British Academy Review, Issue 15, March 2010

07 Apr 2016
52

The articles in this issue illustrate how humanities and social science scholarship contributes to a wide range of topical issues, either through direct contributions to public debate, or through intriguing parallels.


You may download the whole issue, or click on the links below for individual articles.



Elections and Constitutions


How to Choose an Electoral System
Simon Hix, Ron Johnston and Iain McLean


A ‘Professor of Electoral Engineering’: An election campaign in West Bengal
Mukulika Banerjee


New Labour and the British Constitution
Andrew Blick



Economics


Financial and Economic Horizon-scanning
Letter by Tim Besley and Peter Hennessy


The Fiscal Challenge
Tim Besley



The Family


Family Policies and Social Science
Simon Griffiths and Lili Hoag


The Evolutionary Anthropology of the Family
Ruth Mace


Risky and Resourceful: Parenting experiences of (ex) offender fathers
Elizabeth Walker


Bride Price, Poverty and Domestic Violence in Uganda
Gill Hague and Ravi K Thiara



Health


Academics, Academies and Public Policy: The Case of the American Health Care Debate
Ted Marmor


Obesity: The Welfare Regime Hypothesis
Avner Offer, Rachel Pechey and Stanley Ulijaszek



Going to War


‘Good Allies’: How Australia and New Zealand entered the Vietnam War
Caroline Page



Reporting the Olympics


The Olympic Games: Imagining a New Media Legacy
Andy Miah and Beatriz Garcia



Newton International Fellowships


Newton International Fellowships
Graham Furniss


Death Tolls and our Perception of Human Fatalities
Christopher Olivola



‘The natives ... enquired what the Spaniards wanted. [They] answered “Food”.’
Dr Rebecca Earle




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