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Without HS3, all railroads lead to London - and a lopsided nation

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Pat Hanlon, a Senior Lecturer in Transport Economics, discusses George Osborne's proposal for a high speed rail line across the north of England and the effects it could have on the UK's great economic imbalance.
Date:
25/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Sixth form students work to balance the budgets at CIPFA business event

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Midlands sixth formers visit Birmingham Business School for team management games organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
Date:
25/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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News from School of Social PolicyRss FeedAtom Feed

The moral compexities of child protection: mothers, children and the state

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Sue White, Professor of Social Work for Children and Families, contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
02/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Whose sea? Mare nostrum and the politics of migration in the Med

Whose sea? Mare nostrum and the politics of migration in the Med
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On the eve of Italy's EU presidency, IRiS academic Dr Sigona discusses the politics underpinning current responses to the migration crisis in the Med and how new wave of nationalism could scupper Italy's bid for EU-wide response to migrant boats.
Date:
01/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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We should not be conflating liberal democratic values with British national identity

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Michael Hand discusses promotion of British values in schools on the LSE British Politics and Policy blog
Date:
01/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Celebrating partnerships with business

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Professor Sir David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, recently hosted an event celebrating the University of Birmingham's successful business partnerships and emphasise the University's crucial role in supporting business growth in the region.
Date:
20/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Blog: How can the 21st century public servant survive an era of perma-austerity?

Blog: How can the 21st century public servant survive an era of perma-austerity?
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Written by Catherine Mangan. We are launching the first theme from our 21st Century Public Servant project – the need to survive a seemingly unending period of austerity – to coincide with the Local Government Association conference, where austerity is a central theme. Our research with local government and other public service delivery organisations found that 'perma-austerity' is both inhibiting and catalysing change, as organisations struggle to balance short-term cost-cutting and redundancies with a strategic vision for change.
Date:
14/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Blog: 21st century public servant: the discussion phase

Blog: 21st century public servant: the discussion phase
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Written by Catherine Needham. This post is based on a provocation which I posed at INLOGOV's recent Summer Symposium. It is an attempt to move on the conversation about engagement between local government, other public institutions, citizens and communities.
Date:
08/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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