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On SAGE Insight: Evaluating the UK government’s approach to immigration policy making

Article title: Policy-driven evidence: Evaluating the UK government’s approach to immigration policy making From Critical Social Policy Brexit was unprecedented, it reflects a rise in right-wing parties and sentiment across western democracies and was not entirely unforeseen. Donald Trump subsequently … Continue reading

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What is ‘post-truth’ and what can we do about it?

The Oxford Dictionary named ‘post-truth’ as its word of the year in 2016, but what is ‘post-truth’, what can we do about it, and what significance do terms like this and the ever popular emerging ‘fake news’ and ‘alternative facts’ … Continue reading

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Quantitative Skills Conference at the British Academy

I recently attended an excellent conference at the British Academy on Quantitative Skills, with a focus on international comparisons. The main question posed by the conference was, ‘How well trained are UK social science students in quantitative skills?’ The resounding … Continue reading

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SAGE Annual Library Advisory Board Meeting

SAGE UK Library Marketing Manager Mark O’Loughlin recently wrote the summary below about our Library Advisory Board Meeting for the UK Serials Group e-newsletter. One of the particularly interesting points the librarians attending highlighted was their interest in holding a … Continue reading

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