I recently started reading and enjoying the blog called “Sociological Images,” which I find to be provocative and insightful. But a recent post by Lisa Wade gave me pause. From the post: Sadie M. sent in an example of the reproduction of the idea that “Africa” is an arid, desolate place where nature still dominates [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Africa'
August 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Africa, Blog posts by Lia, Novelty, Recommended sights
May 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Africa, Blog posts by Betty, Urban archipelagos
When you land at Cape Town’s International Airport, you must travel for miles along a highway where people live in the most despicable of conditions. It doesn’t take a social scientist to realize that tin shacks and no plumbing equal violence and disease. Women and children line the highway watching the cars zoom by. It’s [...]