Sook and Tired: A conversation about race and the media

Thesis Eleven Centre for Cultural Sociology and the Department of Social Inquiry present: Sisonke Msimang Sook and Tired: A conversation about race and the media In the last few years, questions of racial justice have re-emerged in America, South Africa and Australia.  This conversation will look at media coverage of police brutality against African-Americans, and…

Issue 132, February 2016

Cultural Trauma, Morality and Nihilism Articles: Culture trauma, morality and solidarity: The social construction of ‘Holocaust’ and other mass murders Jeffrey C Alexander Abstract: Cultural trauma occurs when members of a collectivity feel they have been subjected to a horrendous event that leaves indelible marks upon their group consciousness, marking their memories forever and changing their…