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David Vernon Donnison

David Vernon Donnison, Burmese political science educator.


  • Donnison, David Vernon was born on January 19, 1926 in Yenangyaung, Burma. Son of Vernon and Ruth (Singer) D. Bachelor of Arts, Oxford University, 1950.

  • Education

    • Doctorate (honorary), University Hull, University Southampton, Bradford University, University Leeds.


    • Lecturer, University Manchester, England, 1950-1953, University Toronto, Canada, 1953-1955. Reader London School Economics and Political Science, 1956-1961, professor, 1961-1969. Professor University Glasgow, Scotland, since 1980.


    • Author: The Neglected Child and the Social Services, 1954. The Government of Housing, 1965. The Politics of Poverty, 1982, others.

      Chairman, Supplementary Benefits Commission, London, 1975-1980.


    • father: Vernon Bachelor of Arts
    • mother: Ruth (Singer) D. Bachelor of Arts
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    Born January 19, 1926