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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

Making science public: challenges and opportunities (2019)
Report
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

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

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

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

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

(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

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

‘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