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Forced marriage of people with learning disabilities: a human rights issue (2017)
Journal Article
Clawson, R., & Fyson, R. (in press). Forced marriage of people with learning disabilities: a human rights issue. Disability and Society, doi:10.1080/09687599.2017.1320271. ISSN 0968-7599

This paper reports some of the findings of an exploratory study which sought to better understand the demographics of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities and the contexts in which such marriages may occur. It was found that forced ma... Read More

Working with the whole family: what case files tell us about social work practices (2017)
Journal Article
Laird, S. E., Morris, K., Archard, P., & Clawson, R. (in press). Working with the whole family: what case files tell us about social work practices. Child and Family Social Work, doi:10.1111/cfs.12349. ISSN 1356-7500

Practice theories to support child protection social work in the United Kingdom, as in the United States and Australia, are being squeezed out by a focus on performance targets and procedural timescales. This study examines an innovative programme de... Read More

Changing practice: the possibilities and limits for reshaping social work practice (2017)
Journal Article
Laird, S. E., Morris, K., Archard, P., & Clawson, R. (2017). Changing practice: the possibilities and limits for reshaping social work practice. Qualitative Social Work, doi:10.1177/1473325016688371. ISSN 1473-3250

Since 2010 the United Kingdom has witnessed a number of initiatives that shift away from reliance on performance management to improve social work with children and families, towards a renewed interest in practice models. This study reports on the ev... Read More

Safeguarding people with learning difficulties from forced marriage: the role of safeguarding adult boards (2016)
Journal Article
Clawson, R. (in press). Safeguarding people with learning difficulties from forced marriage: the role of safeguarding adult boards. Journal of Adult Protection, 18(5), doi:10.1108/JAP-03-2016-0004. ISSN 1466-8203

Purpose The issue of forced marriage is typically located within debates on violence against women, immigration control and cultural difference and is rarely considered in relation to adults with learning disabilities. The purpose of this paper is t... Read More