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Time-use studies: daily life and social change

Professor Jonathan Gershuny | Sociology | 01 October 2004

This research program will place time-use research -deploying leading edge theory and the best possible empirical materials- more centrally within, in particular, the sociological, but also the economic literature and build up a well documented ...

Everyday sanitation: a comparative study of mumbai's informal settlements

Dr Colin Mcfarlane | Human Geography | 01 July 2009

There is widespread recognition that sanitation in cities in the global south has been neglected in the social sciences and international development community. This is despite the importance of sanitation in cities, particularly for the poor, for he ...

Work-life balance in the recession and beyond

Professor Suzan Lewis | 02 January 2014

This series of seven one-day seminars focuses on the impacts of the economic recession and austerity measures on work-life balance (wlb) and associated policies. Both may be adversely affected if economic pressures overshadow social and individual co ...

Health risks and benefits of extended working life (the heaf study)

Professor Keith Palmer | 03 November 2013

The need to keep britain's ageing population economically active has prompted government policies to extend working lives. However, such work may not be feasible for those with major health problems and, depending on occupational and personal circums ...

Promoting knowledge exchange across the sight loss sector

Ms Sally Mcmanus | Social Policy | 01 October 2013

Almost two million people in the uk live with a level of sight loss that significantly impacts on their daily lives. People with sight loss have low levels of participation across many aspects of their lives and low levels of wellbeing. Many organisa ...

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