Jan 30, 2014
This Week in Sociological Perspective, for the week of Thursday, January 30, 2014
Segment 1 – "Uber sued over girl’s death in S.F."; San Francisco Chronicle
Segment 2 – Professor Laura Beth Nielsen on law, morality, and Disney animated movies
Segment 3 – "Connection failed: internet still a luxury for...
Jan 24, 2014
Discusses vigilantes in Michoacan, Mexico, and bipartisan proposals for election reform in the United States. Contains an interview with University of California-Irvine Professor Denis Trapido on factors that lead persons to form business partnerships with dissimilar persons.
Jan 21, 2014
Discusses Amazon.com use of "bar-raisers" in hiring, effects of violence in Chicago public schools, and the end of extended family visits for Mississippi prisoners. Interview with Dr. Julia Burdick-Will of Brown University.