Geoff Dench has contributed to a recent report for Grandparents Plus published in June 2009 which digests findings from the British Social Attitudes Survey…
Unwanted men, we need you to curb the welfare Amazons
Preventing Poor Children Becoming Poor Adults
“…There are considerable grounds for optimism. Trends in the wider society are moving in a direction that supports the thrust of this Review’s proposals. The work that Geoff Dench submitted to the Review looks at what mothers themselves think or do, rather than having their view distorted by interest groups.
Trust a woman to get a man working
The housewife has a more productive role than we may suspect… writes Geoff Dench
A few weeks ago the coalition government proudly unveiled its equal opportunity credentials. But my research suggests that if it seriously wants to heal broken British society and to rein in the runaway cost of the welfare state, what it should be doing is conduct a thorough and critical audit of the consequences of existing equal opportunities policies. Read more