Navigation Links
Conference brings global focus to social inequality
Date:7/16/2012

Academics from all over the world gather in York this week for one of the most significant conferences of social policy researchers in the UK in recent times. Two of the biggest social policy associations in the world - the Social Policy Association (SPA) and the East Asian Social Policy research network (EASP) have joined forces to host 'Social Policy in an Unequal World', which opens today (Monday 16 July) at the University of York.

The conference, which features a conference stream hosted by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) incorporates both UK and international perspectives on inequality. SPA Chair Caroline Glendinning explained: "The global economic picture, recent trends in welfare reform and the shift of economic power to the East make this event timely and particularly salient, and underlines the Association's commitment to work with international partners on issues of social injustice and inequality wherever it is to be found. We are delighted to be working in partnership with EASP to this end."

Keynote addresses

The conference will see keynote addresses that tackle the conference theme from both UK and international/global perspectives:

  • Speakers at the final plenary will be Christina Behrendt (International Labour Organization [ILO]) and Jesse Griffith (EURODAD [European Network on Debt and Development]. Christina will discuss the process and rationale behind the ILO Social Protection Floor Recommendation and the broader UN Social Protection Floor Initiative, whilst Jesse will argue that European governments must forge a fairer system of international finance in response to the debt crisis.

  • John Hills (LSE) will explore 'Inequality, life chances and the conclusions of the National Equality Panel two years on'. He will look at the relationship between the UK Coalition government's promotion of social mobility on the one hand, and the substantial cuts in public spending and radical reforms to soc
    '/>"/>

Contact: David Garner
david.garner@york.ac.uk
44-190-432-2153
University of York
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Experts from John Theurer Cancer Center to participate in the AAMDSIF Patient and Family Conference
2. San Francisco is Hosting EB-5 Conference July 19, 2012
3. True-Dose to Exhibit Liquid Pet Supplements at the Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference in Orlando, FL on July 11-14
4. EASL-AASLD Special Conference on Therapy of Hepatitis C
5. Artisan Business Group hosts EB-5 Conference in California
6. San Francisco EB-5 Conference explores inbound Chinese investments
7. Traumatic brain injury the focus of American Headache Society scientific conference
8. International Nanomedicine Conference bound for Sydney: July 2-4, 2012
9. NOVAtime Solutions to be showcased at Booth #1821 in the upcoming Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition
10. AuntMinnie Begins Live Video Stream of ISCT Conference Proceedings
11. Snoring Isn't Sexy Member Dr. Mark Levy attends Academy of Clinical Sleep Disorders Disciplines Conference in Phoenix, Arizona
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... strongly associated with Alzheimer,s disease; however, researchers are still ... causal agent of the onset and development of the ... beta-amyloid is not harmful when found in isolation but ... to form the so-called amyloid fibrils , "We are ... with multiple ones because each aggregate of peptide, which ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... published today in the Journal of the American ... 50 years with moderate or severe chronic knee pain, ... the University of Melbourne randomly assigned 282 patients (50 ... acupuncture or sham or pretend laser treatment. , ... acupuncturists blinded to laser and sham (inactive) laser acupuncture. ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will focus on ... systems which run, for example, manufacturing plants, power ... , The research will help understand and ... systems behind our critical national infrastructure. , ... (RITICS), based at Imperial College London, is co-ordinating ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014) Despite a policy focus on expanding ... this vulnerable population continues to have significant dental ... Journal of the American Dental Association , researchers ... University School of Dental Medicine report on the ... oral care provided by caregivers to adults with ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... October 01, 2014 Familylifeinsurancequotes.org has ... life insurance for senior citizens. , Senior citizens ... will now sell coverage to seniors who are over ... be purchased without taking a medical examination. , Term ... online and senior clients can qualify. Having life insurance ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Laying siege to beta-amyloid, the key protein in Alzheimer's disease 2Health News:Study finds acupuncture does not improve chronic knee pain 2Health News:£2.5 million to recognize and reduce cyber-attack threats to critical infrastructure 2Health News:To improve oral health of adults with developmental disabilities, support caregivers 2Health News:To improve oral health of adults with developmental disabilities, support caregivers 3Health News:Affordable Term Life Insurance - Senior Citizens Can Qualify for Coverage! 2
... common. Most people are down with at least two to ... could// help reduce the number of infections. , ,According ... after contact with an infected surface and not so much ... advice, that it is imperative to wash hands thoroughly and ...
... have uncovered the role played by a gene associated with the ... for its role in diabetes and obesity, explained Michel L. Tremblay, ... ,Their study, published in the magazine Nature Genetics, shows that ... slowed the growth of - and in some cases, prevented - ...
... in different Kerala jails will perform a three-hour programme before ... is for the first time in Kerala that prisoners are ... of Police G. Baburaj told reporters here Monday., ... besides that they also have a social urge and we ...
... with Parkinson’s disease in 15 of the world’s largest nations ... study were published in the January 30 issue of the ... facing countries with rapidly growing economies, particularly in Asia, many ... health threat. ,In recent years, a great deal ...
... disclosed that suppression of an enzyme called PTP1B stalls ... This study was conducted on laboratory mice which were ... of humans. ,This research headed by Michel ... Quebec delayed the advancement of a particular kind of ...
... that throws light on the extent of neurological ailments in ... reams of medical research, Deborah Hirtz, and colleagues from the ... the most common and treated neurological diseases in the country. ... from the last 15 years and indexed the diseases according ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Worldwide Parkinson's Cases To Double In Next 25 Years 2Health News:Worldwide Parkinson's Cases To Double In Next 25 Years 3
(Date:10/2/2014)... 2, 2014 Research and Markets  has ... Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and ... The home healthcare market involves wide ... to treat or diagnose a variety of chronic diseases. ... providing cost-effective health care to the patients. Home healthcare ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... , Oct. 2, 2014  Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: ... the laws of Ireland (the " ... exchange (the "Exchange Offer") up to $500,000,000 of its new ... "), $600,000,000 of its new 2.30% Senior Notes due 2018 ... 4.00% Senior Notes due 2023 (the " 2023 Exchange Notes ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... , Oct. 2, 2014   Mast Therapeutics, ... announced today that Edwin L. Parsley , D.O. ... and Senior Vice President.  Dr. Parsley has ... Aires Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in February 2014.  He has served ... and as Chief Medical Officer of Aires since April ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Home Healthcare (Diagnostics and Monitoring Devices, Therapeutic Home Healthcare Devices, Mobility Assist Devices and Medical Supplies) Market - Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020 2Global Home Healthcare (Diagnostics and Monitoring Devices, Therapeutic Home Healthcare Devices, Mobility Assist Devices and Medical Supplies) Market - Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020 3Perrigo Company plc Announces Expiration Of Exchange Offer For Its 1.30% Senior Notes Due 2016, 2.30% Senior Notes Due 2018, 4.00% Senior Notes Due 2023, 5.30% Senior Notes Due 2043 2Perrigo Company plc Announces Expiration Of Exchange Offer For Its 1.30% Senior Notes Due 2016, 2.30% Senior Notes Due 2018, 4.00% Senior Notes Due 2023, 5.30% Senior Notes Due 2043 3Perrigo Company plc Announces Expiration Of Exchange Offer For Its 1.30% Senior Notes Due 2016, 2.30% Senior Notes Due 2018, 4.00% Senior Notes Due 2023, 5.30% Senior Notes Due 2043 4Mast Therapeutics Announces Appointment Of Chief Medical Officer 2Mast Therapeutics Announces Appointment Of Chief Medical Officer 3Mast Therapeutics Announces Appointment Of Chief Medical Officer 4
... Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ), a clinical-stage vaccine ... Novavax, will be presenting at the ROTH 23rd Annual OC ... local time at The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel, CA.  A ... via the Company website at www.novavax.com under Investors/Events, ...
... Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO ), ... the extracellular matrix for the endocrinology, ... financial results for the fourth quarter and year ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100302/LA63139LOGO ) "I am energized and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Halozyme Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Financial Results 2Halozyme Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Financial Results 3Halozyme Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Financial Results 4Halozyme Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Financial Results 5Halozyme Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Financial Results 6
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: