News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

New publication: Sans Papiers - The social and economic lives of young undocumented migrants

Description
IRiS academic Dr Nando Sigona is co-author with Professor Alice Bloch and Professor Roger Zetter of Sans Papiers: The social and economic lives of young undocumented migrants published by Pluto Press.
Date:
17/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Podcast: Jacqui Smith and Marcia Shakespeare on the shooting of Letisha Shakespeare and combating gang culture

Description
Podcast of Jacqui Smith (former Home Secretary) and Marcia Shakespeare (mother of Letisha Shakespeare) talking about gang culture and the shooting of Letisha in Birmingham in 2003.
Date:
17/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Dark legacy of Birmingham's 'Trojan Horse' episode

Description
Despite the findings from the investigations into 21 Birmingham schools by Ofsted being published on Monday, the shadow cast by Operation Trojan Horse's allegations are likely to loom large over the city's Muslims.
Date:
16/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Reimagining society in an era of superdiversity: New IRiS Working Paper Series

Description
IRiS Working Paper Series offers a platform to showcase research that is theoretically and methodologically innovative, empirically grounded and policy relevant on the emerging field of superdiversity.
Date:
12/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New publication: The Oxford Handbook on Refugee and Forced Migration Studies

Description
IRiS academic Dr Nando Sigona is co-editor with Dr Elena Fiddian Qasmiyeh, Professor Gil Loescher and Dr Katy Long of The Oxford Handbook on Refugee and Forced Migration Studies published today by Oxford University Press as part of its world-renowned Oxford Handbook series.
Date:
12/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Commissioning of mental health services

Description
The report from the joint TSRC - HSMC research team investigating the commissioning of mental health services has been published this week.
Date:
12/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Men, masculinity and mental health: Changing the discourse

Description
In Men's Health Week (June 9th- 15th) the Men's Health Forum are spearheading the campaign to improve men's wellbeing with a focus on work, stress and unemployment including interventions within the workplace.
Date:
11/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The revolving door turns once more

The revolving door turns once more
Description
In our latest Viewpoint Piece HSMC's Mark Exworthy looks at the debate surrounding national and local approaches to running the English health system.
Date:
09/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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