Housing and homelessness among LGBT people

When we think about the living arrangements of lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans- people it is easy to fall into stereotypes portrayed in the popular media…

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When we think about the living arrangements of lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans- people it is easy to fall into stereotypes portrayed in the popular media – Will from the sitcom Will and Grace living in his luxury apartment; or Stuart from the ground-breaking Queer as Folk living in a trendy, inner-city loft apartment in Manchester. Some of this stereotype is supported by academic literature. Continue reading “Housing and homelessness among LGBT people”

New blog, new network…

This is the inaugural post on the new blog for the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Stirling.

The blog coincides with the launch of the new Stirling Network for Curriculum Studies, which is the focus of this article.

This is the inaugural post on the new blog for the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Stirling.

The blog coincides with the launch of the new Stirling Network for Curriculum Studies, which is the focus of this article. The Network has been established to address a particular challenge, namely the long-term decline of curriculum studies as a field of scholarly study and a concomitant erosion of the craft knowledge required for school-based curriculum development. In recent times, many governments have developed new forms of national curriculum that increasingly require teachers to act as professional curriculum makers and as active curriculum agents in their schools. Continue reading “New blog, new network…”

Our Faculty Blog

The Faculty of Social Sciences blog has been established to provide an accessible outlet for the research conducted and published in the faculty.

book-on-the-grassThe Faculty of Social Sciences blog aims to encompass the full scope of activity in the Faculty, including Child Protection, Criminology, Dementia Studies, Education, Housing, Social Policy and Social Work. As well as various research informed commentaries on topical issues, you can expect research paper summaries and outlines of emerging research projects and their impact. 

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