University of Warwick: Social Policy and Social Work

InstitutionUniversity of Warwick
Department Centre for Lifelong Learning
Telephone 02476 524585
Study type Research


Expertly designed, the PhD in Social Policy and Social Work is best suited to those who are interested in gaining specialist understanding of social policy and social work concerning violence, race and gender. Study at the University of Warwick's Centre for Lifelong Learning in a supportive transdisciplinary academic environment.

This PhD spans a diverse range of areas reflecting the multi-disciplinary strengths of our staff. We welcome applications to study in the following areas:
-Gender violence, child abuse, safety and well-being
-Domestic violence
-Violence against women and ‘race’/ethnicity
-Disability and violence
-Children and violence
-Child abuse and feminist perspectives on child abuse and child protection
-Working with parents and children in public care
-Child contact and post-separation violence
-Child homicide in the context of domestic violence
-Images of child abuse and new information and communication technologies
-‘Race’, ethnicity, gender, and migration
-Migrant communities in Europe
-Diversity and multicultural politics in Europe
-Political participation, civic Engagement, policy
-Gender, political participation and civic engagement
-Young people, political participation, civic engagement, social cohesion
-Gender and policy
-Men, masculinity, health

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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