongers and Singaporeans were the most dissatisfied with their stress and exercise levels, according to the research. Joe Leung Cho-bun, professor of sociology at the University of Hong Kong, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    When it comes to popular protest, success is measured in the long term

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 12:32pm by Yang Su

    ... He is now Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine. A social movement scholar, his works includes “The War At Home: Anti-War Protests and Congressional Voting, 1965-1973” (Co-authored with Doug McAdam, American Sociological Review, 2002], and Collective Killings in Rural China during the Cultural Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2011)   ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Occupy co-founder 'saddened' by Mong Kok clashes; warns against expanding protest zones

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:13pm by Tony Cheung

    ... action would only make the protesters and officers lose control and put them on opposing fronts. So I call on everyone to show restraint.” Chan, a sociology associate professor at Chinese ...

  6. News - China - ACADEMIA

    Top academic posts are too precious to give up

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:15am by Alice Yan

    ... and guidance. They still place expectations on me." Yu Hai, a sociology professor at Fudan University, in Shanghai, hailed Zhang's decision as few people would give up a senior role with good ...

  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    Silicon Valley's latest job perk? Egg freezing

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:38pm by AP

    ... women more control over the timing of fertility is going to be helpful to professional women," said Shelley Correll, a sociology professor at Stanford University. "It potentially ...

  8. News - World - POPULATION

    UN says world population heading for 11 billion, may not stabilise

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:47pm by AFP

    ... or probably decline," said co-author Adrian Raftery, professor of statistics and of sociology at the University of Washington. "We found there's a 70 per cent probability the world ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy co-founder on the art of striking a fine balance

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Gary Cheung

    ... a balance." Chan, an associate professor of sociology at Chinese University, said Occupy organisers had suggested on Sunday that demonstrators retreat from protest sites due to safety concerns. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:39am by Linda Yeung

    ... from the division of social science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, has won the American Sociological Association's 2014 Barrington Moore Book Award for comparative and historical sociology. He is the first scholar from a non-American university to have won the award. He's publication Paths Toward the Modern Fiscal State, which compares the history of modern ...




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