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Explainer: do sanctions work?

Explainer: do sanctions work?
Description
Colin Rowat, Lecturer in Economics, looks how the consensus seems to be that the West must "do something" to prevent instability in Ukraine and Russia's other neighbours, and whether that should include wider sanctions for the whole country.
Date:
01/04/2014
Categories:
International, Research

Professor Isabelle Szmigin features on BBC One's 'Rip Off Britain'

Description
Professor Szmigin recently appeared on the BBC One program 'Rip Off Britain', discussing the marketing of food.
Date:
31/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Operation Trojan Horse: Examining the 'Islamic takeover' of Birmingham schools

Description
It is believed that at least 25 schools in Birmingham are now being investigated in response to allegations of what the media and city council are routinely describing as 'takeover' bids by 'hardline Muslims'. Dr Chris Allen contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
17/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Irregular migrant crossings in the Mediterranean

Description
Dr Nando Sigona from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), was interviewed recently by Jon Sopel on the BBC World's Global on Melilla, Lampedusa and Fortress Europe.
Date:
17/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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New publication explores levels of achievement amongst boys who attended a selective school in Birmingham

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Gemma Collins, is a co-author on a new publication published in the Educational Review. Social mobility or social reproduction? A case study of the attainment patterns of students according to their social background and ethnicity
Date:
19/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Michael Hand gives the 2014 Blackham Lecture

Description
Towards a theory of moral education
Date:
17/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Blog: Should I stay or should I go? Why the UK should stay out of the Crimea issue

Blog: Should I stay or should I go? Why the UK should stay out of the Crimea issue
Description
Iván Farías, Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Political Science and International Studies argues why the UK should stay out of the Crimea issue.
Date:
24/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

The Conversation: Breakthrough in Ukraine talks is a win-win situation, especially for Russia

The Conversation: Breakthrough in Ukraine talks is a win-win situation, especially for Russia
Description
Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. The four-party talks on the crisis in Ukraine have apparently produced a significant breakthrough towards the diffusion of an increasingly dangerous situation.
Date:
18/04/2014
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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