Current decision-making processes are far from being optimal to represent the best interests of the public and stakeholders as contemporary policy domains are very complex, high-dimensional and include a large dose of uncertainty.
The conference committee invites contributions from researchers, policy makers and all other stakeholders to explore the latest developments and potentials in policy-making processes.
The conference series is an opportunity for early-career researchers and academics from a range of disciplines to meet and share their experiences. This one-day conference is aimed at discussing the methodologies and methods utilized in their research, the challenges they face and alternative perspectives in studying Regional studies. The goal is to provide an occasion for researchers to present their methodological approaches, reflect on their research and gain feedback from their peers interested in the same field of study.
The International Conference on Gender and Education aims to engage researchers, academics and policy makers in discussions and debates concerning the interplay between gender related issues and educational dynamics. This conference will explore the consequences and reflections of hierarchical structures in organizational settings, societal resistance involving gender issues, the politics of gender inequality...
A 6-day hands-on workshop aimed at improving participants' skills in research, writing and presenting with guidance on how to succeed within the academic world.
Registration for this event is now closed due to all available places being allocated.
Review of Social Studies (RoSS) is aninterdisciplinary journal. The principal purposeof the journal is to publish lucid and well-documented peer-reviewed articles that discusssignificant social, legal and political issues in aninternational context.
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LCSS Annual PhD Methodology Conference: Methodological Considerations and Implications in Regional Studies
14 March 2015 - Department of Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
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A group of thirty-six second-year students in studying their baccalaureate in Home-Economics and are preparing to work as social workers, home-Economics advisers and related field of career choices.
The long wait is over! LCSS is delighted to announce that the first issue of the Review of Social Studies (RoSS) is finally available to view and download online.
International Conference on Gender and Migration: Critical Issues and Policy Implications - Proceedings now available. A selection of extended papers from the conference delegates. Edited by Assoc Dr Sibel Safi (Gediz University) and Seref Kavak (Keele University)
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Izmir on Gender & “The Law”: Limits, Contestations and Beyond, in partnership with Dokuz Eylul University, Gediz University and Indiana University.
Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy, Bristol University, UK
National Institute of Economic and Social Research
European Law, City Law School
Professorial Research Fellow, Defence, Industries and Society, RUSI
Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Law Programs, University of Tennessee
Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet -- On Thursday 4th April 2013 an interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition. Baroness Meacher is an independent crossbencher in the House of Lords as well as the chair of the East London and City Mental Health Trust.
Bernard Harris -- The relationship between solidarity and welfare provision has often been the subject of debate. A number of commentators, on both left and right, have accused the welfare state of undermining the voluntary solidarities which were associated with the growth of self-help and mutual-aid associations, such as trade unions and, especially, friendly societies.
Simon Griffiths and Henry Kippin -- The Observer journalist, Andrew Rawnsley, wrote that the ‘enduring question of British politics is about our public services’ – the things we collectively pay for and provide for each other: welfare, health, education and so on. In the UK, debates about welfare reform and the public services now provide some of the main points of conflict