Thinking Allowed is BBC Radio 4's weekly focus on the social sciences in partnership with The Open University.
To complement the series, we've brought you exclusive content from The Open University's academic experts and host Laurie Taylor. You might like to:
- Watch these exclusive videos on sociology with presenter Laurie Taylor.
- Get involved with the topics discussed on the programme by visiting the The OU's Social Science's Facebook page.
- Take it further with The Open University by seeing what Social Science courses and modules we have to offer.
You can also view the upcoming episodes for this series and gain a wealth of learning content that ties in with that particular epiosde.
Thinking Allowed is on BBC Radio 4 on Wednesdays at 4.00pm and repeated on Monday mornings at 12.15am. Full broadcast details, and listen again links, can be found on bbc.co.uk
Missed the 2016 series? Catch up here.