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Topic: Society & migration

IPPR's festive reading list

This year saw a wave of books on how technology will – and won’t – transform society. We particularly liked Martin Ford’s Rise of the Robots and invited him to IPPR to discuss it. The increasingl...

18/12/2015
Blog post Expert comment Society & migration

The BBC’s future: Charter renewal and beyond

As the renewal of its royal charter approaches, this essay collection offers a diverse array of views on how the BBC can be reformed and renewed as a democratic, public institution that enriches the...

30/11/2015
Publication Report Society & migration

Nick's summer reading for 2015

As usual for this time of year, I have a few suggestions for summer reading. For those of you holidaying in Greece, or anywhere else in southern Europe for that matter, some reflections on why...

15/07/2015
Blog post Expert comment Society & migration

Festive reading: the best of 2014 and what's to come in 2015

Piketty's Capital was undoubtedly the book of the year for anybody interested in public policy. But next year, the doyen of British economists, and the man Piketty himself declared to be his...

16/12/2014
Blog post Expert comment Society & migration

It's cooperation, stupid

The argument of this pamphlet is that we should jettison the assumption that humans are selfish, first and foremost. Instead, we should start from the assumption that most of the time, most people...

07/03/2012
Publication Report Society & migration

Is there an English Nationalism?

In this essay, Professor Richard English of St Andrews University looks at the resurgence in Englishness and the 'English question' since the 1990s, asking whether we are witnessing real English...

23/04/2011
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'Madrassas' in the British media

Generally, fears about Muslim supplementary schools or 'madrassas' are not based on rigorous research but rather on intermittent reporting and speculation in the media. We present here preliminary...

25/02/2011
Publication Report Society & migration