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Three things a year of sociology has taught me

Brill, Frances (2015) Three things a year of sociology has taught me. Researching Sociology (27 Feb 2015). Blog.

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Frances Brill, who completed her MSc in Sociology in 2014, reflects on what she learned during that year. Let me beginning by introducing my background and myself. I graduated from an undergraduate course trained in classical economics, law and normative urban planning processes. I spent the final year of my undergrad writing a dissertation on the intersection of class and gender and I was desperate to study Sociology. All of my friends are brilliant people who have worked very hard to get their degrees and their corporate jobs but as I was awarded my degree, I was unaware of how little I questioned the texts we read or the privilege I was surrounded by. A year in the Sociology department has changed me, it’s an ongoing process and I am not going to pretend I can fully comprehend my own privilege (or classical Sociology’s writing styles) but I am making progress.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/researchingsociology/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Sets: Departments > Sociology
Collections > LSE Researching Sociology Blog
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2017 07:57
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2017 07:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/82397

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