Moneymaking and nation-building

What has moneymaking to do with nationalism? We typically think of nation-building as a process of cultural representation. We realize that, at a practical level, national movements need money but we typically assume that people give money when they identify with the nation. From this perspective monetary transfers are secondary … Read More

Half the Sky: Activism or Voyeurism?

You have probably noticed that people committed to gender equality do not always agree on why inequalities persist or how to create equality. As you already know, we do not recommend uncritically rejecting or accepting efforts to create gender equality. We recommend, instead, that you gather available information, think critically … Read More

The Persistence of Health Inequalities in the UK

 Much of Contemporary Health Studies is written from a social determinants of health perspective, and the book also affords time to the ways in which inequalities in health are a significant and enduring problem within the UK, and indeed more globally. Debates about equality and social divisions continue to emerge … Read More