Case study

Using social policy research in teaching: age and gender discrimination

Case study summary
Authors Diane Grant and Claire Hennessy, Community and Leisure
Organisation Liverpool John Moore's University
Disciplinary focus Social policy
Publication date September 2007
Keywords Age; gender; social policy; teaching; community training


This case study forms one of six submitted to SWAP to illustrate ways in which academics use social policy research in teaching. This initiative develops learner appreciation of research/consultancy in the discipline by bringing data/findings from staff research/consultancy into a community training environment.


Age and gender discrimination (PDF, 69kb)

Using Social Policy Research in Teaching (PDF, 1.14mb) a series of six case studies

References and further reading

Honey, P. and Mumford, A. (1992) The Manual of Learning Styles. Maidenhead, Peter Honey.

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