A lovely and deeply informative conversation with sociologist Karen Cerulo on her new book, Dreams of a Lifetime which reveals that what and how we dream—and whether we believe our dreams can actually come true—are tied to our social class, gender, race, age, and life events. Karen and her co-author Janet Ruane argue that our social location shapes the seemingly private and unique life of our minds.
Karen A. Cerulo is an American sociologist specializing in the study of culture, communication and cognition. Currently, she is a Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University and the editor of Sociological Forum, the flagship journal of the Eastern Sociological Society.
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