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 sociological analysis of the origin and development of social movements with an emphasis on detailed study of particular social movements.

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?

A sociological analysis of the origin and development of social movements with an emphasis on detailed study of particular social movements.

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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