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Ragged University as a project is aiming to develop a holistic understanding on the environments we populate and problems we encounter. Here are some of the aspects of sociology which have been raised as important:

  • Poverty in the UK
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    Experiences of Food Poverty: Results and Discussion by Samuel Lindskog
    13th August 2014
    Poverty, Sociology
    Eight out of nine participants interviewed were unable to “acquire or eat an adequate...
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    Ragged University as a model of education: Power differentials and problems of scale
    29th February 2016
    About Ragged, Poverty, Project
    This presentation was given to the Knowledge, Power and Identity research group at the...
  • I daniel blake
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    Investigating Attitudes Towards Aspects of Welfare Reform by Stephen McMurray
    21st February 2018
    Interesting Projects, Sociology
    There has been an increasing political focus on the issue of benefit sanctions and...
  • Reverend Thomas Guthrie of Greyfriars Kirk
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    Great Educator: Thomas Guthrie and the Ragged Schools
    7th June 2012
    About Ragged, Education, History, Poverty
    Thomas Guthrie was born in Brechin on 12th July, 1803.  His ancestors had been...
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    The Energy Companies Wear No Clothes
    1st April 2014
    Citizen Journalism, Eclectic Articles, Poverty
    I have written these citizenship journalism articles as I have become increasingly interested in...
  • Richard Gunn
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    On Mutual Recognition by Richard Gunn
    8th May 2018
    Eclectic Articles, Ragged Podcasts, Sociology
    In recent years, the term 'mutual recognition' has become more central to what I...