Emotions and Emergence in Sociology: The Critical-Realist Alternative

“…emotions are in themselves generative mechanisms with special tendencies toward action, inaction, and communication. In their most immediate effects, emotions motivate approaching or avoiding behavior.” * This is a guest blog post by Dr. Benjamin Lamb-Books. Benjamin is the author of Angry Abolitionists… Read More »Emotions and Emergence in Sociology: The Critical-Realist Alternative

Critical Realism, Historical Sociology, and Causation

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] This is a guest blog post by Jonah Stuart Brundage (Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at the University of California-Berkeley) reflecting upon his recent presentation on the relationship between critical realism… Read More »Critical Realism, Historical Sociology, and Causation