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A legitimate business ? : Representations of privatised probation in England and Wales (2020)
Journal Article
CARR, N., & ROBINSON, G. (2020). A legitimate business ? : Representations of privatised probation in England and Wales. Crime, Media, Culture, https://doi.org/10.1177/1741659020903771

The Transforming Rehabilitation reforms implemented in England & Wales in 2014 witnessed the transfer of responsibility for a large proportion of the work of the public sector probation service to 21 newly created Community Rehabilitation Companies (... Read More about A legitimate business ? : Representations of privatised probation in England and Wales.

Mental Health Recovery Narratives and Their Impact on Recipients: Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Rennick-Egglestone, S., Morgan, K., Llewellyn-Beardsley, J., Ramsay, A., Mcgranahan, R., Gillard, S., …Slade, M. (2019). Mental Health Recovery Narratives and Their Impact on Recipients: Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry / Revue Canadienene de Psychiatrie, 64(10), 669-679. https://doi.org/10.1177/0706743719846108

Objective. Mental health recovery narratives are often shared in peer support work and anti-stigma campaigns. Internet technology provides access to an almost unlimited number of narratives, and yet little is known about how they impact on recipients... Read More about Mental Health Recovery Narratives and Their Impact on Recipients: Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis.

Making science public: challenges and opportunities (2019)
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Raman, S., Nerlich, B., Cartelet, C., de Saille, S., Hadley Kershaw, E., Hartley, S., …Tsouvalis, J. (2019). Making science public: challenges and opportunities. Leverhulme Trust

This Programme investigated the relationship between science, politics and publics in the aftermath of an influential 2000 UK House of Lords Science and Society report. We conceptualised top-down initiatives promising greater transparency around the... Read More about Making science public: challenges and opportunities.

Precautionary policing and dispositives of risk in a police force control room in domestic abuse incidents: an ethnography of call handlers, dispatchers and response officers (2019)
Journal Article
Black, A., & Lumsden, K. (2019). Precautionary policing and dispositives of risk in a police force control room in domestic abuse incidents: an ethnography of call handlers, dispatchers and response officers. Policing and Society, 1-16. doi:10.1080/10439463.2019.1568428

This article explores the riskwork engaged in by call handlers, dispatchers and response officers in a police force control room in England. We present a novel approach by drawing on the work of Foucault and his concept le dispositif to study riskwor... Read More about Precautionary policing and dispositives of risk in a police force control room in domestic abuse incidents: an ethnography of call handlers, dispatchers and response officers.

Participatory arts in care settings: a multiple case study: innovative practice (2018)
Journal Article
Broome, E., Dening, T., & Schneider, J. (2018). Participatory arts in care settings: a multiple case study: innovative practice. Dementia, doi:10.1177/1471301218807554

This paper describes two case studies of arts interventions in UK care settings. Visual arts and dance movement interventions were regularly held in two settings. This paper draws on data from qualitative interviews, reflective diary sheets and narra... Read More about Participatory arts in care settings: a multiple case study: innovative practice.

Social sustainability as a challenge for urban scholars (2018)
Journal Article
Cauvain, J. (2018). Social sustainability as a challenge for urban scholars. City, 22(4), (595-603). doi:10.1080/13604813.2018.1507113. ISSN 1360-4813

Urban sustainability is an increasingly popular term used by scientists and policymakers from all disciplines, increasingly without any reference to the tradition of critical urban studies. It is often observed that the social pillar is missing, if s... Read More about Social sustainability as a challenge for urban scholars.

The challenges of training, support and assessment of healthcare support workers: a qualitative study of experiences in three English acute hospitals (2017)
Journal Article
Sarre, S., Maben, J., Aldus, C., Schneider, J., Wharrad, H., Nicholson, C., & Arthur, A. (2018). The challenges of training, support and assessment of healthcare support workers: a qualitative study of experiences in three English acute hospitals. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 79, 145-153. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2017.11.010

Background Ever-growing demands on care systems have increased reliance on healthcare support workers. In the UK, their training has been variable, but organisation-wide failures in care have prompted questions about how this crucial section of the... Read More about The challenges of training, support and assessment of healthcare support workers: a qualitative study of experiences in three English acute hospitals.

Defamilisation and leave policies -a comparative study of 14 East Asian and non-East Asian countries (2017)
Journal Article
Chau, R. C., Foster, L., & Yu, S. W. (2017). Defamilisation and leave policies -a comparative study of 14 East Asian and non-East Asian countries. Journal of Asian Public Policy, 10(3), 318-333. https://doi.org/10.1080/17516234.2017.1322286

This article joins the international debate on whether there is a unique East Asian welfare model. It examines the concept of defamilisation and compares various leave policies (maternity leave, paternity leave and extended parental leave) in five Ea... Read More about Defamilisation and leave policies -a comparative study of 14 East Asian and non-East Asian countries.

Defamilisation measures and women's labour force participation – a comparative study of twelve countries (2017)
Journal Article
Chau, R. C., Yu, S. W., Foster, L., & Lau, M. K. (2017). Defamilisation measures and women's labour force participation – a comparative study of twelve countries. Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy, 33(1), 73-86. https://doi.org/10.1080/21699763.2017.1288157

This paper examines the relevance of two interpretations of defamilisation (“freedom of the family” and “freedom of women from the family”) to the search for effective measures for strengthening women's participation in the paid labour market. Based... Read More about Defamilisation measures and women's labour force participation – a comparative study of twelve countries.

(Re)civilizing the Young Driver: Technization and Emotive Automobility (2013)
Journal Article
Lumsden, K. (2014). (Re)civilizing the Young Driver: Technization and Emotive Automobility. Mobilities, 10(1), 36-54. https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2013.823716

Historically, youths have presented challenges to the authorities via their appropriation of the automobile and related inversion of mainstream motoring values. Recently, this has been demonstrated in the contestation concerning boy racers in the UK... Read More about (Re)civilizing the Young Driver: Technization and Emotive Automobility.

Survival of the Fastest: Ethical Dilemmas in Research with ‘Boy Racers’ (2013)
Journal Article
Lumsden, K. (2013). Survival of the Fastest: Ethical Dilemmas in Research with ‘Boy Racers’. Young, 21(3), 273-288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1103308813488814

This article grapples with the ethical dilemmas of youth research, and more specifically ‘edgework’, via an experiential account of fieldwork with ‘boy racers’ in Aberdeen, Scotland. ‘Edgework’ is ethically problematic for those who wish to conduct f... Read More about Survival of the Fastest: Ethical Dilemmas in Research with ‘Boy Racers’.

‘You are what you research’: researcher partisanship and the sociology of the ‘underdog’ (2012)
Journal Article
Lumsden, K. (2013). ‘You are what you research’: researcher partisanship and the sociology of the ‘underdog’. Qualitative Research, 13(1), 3-18. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468794112439012

This article contributes to debates regarding the issue of researcher partisanship and bias within social research and situates it within the current trend towards reflexivity. The discussion draws upon the researcher’s experiences of conducting fiel... Read More about ‘You are what you research’: researcher partisanship and the sociology of the ‘underdog’.