Tag: Inequality

Missing White Woman Syndrome, what is it and why does it exist?

By: Hannah Lewis, BSc Criminology and Sociology student Binge watching new shows on streaming sites has become a favourite past time for many and a large amount of the population excitedly tuned in recently for the return of…

The ‘Gentlemen’s Game’ – but only for certain Gentlemen?

By: Lewis Keenan, BSc Criminology and Sociology student Allegations within the last two years has led to public knowledge of the deep rooted and seemingly institutional racism within the structure of English cricket. The lack of diversity at…

Social mobility or social wellbeing? Why it is time to change the social mobility narrative

By: Dr Louise Folkes, Lecturer in Social Sciences “Working-class people should aim ‘lower’ than Oxbridge, social mobility tsar to say” (Dixon, 2022) On 9th June, The Telegraph published an article with the headline above, deliberately inviting provocation and…

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Framing the funding crisis: The attack on low-income households

By: Dr Louise Folkes, Lecturer in Social Sciences “Poverty is trying to walk up an escalator that’s racing down. Poverty is attempting to stay afloat in a boat full of holes when someone has taken away your oars and…