Politics & Social Change
Restoring a deeper commitment to justice and citizenship for all will demand radical personal, social and political change.
A Fair Society - Tizard Annual Lecture
These slides were given as part of the 2011 Tizard Lecture given by Simon Duffy on A Fair Society & the Limits of Personalisation. They describe both the cuts facing disabled…
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
This is a powerful vision of the opportunities and support which should be available to disabled people and their families, based on a commitment to equal citizenship.
Basic Tasks for Service Providers
John O'Brien sets out the basic skills service providers need in order to successfully support people who are at risk of social exclusion or devaluation.
Five Basic Tasks
The core competencies of any agency aiming to support people who are at risk social exclusion and devaluation
Keith Achieves Citizenship
Keith has been able to move away from institutional living and achieve real citizenship under his own control.
Don't Monkey with People's Lives
Carl Poll gets to the heart of why the relationship between professionals and citizens can often go so wrong - and what we can do about it.
Citizenship in a Decent Society
Simon Duffy sets out the challenge that treating each other as citizenship sets to a society that aims to be decent
Connection Not Inclusion
Carl Poll explains the subtle but important difference between connecting and including
The Rise of the Meritocracy
Michael Young's classic attack on the arrogance and thoughtlessness of our meritocracy and failure to understand the breadth and diversity of human values.
Radical Hope: Education and Equality in Australia
Noel Pearson describes how educational reform has failed for aboriginal people and makes the case for welfare reform based upon igniting self-interest.
Development from Within
Varun Vidyarthi and Patricia Wilson explore the power of group reflection for achieving sustainable change in all forms of human development
Shift to Citizenship Model
This image shows the fundamental shift in thinking required to reform public services within the welfare state - from a professional gift to citizenship model