associate professor, department of public health, policy and social science, Swansea University; author, How Inequality Runs in Families; co-editor, The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Childhood and Children
Gideon Calder is an associate professor in Swansea University’s department of public health, policy and social science, where he directs the social policy programme. He has a particular interest in the relationship between debates in sociology and ethics, and the implications of these for policy. Much of his recent work has been on children and the family, and specifically, on how debates about social justice apply to children.
He is the author of How Inequality Runs in Families: unfair advantage and the limits of social mobility (Policy Press), and co-editor of The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Childhood and Children. He also co-edits the journal Ethics and Social Welfare (Routledge), and has recently become director of the university’s Research Institute for Ethics and Law.
Thursday 21 November, 18:30 Room West, Fulton House, Singleton Park Campus, Swansea, SA2 8PP
Children’s well-being: the state versus parents?