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Professor Hilary Land

Professor Hilary Land

Professor Hilary Land

Emeritus Professor of Family Policy and Child Welfare

Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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+44 (0) 117 954 6755


Family policies from historical and comparative perspectives. Feminist theories and social policy. The commodification and marketisation of care. Women and pensions. Changing family structures and the growing contribution of grandparents to childcare and social care. Return of mature women to education, training and employment. Children's rights.


Hilary retired from the School for Policy Studies in January 2002 and has now been appointed as a Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Fellow of the School for Policy Studies.

She was elected to the Academy of Learned Societies of the Social Sciences in 2003. She is a member of the management committee of the Women's Budget Group.



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