con’founding, adj.That which confounds; destroying, confusing, perplexing, amazing, etc.: see the verb.
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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Dave Johns at Slate has written an interesting piece on self-publication and peer review, using a recent study about ‘social contagion’ as a peg. I wrote a post back in March about some of the pitfalls of peer review. In … Continue reading
I lived in the US for a couple of years and while I was there I worked for Generations United. GU develops intergenerational policy and programmes (sorry, programs…) and campaigns to make things better for intergenerational (IG) families (aka grandfamilies). … Continue reading
I branched out a little on the third day of the SPA conference – but only a little. First up was three-paper symposium by the Coprodnet collective. These guys are a multi-site academic, policy and practitioner unit looking at co-production. … Continue reading
One of the many joys of the Big Society is the lovely way it lends itself to any number of sets of paired opposites. Today at the Social Policy Association Conference, I listened to market liberalism vs. social value (Pete … Continue reading