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Racial segregation, Dementia and hair care

Sociological discussion programme, presented by Laurie Taylor. Racial segregation in the United States. Also, hairdressing for people with dementia.

Racial segregation in the United States: Laurie Taylor explores a provocative new study which sheds light on the racism which still endures today. Nicholas Guyatt, lecturer in American History at the University of Cambridge, asks why America's founding fathers failed to include Black and Native American people in their cherished ideals of equality. Kehinde Anderws, Associate Professor in Sociology at Birmingham City University, provides a Black British perspective.
Also, hairdressing for people with dementia. A new study by Sarah Campbell, Research Associate at the University of Manchester, discovered the importance of salon chat and human touch to women and men who struggled to recall the past.
Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes


Sarah Campbell at the University of Manchester 

Nicholas Guyatt at the University of Cambridge 

Kihinde Andrews at Birmingham City University 


Nicholas Guyatt, Bind Us Apart: How Enlightened Americans Invented Racial Segregation (OUP,2016)


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