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Professor Fiona Williams FBA

Gender, 'race' and ethnicity in social policy; migrant care workers and the transnational political economy of care; the place of care in contemporary society; welfare state futures
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About this Fellow

Editor of the Journal of the British Academy

Website: http://www.sociology.leeds.ac.uk/people/staff/williams

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Social Policy, University of Leeds; Research Associate, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford; Honorary Professor, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia

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