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  1. Culture, Crisis, and Morality (Sociology of Culture)

    Sociologists of culture think a lot about morality—about where our judgments come from and how those judgments shape our actions. Two approaches commonly lead the way: Bourdieusian practice theory, which argues that acquired cultural dispositions guide our judgments quickly, automatically, and without conscious awareness, and Swidler’s (1986) toolkit theory, which suggests people consciously use cultural repertoires to construct strategies of action. 

  2. Isolating Intervention: Prevention as Citizenship (Sociology of Sexualities)

    As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, governments around the world search for virus prevention techniques to reduce the spread of the illness.