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: Looking ahead to 2016 - 5 key viewpoints

Description
In the first Birmingham Brief of 2016, the University asked 5 of their academics to give their thoughts on what we might expect from the year ahead. Two academics from the School of Social Policy - Professor Judith Smith and Dr Nando Sigona - gave their views.
Date:
11/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New book on migration and social policy published

Description
A new book entitled 'Migration and Social Policy' edited by Jenny Phillimore, has been published by Elgar Publishing.
Date:
11/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Direct payments book published

Direct payments book published
Description
A new book, 'Direct payments and personal budgets: Putting personalisation into practice (3rd edition)', by Social Policy's Jon Glasby and Rosemary Littlechild, has recently been published by Policy Press.
Date:
05/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Latest Housing and Communities Research Group Newsletter, Winter 2015

Description
The latest edition of the Housing and Communities Research Group Newsletter, is now available to read online.
Date:
21/12/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Intersecting discourseson migration in the UK, Germany and Russia: Podcasts available

Description
Listen to the latest podcasts from the event 'Intersecting discourses on migration in the UK, Germany and Russia'.
Date:
02/12/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Protecting people in an integrated world

Description
The School of Social Policy's Jon Glasby has been invited to address the WithScotland 2015 conference. Speaking alongside the Scottish Minister for Public Health, Police Scotland and colleagues from Social Work Scotland, Jon explored the evidence base around what works and what doesn't work in inter-agency settings.
Date:
25/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Here's a good idea; you should do it too - why spreading innovation is difficult

Here's a good idea; you should do it too - why spreading innovation is difficult
Description
When finances get tight, a major irony usually occurs. To make the most of scarce resources, we start to ask ourselves more searching questions about how to make sure that best practice is embedded in everyday practice (if one area can do something really well, then can't the next area?).
Date:
23/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Embedded integration and organisational change in housing providers in the UK

Description
An article by Professor Jenny Phillimore entitled 'Embedded integration and organisational change in housing providers in the UK' has been published.
Date:
18/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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