Publications

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Iyiola Solanke: ‘Discrimination as Stigma’

February 1, 2017

Iyiola Solanke, Research Network member and Professor of European Law and Social Justice at the University of Leeds has just launched a new book on anti-discrimination law, published by Hart in January 2016. “Discrimination as Stigma” reconceptualises discrimination law as fundamentally concerned with stigma. Using sociological and socio-psychological theories of stigma, the author presents an ‘anti-stigma principle’, promoting it as a
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JRF Report – Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2016

January 25, 2017
Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation published their annual report on ‘Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion‘ in December 2016. The report, written by the New Policy Institute, highlighted that:  21% of the UK population live in low-income households – a proportion has barely changed since 2002/03; The number of private renters in poverty has doubled over the last decade; The number of
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ONS update to Trans Data Position Paper

January 17, 2017

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published an update to the 2009 Trans Data Position Paper in January 2017.  This built on the need for gender identity data identified in the 2021 Census topic consultation. The update covered legislation, the Women and Equalities Committee Transgender Equality inquiry, data collection and question development worldwide, along with details of ONS research, testing and
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Research on the housing needs of disabled people

August 4, 2016

Research by the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion shows 'a significant demand for accessible housing to rent and buy'.
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Research on inequalities in outcomes in London and the North of England

August 4, 2016

A paper published by the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at LSE suggests that the economic divergence between London and the Northern regions in England continues to grow.
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IFS report: ‘Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK’

July 21, 2016

The IFS report 'Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality in the UK' was published in July 2016.
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Tessa Wright: ‘Gender and Sexuality in Male-Dominated Occupations’

July 19, 2016

'Gender and Sexuality in Male-Dominated Occupations. Women Working in Construction and Transport' by Tessa Wright was published by Palgrove in 2016.
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Evidence review: ‘Creating more Equal Societies – What Works?’

July 6, 2016

'Creating more Equal Societies - What Works?' was published by the European Commission in June 2016.
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Open Access journal – Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Equality and Diversity

June 22, 2016

Launched in 2016, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Equality and Diversity is an open access journal open to academics and practitioners globally.
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LSE book examining social policy during the recession

May 16, 2016

In May 2016, the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at LSE published 'Social Policy in a Cold Climate: policies and their consequences since the crisis'.
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