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James Midgley

Harry and Riva Specht Professor of Public Social Services

JAMES MIDGLEY is the Harry and Riva Specht Professor of Public Social Services and dean emeritus (1997-2006) of the School of Social Welfare.

An authority on international social welfare, Dr. Midgley is regarded as a pioneer in the fields of international social work and social work and social policy in the developing world. He has published widely on the topics of international social work and social welfare policy. Dr. Midgley’s current research interests include international social work, social development and social policy.

Publications

Patel, L., Kaseke, E. & Midgley, J. Indigenous Welfare and Community Based Social Development: Lessons from African Innovations. Journal of Community Practice. Vol. 20 (1/2), 2012, pp. 12-31

Midgley, J., Social Protection and the Elderly in the Developing World: Mutual Aid, Microinsurance and the State. Journal of Comparative Social Welfare. Vol. 28 (2), 2012, pp. 153-163.

Midgley, J., Social Protection and Social Policy: Key Issues and Debates. Journal of Policy Practice. Vol. 11 (1/2), 2012, 8-24.

Expanded list of publications