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An in-class exercise for our post-pandemic world: learning about the role of luck in generating social inequality

Here is an in-class exercise for our post-pandemic world. It illustrates how sociological concepts can increase a student's understanding of the social world and supplement individual explanations.

Keeping Discussions Real: Use Genuine Examples, Not Simulated Ones

Simulated examples don’t force people to face the pain and regret involved in making life-altering decisions. Instead, we need to tackle real cases in which we must make decisions with tangible consequences.