Discover Society – Issue 6
Measured – Factual – Critical. FOCUS: On Stuart Hall. March 04, 2014. Gregor McLennan, University of Bristol Seldom can such glowing tributes have been paid to a social scientist than to Professor Stuart [.]. VIEWPOINT: Fingers Crossed and Eyes Closed: The Evidence Free Approach to Probation Reform. March 04, 2014. Neil Serougi, Independent Researcher As reforms go, the current Transforming Rehabilitation programme seems to be heading to a chaotic and largely [.]. March 04, 2014. March 04, 2014. Brian He...
Discover Society – On The Frontline
Measured – Factual – Critical. Category "On The Frontline". On the Frontline: The Age of Pessimism. August 02, 2016. Matt Carmichael The EU referendum result and its aftermath has left many in a state of shock. In circles where UK [.]. ON THE FRONTLINE: Why we need to listen to the people experiencing foodbank Britain. July 05, 2016. Kayleigh Garthwaite My new book, Hunger Pains: life inside foodbank Britain, chronicles my time as a volunteer and a researcher [.]. June 01, 2016. May 03, 2016. On the Fron...
Discover Society – Issue 14
Measured – Factual – Critical. FOCUS: Complexity and the failure of quantitative social science. November 04, 2014. Photo: Walter Baxter - licensed for reuse CC BY-SA 2.0 Brian Castellani (Kent State University) When I attended university in 1984 as [.]. Viewpoint: An Old Story of Profit, Power and People – Why We Should Fight TTIP. November 04, 2014. On the Frontline: Austerity Bites. November 04, 2014. POLICY BRIEFING: Gender Matters in Research. November 04, 2014. November 04, 2014. November 04, 2014.
Discover Society – Articles
Measured – Factual – Critical. Digging the Future: Artisanal Gold Mining in Burkino Faso. August 02, 2016. Matjaz Krivic By 2017 the number of mobile phone users is forecast to reach 4.77 billion. Mobile phones are not just [.]. The New Hardwoods of Brazil. August 02, 2016. Pedro David The Brazillian country side is being filled with eucalyptus. Originally introduced to Brazil in 1910 for timber and [.]. August 02, 2016. August 02, 2016. August 02, 2016. The Atmosphere: A Guide. August 02, 2016. Barbara ...
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Oz social policy blog. Activation policies in the 1990s and 2000s: Denmark and the United Kingdom compared. I haven’t blogged for a while. My excuse is that I’m writing up my PhD thesis comparing the emergence of activation policies in four countries: Australia, United Kingdom, Denmark, and the Netherlands. As you can imagine, this is taking a while! Https:/ www.researchgate.net/publication/272482524 Comparing activation policies in Denmark and the United Kingdom testing the convergence thesis. With an u...
Asexual lives: social relationships and intimate encounters | Discover Society
Measured – Factual – Critical. Asexual lives: social relationships and intimate encounters. June 03, 2014. Susie Scott, Liz McDonnell and Matt Dawson, Universities of Sussex and Glasgow. How do people experience asexuality themselves, and how does it affect their social lives? These questions lie at the heart of a project we are conducting at the University of Sussex. Asexuality isn’t who I am. One of the most surprising findings was that asexuality is not necessarily an identity. Unlike being lesbia...
News | Lee Gregory | An Academic Profile
Bus Reads: Getting By: Estates, Class and Culture in Austerity Britain. May 19, 2015. Starting off a new effort to get blogging I have decided to kick-off with a new category of blog posts: Bus Reads. Basically its a book review section of books I have read on the bus quite simple. McKenzie, L. (2015). Getting By: Estates, Class and Culture in Austerity Britain. ASAP Manifesto Audit 2015. April 23, 2015. Conservatives and Labour disappoint, Greens take the lead in manifesto commitments to address poverty.
Social policy analyst, university of york, united kingdom. I am a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy. At the University of York. In the United Kingdom, where I am currently Deputy Head of Department. I blog here in a personal capacity and all views are my own. The Policy Making Process. Social Policy Analysis, Comparative Social Policy. I am currently a member of the East Asian Social Policy (EASP) Research Network’s executive committee. I was a member of the Social Policy Association. From April-September...