In Search of Conservative Sociology

By | 4th April 2017

In a recent article in Times Higher Education, Musa al-Gharbi, a fellow in sociology at Columbia University, notes the dearth of conservative faculty, students and ideas in US universities. Consequently, conservative interests and politicians see little value in any social science other than economics. Since their views are not respected, they have no incentive to sustain the material base of these disciplines. A conservative sociology, however, would be more concerned with a set of issues on which the discipline is currently silent.


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