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'Cinderella law' proposals are unhelpful and draconian

'Cinderella law' proposals are unhelpful and draconian

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Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, contributes to an article in 'The Conversation', commenting on the proposed 'Cinderella law'.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd April 2014
IMF's win-win scenario: when re-distribution equals growth

IMF's win-win scenario: when re-distribution equals growth

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Professor Karen Rowlingson writes in 'The Conversation' in an article entitled 'IMFs win-win scenario: when re-distribution equals growth'.
Date:
Tuesday 11th March 2014
NHS staff do a fantastic job, it's time we gave them more credit

NHS staff do a fantastic job, it's time we gave them more credit

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HSMC's Jon Glasby writes for 'The Conversation' in an article 'NHS staff do a fantastic job, it's time we gave them more credit'.
Date:
Monday 20th January 2014
Turn the welfare state on its head to fix social care

Turn the welfare state on its head to fix social care

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HSMC's Jon Glasby writes for 'The Conversation' in an article 'Turn the welfare state on its head to fix social care'.
Date:
Tuesday 22nd October 2013
Lampedusa refugee crisis

Lampedusa refugee crisis

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IRiS academic Nando Sigona writes in 'The Conversation' in an article entitled 'Italy ignores real cause of Lampedusa refugee tragedy'.
Date:
Monday 7th October 2013
Short of cash, rent and food – Britons in dire financial straits

Short of cash, rent and food – Britons in dire financial straits

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Karen Rowlingson, Professor of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, has written an article in 'The Conversation', to coincide with the publication of a new report co-authored with Stephen McKay.
Date:
Friday 9th August 2013
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Chris Allen presenting at the 'Faith in the City' event Professor Jon Glasby

Jenny PhillimoreKaren Rowlingson

Surinder Guru, Lecturer in Social Work Dr Nando SigonaSue White