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Orbea, Álvaro (2015) I feel smart after leaving the LSE. Researching Sociology (18 Dec 2015). Website.

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By MSc City Design and Social Science Graduand, Álvaro Orbea So what is it like to be a post-graduate from LSE Sociology? I must clarify first that I’m not a sociologist, and I’ve been questioning the sociologist abilities that I learned in school (after I got my grades back). I don’t know if anyone is in my position, but to put it in a nutshell, I began working in this interesting and engaging job were I’ve been given the opportunity to experience (a) real life. And here we go –I’m sure that the entire class will start firing at me–, what does real life mean? How is it that you’re defining real? Do you really think that the job that you have can be categorised as real? What’s the theoretical base from which your sustaining your point?… That’s right, so many questions. And the problem is that the class is inexistent, the people are gone off to find themselves in average-paying jobs, PhD applications, breaks, and other activities that I can only imagine when scrolling my Facebook news feed. Then who’s asking all those questions –it’s just me.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2017 12:23
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:16

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