McLaughlinDr Ken McLaughlin
senior lecturer in social work
Manchester Metropolitan University
Ken co-ordinates modules on sociology and mental health at Manchester Metropolitan University and is concerned with the way in which societal problems are increasingly viewed through a therapeutic gaze. His book Social Work Politics and Society: From radicalism to orthodoxy highlighted the authoritarian consequences of the ‘therapeutic turn’ in contemporary political life, with particular focus on social policy development and social work practice. His work has appeared in a number of professional journals including the British Journal of Social Work and Critical Social Policy and in the online current affairs magazine spiked.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Friday 21 September
SCOTLAND CHAMPIONSHIP in partnership with ACCA at the Scottish Parliament, sponsored by Ross Greer MSP
Friday 9 November
DORSET CHAMPIONSHIP at Sherborne Girls School
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.