Thursday 16th February saw the Greater Manchester Ageing Conference, held by the GM Ageing Hub, of which MICRA, the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing, is a part . To celebrate the conference, and to highlight the policy implications of living in an ageing society, MICRA have teamed up with Policy@Manchester to deliver a week […]
Segregation and inequalities: what should we take from the Casey Review?
The publication of the Casey Review into Opportunity and Integration has been accompanied by intense debate. The review’s unbalanced focus on Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities and people of Muslim faith, and its implicit suggestion that integration is the responsibility of minority groups rather than a collective one, have understandably caused concern. However, Dr Gemma Catney of […]
Ethnically diverse neighbourhoods are safest
Examination of public health data shines a welcome light on which communities suffer the least – and most – violence, explains Ian Warren. People living in ethnically diverse neighbourhoods are less likely to suffer an assault than are residents of areas with little or no racial diversity. This is one of the striking results of […]