Articles tagged with 'Sociology' | University of Manchester

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2024
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March
2024
| 17:02 Europe/London
Teenage Kicks, a captivating new art exhibition based on University of Manchester research, unveils the vibrant and dynamic lives of eight young women who navigated the turbulent cultural landscape of 1960s Britain.
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04
March
2024
| 10:00 Europe/London
An academic from The University of Manchester has been recognised as a leading expert in her field by being named a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. 
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22
January
2024
| 11:11 Europe/London
An international collaborative led by The University of Manchester and the University of Leicester has published a new paper which outlines how to reduce COVID-19 health inequity among ethnic minority groups.
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17
January
2024
| 11:44 Europe/London
Claire Alexander’s new book, Revisiting the Asian Gang: Changing Muslim Masculinities is out now, published by Bloomsbury.In her groundbreaking ethnography The Asian Gang, published in 2000, Claire Alexander explored the creation of Asian Muslim
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2023
13
December
2023
| 16:50 Europe/London
Hilary Pilkington has edited a new book on young people and radicalisation, Resisting Radicalisation: Understanding Young People's Journeys through Radicalising Milieus. The book is available in print, or you can read the full version for free
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11
December
2023
| 16:34 Europe/London
The Biopolitics of Dementia: A neurocritical perspective is a new book by James Fletcher. It is available in hardback or you can download or read it online for free.This book explores how dementia studies relates to dementia’s growing public profile
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07
December
2023
| 11:02 Europe/London
Owen Abbott, Vanessa May, Sophie Woodward, Rob Meckin and Leah Gilman have written a new book exploring the sociology of face masks during the Covid-19 pandemic.Almost overnight, face masks became one of the most visible, everyday symbols of the
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06
December
2023
| 18:55 Europe/London
A new report from the Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) reveals that despite security staff being a common sight on university campuses, only one third (30.8%) of students surveyed agreed that they keep students safe on campus. The report
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23
November
2023
| 16:18 Europe/London
A new postgraduate course addressing the global environmental crisis and the challenges of building sustainable societies has been launched by The University of Manchester.According to a recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
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13
November
2023
| 10:26 Europe/London
The University of Manchester is one of five partner organisations who together have been awarded £37.5 million from The Economic and Social Research Council to fund the UK Data Service until 2030. Of this award £7 million is to support our team at
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07
November
2023
| 11:48 Europe/London
Race & Ethnicity in Britain is a new podcast mini-series produced in collaboration between the Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) and Surviving Society.In the first episode, host Chantelle Lewis discusses the challenges of communicating
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01
November
2023
| 18:13 Europe/London
Professor Vanessa May has written a new book, Families, which is published Polity Press.The book explores what is and has been understood by ‘family’ in different sociocultural contexts and how family life intersects with social spheres such as the
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04
October
2023
| 13:26 Europe/London
In March 2023, NHS midwife Olukemi Akinmeji won an employment tribunal case against the hospital in Kent where, as an employee, she had faced race discrimination and victimisation.
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20
September
2023
| 17:08 Europe/London
Fathers can give their children an educational advantage at primary school by reading, drawing and playing with them, according to a new report published today.
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12
September
2023
| 11:09 Europe/London
New data from the Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity at The University of Manchester has revealed disturbing ethnic inequalities in rates of financial hardship in the UK. 
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24
August
2023
| 15:47 Europe/London
The 1953 coup d'etat in Iran ushered in a period of exploitation and oppression that has continued – despite a subsequent revolution that led to huge changes – for 70 years. Each year on August 19, the anniversary of the coup, millions of Iranians
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30
June
2023
| 12:01 Europe/London
Every year, the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester honour exceptional individuals who have made significant contributions to the institution through the Distinguished Achievements Awards.In the latest ceremony held on June
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29
June
2023
| 09:51 Europe/London
Award-winning author, broadcaster and Professor of Sociology, Gary Younge, has won The Orwell Prize for Journalism 2023. 
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06
June
2023
| 11:14 Europe/London
Maybe you have one bin or many boxes. You might even have a compost caddy. Whatever your recycling setup, chances are that at some point you’ve been left wondering what should go where and if a particular item is indeed recyclable or if it should
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19
May
2023
| 15:41 Europe/London
Gary Younge, award-winning author, broadcaster and Professor of Sociology, Gary Younge, has been shortlisted for The Orwell Prize for Journalism 2023. Formerly a columnist at The Guardian he is an editorial board member of the Nation magazine and
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04
May
2023
| 12:00 Europe/London
New research led by experts from The University of Manchester, the University of St Andrews, the University of Essex and the University of Nottingham suggests that people from ethnic and religious minority groups are more likely to be interested in
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19
April
2023
| 11:00 Europe/London
More than a third of people from ethnic and religious minority groups in Britain have experienced some form of racist assault, according to new research led by experts from The University of Manchester, the University of St Andrews and King’s
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17
April
2023
| 15:21 Europe/London
Dr Leah Gilman was awarded last week the Sociology SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence for her paper ‘The Selfish Element: How Sperm and Egg Donors Construct Plausibly Moral Accounts of the Decision to Donate’. The prize is awarded to the paper
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14
April
2023
| 11:56 Europe/London
The amount of time parents spend with their children contributes much less to their progress in school than the family’s social class, new research has shown.
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31
March
2023
| 12:05 Europe/London
The UK’s recycling system requires a dramatic overhaul to effectively tackle the issue of plastic waste, according to a new report published by The University of Manchester’s One Bin to Rule Them All project team.
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06
March
2023
| 07:00 Europe/London
In the most comprehensive analysis of ethnic inequalities in COVID-19 health outcomes to date, a major new global study has found that ethnic minority groups experienced higher rates of severe illness and death during the pandemic because of their
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02
February
2023
| 13:41 Europe/London
A new online exhibition has been launched which features the views of the former residents of Robin Hood Gardens, the London estate which was both lauded as a masterpiece of modernist social housing and condemned as a ‘concrete monstrosity’ before
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24
January
2023
| 11:44 Europe/London
Shadow Foreign Secretary David Lammy MP has welcomed a report by experts from The University of Manchester which highlighted the issue of racial bias in the justice system, after a meeting to discuss the findings with the academics and co-authors
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23
January
2023
| 12:47 Europe/London
When Prince Harry sat down with ITV journalist Tom Bradby for a conversation about his marriage, his estrangement from the royal family and his tell-all memoir, Spare, one particular segment stood out. Bradby said that Harry had accused some members
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12
January
2023
| 18:30 Europe/London
Dharmi Kapadia (with Jingwen Zhang and James Nazroo) won the staff category for her influential report which uncovered stark ethnic inequalities in healthcare. Commissioned by the NHS Race and Health Observatory the report was covered widely in
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