Monthly Archives: March 2011

Workshop Alert: Researching Inequality: A theory for everything?

Very interesting workshop on research inequality, hosted by the British Sociological Association.  See below for email from Godfred Boahen.  It only costs £10 to attend and sounds particularly useful for postgraduates. “CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS – RESEARCHING INEQUALITY: A THEORY FOR … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood watch foot patrol, I mean, food patrol

I’m watching you…eat that Twinkie. This story really has to be perceived as the final straw in the fight against childhood obesity.  In getting kids to stop purchasing cheap candy (and cheap thrills from the sound of it), concerned parents … Continue reading

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Filed under children, community, disadvantage, environment, Health, obesity