For sociologists, age is one of those familiar variables we must consider, says Mary Evans. But it sometimes gets less attention than class, race, gender and sexuality.
UK community health promotion has lost its power to bring about lasting change. Dr Katie Powell considers how sociology can help.
Once upon a time it meant something when we talked about social class. But the turn towards cultural and symbolic approaches to class in recent sociology has made ‘social class’ increasingly meaningless and empirically unhelpful.