Dr Simon Griffiths and Emma McKay of the British Academy’s Policy Centre discuss Professor Pat Thane FBA’s new overview of changing family patterns.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, No. 16 (October 2010).
In March 2010, a British Academy Forum looked at how political decisions are taken during a crisis (whether ‘foot and mouth’ or 7/7). Dr Catherine Haddon considers the lessons that can be learned for the future.
In August 2010, to raise money for the British Academy, its President, Sir Adam Roberts,
undertook a cycle ride from Land’s End to John o’Groats (LE JoG) – aiming to complete the journey on his 70th birthday. His companion along the way was his daughter Hannah. Here are edited extracts from the daily blog that Sir Adam posted on the British Academy website to chart their progress.
The Coalition Government has said that the 2010 Spending Review ‘will be a complete re-evaluation of the Government’s role in providing public services’. ‘It is time to rethink how government spends our money,’ the Chancellor has said. On 30 July 2010, a British Academy Forum sought to address the ‘big questions’. Professor Andrew Gamble FBA summarises the discussion.