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Private Troubles, Public Issues

A Crisis in Humanity: What Everyone with Parents Is Likely to Face in the Future

By Beverley Skeggs I didn’t think that my experience of NHS privatisation could get any worse than last year when my father was dying, slowly and painfully from leukemia. He was sent home to die but he didn’t get home for ten hours because someone had forgotten to order his medicines. Then the specialist bed […]

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Care and Policy Practices

Time: 5:45pm – 7:30pm, Friday 10th November, 2017 Location: Senate House, University of London The Sociological Review is thrilled to be launching the latest of their 2017 monographs, Care and Policy Practices. For over fifty years, our monograph series has showcased the best and most innovative sociologically informed work, producing intellectually stimulating volumes that promote emerging and established […]

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Writing Retreats as Sites of Resistance, Inclusivity, Self-Care and the Care of Others?

By Carli Ria Rowell Delighted to have been one of sixteen attending The Sociological Review’s writing retreat from a pool of over seventy submissions I arrived at Glasgow central station on the afternoon of September 14th feeling both grateful and excited for what was to come. As a final year doctoral student I have spent […]

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Private Troubles, Public Issues

#CareForTheNHS – Cancer During Our Health Service’s Toughest Season

By Luke Richards I was told I (very probably) had testicular cancer on 12th October 2016. With TC, they don’t really know exactly what kind of tumour (whether it’s dangerous or what type it is etc.) until they, frankly, whip the bollock out and cut into it. So, on that day, I had an ultrasound […]

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