Creative Industries in China: Art, Design, Media

Creative Industries in China is drawn from my research over the past decade on how Chinese policy makers, artists, designers and media practitioners are attempting to change a widespread perception that China is an uncreative nation. The ‘world factory’ portrayal is an uncomfortable reminder for many of economic dominance which … Read More

A New Dawn for Social Policy after the Economic Crash?

First posted 1st March 2010

For Bill Jordan (University of Plymouth), a leading scholar  of social policy, the findings of the recent inquiry into standards at Stafford Hospital – described as ‘one of the worst NHS scandals in history’ – offer confirmation of what’s wrong with social policy

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