Secondary Catalogue

Series: Classic Collection


Anthony Giddens: Capitalism and Social Modern Theory

Anthony Giddens: Capitalism and Social Modern Theory

Sociology began as an attempt to make sense of the ‘great transformation’ from traditional to modern society; the development of industrial production, the mass movement of people from the land to the towns and the rise of a new economic order,...Show More
Carolyn Jackson: Lads and Ladettes in School

Carolyn Jackson: Lads and Ladettes in School

What motivates laddish behaviour? Are girls becoming more laddish? And if so, why? In this programme, Carolyn Jackson talks about the origins, methodologies, findings and the implications of her work into these contemporary issues for teachers...Show More
Peter Townsend: Poverty in the UK

Peter Townsend: Poverty in the UK

It was widely believed that poverty in Britain had been all but eliminated with the construction of the welfare state and post-war affluence. But while politicians were telling people they had never had it so good, social scientists were...Show More