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Line of far right people in front of the white house, waving the American flag with a security guard at the front of them.
by Rūta Kazlauskaitė and Gwenaëlle Bauvois  |  17th March 2022

Rūta Kazlauskaite and Gwenaëlle Bauvois explore the rhetoric of shame, humiliation and pride in the discourses of radical right politicians in Poland and the US, and who gets drawn in. …Read more

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by Sue Scott  |  8th March 2022

Sociologist Sue Scott talks about the challenges she has faced as a female academic and the advice she’d give to young women in academia. …Read more

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Jennifer Leigh profiles the Women in Supramolecular Chemistry network, whose aim is to promote the retention and progression in supramolecular chemistry not only of women but also other minority groups. …Read more

Map of world with pins in Europe
by Morena Tartari  |  8th February 2022

Morena Tartari outlines her experiences as a lone parent and transnational researcher during the pandemic, and the structural inequalities she faced.…Read more

by Terri E. Givens  |  25th January 2022

Terri Givens reflects on her personal reaction to January 6 and why she felt the need to reflect on why the images were so upsetting, beyond the act of insurrection itself. …Read more

Neon sign 'You are what you listen to'
by Bristol University Press and Policy Press  |  29th December 2021

Listen to authors and editors talking about the key social challenges of the moment in the top ten Transforming Society podcast episodes from 2021.…Read more

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by Bristol University Press and Policy Press  |  22nd December 2021

Transforming Society's most read articles from 2021, brought to you by Bristol University Press and Policy Press.…Read more

heart on stone wall.

Alisoun Milne explores the importance of social connections for mental health and how Covid19 has eroded identity, sense of self and self-worth in older people, particularly those in care homes.…Read more

Extinction rebellion protest 'All I want for XMAS is clean air'
by Bristol University Press and Policy Press  |  3rd December 2021

This alternative Christmas list features books that address prominent social issues from 2021.…Read more

by Ruth Weatherall  |  29th November 2021

Ruth Weatherall shares how breaking down the barriers between her two identities – academic and activist – opened up new possibilities.…Read more