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Social Science Bites
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. For a full list of previous episodes see http://www.socialsciencespace.com/socialsciencebites-archive/. 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: 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 this topic.
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.
By Social Science Bites | Published: May 1, 2013
The latest episode of Social Science Bites is an interview with Lawrence Sherman, Professor of Criminology at Cambridge University and a keen advocate of experimental criminology.
By Social Science Bites | Published: April 2, 2013
In this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast sociologist Ann Oakley discusses her research into a range of questions about women's experience of childbirth.
By Social Science Bites | Published: March 1, 2013
New technologies have dramatically changed choices around reproduction. Sarah Franklin, Professor of Sociology at Cambridge University, discusses her research
By Social Science Bites | Published: February 1, 2013
Geographer Doreen Massey wants us to rethink our assumptions about space. In this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast she explains why.
By Social Science Bites | Published: January 4, 2013
Thinking is hard, and most of the time we rely on simple psychological mechanisms that can lead us astray. In this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast, the Nobel-prizewinning psychologist Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, talks to Nigel Warburton about biases in our reasoning.
By Social Science Bites | Published: December 3, 2012
Toby Miller, author and editor of over 30 books on interdisciplinary topics within the Social Sciences, discusses Cultural Studies in relation to his work on the Hollywood film industry and addresses wider questions about objectivity and bias.
By Social Science Bites | Published: November 1, 2012
Is the world getting less violent? It seems unlikely. But Steven Pinker has amassed empirical evidence to show that it is. In this interview with Nigel Warburton for the Social Science Bites podcast he explains some of the possible causes of this transformation.