Welcome to the second week of the Wiley-Blackwell Virtual Conference. The first day back has started with a keynote speech from Peter Ludlow (Northwestern University) entitled ‘Virtual Communities, Virtual Cultures, Virtual Governance.’ Conference delegates also had the opportunity to meet Peter at the Second Life Cocktail Bar. There were two other papers on Monday’s session Adam Brown’s (Deakin University): ‘Beyond ‘Good’ and ‘Evil’: Breaking Down Binary Oppositions in Holocaust Representations of ‘Privileged’ Jews’ and ‘A Hybrid Model of Moral Panics:...
- Planetary Social Thought: The Anthropocene Challenge to the Social SciencesThe Anthropocene has emerged as perhaps the scientific concept of the new millennium. Going further than earlier conceptions of the human–environment relationship, Anthropocene science proposes that human activity is tipping the whole Earth system into a new state, with unpredictable consequences. Social life has become a central ingredient in the dynamics of the planet itself. How should the […]Nigel Clark, Bronislaw Szerszynski
- The Social Causes of Health and DiseaseThis stimulating book has become a go-to text for understanding the role that social factors play in the experience of health and many diseases. This extensively revised and updated third edition offers the most compelling case yet that stress, poverty, unhealthy lifestyles, and unpleasant living and work conditions can all be directly associated with illness. The […]William C. Cockerham
- Planetary Social Thought: The Anthropocene Challenge to the Social Sciences
- “This Year I Will…”: Personal Resolutions and the Near Future
- The Cost of Pollutants: Environmental Hazards, Racial Residential Segregation, and Health
- A Covid Cry: adjusting, adapting & extending
- Using arts-based methods to access vulnerable children’s experience: The case of children in the Lesbos refugee camp
- Brexit: the revenge of the left behind?
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Energy colonialism and the role of the global in local responses to new energy infrastructures in the UK
Video abstract for the paper by Susana Batel and Patrick Devine-Wright (University of Exeter) Read the paper here.