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Anticipatory Accounts (2004)
Journal Article
Murphy, E. (2004). Anticipatory Accounts. Symbolic Interaction, 27(2),

C. Wright Mills called for a truly sociological analysis of actors’ “motive talk,” which decouples the commonsense link between the reasons actors give for their actions and their mental state prior to those actions. Subsequent theoretical and empiri... Read More about Anticipatory Accounts.

Social Policy and Time (2004)
Journal Article
Fitzpatrick, T. (2004). Social Policy and Time. Time and Society, 13(2/3),

Time is crucial to the implementation, operation and effectiveness of social policies, yet the subject has often treated the meaning of time as theoretically unproblematic. It focuses more upon what policies do and less upon the contexts within whi... Read More about Social Policy and Time.

Ageing in a non-heterosexual context. (2004)
Journal Article
Heaphy, B., Yip, A., & Thompson, D. (2004). Ageing in a non-heterosexual context. Ageing and Society, 24(6), doi:10.1017/S0144686X0300160

There is increasing recognition of the importance of social and cultural differences in shaping the diversity of the ageing experience in contemporary Britain. Various social and cultural factors, such as those associated with class, ethnicity, gend... Read More about Ageing in a non-heterosexual context..

Conceptualising and Effecting Good Outcomes in Foster Care:an exploration of the research literature (2004)
Book
Wilson, K., Sinclair, I., Taylor, C., Pithouse, A., & Sellick, C. (2004). Conceptualising and Effecting Good Outcomes in Foster Care:an exploration of the research literature. Policy Press

On any one day over 75,000 children are looked after by local authorities in the UK. Numerically the most important form of provision for these looked after children is foster care. This caters for about 60% of those looked after at any one point i... Read More about Conceptualising and Effecting Good Outcomes in Foster Care:an exploration of the research literature.