Social policy

Discover some of the cutting edge research being conducted at LSE
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The price of piracy in Somalia|

Somalia is a country ravaged by political instability, internal strife and abject poverty – an ideal breeding ground for piracy. But the short term gains that have filtered through the economy from ransom payments have done little to address the country’s long term economic health.

 
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Ethnic diversity an issue in UK professional workplaces|

Workplaces need to change if we are to create a more ethnically diverse professional culture, says LSE researcher.

 
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'The Girl Effect': stereotyping the developing world|

Corporate giant Nike’s ‘The Girl Effect’ campaign has successfully engaged Western audiences but how accurate is its message?

 
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Rise of the female breadwinner|

The steady rise of women in the workforce over the past 30 years has helped drive the global economy, but has it really addressed inequality?

 
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Do poorer children receive lower quality childcare?|

There’s a strange dynamic happening across Britain’s public playgroups and private nurseries.

 
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Does it pay to be a good corporate citizen?|

Once upon a time, making a profit was all that mattered for most companies. Now, being a good corporate citizen is just as critical, but do the two go hand in hand?

 
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The ethnic identity parade behind bars |

An examination of how prisoners from different ethnic and religious backgrounds interact.

 

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Relying on family care in the 21st century?|

Study shows growing gap between the numbers of elderly people needing care, and those able to provide it in future.

 

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There's no one quite like Grandma|

Research into studies of child well-being shows grandmothers are much more important than fathers during the early years.

 

 

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