After the Violence — Child rape at Penn State. A murderous rampage in Norway. A new civil war in Sudan. Ruthless drug cartels. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hate Crimes. Murder. Genocide. What is wrong with us? Are we really that bad?
Do Video Games produce Real-Life Violence? — The disturbing trend of school shootings around the world has dragged violence in video games into the hot seat. But are violent video games actually more capable of producing real violence in gamers or is it just the latest victim of societal hysteria?
‘Don’t Shoot:’ A Journey To End Gang Violence (audio; Dave Davies talks with David Kennedy on Fresh Air; 2011)
A surprisingly effective and compassionate solution to gang violence.
Philip Carpenter, Managing Director of Social Sciences and Humanities at Wiley-Blackwell, on the future of sociology publishing. In this podcast, Philip discusses where research and readership will come from, what tagging and classification will mean for the discoverability of articles, and how open access will affect sociology publishing