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Welcome to the blog for the Social Science Bites podcast: a series of interviews with leading Social Scientists. Each episode explores an aspect of our social world. You can access all audio and the transcripts from each interview here. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @socialscibites to keep up to date on the latest activities.More about Social Science Bites...
By Social Science Bites | Published: February 6, 2014
In the latest edition of Social Science Bites, American sociologist Craig Calhoun discussed the formation of protest movement and the role of social science in addressing and understanding these outputs of social change.
By Social Science Bites | Published: January 9, 2014
In the latest edition of Social Science Bites, Brazilian philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira Unger discusses what is wrong with the social sciences today, arguing that they have degenerated into a pseudo-‐science.
By Social Science Bites | Published: December 4, 2013
Angus Deaton is a social scientist and the author of The Great Escape: Health, Wealth and the Origins of Inequality. His Princeton colleague, the philosopher Peter Singer, argues that aid is vital to combat the...
By Social Science Bites | Published: October 2, 2013
Though it is just more than a year old, Social Science Bites, has recently won its first award! In order to give you a taste of all that this free podcast series has to offer,...
By Social Science Bites | Published: August 7, 2013
A list of all Social Science Bites episodes to date: David Stuckler on Austerity and Death; Kate Pickett on the Case for Equality; Angela McRobbie on the Illusion of Equality for Women; Lawrence Sherman on...
By Social Science Bites | Published: July 1, 2013
Social epidemiologist Kate Pickett, co-author (with Richard Wilkinson) of The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone, argues that inequality has bad social effects. She discusses her ideas with Nigel Warburton in this episode of...
By Social Science Bites | Published: June 3, 2013
Has equality for women been achieved? Feminism has apparently achieved many of its aims. But have they? Angela McRobbie from the Department of Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London, discusses her research on...
By Social Science Bites | Published: May 16, 2013
SAGE’s Global Publishing Director, Ziyad Marar talks with Nigel Warburton and David Edmonds about the one year anniversary of Social Science Bites.