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New Ways of Working in Acute Care: A Case for Change (2007)
Journal Article
Baguley, I., Alexander, J., Middleton, H., & Hope, R. (2007). New Ways of Working in Acute Care: A Case for Change. Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 2,

This position paper focuses on the current tensions and challenges of aligning inpatient care with innovations in mental health services. It argues that a cultural shift is required within inpatient services. Obstacles to change including traditional... Read More about New Ways of Working in Acute Care: A Case for Change.

Independence or Protection - does it have to be a choice? Reflections on the abuse people with learning disabilities in Cornwall (2007)
Journal Article
Fyson, R., & Kitson, D. (2007). Independence or Protection - does it have to be a choice? Reflections on the abuse people with learning disabilities in Cornwall. Critical Social Policy, 27(3),

This commentary will use recent events in Cornwall to highlight the ongoing abuse of adults with learning disabilities in England. It will critically explore how two parallel policy agendas – namely, the promotion of choice and independence for adult... Read More about Independence or Protection - does it have to be a choice? Reflections on the abuse people with learning disabilities in Cornwall.

A Utilitarian Perspective of Social and Medical Contributions to Three Illustrative Conditions, and Recent UK NHS Policy Initiatives (2007)
Journal Article
Middleton, H., & Shaw, I. (2007). A Utilitarian Perspective of Social and Medical Contributions to Three Illustrative Conditions, and Recent UK NHS Policy Initiatives. Journal of Mental Health, 16(3),

Background: To date debate concerning the relative merits of social and medical sciences has been largely academic. Aims: To outline and critically appraise a utilitarian approach to mental health research that reflects a critical realist perspect... Read More about A Utilitarian Perspective of Social and Medical Contributions to Three Illustrative Conditions, and Recent UK NHS Policy Initiatives.

Critical Psychiatry (2007)
Journal Article
Middleton, H. (2007). Critical Psychiatry. Mental Health Review Journal, 12,

Critical psychiatry appraises and comments upon psychiatric services as they are usually provided. This article, prompted by the publication of a recent book, considers the place of critical psychiatry historically and in the context of contemporar... Read More about Critical Psychiatry.

Images of Childhood in Mothers' Accounts of Contemporary Childrearing (2007)
Journal Article
Murphy, E. (2007). Images of Childhood in Mothers' Accounts of Contemporary Childrearing. Childhood, 14 (1)(1),

This article examines how a sample of first-time mothers in the UK constitute childhood in general, and their own children in particular, in and through their talk about the mundane practices of child-care. The data analysed are drawn from a longitu... Read More about Images of Childhood in Mothers' Accounts of Contemporary Childrearing.

Effects of transformation on inequality in Russia (2007)
Book Chapter
Manning, N. (2007). Effects of transformation on inequality in Russia. In D. Lane (Ed.), The transformation of state socialism: system change, capitalism or something else?Palgrave Macmillan

Informed Consent, Anticipatory Regulation and Ethnographic Practice (2007)
Journal Article
Murphy, E., & Dingwall, R. (2007). Informed Consent, Anticipatory Regulation and Ethnographic Practice. Social Science and Medicine, 65, doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.08.008

In this paper we examine the application of informed consent to ethnographic research in health care settings. We do not quarrel with either the principle of informed consent or its translation into the requirement that research should only be carri... Read More about Informed Consent, Anticipatory Regulation and Ethnographic Practice.

Young people with learning disabilities who sexually harm others: the role of criminal justice within a multi-agency response (2007)
Journal Article
Fyson, R. (2007). Young people with learning disabilities who sexually harm others: the role of criminal justice within a multi-agency response. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35(3),

This paper outlines the key findings from a recent study of statutory service responses to young people with learning disabilities who show sexually inappropriate or abusive behaviours, with a particular focus on the involvement of criminal justice a... Read More about Young people with learning disabilities who sexually harm others: the role of criminal justice within a multi-agency response.

The everyday life of the revolution: gender, violence and memory (2007)
Journal Article
Roy, S. (2007). The everyday life of the revolution: gender, violence and memory. South Asia Research, 27(2),

The ‘heroic life’ or the life of the revolutionary is one that resists or even seeks to transcend the everyday and the ordinary. The ‘banal’ vulnerabilities of everyday life, however, continue to constitute the unseen, often unspoken background of su... Read More about The everyday life of the revolution: gender, violence and memory.

Avian flu: the creation of expectations in the interplay between science and the media (2007)
Journal Article
Nerlich, B., & Halliday, C. (2007). Avian flu: the creation of expectations in the interplay between science and the media. Sociology of Health and Illness, 29(1), doi:10.1111/j.1467-9566.2007.00517.x

This paper examines the emerging cultural patterns and interpretative repertoires in reports of an impending pandemic of avian flu in the UK mass media and scientific journals at the beginning of 2005, paying particular attention to metaphors, pragma... Read More about Avian flu: the creation of expectations in the interplay between science and the media.

Foster Fathers: their experiences and contributions to fostering (2007)
Journal Article
Wilson, K., Fyson, R., & Newstone, S. (2007). Foster Fathers: their experiences and contributions to fostering

The paper reports some of the findings of an exploratory study which looks at foster fathers’ experiences of fostering and discusses their routes into foster care and their perspectives on their roles and tasks. The study collected quantitative and q... Read More about Foster Fathers: their experiences and contributions to fostering.