Jon Dean is a lecturer in politics and sociology at Sheffield Hallam University. He received his PhD from the University of Kent focused on the role of social class in youth volunteering. He writes about charity, inequality, and creative qualitative research methods.
‘Populism’ has often been used as a pejorative term for a ‘paranoid’, anti-democratic style of politics. But is this the […]
What is the nature of the modern state? How did it come into being and what are the characteristics […]
Book Review: Education, Disadvantage and Place: making the local matter by Kirstin Kerr, Alan Dyson, and Carlo Roffo
This book aims to consider the effectiveness of area-based initiatives in the struggle to address the links between education, disadvantage and […]