Edition 11

Including President's column and news.

Including Erica Warner on the Standing Committee for the Promotion of Equality of Opportunity.

Meg Barker considers news depictions of children as victims and perpetrators of ‘evil’ acts.

The popular press often focuses on crimes involving children – whether as victims or perpetrators. In recent years coverage has frequently reached ‘moral panic’ proportions in the UK, with...

Sheila Payne and Rebecca Haines describe the potential contribution of psychology to palliative care.

PSYCHOLOGISTS and others have long recognised that the experience of loss, especially through the death of important people in your life, represents a challenge (Bowlby, 1980; Parkes, 1996). Even...

Susan Golombok

IN 1976 I read an article in the feminist magazine Spare Rib that was to set me off on a research path that would occupy much of my working life for the next 25 years. The picture on the front of...

Ian Rivers, winner of the Society’s Award for Promoting Equality of Opportunity 2001, considers the social inclusion of lesbians and gay men.

IN his series of exchanges with fellow author Laurence Thomas, the American philosopher Michael Levin described his opposition to the introduction of legislation that would seek to criminalise...