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Charles Thorpe

Charles Thorpe is a sociologist who has made significant contributions to the field. He is a Professor of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego. He has written several books, including “Oppenheimer: The Tragic Intellect” (University of Chicago Press, 2006), “Necroculture” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), and “Sociology in Post-Normal Times” (Lexington Books, 2022). His work focuses on the intersection of sociology, politics, and culture, and he is known for his critical analysis of contemporary social issues. Thorpe’s research interests include the sociology of science, the politics of knowledge, and the impact of globalization on local cultures. He has also written extensively on the role of sociology in understanding and addressing social problems, particularly in the context of post-normal times, where the traditional norms and institutions of modern society are breaking down. As a professor, Thorpe is known for his engaging teaching style and his ability to inspire his students to think critically about the world around them. He is also active in the academic community, publishing his work in various journals and presenting at conferences.

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