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Donnison, David Vernon locked

Born 19 Jan. 1926; s of late Frank Siegfried Vernon Donnison, CBE and Ruth Seruya Singer, MBE, JP; m 1st, 1950, Jean Kidger; two s two d; 2nd, 1987, Catherine McIntosh, (Kay), Carmichael (d 2009); died 28 April 2018

Hon. Research Fellow, Glasgow University, since 1991


Marlborough Coll., Wiltshire; Magdalen Coll., Oxford


Asst Lectr and Lectr, Manchester Univ., 1950–53; Lectr, Toronto Univ., 1953–55; Reader, 1956–61, Prof. of Social Administration, 1961–69, LSE (Hon. Fellow, 1981); Dir, Centre for Environmental Studies, 1969–75; Chm., Supplementary Benefits Commn, 1975–80; Prof. of Town and Regl Planning, Glasgow Univ., 1980–91, then Emeritus. Chm., Public Schs Commn, 1968–70. Hon. doctorates: Bradford, 1973; Hull, 1980; Leeds, Southampton, 1981


The Neglected Child and the Social Services, 1954; Welfare Services in a Canadian Community, 1958; Housing since the Rent Act, 1961; The Government of Housing, 1967; An Approach to Social Policy, 1975; Social Policy and Administration Revisited, 1975; (with Paul Soto) The Good City, 1980; The Politics of Poverty, 1982; (with Clare Ungerson) Housing Policy, 1982; (ed with Alan Middleton) Regenerating the Inner City: Glasgow’s Experience, 1987; (ed with D. Maclennan) The Housing Service of the Future, 1991; A Radical Agenda, 1991; Long-term Unemployment in Northern Ireland, 1996; Policies for a Just Society, 1998; Last of the Guardians, 2005; Speaking to Power, 2009; Requiem, 2010


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