Yale Magrass

Chancellor Professor

Sociology / Anthropology

Curriculum Vitae

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Liberal Arts 392A

Education

1978University of California-Santa BarbaraPhD
1973University of California-Santa BarbaraMA
1972Columbia University
1971Brandeis UniversityBA Magna Cum Laude Sociology & Mathematics, Honors

Teaching

  • Political Sociology
  • Social Impact of Science & Technology
  • Social Movements
  • Social Theory
  • Militaristic Capitalism

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

A survey of the fundamental principles of sociology and the basic factors conditioning social behavior.

A survey of the fundamental principles of sociology and the basic factors conditioning social behavior.

A survey of the fundamental principles of sociology and the basic factors conditioning social behavior.

Sociological perspectives on the study of power relationships, political communities, political processes, and institutions. The course addresses questions like, Who controls America's institutions? What are the rights and powers of ordinary citizens? How are decisions made about war and peace? About the distribution of resources? What is the relationship between political, economic, and ideological power?

Directed readings and analysis in selected sociological topics. Cross-listed as WMS 350 with appropriate topic.

A look at the scientific and technological world views: the claim that tools are value-free, that knowledge (software, etc.) should be property; that natural and social reality should be quantified.

Investigation of special areas in Sustainable Studies. May be repeated with change of content.

Research

Research Activities

  • Writing

Research

Research Interests

  • Political Economy
  • Historical Sociology
  • Social Theory
  • Bullying
  • Militaristic Capitalism

Select publications

Yale Magrass & Charles Derber (2020).
Routledge
Glorious Causes, Whole Book

Yale Magrass & Charles Derber (2017).
University Press of Kansas
Bully Nation, Whole Book

Yale Magrass & Charles Derber (2014).
Paradigm; Routledge
Capitalism: Should You Buy It?, Whole Book

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