ShortCutstv Weekly Digest

We post a lot of what we think are interesting and useful sociology, psychology and “general interest” articles and links through our Twitter account each week and, as an experiment, thought it might be helpful to publish a weekly digest of these links for those who are Twitterless or who may just have missed something useful…

Sociology

Crime statistics: “Decline in violent crime ends as attacks against older people rise” 

Older women feel most unsafe but are least likely to be attacked

Number of men and women in prison continues to go up, with 59 more in a week

Ultimate owners of UK property may be forced into spotlight

Masculinity / Identity / Deviance: “Families of Sandy Hook victims go after gun manufacturers”

Crime and the Media: “Why do UK media fail to cover the deaths of black people in custody?”

Tiny proportion of stalking cases recorded by police

“Poor children are much less likely to get into an outstanding primary”

Poor children need better chance of good school place, says report

After-school clubs ‘can improve poorer children’s education’

Milton Keynes school turns away 29 girls for not dressing ‘demurely’

What men and women wanted in a spouse in 1939 — and how different it is today

“Why are men less religious than women?”

‘DfE bows to churches’ demands for privilege and protection in face of full academisation’

Jonestown The Life and Death of Peoples Temple 2006

Methods on the Move: experiencing and imagining borders, risk & belonging

Lynsey Hanley: how I became middle-class

Psychology

Fancy trying out a Flipped Lesson on The Strange Situation?

Do mothers really have stronger bonds with their children than fathers do?

Miscellaneous

Attention Students: Put Your Laptops Away. Notetaking by hand is more ‘generative’

The Revision Power Hour, how to revise effectively

School trips for psychology and sociology

How to revise effectively for GCSE and A Levels: The Power Hour

The science of revision: nine ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively

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