Property taxes, public services and wealth: Placing property taxation, redistribution and social justice in an ethical context
Tom Goodfellow discusses social justice and the ethics of property taxation in developing countries.
World Day of Social Justice 2016
As we mark the World Day of Social Justice on the 20th February 2016, members of SIID have been exploring this expansive topic. Join us on our tour via this interactive blog.
UNESCO Chair on World Food Systems – an open space without boundaries
In this guest post, Nicolas Bricas (CIRAD) and Damien Conare (Montpelier SupAgro) discuss the UNESCO World Food Systems Chair, arguing it is a space for research and exchange geared towards inventing and promoting alternative food systems.
Faith-based organisations & their role in tackling adolescent obesity in South Africa
Dr Paula Griffiths and Dr Rebecca Pradeilles discuss a new study conducted in adolescents in Johannesburg- Soweto, South Africa.
African data can bring fresh insights to management and social entrepreneurship studies
Originally posted on the LSE Business Review, SIID fellow David Littlewood with Diane Holt, Ans Kolk and Miguel Rivera-Santos, argue that ethnic identification shapes managerial practice.
How changing urban diets are linked to poor health and climate change
SIID and Grantham Centre researchers attended the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in December 2015. In this blog, ScHARR Professor, Michelle Holdsworth, discusses how unhealthy diets globally are both a cause and an effect of climate change.