News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Housing and Communities - Autumn Newsletter

Description
The latest edition of the Housing and Communities Research Group Newsletter, is now available to read online
Date:
14/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New publication on Gender and Refugee Integration

Description
A new article on gender and refugee integration by Sin Yi Cheung and Jenny Phillimore, highlights gender differences in integration outcomes
Date:
14/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Brexpats: How will Brexit Impact Older British Citizens in Spain?

Description
Written by Dr Kelly Hall. Yesterday's High Court ruling over Brexit has led to further uncertainty around when and if the UK can start the process of leaving the EU. While much has been said about the effects of this uncertainty on European immigrants living in the UK, little consideration has been given to its impact on more than a million British citizens living in other EU countries.
Date:
09/11/2016

A reflection on Enoch Powell's return to Birmingham

Description
Birmingham REP revisits the lead up to, and aftermath, of Enoch Powell's controversial `Rivers of Blood' speech which was delivered in Birmingham on 20th April 1968.
Date:
09/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2016

Description
The Social Worker of the Year Awards 2016 shortlist has been announced and the winners will be revealed at a glittering awards ceremony in November
Date:
07/11/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

How fear of being publicly shamed is harming social work

Description
In an article published in Community Care, Social Policy's Matthew Gibson argues how the current climate means social work practice is more about avoiding being publicly shamed than doing what's best.
Date:
01/11/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Redefining integration

Description
All are invited to an event, jointly hosted by the Institute for Research into Superdiversity and the Runnymede Trust on 'Redefining integration'.
Date:
01/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Finding the answer to the crisis in General Practice

Description
That there is a crisis in general practice is not in doubt. The impact of escalating demand and unmanageable workload is having a devastating effect, with GPs leaving the profession in significant numbers either through early retirement, or for a career change. The extent of the crisis means something has to give. And it has.
Date:
01/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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