Alison Balsom; The End of Men and the Rise of Women
Alison Balsom, the award-winning trumpeter, talks about her new album The End of Men, plus Hanna Rosin on her book and the impact of the recession on vulnerable children.
Alison Balsom, the award-winning trumpeter talks about her new album. The End of Men and the Rise of Women - Hanna Rosin and John Harris discuss "plastic woman" and "cardboard man". The effect of the recession on vulnerable children - and the future of family policies - we talk to social policy analyst Clem Henricson and Polly Neate from Action for Children. The Pope recently declared Saint Hildegard of Bingen a 'doctor of the Church', meaning someone who is a great teacher - what impact might this have on women in the Catholic Church?
Presented by Jane Garvey
Produced by Lucinda Montefiore.
The End of Men?
Are men losing their dominance in society as more women enter the workplace?
Trumpeter Alison Balsom talks to Jane about her music
Alison Balsom fell in love with the trumpet at 7 and by 10 knew she wanted to be a soloist
Support for vulnerable children
There are serious flaws in the funding of children’s services according to a new report
The future of government family policy
Is it possible to change an unequal society by intervening in family relationships?
Saint Hildegard of Bingen
Why the 12th-century German abbess has been declared a ‘doctor of the Church’ by the Pope
Late Night Lauren Laverne