Jane is a Battle of Ideas Committee member and convenor of the Academy of Ideas Parents Forum. This was founded in October 2006 and looks at why the family has become such a focus in contemporary society and what consequences that has.
Jane wrote the foreword to Standing Up to Supernanny which was shaped by the Parenting Strand hosted at the Battle of Ideas
Standing Up to Supernanny [foreword] (Societas, 2009)
Battle for science
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