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Family Troubles?

11 March 2013

In this video clip, Jane Ribbens McCarthy, Brigid Featherstone and Umut Erel from The Open University present a new book: Family Troubles? changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people (published by Policy Press, April 2013).

Kath Woodward on 'Being in the Zone': a social sciences perspective

12 February 2013

'Being in the Zone' explores the theme of 'peak experience' or 'being in the zone' in music, sport and work. This project is an AHRC funded Research Network, co-investigated by Kath Woodward (OU) and Tim Jordan (King's College London).

Kath Woodward is the author of the following publications:

Woodward, K. (2012) Planet Sport, London, Routledge.

Woodward, K. (2012) Sex Power and the Games, Basingstoke, Palgrave.

Horne,J.,Tomlinson,A.,Whannel, G. and Woodward,K. (2012) Understanding Sport, London, Routledge.

 

John Holmwood: Education, Neoliberalism and Democracy

5 February 2013

Markets, Expertise and the Public University: A crisis in knowledge for democracy? This was the question addressed by Professor John Holmwood in a keynote lecture he delivered  as part of the Creating Publics Project’s keynote series on June 28 2012 at The Open University in Milton Keynes.

Lawrence Grossberg: Publicly engaged social science

5 February 2013

What kind of publicly engaged social science work is needed to meet the demands of the contemporary world? This was the question Professor Lawrence Grossberg addressed in the keynote lecture he delivered at the public launch of the Creating Publics project on March 26th at The Open University in Milton Keynes.

FaRComm Event March 2012 part 6: the video now available

1 February 2013

this part features the Launch of “Understanding Family meanings” (presented by Megan Doolittle)

FaRComm Event March 2012 part 5: the video now available

1 February 2013

This part is featuring the Launch of the journal Families, Relationships and Society (presented Brid Featherstone)

FaRComm Event March 2012 part 4: the video now available

1 February 2013

this part presents the following strands within the FaRComm research programme:

Social relations of neighbourhood (introduced by Janet Fink and presented by Helen Lomax and Ellie Jupp)

Gender, households and work (presented by Alison Andrew and Sue Himmelweit) - @20.30

FaRComm Event March 2012 part 3: the video now available

1 February 2013

This part presents the following strands within the FaRComm research programme:

Intimate relationships (presented by Jacqui Gabb)

Parenthood (presented by Brid Featherstone) @minute8

FaRComm Event March 2012 part 2: the video now available

1 February 2013

This part presents the following strands within the FaRComm research Programme:

Children and Childhood (introduced by Janet Fink and presented by Lindsay O’Dell)

Family troubles (introduced by Jane McCarthy and presented by John Rowe) - @minute13.14

Families, transnationalism and mobilities (presented by Monica Dowling) - @minute25.01

FaRComm Event March 2012 part 1: the video now available

1 February 2013

This part is an Introduction to the FaRComm Programme (presented by Jane McCarthy, Jacqui Gabb and Janet Fink)

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