News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Spain's Moroccan enclaves

Description
Dr Nando Sigona, from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) was interviewed on recent migrants' irregular crossings in Spain's Moroccan enclaves on ITN's YouTube channel 'Truthloader'.
Date:
26/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Budget 2014

Description
Professor Karen Rowlingson, Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), responds to George Osborne's 2014 budget, and how it might impact on ordinary people, in her recent contribution to the Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
26/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Another killing in British detention: Who was Alois Dvorzac?

Description
Dr Nando Sigona, Birmingham Fellow at the Institute for Research into Superdiversity, University of Birmingham,, contributes to 'Open Democracy' in an article entitled 'Another killing in British detention: Who was Alois Dvorzac?'
Date:
19/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Professor Karen Rowlingson discusses the potential outcome of this week's budget

Description
Academics from the University of Birmingham, including Professor Karen Rowlingson from the School of Social Policy and Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), contributed to the latest Birmingham Perspective, to discuss the potential impact of this week's budget on ordinary people and the British economy.
Date:
18/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why are we only visible on St Patrick's Day?

Why are we only visible on St Patrick's Day?
Description
St Patricks Day is celebrated by Irish and non-Irish communities across Britain with a confidence and inclusiveness that was unimaginable decades ago.
Date:
17/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hospital Car Park Rage – a symptom of disempowerment disease?

Hospital Car Park Rage – a symptom of disempowerment disease?
Description
A recent conversation with senior clinical commissioners and providers sparked a debate about the perennial patient complaint of car parking at NHS sites.
Date:
14/03/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Working with Vulnerable Groups: A clinical handbook for GPs

Description
A new book co-edited by IRiS academic Paramjit Gill entitled 'Working with Vulnerable Groups: A clinical handbook for GPs' has recently been published.
Date:
13/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Seeking sanctuary in the UK and the Netherlands

Description
Linda Bakker from the University of Rotterdam is the main presenter at this IRiS hosted event on 9 April 2014 in Room 427 of the Muirhead Tower.
Date:
13/03/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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