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Section Board for 'Social Policy' (20)

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Prof. Dr. Sandra Walklate
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Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, UK
Interests: victimology; criminology; violence(s) against women
Prof. Dr. Jeb Barnes
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Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0044, USA
Interests: law; public policy; injury compensation policy; disability rights; mixed-methods
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Prof. Dr. Dennis P. Culhane
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University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: homelessness; affordable housing; social welfare policy; policy analysis research methods; linkage of administrative data for population research
Prof. Dr. Lisa A. Gennetian
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Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Interests: child poverty; social policy; economics; early childhood interventions
Dr. Barbara Da Roit
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Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage, Ca' Foscari University of Venice, 30123 Venice, Italy
Interests: sociology; social policy
Prof. Dr. Sinikka Elliott
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Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1, Canada
Interests: family interpersonal dynamics and policy; social inequality; intersectionality; qualitative research methods; social policy
Prof. Dr. Neil Gilbert
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School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: family policy; comparative welfare state; child welfare; program evaluation and policy metrics
Prof. Dr. Rachel Fyson
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School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Interests: social work and social policy; adult social care; adult safeguarding; intellectual disability & cognitive impairment; policy implementation
Prof. Dr. Leslie Jeffrey
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Department of History & Politics, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB E2L 4L5, Canada
Interests: sex-work policy; trafficking policy
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Prof. Dr. Helen F. Ladd
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Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Interests: education policy; teacher labor markets; school finance; school choice; early childhood interventions; racial segregation in the U.S. and other countries
Prof. Dr. Jill Duerr Berrick
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School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-7400, USA
Interests: child protection and child welfare; comparative welfare states; social policy and social work
Prof. Dr. Adam Crawford
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Leeds Social Sciences Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: criminology; policing; urban safety; public space; restorative justice & socio-legal studies
Prof. Em. Dr. Adalbert Evers
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Center for Social Investment and Innovation (CSI), Heidelberg University, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: civil society; social policy; civic engagement; governance; social services
Prof. Dr. Teppo Kröger
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Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä, 40014 Jyväskylän yliopisto, Finland
Interests: care for older people; long-term care policy; disability policy; childcare policy; comparative care policy
Prof. Dr. Walter Lorenz
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Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, 116 39 Praha, Czech Republic
Interests: social policy; European social policy; social work and social policy; history of welfare; history of social work; minorities; disability; anti-racism; phenomenology in social research
Prof. Dr. Donald W. Light
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1. Professor of Psychiatry and Comparative Health Policy, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ 08084, USA
2. Guest Researcher, Center for Migration and Development, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
3. Associate Faculty, NYU Division of Medical Ethics, New York City, NY 10016, USA
Interests: sociology; economic sociology; medical sociology; historical sociology; immigration policy; social justice; global justice; inequality; comparative social welfare
Prof. Dr. Tapio Salonen
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Social Work Advanced Level and Research, Malmö University, 211 19 Malmö, Sweden
Interests: Social work and social policy in the areas of poverty, housing, marginality, democracy and participatory strategies
Prof. Dr. Stephen Webb
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Department of Social Work, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow G4 0BA, Scotland, UK
Interests: critical social theory; social work ethics; biopolitics and governmentality; social innovation; community social work; public engagement; evidence-based practice; material semiotics; politics of social work; post anthropocentrism
Prof. Dr. Christopher Wlezien
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Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1704, USA
Interests: Public opinion; public policy; political institutions; elections; research methods
Prof. Dr. Reimut Zohlnhöfer
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Institute of Political Science, Heidelberg University, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
Interests: public policy; policy process theories; political economy; welfare state; economic intervention; policy knowledge
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