With Britain in the worst cost of living crisis in decades, Dispatches follows Citizens Advice Bureau debt advisors and three stories of extreme hardship and poverty.

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This superb weekly podcast explore the ideas, people and movements solving the biggest challenges facing society - and is a must for any sociology teacher (and student!)

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This article examines the publication of academic research papers.

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12th April 2021

What Data Can’t Do

This article from The New Yorker examines the power of data, what it can and can't do and also the dangers of relying on it to help social policy.

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This episode from BBC Woman's Hour follows the stories of some of the female victims of Peter Sutcliffe who recently died.

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2nd November 2020

The Future of Welfare

This podcast from BBC Analysis discusses the state of the welfare systems in the UK and Germany.

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The prominent American sociologist Arlie Hochschild has written an article for The Guardian about the upcoming US Presidential election.

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This video from The Guardian examines whether the UK should abolish private schools. It could be used in conjunction with another video here also available on the Tutor2u Sociology blog.

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This podcast from The Conversation investigates the data gender gap.

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Influencers who have channels on platforms such as YouTube and TikTok are creating membership clubs to create steady streams of income.

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This episode of Thinking Allowed examines the area of surveillance.

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This article originally published on The Conversation explores the impact of the Black Death and how it made the rich even richer.

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This episode from BBC Money Box highlights the impacts on the potential financial impacts of coronavirus for young people and recent graduates.

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This episode from Don't Tell Me the Score focuses on how to look after yourself at home during lockdown.

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This episode from BBC Woman's Hour contains a section dedicated to understanding more about the possible implications of what will happen when schools reopen in the UK.

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This episode from NPR Hidden Brain examines the power of social connection.

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Each day this week I will provide a link and brief description to a different podcast episode, the aims of which are to provide some insights on how different people are responding to life under...

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14th February 2019

Communist Billionaires

A short video from Bloomberg looking at why Communist China has so many billionaires.

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13th February 2019

15 years of Facebook

Facebook celebrates its 15th birthday this year.

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18th January 2019

'Primal screens'

An article that could help support not just be used for the families and households unit, but also for the media unit focusing on screen time.

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