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The Sociology Project: Introducting the Sociological Imagination

by Richard Arum, Vivek Chibber, Troy Duster, Paula England, Thomas Ertman, Kathleen Gerson

The Department of Sociology emphasizes both theoretical creativity and substantive empirical research on important social issues. It encourages a range of analytic perspectives and maintains strength in both quantitative and qualitative methods. The graduate program complements research on the contemporary United States (¬≠including New York City) ¬≠with international and historical studies. Among its areas of strength are gender studies; social inequality; crime, law, and deviance; organizations and economy; political sociology; social movements; urban sociology; race and ethnicity; culture; and theory. Learn more