Tag: DATT Master Post

Critical Thinking Series: Reading As The Arena Of Critical Thinking

Shay-Akil , May 20th, 2017


INTRODUCTION This article covers the crucial role of reading to critical thinking.  If you don’t understand the benefits of reading or why it is useful to you and crucial…


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Structure & Agency In Contemporary Social Theory

Shay-Akil , February 1st, 2017


One of the main concerns of theorists of society in the 20th century has been the question of the relation between structure and agency.  Describe three different schools…


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Labour & The Self

Shay-Akil , February 1st, 2017


What is Karl Marx’s conceptualization of the self?  How is it shaped by labor processes?  According to Karl Marx, an individual’s self-identity influences their local context or is…


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Summary of Classical Sociological Theory

Shay-Akil , February 1st, 2017


The basic premise of all classical sociological theory is that the contemporary world is the outcome of a transition from “traditional” to “modern” societies.  Explain how Karl…


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Critical Thinking Series: Education & Colonial Assimilation

Shay-Akil , October 20th, 2016


Introduction Critical inquiry is understood as a means through which you built and articulate an argument.  Morrow & Weston actually do a great job of taking on some…


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