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This Week in Sociological Perspective, audio
Economists talk money. Politicians talk government. On This Week in Sociological Perspective we talk money, politics, and everything else that makes the world go ‘round, offering insight on society, public affairs, and news of the week. Guest authors join your host, UC-Berkeley Professor Samuel Roundfield Lucas, to transcend the headlines through fascinating research in sociology.

Nov 20, 2020

This week we discuss the threat of a famine of “biblical proportions” owing to COVID-19. And, I recently spoke with Professor Alyssa Goldman of Boston College about her recent paper titled “The Early-Life Origins of Later-Life Networks.” The paper is to be published in Social Problems, and is sole-authored.

Segment 1 -- Alyssa Goldman on “The Early-Life Origins of Later-Life Networks.”

Segment 2 -- The threat of COVID-caused famine and its basis in climate change: Does this foreshadow the future?