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.
As politicians and lobbyists bargain over the way to meet climate change targets, Nick J Fox questions whether ‘green capitalism’ can deliver the goods.
C. Wright Mills’ idea of a sociological imagination that frames personal troubles in the context of social structure could have been written with social workers in mind, suggests Mike Thomas.
The media coverage of the Covid19 outbreak has addressed in detail the biological and epidemiological aspects of the virus. Less attention has been paid to the social, economic and political factors that have enabled the coronavirus to produce a pandemic contagion.