Roger Taylor Are people being driven to suicide by the stress of compulsory medical tests for sickness benefits? Are police in [...]Read more
Category "Issue 38"
Viewpoint: Post-democracy, post Brexit – an interview with Colin Crouch
Mark Carrigan, interviewer It's been over fifteen years since you first offered your analysis of post-democracy. What is post-democracy and has [...]Read more
On the Frontline: Addicted
Laurel Richardson October 2002 My Dairy Queen (DQ) ice cream parlor is a mile from my home in Worthington--a suburb of Columbus, [...]Read more
Policy Briefing: Scientific evidence in referendum campaigns – politicisation or enrichment?
Caroline Schlaufer The Policy Briefing section of Discover Society is provided in collaboration with the journal Policy & Politics. The section is curated by [...]Read more
Where you live can kill you
Clare Bambra In 1842, the English social reformer Edwin Chadwick documented a 30-year discrepancy between the life expectancy of men in [...]Read more
Farewell to TINA? Inside the UK’s Alternative Finance Movement
Mark Davis New research investigates the potential for social change in reconnecting our money with our morality and recommends that we [...]Read more
Older people and Housing: towards a wiser community
Caroline Lodge, Eileen Carnell and Marianne Coleman More people are living healthier lives for longer, but despite the impact of this [...]Read more
Great Meritocracies Don’t Disappear Their Youngest Casualties, Mrs May!
Ross Fergusson Theresa May’s speech at last month’s Conservative Party conference elaborated her plans to ‘transform Britain into a Great Meritocracy’. [...]Read more
The practice of social dining with strangers: going out to eat in
Ema Johnson Going out (alone or with friends) and paying to dine with strangers within the private home of an amateur [...]Read more
Whose culture is global? Listening to Anglo-American pop music in Italy
Simone Varriale I spent my adolescence and most of my twenties listening exclusively to American and British pop music, or to [...]Read more