Wendy Bottero Why do people—even the most disadvantaged—so often put up with inequality and subordination? Social analysts have often been troubled [...]Read more
VIEWPOINT: Class and Culture in Elitist Britain
Gary Hall Elitist Britain, a June 2019 report from the Sutton Trust and Social Mobility Commission, found that two fifths (39%) [...]Read more
ON THE FRONTLINE: Chile is the future
Marcos Gonzalez Hernando The largest wave of demonstrations in Chile since the end of Pinochet’s dictatorship began in October with groups [...]Read more
Policy and Politics: Can you make a difference when you sign an e-petition?
Cristina Leston-Bandeira This section of Discover Society is provided in collaboration with the journal, Policy and Politics. It is curated by Sarah [...]Read more
Forgotten but Not Failing: Life after Permanent School Exclusion
Alison Macdonald “Maybe people don’t realise that kids who get kicked out of school can actually be normal people… just [...]Read more
Measuring the bad things that happen to children: why it’s time to ACE it!
Rebecca Lacey When bad things happen to children, they can sometimes have long lasting consequences. These children often don’t do as [...]Read more
The Limits of Analogy: Brexit and the Geopolitics of Race in Europe
Aleksandra Lewicki The March for a People’s Vote on October 19th 2019 that saw around one million protesters take to the [...]Read more
Brexit and inequality: why are the EU and EU migration missing?
Lorenza Antonucci and Simone Varriale Since the results of the UK’s referendum on EU membership, British sociologists have dedicated much attention [...]Read more
The Right to Repair and Endangered Practices
Ulrike Ehgartner and Steffen Hirth What do the politics of Nebraskan farmers, independent phone shops, grassroots sustainability activists, the US [...]Read more
Consumption Work in the Circular Economy: A Research Agenda
Dan Welch, Kersty Hobson, Helen Holmes, Katy Wheeler and Harald Wieser The idea of “circular economy” promises an alternative to the [...]Read more