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Sociology at the University of Hawaiʻi

The Department of Sociology at UH Mānoa examines patterns and dynamics of social relations, while paying special attention to issues of social justice. The department covers many major dimensions of sociology and over time has developed academic expertise and excellence in the following domains:

  1. Race, ethnicity, gender, class.
  2. Health, aging, medical sociology.
  3. Asia, Pacific and Hawaiʻi in regional and global contexts.
  4. Crime, law, and social control.
  5. Nationalism, globalization, and sustainability.

You will find a highly engaged faculty - both in research and teaching - that take an active interest in making our interconnected world a better place.

"couples who share ordinary positive moments together perceive their partners’ negative behaviors in a more positive light and are more forgiving of those behaviors," says Courtney Walsh http://ow.ly/AKdy50zj7gL

Critics say state officials could have updated a nearly 40-year-old system but never did. Now a long-term fix won’t come until at least next year. @marcelhonore #HInews

How An Antiquated IT System Failed Thousands Of Hawaii’s Unemployed

Critics say state officials could have updated a nearly 40-year-old system but never did. Now a long-term fix won’t come until at least next yea...

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"people who don’t fit neatly into a particular group have been found, over and over, to perform better at outside-the-box thinking" via @TheAtlantic

The Perks of Being a Weirdo

How not fitting in can lead to creative thinking

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