- Malcolm Gladwell. 2009. Offensive play. October 19, New Yorker Magazine.(for Tuesday)
- Safi Knafo. 2012. Occupy Wall Street” What happened? Sept 12, Hufffington Post.
- Ronald Kessler. 2008. Peter Schweizer: Liberals are more selfish than conservatives. June 2, Newsmax.com.
- William Gale and Donald Marron. 2012. Five myths about the 47percent. Sept 21, Washington Post.
- Michael Norton and Dan Ariely. 2011. Building a better America: One wealth quintile at a time. Perspectives on Psychological Science 6:9-12.
- C. Wright Mills. 1959. Sociological Imagination. New York: Pelican (chapter 1, ‘The Promise’).
Online lecture pages
Course resources: Thinking about social problems