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The Laurie Taylor interviews

Updated Friday 19th June 2015

Why does Laurie Taylor think sociology is important? What advice does he have for our students? In this series of videos the Thinking Allowed host answers questions on social sciences.

Laurie Taylor Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Since 1998 Laurie Taylor has been the host of BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed, a series co-produced with The Open University's Faculty of Social Science. This combined with his experience of being a Professor of Sociology at The Univeristy of York makes him the ideal person to quiz over a number of burning questions to do with social sciences. What is the future of sociology? Why does Thinking Allowed think Ethnography is important? With this in mind, we headed down to the Thinking Allowed studio in London to hear from the man himself.

Select from the videos below to hear Laurie's view. 

 

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