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Your Choices: A Sociological Playlist

The final edition of our “sociological playlist” July series is made up of songs picked by you. Introduced below, the suggestions have come from our social media followers. Thank you to everyone who sent in their choices. We couldn’t include all of the songs (there were hundreds!), but have included some of the ideas that […]

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Satnam Virdee: A Sociological Playlist

Professor Satnam Virdee contributes the penultimate “sociological playlist” in our July series. The playlist can be listened to in full here. Freedom Now 1. Nina Simone, “Mississippi Goddam” 2. Barbara Dane and The Chambers Brothers, “It isn’t Nice” 3. Mavis Staples, “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize” 4. The Impressions, “People Get Ready” 5. Bob Dylan, “The Times […]

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Raewyn Connell: A Sociological Playlist

Professor Raewyn Connell contributes the next “sociological playlist” in our July series. Introduced below, the playlist can be listened to in full here. Context The music I play during the day while I’m working is the church cantatas of J. S. Bach. Some of them include chorales that we used to sing in the church […]

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Phil Scraton: A Sociological Playlist

Professor Phil Scraton contributes the fourth “sociological playlist” in our July series. Introduced below, the playlist can be listened to in full here. Context Music has been elemental in my life. As a child it was the radio, family sessions and the school choir. On my first visit to Liverpool’s grand Philharmonic Hall I stood […]

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Meg-John Barker & Justin Hancock: A Sociological Playlist

Meg-John Barker and Justin Hancock contribute the third “sociological playlist” in our July series. They responded to our request on an episode of their podcast, which can be listened to here. They introduce the playlist below, and it can be listened to in full here. The Meg-John and Justin desert island discs In this episode […]

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Akwugo Emejulu: A Sociological Playlist

Professor Akwugo Emejulu contributes the second “sociological playlist” in our July series. Introduced below, the playlist can be listened to in full here. What I Hear When the Streets are Talking  These songs are what I hear as I watch the protests for Black lives. I hear the sounds of Black joy, Black anger, Black […]

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Jack Halberstam: A Sociological Playlist

Professor Jack Halberstam contributes the first “sociological playlist” in our July series. Introduced below, the playlist can be listened to in full here. World’s End And in 2020, the world ended. What the waves could not batter down, what the winds could not blow away, what the feral beasts could not ravage, what the sun […]

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