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Sociology Songs

Some popular songs from across the decades which illustrate various social trends. The 1960s…. I Can’t Get No Satisfaction – The Rolling Stones (1965) No, it’s not (just) about sexual frustration, in a word (or rather a concept) it’s about … Continue reading

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Chas and Dave on Modern Relationships

Chas and Dave may not realise it, but I think many of their songs demonstrate how their (working class male) experience of the shift in gender-relations and the emergence of the pure relationship hasn’t been a comfortable one… ‘London Girls’ … Continue reading

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Songs about Race and Injustice – Top Ten

Racial inequality and injustice are core themes within A level and degree-level Sociology, and there are a huge variety of songs across many genres which deal with such themes. The selection below deal with issues and concepts such as prejudice, … Continue reading

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