Umut Korkut, Doga Atalay and Marcus Nicolson The recent media footage of migrants trying desperately to cross the English Channel in [...]Read more
VIEWPOINT: Cruelty As Policy, Humanitarian Alternatives
Stuart Rees Cruelty refers to wanton and unnecessary infliction of suffering without regard to what is right, just or humane. Around [...]Read more
ON THE FRONTLINE: Reflections on Trying to Teach on Race, Class & Colonialism in School(s)
Amit Singh Over recent years there has been a growing interest in what has come to be known as “decolonizing [...]Read more
POLICY AND POLITICS: Why Nudge Sometimes Fails
Tom Entwistle This section of Discover Society is provided in collaboration with the journal, Policy and Politics. It is curated by Sarah [...]Read more
Post-‘refugee crisis’ social media: the unbearable lightness of sharing racist posts
Ozge Ozduzen and Umut Korkut There is rampant racism on social media platforms in the so-called post-refugee crisis period (Ozduzen et [...]Read more
How can youth empowerment and a sense of belonging benefit from creative arts?
Maggie Laidlaw, Ilona van Breugel, Eleonora Psenner and Francesca Lori Creativity has a universal language that crosses all borders. It teases [...]Read more
Refugee Integration in Europe: Does Belonging Matter?
Susan Beth Rottmann “I don’t allow the negative stuff to affect me and cause me an internal problem, but I [...]Read more
Volunteering in the super-diverse city: How young urban volunteers negotiate belonging
Astrid Mattes, Marie Lehner, Ilona van Breugel, and Ursula Reeger Volunteering is widely understood to foster community building, and therefore it [...]Read more
Beyond appearances: negotiating discourse and policies on diversity in Scotland and South Tyrol
Marcus Nicolson and Andrea Carlà Addressing diversity (whether cultural, racial, religious, or linguistic) is an issue faced not only by nation-states, [...]Read more
Ways out from the social life of mass and excess consumption?
Magnus Boström Mass and excess consumption permeate social life in developed welfare countries. All of us living in these societies are [...]Read more