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Our handy round-up of all the sociology and psychology links we think you’ll like. Probably.

Sociology

Crime

Greater Manchester to get devolved criminal justice powers

Corporate Crime example “HSBC escaped US money-laundering charges after UK intervention”

Can Twitter help police predict crime?

Beliefs in Society

 “Why an evangelical Christian thinks a woman’s place is outside the home”

Education

Don’t turn students into consumers – the US proves it’s a recipe for disaster 

Schools sexual violence should focus on boys

New primary school tests criticised as half of pupils meet standards

Academy trusts ‘no better than councils’

So who says competition in the classroom is inevitable?

Church of England is bidding to open scores of free schools

Culture and Identity

Useful piece for starter discussion: “Why ‘reverse racism’ is a stupid accusation”

The rise of ‘slum tourism’: an inappropriate new travel trend?

Don’t confuse the Conservatives’ embrace of female leaders with feminism

Family

The “Good Wife” hoax

Polygamy is not a cultural conceit. It is an affront to women

BBC News – Over 40s ‘have more babies’ than under 20s

Social Inequality

Wouldn’t Unconditional Basic Income Just Cause Massive Inflation?

Does The Myth of Meritocracy show us how to alleviate inequality?

West Midlands had highest infant mortality rate of all regions within England in 2015

Media

The Tragic Downfall of British Media

How technology disrupted the truth

7 Clips from The Wire to Teach Key Sociological Concepts

Elon Musk: ‘Chances are we’re all living in a simulation’

Theory and Methods

Social Action Theory – A Summary

Psychology

Read Forer’s classic paper “The Fallacy of Personal Validation.”

What is The Stroop Effect?

Press delete to erase your bad memories

Take a look at where studying psychology can take you

This Powerpoint is an absolute must with 56 slides covering the additional biopsychology it will save you hours

Grab a whole load of free Psychology resources from this web page

Miscellaneous

Automatic, Online Citation Generator! Harvard, Chicago, MLA and APA formats supported

‘Six Degrees of Bacon’ as a revision strategy

11 Personal Statement Dos and Don’ts

Some good examples of the scientific magic prevalent in UkEd “20 Years of Educational Fads”

How to pick yourself up after a bad exam – five key tips

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