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Professor Alan Walker FBA

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About this Fellow

Social policy & social gerontology including polictical economy, comparitive research in Europe & East Asia, & the theory & application of social quality



Current post

  • Professor of Social Policy and Social Gerontology,

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Social Policy and Social Gerontology, The University of Sheffield, 1970
  • Director of MOPACT, The University of Sheffield, 1970

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