Dr Clare Wood, Dr Bev Plester and Samantha Bowyer report some conclusions from their British Academy-funded research project.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in British Academy Review, Issue 14 (November 2009).
Dr Tanja Bastia is Senior Lecturer in Urban Development at the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester. Here she describes her British Academy-supported research into the effects of migration on the migrants’ parents who are ‘left behind’ in Bolivia.
Dr Caroline Page received a British Academy Small Research Grant to study the interplay between official propaganda and public opinion on the Vietnam War in Australia and New Zealand, 1965–1973. Here she reveals how the need to be perceived as good allies of the US drew the two countries into greater involvement in the war.
Dr Kieran McEvoy, Reader in Criminology at The Queen’s University Belfast, reports on a British Academy supported research trip to the USA in the summer of 2001 and how it relates to ongoing attempts at finding peaceful alternatives to paramilitary punishments in Northern Ireland.