Month: June 2021

Bridging Academia, Policy and Practice

Professor Samantha Punch, Professor of Sociology, Social Policy & Criminology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stirling Christina Ballinger, Mindsport Officer, BAMSA Tim Rees, BAMSA steering group When Covid-19 started causing major disruption to people’s lives in 2020, concerns about mental health, social isolation, loneliness and wellbeing have become more prevalent. Since then, government policy

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Towns, High Streets and Resilience: A Question for Policy?

Professor Leigh Sparks, Professor of Retail Studies, Institute of Retail Studies, Stirling Management School “It is all too easy to talk about “bouncing back to where we were” without asking which “we” is counted and without asking whether “where we were” is a place to which a return is desirable”. (Vale, 2014, p198) Some time

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Friends of the Earth (Netherlands) v Royal Dutch Shell: Human Rights and the Obligations of Corporations in the Hague District Court Decision

Dr Annalisa Savaresi, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Law, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Stirling Dr Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh, Assistant Professor of Public International Law,  Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University After its landmark ruling in the Urgenda case in 2015, on 25 May 2021 the Hague District Court marked another milestone in the

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