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Caring for the Community? The case of Hartlepool United

By Duncan Fisher and Eddie Rees With weekly attendances of less than 4,000 for their Vanarama National League matches, and a location in a neglected area of north-east England, Hartlepool United is an unheralded football club. However, recent events there offer a unique opportunity to align discussions about the role of football clubs in post-industrial […]

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Images and Representations of Welfare over Time

Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesday 12th June, 2018 Location: The Storey Institute in Lancaster We are pleased to announce details of our first seminar in the series which will take place on the 12th June at the Storey Institute in Lancaster. In the seventy years following the birth of the welfare state, and through the current moment of welfare state retrenchment […]

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Welfare Imaginaries: 21st Century Welfare: Understanding the present

Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesday 25th September, 2018 Location: Blackburne House, Liverpool Organised by Kim Allen, Sara De Benedictis, Kayleigh Garthwaite, Tracey Jensen and Ruth Patrick. Funded by The Sociological Review Seminar Series Event competition 2018 This free seminar, open to all, will explore how 21st century welfare is represented and understood. There will be a chance […]

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Welfare Futures: Where Next?

Seminar 3Tuesday 4th December 2018, 10.00-17.30The Birmingham and Midland Institute (BMI) in Birmingham The final seminar in the series will take place at the British Midlands Institute in Birmingham on 4th December. This concluding seminar will ask: what does the future of welfare look like? The seminar will encourage participants and speakers to think expansively […]

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Book Review: Welfare Words by Paul Michael Garrett

Review by Ian Cummins Paul Michael Garrett works at NUI Galway in the Republic of Ireland. In 2018 he was Visiting Professor at the City University of New York (CUNY). Contemporary neoliberalism and historical practices of marginalisation and domination are some of his key scholarly concerns. For over ten years, he has been a member […]

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