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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.

Mar 6, 2014

Segment 1 – "Inside The 2014 Forbes Billionaires List: Facts and Figures"; Forbes

Segment 2 -- Karla Erickson on How We Die Now: Intimacy and the Work of Dying


Segment 3 - "The ivory police"; Christian Science Monitor

Selected Keywords: Wealth and poverty, U.S. poverty threshold, world poverty threshold, reservation wage, conflict minerals, unbalanced development, the good death, longevity dividend, poaching, anti-poaching militarization, environmental stress, deterrence, poverty policy and sustainability