War in the air: Laurie Taylor explores the history of aerial bombing and tear gas; from the battlefield to urban streets. He's joined by Thomas Hippler, Professor of Modern History at Caen University, Normandy, Anna Feigenbaum, Senior Lecturer in Digital Storytelling at Bournemouth University and Steve Graham, Professor of Professor of Cities and Society at Newcastle University. Revised repeat. Producer: Jayne Egerton.
society & culture,
news & politics,
The link between education and violent extremism. Also, the iconic orange jumpsuit.
Television in British prisons. Also, BB King and prison 'blues'.
Organised crime in the UK - how has it changed? Also, the Italian Camorra.
The ways women age. Also beauty politics.
Laurie Taylor explores the significance of the face.
Pierre Bourdieu: A special programme presented by Laurie Taylor.
Michel Foucault - a special programme on his work and influence.
Erving Goffman - a special programme on his work and influence.
Walter Benjamin - a special programme on his work and influence.
Conspiracy theories - their origins and evolution.
The Politics of Memorials - from Ireland to the Mississippi Delta.
Global no-go zones and the complex overlap between conflict and tourism.
Detective fiction - how it represents social change. Also homicide confessions on Facebook
CEO Society and time management.
Branding - the 'persuasion industries'.
Cute and kitsch: their nature and changing meaning.
Debt - from household to national.
Spectacular cities - from Kazakhstan to the United Arab Emirates.
Corridors - their evolution and changing nature.