Social Policy

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    Social Policy has been taught in the University of Edinburgh since 1918. The Subject Group is one of the most respected in the UK and amongst the front rank for the quality of its teaching and research.

    We undertake research projects and offer postgraduate supervision across the whole subject range. A particular focus is cross-national and comparative social policy analysis, with the social policy group playing lead roles in international research networks (e.g. ESPAnet). The Centre for......


Announcing New Editors of Families, Relationships and Societies

We are very pleased to announce that Lynn Jamieson (Editor in Chief), Mary Holmes (Co-Editor) and Alison Koslowski (Co-Editor) are the new editors of Families,

Edinburgh-Fukushima Collaboration Continues

Social Policy staff Elke Heins, Jan Eichhorn and Sudeepa Abeysinghe were fortunate to recently attend the International Symposium on Disaster Management and Recovery for Children

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