Wednesday 16:00-16:30 Laurie Taylor discusses the latest social science research.
25 March 2009 repeat 29 March
THE POLITICS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
The distinguished sociologist Professor Anthony Giddens elucidates the political complexities of combating climate change.
Could jobs be much more secure and long lasting than we’ve been led to believe? Laurie Taylor is joined by Professor Kevin Doogan, author of a book entitled New Capitalism? whose close analysis of the labour force in Britain and the United States shows a surprising continuity with the past. His thesis contends that, even with the present financial crisis, claims that the world of work has changed forever are little more that scare mongering.