“Life gets under your skin”: reading about welfare and the lifecourse in plain English

As part of the Economic and Social Research Council Festival of Social Science that took place earlier this month (3-10 November 2012), researchers from the International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health (ICLS) funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) releasing a plain English guide to their research demonstrating how ‘Life gets under your skin’. The booklet explains how social policy related to family life, education, employment and welfare can have beneficial effects for the health of individuals. It also shows how multi disciplinary, longitudinal research can deliver findings valuable to the individual, society and the economy.

You can download the booklet from the ICLS website here. Read the press release here.

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