Last week saw the University of Huddersfield hosting the Voluntary Action History Society’s fifth international research conference. Over the coming weeks we’ll have a series of blog posts commenting on the goings on and some of the fascinating subjects raised. … Continue reading
A recent Guardian article highlighted how university law centres will become ever more important in the light of the cuts that will result from the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012. Lawyers have always offered some form … Continue reading
Where does a passion for the history of voluntary action come from? One of the main sources of this is being taught about an aspect of voluntary action history. My curiosity was prodded by studying the Attlee governments during A-level … Continue reading
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Kate Bradley, University of Kent Gender is central to an understanding of voluntary action history, as it confronts us the moment we ask the question of who does what to whom. In one respect, gender will be well-known territory to … Continue reading