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Book Review: Putting the ‘Public’ back in Public Relations

I’ve never read a book about social media before. As I tweeted at one point a few weeks ago, I felt a flutter of irony every time I would have to sit down, close out the social media apps on my phone and crack open a physical book to read about the apps I had… Continue reading Book Review: Putting the ‘Public’ back in Public Relations

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Dethroning the Welfare Queen

Over the course of the spring semester of 2016, I explored the effect of stigmas and stigma-derived stereotypes on those of low socioeconomic status, as well as what could be done to prevent or reduce said perceptions. This subject matter is something I have grown curious about over the course of the past couple months, as… Continue reading Dethroning the Welfare Queen

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The Forgotten Streets: An Analysis on the Effects of Social Stratification in Indianapolis

12/9/15 Applied anthropologists and sociologists often study the uneven distribution of wealth and equality as it appears within different societies around the world, whether it be researching ancient civilizations or modern day cultures.  The hierarchy that results from this inequality amongst the peoples of a culture is a phenomenon known as social stratification, and is… Continue reading The Forgotten Streets: An Analysis on the Effects of Social Stratification in Indianapolis