James Midgley

Prof. James Midgley

Harry and Riva Specht Professor
Dean Emeritus, 1997-2006
School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley
 
Education:
B. Soc. Sc., University of Cape Town, South Africa, Social Administration, Social Work, Sociology, 1965
M. Soc. Sc. in Sociology, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 1967
M. Sc. in Social Administration & Social Work Studies, London School of Economics, 1970
PhD Sociology, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 1971
 
Areas of Interest:
International social welfare and social work, social development, social policy
 
Selected Publications:
Midgley, J. and Mitsuhiko, H. (Eds),Grassroots Social Security in Asia. Oxford, UK: Routledge, 2011.
Midgley, J. and Tang, K. L. (Eds), Social Policy and Poverty in East Asia. The Role of Social Security. New York: Routledge, 2010.
Midgley J., ‘Welfare Pluralism and the Future of Retirement Income Protection in the United States.’ Journal of Comparative Social Welfare. Vol. 25 (2), 2009, pp. 147 - 155.
Midgley J., ‘Social Development and Social Work: Towards Global Dialogue.’ In H. G. Homfeldt and C. Reutlinger (Eds.), Sociale Arbeit and Sociale Enwicklung. Scheiner Verlag, 2009, pp. 12-24.
Midgley, J. and Livermore, M. (Eds), Handbook of Social Policy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2009.
Midgley J., ‘Developing Appropriate Approaches for Social Welfare in Developing Countries.’ Zeitschrift fur Auslandisches und Internationales Arbeits-und Sozialrecht, Vol. 22 (1-2), 2008, pp. 104-118.
Midgley J., ‘Perspectives on Globalization and Culture: Implications for International Social Work Practice.’ Journal of Global Social Work Practice. Vol. 1 (1), 2008, pp. 1-11.
Midgley, J. and Tang, K. L. (Eds), Social Security, the Economy and Development. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. (Editor with Kwong-leung Tang).
Midgley, J., Welfare Reform in the United States: Implications for British Social Policy. (With commentaries by Kitty Stewart, David Piachaud and Howard Glennerster. London: Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics. CASEpaper 131, 2008.
Midgley, J. (Associate Editor), Encyclopedia of Social Work, 20th Edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. (with Larry Davis and Terry Mizrahi et al (Editors.).
Midgley J., ‘Developmental Social Policy: Theory and Practice.’ In Xuilan Zhang and James Midgley (Eds.), Issues of Developmental Social Policy in China. Beijing: China Social Security Press, 2007, pp. 157-181
Midgley J., ‘Soziale Entwicklung: Die Roller Soziale Arbeit.’ In Leonie Wagner and Ronald Lutz and (Eds.), Internationals Perspektiven Socialer Arbeit. Frankfurt Am Maine: IKO-Verlag, 2007, pp 129- 148. [Social Development: The Role of Social Work].
Midgley J., ‘Perspectives on Globalization, Social Justice and Social Welfare.’ Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare. Vol. 34 (2), 2007, pp. 17-35.