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Charity, Racism and War

Since the Woolwich murder, there have been worrying scenes and disturbances as the English Defence League has sought to become associated with Help the Heroes. Such political difficulties and controversies are nothing new to the voluntary sector. Offering some historical … Continue reading

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Problem Families: Past and Present

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Pat Starkey, University of Liverpool Who exactly were the ‘troubled’ families that David Cameron had in mind when he was speaking at Sandwell Christian Centre on 14 December?  His slightly self-conscious use of the adjective ‘troubled’ may have been chosen … Continue reading

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The Hoxton Cafe Project: Following the fault lines of community, welfare and perception

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Kate Bradley, University of Kent VAHS Seminar, 24 October 2011 The Hoxton Cafe Project operated in Hoxton in London’s East End between 1962 and 1970.  It was a detached youth work project, the purpose of which was to reach out … Continue reading

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