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SRO Rapid Response Call: Representations of the Poor and the Politics of Welfare Reform: ‘Benefits Street’ and Beyond

Recent public debate in the UK surrounding Channel 4’s ‘Benefits Street’ documentary has highlighted an apparent proliferation of media representations of unemployed and/or working class lives that emphasise themes such as dependency, laziness, anti-social behaviour and criminality. At the same… Read More ›

Issue 4 Discover Sociology Out Now

DISCOVER SOCIETY Measured-Factual-Critical http://discoversociety.org  ISSUE FOUR: January 2014     Focus:   Maurizio Meloni C is for Complexity: Why Genetics Doesn’t Outweigh Teaching     Articles:                           Ken Roberts Social Mobility: Lift Going Up, Doors Closing. Going Down, Doors Wide… Read More ›