In this episode, Matthew talks to Professor Iain Borden from The Bartlett school of architecture at UCL about the youth subculture of skateboarding. Iain discusses how skateboarding has come in and out of fashion since the mid 60s and how it has changed in each peek of popularity. Iain has written two books about the subject -
Skateboarding, space and the city - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Skateboarding-Space-City-Architecture-Body/dp/1859734936
Skateboarding and the city - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Skateboarding-City-Iain-Borden/dp/1472583450/ref=pd_bxgy_img_sccl_1/257-6917776-0908967?pd_rd_w=k6U7a&content-id=amzn1.sym.79b812bf-5c8b-4c0c-851c-784423adaff5&pf_rd_p=79b812bf-5c8b-4c0c-851c-784423adaff5&pf_rd_r=8XKDWRM9FXV1RP6N0PH3&pd_rd_wg=z7FYc&pd_rd_r=4d4ab13a-ad39-422b-a4ea-5cf35680f41f&pd_rd_i=1472583450&psc=1
In this episode, Matthew talks to Jonas Hart -adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology at James Madison University in the US. Jonas outlines why religion is a key part of our lives and why it is central to our identities even in societies where secularisation has occurred. Jonas also explains why...
In this episode, Matthew talks through a basic introduction to what Sociological theory is, what is meant by structuralism vs Social action theory and what is meant by consensus vs conflict theory. Tu understand each of the major theories in more detail you should listen to the following -...