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Social Justice articles

Upwards social mobility reduces stress – Journal of Epidemiology & Community Heath http://j.mp/nJfdO9 UC Research Points to Best Practices to Reduce Recidivism http://j.mp/pQCNVc Socioeconomic status as child dictates response to stress as adult according to University of Minnesota http://j.mp/qDZRZ8 High technology, not low taxes, may drive states’ economic growth. Penn State research. http://j.mp/iqX536 Death by […]

Social justice articles

Some of the articles about social justice that I’ve noticed in the last couple of weeks: Not quite one person, one vote. Stanford paper on democratic discrepancies http://j.mp/kNIRg6 So much for digital democracy: New Berkeley study finds elite viewpoints dominate online contenthttp://j.mp/jaw6vm Prisoners give their time back to community in pioneering project http://tiny.cc/hu2d3 Death by […]

A degree of value?

Today the UK parliament votes to triple fees to study for a higher education degree. Given the composition of the House of Commons, the outcome of the vote is largely predictable. The effect on future generations is less clear. When student tuition fees were introduced in 2006, Universities UK (UUK), the representative organisation for the […]