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This Week in Sociological Perspective, video
Economists talk money. Politicians talk government. On This Week in Sociological Perspective we talk money, politics, and everything else that makes the world go ‘round, offering insight on society, public affairs, and news of the week. Guest authors join your host, UC-Berkeley Professor Samuel Roundfield Lucas, to transcend the headlines through fascinating research in sociology.

May 13, 2022

This week we discuss a spate of articles about COVID. And, I recently spoke with Professor Justine Tinkler of the University of Georgia about her recent paper titled “Sexual harassment training and men’s motivation to work with women.” The paper is to be published in Social Science Research, and is co-authored by...


May 7, 2022

This week we discuss the Politico leak of a draft Supreme Court decision. But first, I recently spoke with Professor Kyle Siler of the Université de Montréal about his recent paper titled “Inequality Within omnivorous knowledge: Distribution of Jeopardy! geography questions, 1984-2020.” The paper is to be...


Apr 30, 2022

This week we discuss a leaked document showing that Facebook is unable to comply with emerging laws on privacy. And, I recently spoke with Professor Camila Alvarez of the University of California-Merced about her recent paper titled “Analyzing the Military’s Role in Producing Air Toxics Disparities in the...


Apr 22, 2022

This week we discuss the repeal of mask mandates for airline travel and other public transit. And, I recently spoke with Reed DeAngelis, doctoral student at the University of North Carolina and the Carolina Population Center, about his recent paper titled “Moving on Up? Neighborhood Status and Racism-Related...


Apr 15, 2022

This week we discuss lessons from “Pandemic Kids’” return to school. And, I speak with Hana Shepherd, Associate Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University, about her recent paper titled “Administering New Anti-Bullying Law: The Organizational Field and School Variation During Initial Implementation.” The...