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Nazia Hussein and Saba Hussain reflect on how ethnic minority women may internalise the consequences of gendered racism in higher education and look at their roles as transnational carers and emotional labourers.…Read more

by Yunis Alam  |  20th July 2020

Yunis Alam, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Bradford and author of 'Race, Taste, Class and Cars', talks about Bradford, taste, culture and how we create and modify our identity through cars.…Read more

by Paul Hodkinson and Rachel Brooks  |  17th July 2020

Paul Hodkinson and Rachel Brooks, authors of 'Sharing Care', explain some of the key findings from their research into the experiences of fathers who take on an equal or greater share of caregiving, and explore what their conclusions might suggest about the prospects for them amidst the COVID-19 lockdown.…Read more

by Killian Mullan  |  16th July 2020

Killian Mullan, author of 'A Child’s Day', discusses how children spent their free time prior to the COVID-19 lockdown, and how the pandemic and closing of schools has further impacted their use of time.…Read more

by David Beer  |  3rd July 2020

David Beer, Professor of Sociology at the University of York, explains how music can be the perfect motivator, and inspiration, when it comes to conducting social research, acting as a reminder that social research should be a creative endeavour.…Read more

by Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal  |  2nd July 2020

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal talk about their new book, The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change, covering the impact of the murder of George Floyd, white privilege, Trump's election and possibilities for building cross-racial coalitions.…Read more

by Ben Vincent  |  26th June 2020

Publishing to coincide with LGBTQ Pride month, Ben Vincent discusses their new book, 'Non-Binary Genders'.…Read more

by Heather Savigny  |  24th June 2020

Heather Savigny, author of 'Cultural Sexism', talks about how is all too easy to blame the patriarchy for physical and symbolic violence towards women when the real issue is the culture that underpins it.…Read more

by Kalwant Bhopal  |  19th June 2020

In this extract from the conclusion of 'White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society', Kalwant Bhopal suggests ways to engage with a social justice and inclusive agenda for change in which the voices and lives of black and minority groups can be represented.…Read more

by Lisa McKenzie  |  9th June 2020

Jess Miles speaks to Lisa Mckenzie, author of Getting By: Estates, Class and Culture in Austerity Britain, about the impact of lockdown on working class people and what lessons we have learned and should be learning.…Read more