联众棋牌官网we, as faculty and staff of the sociology department at bowdoin college, condemn the white supremacy, institutionalized racism, and state-sanctioned violence responsible for the murders of ahmaud arbery, breonna taylor, george floyd, dion johnson, tony mcdade, rayshard brooks, and countless other black people.
This letter is especially directed to our current and former students engaging in these ongoing struggles for justice. We see you, and we support you in this call for action.
Sociology allows students to develop a “vivid awareness of the relationship between personal experience and the wider society" (C. Wright Mills), a sociological imagination.
through examination of topics such as socio-economic class, race and ethnicity, family, gender, health and medicine, sexuality, education, media, immigration—in the us and across the world— students come to an appreciation of how the lives of individuals are deeply connected to larger social structures and histories.