Social Sciences at Southampton has an international reputation for innovative, quantitative methodologies in social statistics. This collection introduces some of the interdisciplinary research themes, including a series involving academics and students collecting and analysing data gathered from the field of the ‘caught in the act of protest’ project. And in a recent interview with one of our academics, Director of Liberty, Shami Chakrabati, talks about issues of personal liberty and national security. Thinking about studying a Social Sciences programme? Watch our student experience video...
Recorded in July 2010, Director of Liberty, Shami Chakrabati accepts an honorary doctorate at Southampton.
As part of the European research project ‘caught in the act of protest', Social Sciences students collect data and conduct interviews with protesters to research the motivations behind protest. The analysis of the survey results reveals who takes part in protest and why.
Recorded in July 2010 and following her honorary doctorate, Director of Liberty, Shami Chakrabati, in conversation with Professor Gerry Stoker discusses personal liberty and national security.