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How to do things with epigenetics: An investigation into the use of metaphors to promote alternative approaches to health and social science, and their implications for interdisciplinary collaboration (2019)
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Nerlich, B., Stelmach, A., & Ennis, C. (2019). How to do things with epigenetics: An investigation into the use of metaphors to promote alternative approaches to health and social science, and their implications for interdisciplinary collaboration. Social Science Information, https://doi.org/10.1177/0539018419887110

Epigenetics is a multifaceted field within genetics and genomics which focuses on discovering mechanisms involved in gene expression and regulation. It came to public attention around the turn of the millennium when the human genome began to be decip... Read More about How to do things with epigenetics: An investigation into the use of metaphors to promote alternative approaches to health and social science, and their implications for interdisciplinary collaboration.

Presenting A New Defamilisation and Familisation Framework For Investigating The Residualisation Of Old Age Income Security Measures: The Case Study of Hong Kong (2019)
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Yu, S. W. K., Chau, R. C. M., & Jung, M. (in press). Presenting A New Defamilisation and Familisation Framework For Investigating The Residualisation Of Old Age Income Security Measures: The Case Study of Hong Kong. Asian Social Work and Policy Review,

Familisation and defamilisation studies are increasingly seen as an important component of welfare research. They are concerned with the threats to individuals’ welfare caused by involuntary participation in the unwanted family relationship. Moreove... Read More about Presenting A New Defamilisation and Familisation Framework For Investigating The Residualisation Of Old Age Income Security Measures: The Case Study of Hong Kong.

Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of individual placement and support (IPS) for patients with offending histories in the community: The United Kingdom experience (2019)
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Khalifa, N., Hadfield, S., Thomson, L., Talbot, E., Bird, Y., Schneider, J., …Walker, D. (2019). Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of individual placement and support (IPS) for patients with offending histories in the community: The United Kingdom experience. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022619879334

Introduction We aimed to identify the barriers and facilitators to the implementation of a high fidelity individual placement and support service in a community forensic mental health setting. Method In-depth interviews were conducted with clinica... Read More about Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of individual placement and support (IPS) for patients with offending histories in the community: The United Kingdom experience.

From snapshots of practice to a movie: Researching long-term social work and child protection by getting as close as possible to practice and organisational life (2019)
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Ferguson, H., Leigh, J., Beddoe, L., Singh Crooner, T., Disney, T., Warwick, L., & Plumridge, G. (2019). From snapshots of practice to a movie: Researching long-term social work and child protection by getting as close as possible to practice and organisational life. British Journal of Social Work, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcz119

Research into social work and child protection has begun to observe practice to find out what social workers actually do, however no such ethnographic research has been done into long-term practice. This paper outlines and analyses the methods used i... Read More about From snapshots of practice to a movie: Researching long-term social work and child protection by getting as close as possible to practice and organisational life.

Animals, veterinarians and the sociology of diagnosis (2019)
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Hobson‐West, P., & Jutel, A. (2019). Animals, veterinarians and the sociology of diagnosis. Sociology of Health and Illness, https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.13017

While sociologists of medicine have focused their efforts on understanding human health, illness, and medicine, veterinary medical practice has not yet caught their attention in any sustained way. In this critical review paper, we use insights from t... Read More about Animals, veterinarians and the sociology of diagnosis.

Designing 'Healthy' Prisons for Women: Incorporating Trauma-Informed Care and Practice (TICP) into Prison Planning and Design (2019)
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Jewkes, Y., Jordan, M., Wright, S., & Bendelow, G. (2019). Designing 'Healthy' Prisons for Women: Incorporating Trauma-Informed Care and Practice (TICP) into Prison Planning and Design. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(20), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16203818

There has been growing acknowledgment among scholars, prison staff and policy-makers that gender-informed thinking should feed into penal policy but must be implemented holistically if gains are to be made in reducing trauma, saving lives, ensuring e... Read More about Designing 'Healthy' Prisons for Women: Incorporating Trauma-Informed Care and Practice (TICP) into Prison Planning and Design.

Introducing the Slave Next Door (2019)
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Birks, J., & Gardner, A. (2019). Introducing the Slave Next Door. Anti-Trafficking Review, 2019(13), 66-81. https://doi.org/10.14197/atr.201219135

Past studies have indicated that the British public consider human trafficking to be remote from their personal experiences. However, an increase in local press reporting, alongside the emergence of locally co-ordinated anti-modern slavery campaigns,... Read More about Introducing the Slave Next Door.

The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector: Concepts and an Agenda for an Emerging Field (2019)
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Tomczak, P. (2019). The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector: Concepts and an Agenda for an Emerging Field. Howard Journal of Crime and Justice, 58(3), 276-297. https://doi.org/10.1111/hojo.12326

Volunteers and voluntary organisations play significant roles pervading criminal justice. They are key actors, with unrecognised potential to shore up criminal justice and/or collaboratively reshape social justice. Unlike public and for-profit agents... Read More about The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector: Concepts and an Agenda for an Emerging Field.

Animal Research, Accountability, Openness and Public Engagement: Report from an International Expert Forum (2019)
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Ormandy, E. H., Weary, D. M., Cvek, K., Fisher, M., Herrmann, K., Hobson-West, P., …von Keyserlingk, M. A. (2019). Animal Research, Accountability, Openness and Public Engagement: Report from an International Expert Forum. Animals, 9(9), 1-12. doi:10.3390/ani9090622

In November 2013, a group of international experts in animal research policy (n = 11) gathered in Vancouver, Canada, to discuss openness and accountability in animal research. The primary objective was to bring together participants from various juri... Read More about Animal Research, Accountability, Openness and Public Engagement: Report from an International Expert Forum.

Inside the penal voluntary sector: Divided discourses of “helping” criminalized women (2019)
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Quinn, K. (2019). Inside the penal voluntary sector: Divided discourses of “helping” criminalized women. Punishment and Society, doi:10.1177/1462474519863461

Neoliberal austerity measures and welfare state retrenchment have meant that voluntary organizations around the globe are increasingly called upon to perform statutory social services. Despite a large and rising presence in criminal justice service d... Read More about Inside the penal voluntary sector: Divided discourses of “helping” criminalized women.

Raymond Williams and the politics of the Commons: the performative quality of the intellectual (2019)
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Stevenson, N. (2019). Raymond Williams and the politics of the Commons: the performative quality of the intellectual. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 22(5), 691-705. doi:10.1177/1367877919849958

Much of the sociological work on intellectuals is mostly concerned with the structural role they play within society. In this respect, Raymond Williams is best understood in Gramscian (1988) terms as an organic intellectual connected to the labour mo... Read More about Raymond Williams and the politics of the Commons: the performative quality of the intellectual.

The terminology of identities between, outside and beyond the gender binary – A systematic review (2019)
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Thorne, N., Yip, A. K., Bouman, W. P., Marshall, E., & Arcelus, J. (2019). The terminology of identities between, outside and beyond the gender binary – A systematic review. International Journal of Transgenderism, 1-17. doi:10.1080/15532739.2019.1640654

Background: Recently, a multitude of terms have emerged, especially within North America and Western Europe, which describe identities that are not experienced within the culturally accepted binary structure of gender which prevails within those cult... Read More about The terminology of identities between, outside and beyond the gender binary – A systematic review.

Theorising disability: a practical and representative ontology of learning disability (2019)
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Cluely, V., Fyson, R., & Pilnick, A. (2019). Theorising disability: a practical and representative ontology of learning disability. Disability and Society,

This article contributes to the ongoing development of the theorisation of learning disability, focusing on the value of the ontological turn. We argue that while social theory has influenced understandings of disability within academia, particularly... Read More about Theorising disability: a practical and representative ontology of learning disability.

Theorising disability: a practical and representative ontology of learning disability (2019)
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Cluley, V., Fyson, R., & Pilnick, A. (2019). Theorising disability: a practical and representative ontology of learning disability. Disability and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2019.1632692

This article contributes to the ongoing development of the theorisation of learning disability, focusing on the value of the ontological turn. We argue that while social theory has influenced understandings of disability within academia, particularly... Read More about Theorising disability: a practical and representative ontology of learning disability.

The gendering of heterosexual religious young adults’ imagined futures (2019)
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Page, S., & Yip, A. K. (2019). The gendering of heterosexual religious young adults’ imagined futures. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 34(2), 253-273. doi:10.1080/13537903.2019.1621542

This article draws from a mixed-method project that examined religion, youth, gender, and sexuality among young women and men aged between 18 and 25, from seven religious traditions, and living in the UK. It charts how unmarried heterosexuals imagine... Read More about The gendering of heterosexual religious young adults’ imagined futures.

Power, politics and the police: lessons from Marikana (2019)
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Dixon, B. (2019). Power, politics and the police: lessons from Marikana. Journal of Modern African Studies, 57(2), 203-221. doi:10.1017/S0022278X19000053

This article examines the relationship between politicians and the police in the days before the shooting by members of the South African Police Service of 34 striking mineworkers at the Marikana platinum mine in South Africa on 16 August 2012. Drawi... Read More about Power, politics and the police: lessons from Marikana.

What indicators have been used to evaluate the impact of music on the health and wellbeing of people with dementia? A review using meta-narrative methods (2019)
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Dowson, B., McDermott, O., & Schneider, J. (2019). What indicators have been used to evaluate the impact of music on the health and wellbeing of people with dementia? A review using meta-narrative methods. Maturitas, 127, 26-34. doi:10.1016/j.maturitas.2019.06.001

This review considers how research into the impact of music on people with dementia has been conducted, with a focus on the means used to measure outcomes. Although there is a rapidly growing amount of research in this relatively new area, it has evo... Read More about What indicators have been used to evaluate the impact of music on the health and wellbeing of people with dementia? A review using meta-narrative methods.