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Best Sociology podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Sociology podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Welcome to the official free Podcast site from SAGE for Sociology. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.
 
Hosts Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning answer audience questions about modern etiquette with advice based on consideration, respect, and honesty. Like their great-great-grandmother, Emily Post, Lizzie and Dan look for the reasons behinds the traditional rules to guide their search for the correct behavior in all kinds of contemporary situations. Test your social acumen and join the discussion about civility and decency in today's complex world.
 
Interested in human behavior and how people think? The Measure of Everyday Life is a weekly interview program featuring innovations in social science and ideas from leading researchers and commentators. Independent Weekly has called the show "unexpected" and "diverse" and says the show "brings big questions to radio." Join host Dr. Brian Southwell (@BrianSouthwell) as he explores the human condition. Episodes air each Sunday night at 6:30 PM in the Raleigh-Durham broadcast market and a podca ...
 
UCSUR Radio is a social science podcast created by the University Center for Social & Urban Research (UCSUR) at the University of Pittsburgh. We focus on a social, economic, or health issue most relevant to our society. Discussions and presentations highlight neighborhood, community, economic, and other social research conducted by our esteemed colleagues. Presenters include local, national, and international social research experts.
 
Join your host, Jonathan Singer, Ph.D., LCSW in an exploration of all things social work, including direct practice, human behavior in the social environment, research, policy, field work, social work education, and everything in between. Big names talking about bigger ideas. The purpose of the podcast is to present information in a user-friendly format. Although the intended audience is social workers, the information will be useful to anyone in a helping profession (including psychology, n ...
 
Methods is a podcast from the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM). The centre conducts research and training in social science research methods, aiming to advance methodological understanding and practice across the UK social science research community. Through 15 minute interviews with researchers, Methods highlights the latest developments in social science methods research, showcasing innovative ideas and new research findings and demonstrating their impact.
 
Far-reaching conversations with a worldwide network of scientists and mathematicians, philosophers and artists developing new frameworks to explain our universe's deepest mysteries. Join host Michael Garfield at the Santa Fe Institute each week to learn about your world and the people who have dedicated their lives to exploring its emergent order: their stories, research, and insights…
 
Unabridged philosophy audiobooks including writing by Plato (Parmenides), Aristotle (Economics) and Cicero (On Moral Duties). Topics discussed include ethics, justice, law, logic, metaphysics, God, happiness, love and beauty. Each book has been streamlined by merging separate LibriVox recordings into a single seamless whole with no interruptions. Painting: La Perle et la vague by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry.
 
Do you get excited by questions more than answers? Do you like showing off at parties with random knowledge? In this podcast, sociologists and social theorists Drs Melanie White and Na’ama Carlin take everyday ideas and explore them through different sociological and philosophical perspectives. Season 1 focuses on the notion of the 'self' as explored in common sociological texts. Join us, in our mission to make the familiar unfamiliar!
 
Welcome to Eurekanerd, bringing you the finest and funniest in science news. We are Leah and Will, two nerds going through the press releases collected in Eurekalert mailing lists and sharing the gems we find. Find all this and more at eurekanerd.comQuestions? Comments? Leave them below, or email us at eurekanerdcast@gmail.com, and find us on twitter, @eurekanerdcast
 
The Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Essex is home to a world-class team of survey and research experts who specialise in the production and analysis of longitudinal data – evidence which tracks changes in the lives of the same people over time.ISER enjoys an international profile for its cutting-edge socio-economic research, which is used by academics and researchers, policy makers, other influential bodies, charitable organisations and journalists invo ...
 
Podcasts from The Department of Sociology. Sociology in Oxford is concerned with real-world issues with policy relevance, such as social inequality, organised crime, the social basis of political conflict and mobilization, and changes in family relationships and gender roles. Our research is empirical, analytical, and comparative in nature, reaching far beyond British society, to encompass systematic cross-national comparison as well as the detailed study of Asian, European, Latin American a ...
 
We’re two sassy girls talking about crazy, funny, outrageous psych experiments that you may or may not be able to apply IRL.Join us live at Twitch and follow our Twitter for tweets on when we’ll live stream! Get more details and post on our Facebook for additional information and content. For exclusive content and access to our show, become a subscriber at Patreon.Thank you everyone! ❤
 
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Psychologists have long understood that social environments profoundly shape our behavior, sometimes for the better, often for the worse. But social influence is a two-way street―our environments are themselves products of our behavior. Under the Influence explains how to unlock the latent power of social context. It reveals how our environments en…
 
In this episode of The Annex, we sit down with Michael Siciliano of Queen's University (Canada). Michael is currently working on a book for Columbia University Press about YouTubers, tentatively titled Creative Control: Platforms, Labor Relations, and the Aesthetics of Precarious Work. We talk about YouTube, content creation, and media. This episod…
 
In our efforts to comprehend the systematic dispossession of indigenous peoples in settler colonies such as the United States, Canada, Australia, or Israel, the notion that "invasion is a structure, not merely an event," first articulated by Patrick Wolfe, has become something of a maxim for critical theorists. Part of this structure, as Patrick Wo…
 
This “Psychology Fact” is neither psychology nor fact. In this Episode: The psychology of how we shape our morality and bias UPC is a Forensic, Psychology, and True Crime Podcast that takes on: True Crime: serial killers, murders, stalkers, cults, forensic analysis Psychology: mental illness, social phenomenon, mob mentality, psychoanalysis, etc. C…
 
Abstract conceptual fashion and fast fashion may be on opposite ends of the spectrum, but both draw influence from the lineage of goth aesthetic. On this episode we will explore the relation and relevance of the runway and high end designer to the everyday lives of goths. Our guest this month is Kate Mior, the owner of fashion brand Bone & Busk whi…
 
Hopefully, the phrase “Aren’t you too old for this?” has come up less and less as time goes on… but it still comes up! We dig into what it even means to be too old for fandom! Why do people try to relive their childhood (and is it just nostalgia)? Is it even a bad thing to be a fan of things as an adult? Why is it a problem to have fun as an adult?…
 
In this Episode- This is part 1 in a new 6-part series we're doing on the various types of stalkers, common personality characteristics, and how to protect yourself. UPC is a Forensic, Psychology, and True Crime Podcast that takes on: True Crime: serial killers, murders, stalkers, cults, forensic analysis Psychology: mental illness, social phenomen…
 
If there’s one thing our polarised politicians can agree on, it’s that our prison system is broken. Overcrowded. Under staffed. Drug Ridden. And violent. Incarceration is riddled with issues which are complex and inextricably interwoven. The last 10 years has seen a 20% cut to the prisons budget. One former prisons minister - Rory Stewart - said pr…
 
In her new book, Camming: Money, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Work Industry (NYU Press, 2020), Dr. Angela Jones engages readers in a five-year mixed-methods study she conducted on the erotic webcam industry where she tells a pornographic story about the multibillion-dollar online sex industry that is colloquially known as “camming.” Through cammi…
 
The House on Mango Street by Mexican American writer Sandra Cisneros has been taught in high schools across the U.S. for decades. A poetic writer of many genres, she’s received a MacArthur “genius grant,” a National Medal of Arts, and many other accolades. Cisneros grew up in an immigrant household where it was assumed she would marry as her primar…
 
The House on Mango Street by Mexican American writer Sandra Cisneros has been taught in high schools across the U.S. for decades. A poetic writer of many genres, she’s received a MacArthur “genius grant,” a National Medal of Arts, and many other accolades. Cisneros grew up in an immigrant household where it was assumed she would marry as her primar…
 
In the United States, the number of megachurches increased from 350 in 1990 to over 1,600 in 2011 with that number continuing to grow exponentially in subsequent years. By 2015, a Hartford Institute for Religion Research study showed that over five million people were attending services at a megachurch weekly which accounts for 50 percent of all Am…
 
How should we understand humanitarian NGOs? In Above the Fray: The Red Cross and the Making of the Humanitarian NGO Sector (University of Chicago Press, 2020), Shai M. Dromi, a lecturer in sociology at Harvard University, uses insights from cultural sociology to reframe the history of the Red Cross. The book blends a detailed historical analysis wi…
 
Science has always been about improving human understanding of our universe…but scientists have not always prioritized accessibility of their hard-won results. The deeper research digs into specialized sub-fields and daunting data sets, the greater the divide a team must cross to help communicate their findings not just to the public, but to other …
 
It’s almost the most romantic day of the year - good ol’ V-Day. While the gang has looked at family and romantic relationships from a sociological perspective, we’re taking an inner deep dive into ourselves this week with a PhD’s Guide to Relationships! Graduate school is a weirdly autonomous yet lonely time, so this week we discuss our experiences…
 
WATER – Laurie Taylor explores the cultural life of a natural substance. Sophie Watson, Professor of Sociology at the Open University, considers the taken for granted-ness of this vital fluid and the everyday connections it forges amongst human beings. They’re joined by Benjamin J. Pauli - Assistant Professor of Social Science at Kettering Universi…
 
Most of us have individual preferences for the fonts we use for documents and signs, but do those preferences reflect anything other than an aesthetic sense? Could it be that other people are making judgments about us and our ideas based on the font choices we make? On this episode, we talk with Katherine Haenschen of Virginia Tech, whose work sits…
 
In Are Men Animals? How Modern Masculinity Sells Men Short (Basic Books, 2019), Matthew Gutmann examines how cultural expectations viewing men as violent and sex driven becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. Dubious interpretations of the scientific study of the effects of testosterone, comparisons to the animal kingdom and the persistence of sex segr…
 
In her new book, The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place (NYU Press, 2019), Germaine R. Halegoua rethinks everyday interactions that humans have with digital infrastructures, navigation technologies, and social media as we move through the world. Dr. Halegoua draws from five case studies from global and mid-sized cities to illust…
 
For some reason Jackie decided that we needed to learn more about visual inspection. So, we did! Now we’re all refreshed on the steps involved in analyzing data graphically and making the best treatment decisions possible. If you listen to this week’s episode, your graph of “understanding the steps of visual inspection” will be on a very clear incr…
 
Sallie Krawcheck is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, a company working to help close the gender pay gap by “redefining investing for women.” Sallie received her MBA from Columbia Business School and has a BA in Journalism from the University of North Carolina. She is the former CFO of Citigroup and former CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management a…
 
Less and less Christian demographically, America is now home to an ever-larger number of people who say they identify with no religion at all. These non-Christians have increasingly been demanding their full participation in public life, bringing their arguments all the way to the Supreme Court. The law is on their side, but that doesn't mean that …
 
On today’s show Dan and Lizzie take your questions on wedding hosts who foot the bill, replacing a duplicate gift, an awkward thank you note situation and baby shower RSVP's. For Awesome Etiquette sustaining members our question is about wedding guests with doctor titles. Plus your most excellent feedback, etiquette salute and a postscript on infor…
 
Rebgong, in the Northeastern part of the Tibetan Plateau (China’s Qinghai Province), is in the midst of a ‘Battle for Fortune.’ That is, a battle to both accumulate as much fortune, but also a battle to decide which definitions of fortune are going to dominate Tibetan society: a material fortune based in ‘authoritarian capitalism’ or a Buddhist for…
 
Activists have been working to dismantle patriarchal structures since the feminist and civil rights movements of the last century, and yet we continue to struggle with patriarchy today. In their new book, Why Does Patriarchy Persist? (Polity, 2018), Carol Gilligan and Naomi Snider use psychoanalysis and psychology as frameworks for understanding th…
 
In recent political debates there has been a significant change in the valence of the word “experts” from a superlative to a near pejorative, typically accompanied by a recitation of experts’ many failures and misdeeds. In topics as varied as Brexit, climate change, and vaccinations there is a palpable mistrust of experts and a tendency to dismiss …
 
3 Key Points: Conversational intelligence helps us understand how our brains and bodies interact to create our experiences and how we can learn to control our experiences. The Conversational Intelligence Matrix describes three levels of conversation: transactional, positional, and transformational. In order to improve CIQ, an individual must begin …
 
If you’re going to be in Massachusetts on February 26th at 7, come to Ground Effect Brewing in Hudson, MA for our first ABA Trivia Night! We’ll have fun questions, prizes, and beer with your pals at ABA Inside Track. Come join a team of four like-minded BCBAs and make some new friends or bring your colleagues for some after-work bonding. And, best …
 
Working under stressful, unhealthy conditions is an ailment in the field of social work that mutes the voices of social workers, leads to burn out, and ultimately results in poor services to our clients. Worker-owned cooperatives offer an alternative to the hyper-capitalistic model we're all familiar with by giving power back to us - the workers - …
 
We are very happy to be joined by Jen Parrilli from the FungiTown podcast to talk through the latest mushroom news.This episode may be a tough listen for any fungi-phobes among you. It was hard for Will, and he's the host.Find Jen at http://fungitownpod.home.blog , and on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest as @fungitownpodFind mor…
 
Three friends that happen to be social workers discuss current social/social work issues from their front room. Your favourite trio of social workers get together once again to have a conversation about active listening. Listening sounds like quite a simple task but are we actually actively listening? As a part of their roles as social workers Nadi…
 
Welcome back to our final season of Sociolotea. This episode we have a brand new host -ANABEL !! (Monet was sick- Get better Monet!) Today we talk about Aaron Hernandez, being gay, Shakira and her lovely hips, JLo (boring), and a lill something about the Grammys. Hope you enjoy this one folx! Intro- The Box by Roddy Rich (Indian Version-MEME)…
 
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