In last month’s State of the Union address, President Obama said this year he hoped to strengthen and build ladders of opportunity into the middle class. Host Ben Kieffer talks with University of Iowa sociologist Kevin Leicht and John Gallo of the Henry B. Tippie College of Business.
While support to reduce prison sentences has been growing, Iowa State University sociologist Matt DeLisi recently testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that for certain offenders this would be a mistake.
From Cinderella to Miley Cyrus our girls grow up in an environment rich in images of femininity. Host Charity Nebbe gets insight into the challenges and dangers girls face as they grow and how the media influences their development.