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Supporting the wellbeing of dads of disabled children

A group of Coventry and Warwickshire dads have created a set of online videos to help fathers of disabled children be the best dads that they can be. They worked with Dr Emma Langley, a family researcher in Education Studies, to capture their experiences and create a resource aimed at supporting the wellbeing of other fathers raising a disabled child. The online resources, designed by dads for dads, will be launched on Wednesday 31 March.


Researchers point to populism’s appeal to victimhood and resentment

A new study from the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick combines research on populist rhetoric, emotions and security in order to examine how particular groups of voters are mobilized.

 


Coronavirus and people with learning disabilities study - first wave report published

Researchers are sharing what they've found from the first wave of a project listening to over 600 adults with learning disabilities and almost 400 family carers and support workers across the UK.


Making green energy the default choice can help tackle climate change, study finds

Researchers studying the Swiss energy market have found that making green energy the default option for consumers leads to an enduring shift to renewables and thus has the potential to cut CO2 emissions by millions of tonnes. The study, published today in Nature Human Behaviour investigated the effect of changes in the Swiss energy market that presented energy from renewable sources as the standard option for consumers - the "green default." Both business and private customers largely accepted the default option, even though it was slightly more expensive, and the switch to green sources proved a lasting one.


Confessions of the Flesh - Fourth volume of Michel Foucault's History of Sexuality published in English

"He spoke of his work as a ‘history of the present’, an examination of how we got to where we are, how what is currently taken for granted was made possible. With the publication of his lecture courses, and now this book, we are continually finding new work to explore and think with him.” The publication today of the first English translation of Confessions of the Flesh has been welcomed by Professor Stuart Elden, one of the leading experts on French philosopher Michel Foucault’s work.

Tue 16 Feb 2021, 16:04 | Tags: Book, Philosophy, Translation, Faculty of Social Science, PAIS

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