News in the School of Social Policy

This is the latest news from the School of Social Policy, its Departments and Research Centres.

News

Birmingham Brief: Child protection system does not need a political game of 'tough and tougher'

Description
Professor Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, writes for the 'Birmingham Brief'.
Date:
12/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Superdiverse! The challenges of a new paradigm for research and practice

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Susanne Wessendorf, Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) to give keynote lecture at forthcoming conference in The Hague.
Date:
12/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Unloved and sidelined: Why are social sciences neglected by politicians?

Description
Jon Glasby contributes to recent Guardian article profiling the social sciences and how they could be affected by a change of government and policy priorities.
Date:
12/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Voices of Birmingham Bullring markets

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A new video has been released by the TLANG research team, entitled 'Voices of Birmingham Bullring Markets'.
Date:
11/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Is social harm preventable?

Description
In a new book 'Harmful Societies: Understanding social harm', Simon Pemberton, an expert on social harm, compares rates of social harms across 31 OECD countries.
Date:
11/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Public, private, or neither? Analysing the publicness of health care social enterprises

Description
The traditional distinctions between public and private institutions have been increasingly challenged and criticised.
Date:
10/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Public Lecture

Description
Social Policy's Chris Allen recently gave the Equality and Human Rights Commission Wales Annual Public Lecture in Cardiff.
Date:
09/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How breaking up RBS would help re-balance the UK economy

How breaking up RBS would help re-balance the UK economy
Description
Lindsey Appleyard, Research Fellow for the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), writes for 'The Conversation'.
Date:
09/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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