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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.

Jul 17, 2022

This week we discuss social multipliers of an emerging threat to billions of people. But first, I recently spoke with Dr. Jacqui Frost, a postdoctoral scholar at Rice University who is moving soon to a faculty position at Purdue University, about her recent paper titled “Ritualizing Nonreligion: Cultivating Rational...

Jul 10, 2022

This week we discuss the industrialization of migration across the southern border of the United States. But first, I recently spoke with Niccolò Armandola of the University of Zurich about his recent paper titled “Rebel without a Cause: The Effects of Social Origins and Disposable Income on Rule Violations.” The...