Author page: Jasper Cresdee-Hyde

The Social Review Podcast 22: The Class Ceiling with Dr Sam Friedman

Jasper sits down with Dr Sam Friedman, Associate Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Commissioner of the government’s Social Mobility Commission to talk about his book, The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged. Sam highlights the extent to which class barriers and advantages still permeates British society, why meritocracy is a myth and why private schools…

The Social Review Podcast Episode 17: The Future of Socialism at the Seaside

Eugenie speaks to Tess, William and Miriam to discuss their time at Labour Conference and The World Transformed in Brighton, their reaction to the slew of new policies and ongoing antisemitism and transphobia. Plus, Jasper joins to tackle the policy of abolishing private schools, with Joe articulating his excitement for the new four-day week policy. iTunes Link RSS Feed Host: Jasper (@jasper_ch)…

The Social Review Podcast Episode 16: LGBT Life, Wise Penny and Pennywise

This week, Eugenie chairs a discussion on life as an LGBT+ woman with Julia and Lines, as well as a chat about LGBT+ and minority representation on film in the context of IT: Chapter Two. Meanwhile, Jasper talks to Penny Andrews, an academic from the University of Sheffield, about their work on political fandoms. iTunes Link RSS Feed Hosts: Jasper (@jasper_ch) Eugenie (@meemstd)…

The Social Review Podcast Episode 15: Haven’t You Heard Of Marie Le Conte

This week, Jasper sits down with political journalist Marie Le Conte to discuss her new book, Haven’t You Heard…? Gossip, Power and How Politics Really Works, touching on journalistic impartiality, the importance of leisure time and the story of how Marie first got into politics. iTunes Link RSS Feed Host: Jasper (@jasper_ch) Guest: Marie Le Conte (@youngvulgarian) Edited by Jasper Cresdee-Hyde.

The Social Review Podcast Episode 14: Reforming the Constitution, Football and Trans Rights

Jasper talks constitutional reform with David Klemperer, TSR editor and former researcher for The Constitution Society and the Institute for Government, Henry and Tessa. Lines, TSR writer, also joins to discuss trans rights and how to reform the Gender Recognition Act, while Joe chats with William and Peter about structural and cultural reforms to British football. iTunes link RSS Feed Hosts: Jasper…