Is the Country Falling Apart?

December 04, 2017

Joe, Leslie, Gabriel, and Elizabeth Popp-Berman (SUNY Albany) discuss the disorientation of news from the new Trump administration, and whether there is any merit to a widespread anxiety that something is going wrong in society.

Discussants

Elizabeth Popp-Berman is an Associate Professor of Sociology at SUNY Albany. She wrote Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine.

Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen

Leslie Hinkson co-hosts The Annex. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Her recent book is Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine(2017 University of Minnesota Press).

Gabriel Rossman co-hosts The AnnexHe is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He wrote Climbing the Charts: What Radio Airplay Tells Us about the Diffusion of Innovation(2015, Princeton) Twitter: @GabrielRossman

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