Stanley Aronowitz (born 1933) is professor of sociology, cultural studies, and urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center. Year 1933 ( MCMXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Sociology (from Latin: socius "companion" and the suffix -ology "the study of" from Greek λόγος lógos "knowledge" The Graduate School and University Center of The City University of New York (known more commonly as the CUNY Graduate Center or the GC) is the sole doctorate-granting He is also a veteran political activist and cultural critic and a passionate champion of organized labor. A trade union or labour union is an organization of workers who have banded together to achieve common goals in key areas such as wages hours and working conditions forming
He is the author of numerous books on class, culture, sociology of science, and politics. Social class refers to the hierarchical distinctions (or stratification) between individuals or groups in Societies or Cultures. Culture (from the Latin cultura stemming from colere, meaning "to cultivate" generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic Sociology of science is the subfield of Sociology that deals with the practice of Science. Politics Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions With Fredric Jameson and John Brenkman, he is a founding editor of Duke University's Social Text, a journal that is subtitled "Theory, Culture, Ideology. Fredric Jameson (born April 14, 1934) is an American literary critic and Marxist political theorist. Duke University is a private Research University located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Social Text is a postmodernist Cultural studies Journal published by Duke University Press. " He has written that with this publication their "objective was to interrogate Marxists' habitual separation of political economy and culture and to make a contribution to their articulation, even reunification. "
In 2002, Aronowitz led the fight to maintain the official ballot status of the Green Party in New York and ran for governor on that ticket the same year. One of the Political parties in the United States, and similar in mission to many of the worldwide Green Parties, the Greens have been active as a third party The Green Party of New York is a political party in that state The New York gubernatorial election of 2002 was an election for the state governorship held on November 5, 2002. He ran a grass roots campaign based on a radical democratic program that combined opposition to corporate power and plutocratic government with commitment to a sustainable environment, racial equality, feminism, gay liberation and individual freedom. He is also an active trade unionist and a member of the executive council of his university's union, the Professional Staff Congress, AFT. A trade union or labour union is an organization of workers who have banded together to achieve common goals in key areas such as wages hours and working conditions forming Template talkInfobox Union for usage -->The American Federation of Teachers or AFT is an American labor union Aronowitz is a proponent of a reduced work week, among other strategies for improving everyday life, and works actively with the Basic Income Earth Network toward the furtherance of such goals. The Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN until 2004 Basic Income European Network) is a network of academics and activists interested in the idea of a universal Basic income
In 2005 he co-founded the journal "Situations. " He has also published articles in numerous publications and with a core group of intellectuals--faculty and students-- at the Graduate Center, he spearheaded the effort to create the Center for Cultural Studies in the spirit of fostering intellectual debate, multidisciplinarity, and the toppling of high cultural privilege in academia.
He lives in New York City. The City of New York He was married to Ellen Willis until her death in November 2006. Ellen Jane Willis ( December 14, 1941 &ndash November 9, 2006) was an American political essayist, Journalist He has five children.
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