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SOSS BLOG - January 2018

The SOSS Blog is the official platform for all news and developments related to the SMU School of Social Sciences. The Blog contains a diverse amount of information including major school events, global exposure experiences, student course reviews, alumni testimonials and faculty profiles.

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Review of SOCG221 Sociological Theories of Crime and Deviance

Posted on 31 Jan 2018

SOCG221 SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES OF CRIME AND DEVIANCE REVIEW Ho Wen Xuan Estelle (BSocSc Class of 2019) I may not be a Sociology major, but I love Sociology with a deep passion. Why? As the late sociologist Pierre Bourdieu mentioned, “The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden.” Regardless of whether you are a sociology or a non-sociology major, if you are a curious kitty who wants to broaden your perspectives on societal issues in relation to the themes of crime and deviance, and you also have a questioning mind on fixed assumptions, then...
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Overseas Exchange @ The University of Edinburgh

Posted on 15 Jan 2018

Jessalyn Soo BSocSc Class of 2018 Edinburgh, also known as ‘Athens of the North, is truly a beauty.   I have made one of the best choices in my life by enrolling in The University of Edinburgh (UoE), one of the sixth oldest University in England and No. 1 University in Scotland, for my overseas exchange. Why UoE? Diversity Abounds UoE had a large number of students joining them for overseas exchange during my semester. There were close to 1,000 participants, and note that this only accounts for the School of Humanities! Safe Environment Edinburgh has a low crime rate -...
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