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Danny Dorling


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in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, The United Kingdom
January 16, 1968

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Danny Dorling is a British social geographer researching inequality and human geography. He is the Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography of the School of Geography and the Environment of the University of Oxford.

Danny Dorling has lived all his life in England. To try to counter his myopic world view, in 2006, Danny started working with a group of researchers on a project to remap the world (www.worldmapper.org).
He has published with many colleagues more than a dozen books on issues related to social inequalities in Britain and several hundred journal papers. Much of this work is available open access and will be added to this website soon.

His work concerns issues of housing, health, employment, education and poverty. Danny was employed a
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About Our Schools: Foreword

We often don’t truly value something until we have lost it.

In the short term, children losing access to schools in the UK in 2020 suddenly brought home not just what schools do for most children physically but also what they do in the round. Schools are about far more than education. They are places where we become socialised into our society, where we learn to respect others and, in some cases,

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Inequality and the 1%

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Injustice: Why Social Inequ...

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Rule Britannia: Brexit and ...

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Population 10 Billion

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Geography: Ideas in Profile

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The 32 Stops: The Central Line

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All That Is Solid: The Grea...

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So You Think You Know about...

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The Atlas of the Real World...

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Finntopia: What We Can Lear...

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“If a better politics were in the direct and obvious interest of the old, wealthy and powerful, it would already exist.”
Danny Dorling, A Better Politics: How Government Can Make Us Happier

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