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University of Malta

We’re in it together (Societal Well Being – UOM – CI)

We’re in it together (Societal Well Being – UOM – CI)

The Faculty for Social Wellbeing has embarked on a new initiative, in collaboration  with the Corporate ID Group's Corporate Dispatch, of publishing our first ever Faculty Research Magazine, in the Societas.Expert…
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Homelessness (Social Wellbeing UOM)

Homelessness (Social Wellbeing UOM)

by Ann Marie Cutajar, Research Officer, Faculty for Social Wellbeing Introduction Defining ‘homelessness’ and the ‘homeless person’ might not be the most straightforward task. The definition of homelessness varies according to the…
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Housing in Malta:  The Cultural Goals VS. Institutionalised Means Conundrum (Social Wellbeing UOM)

Housing in Malta: The Cultural Goals VS. Institutionalised Means Conundrum (Social Wellbeing UOM)

  by Dr. Maria Brown, Visiting Senior Lecturer, Faculty for Social Wellbeing Introduction The current housing situation in Malta needs to be contextualised in a mainstreamed culture where home ownership is…
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Community People in general are social ‘animals’ so they tend to congregate in groups, communities (Social Wellbeing UOM)

Community People in general are social ‘animals’ so they tend to congregate in groups, communities (Social Wellbeing UOM)

  by Dr. JosAnn Cutajar, Department of Gender Studies, Faculty for Social Wellbeing   Definition of Community A community consists of a group of individuals or families that share certain…
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Researching Loneliness:  The Relevance of Mixed-Methods Approaches (Social Wellbeing UOM)

Researching Loneliness: The Relevance of Mixed-Methods Approaches (Social Wellbeing UOM)

by Jamie Bonnici, Research Officer, Faculty for Social Wellbeing Introduction The Faculty for Social Wellbeing recently embarked on a number of initiatives to explore the phenomenon of loneliness in Malta.…
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Raising the Threshold: Towards the Professionalisation of Residential Child Caregivers (Social Wellbeing UOM)

Raising the Threshold: Towards the Professionalisation of Residential Child Caregivers (Social Wellbeing UOM)

  by Dr. Marian Muscat Azzopardi, Visiting Lecturer, Faculty for Social Wellbeing Introduction This paper focuses on an essential lacuna in the social welfare provisions that address the wellbeing of children taken…
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