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The Value of Things
The value of things: why do we hang on to objects?
Food, Identity & Nation
Food, identity and nation - why food matters.
Strangers & Xenophobia: an exploration of a historically rooted phenomenon.
Why Sociology Matters
Why Sociology matters: an exploration of the meaning and purpose of Public Sociology.
Extremism: going undercover with the far right, Islamists and anti feminists.
Laurie Taylor explores the social construction of the notion of skilled work.
The Underclass: its rise and fall.
Strongmen: what accounts for the global rise of authoritarian leaders?
Footwear: the 'magic' and the material reality.
Prison protest: from riots to hunger strikes.
Psychiatry: a social history
Psychiatry: Laurie Taylor explores the history of modern psychiatric practice.
Workplace misbehaviour: how has it changed over the years?
Covid and change
Covid: how has it changed our economy and home lives?
Wealth - Plutocratic London
Plutocratic London and dynastic wealth.
Ballroom dancing: its social history and sexual politics.
The history of the high street. Also, dreams of consumption.
Package holidays and 'authentic' travel
Package holidays and ‘authentic’ travel: Laurie Taylor on the origins of budget tourism.