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  • Constructions, reconstructions and deconstructions of ‘family’ amongst people who live apart together (LATs) 

    Stoilova M, Roseneil S, Carter J et al (2017) Constructions, reconstructions and deconstructions of ‘family’ amongst people who live apart together (LATs) The British Journal of Sociology. In press.
    This article explores how people who live apart from their partners in Britain describe and understand ‘family’. It investigates whether, and how far, non-cohabiting partners, friends, ‘blood’ and legal ties are seen as ...
  • Using a prisoner advisory group to develop diversity research in a maximum-security prison: A means of enhancing prisoner participation 

    Cowburn M and Lavis VJ (2013) Using a Prisoner Advisory group to develop diversity research in a maximum-security prison: a means of enhancing prisoner participation or participatory research? Groupwork. 23(3): 32-44.
    This paper addresses groupwork processes with a group of prisoners advising a research project in a maximum-security prison in England. The research project (Appreciative Inquiry into the Diversity Strategy of HMP ...
  • Whose side are we on: feminism within criminology 

    Lavis VJ and Walker T (2013) Whose side are we on: feminism within criminology. In: Cowburn M, Duggan M, Robinson A et al (Eds.) Values in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Appreciative Inquiry for Research: Exploring the response to diversity and equality in English prisons 

    Lavis VJ, Cowburn M and Elliott C (2017) Appreciative Inquiry for Research: Exploring the response to diversity and equality in English prisons. In: Brooks J and King N (Eds.) Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology. London: Palgrave.
  • The Military and the State in Post-Revolutionary Iran: The Economic Rise of the Revolutionary Guards 

    Shahi A and Forozan H (2016) The Military and the State in Post-Revolutionary Iran: The Economic Rise of the Revolutionary Guards. The Middle East Journal. Accepted for publication Jan 2016.
    The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps or IRGC is a multilayered political, ideological, and security institution that has steadily acquired an increasing role in Iran’s economy in recent years. This paper analyses the ...
  • Understanding process and context in breastfeeding support interventions: the potential of qualitative research 

    Leeming D, Marshall J and Locke A. Understanding process and context in breastfeeding support interventions: the potential of qualitative research. Maternal and Child Nutrition. Article in Press.
    Considerable effort has been made in recent years to gain a better understanding of the effectiveness of different interventions for supporting breastfeeding. However, research has tended to focus primarily on measuring ...
  • Young British Pakistani Muslim women’s involvement in higher education 

    Hussain I, Johnson S and Alam MY (2017) Young British Pakistani Muslim women’s involvement in higher education. Feminism and Psychology. Accepted for publication.
    This article explores the implications for identity through presenting a detailed analysis of how three British Pakistani women narrated their involvement in higher education. The increased participation of British South ...
  • Young people’s motivation for civic engagement in Ghana. 

    Adu-Gyamfi J (2014) Young people’s motivation for civic engagement in Ghana. In: Roscoe C (ed) Ghana: social, economic and political issues. New York: Nova publishers.
    It is argued that “individuals do not automatically become free and responsible citizens but must be educated for citizenship” (The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, 2003, cited in Leisha, ...
  • Childhood construction and its implications for children’s participation in Ghana 

    Adu-Gyamfi J (2014) Childhood construction and its implications for children’s participation in Ghana. African Journal of Social Sciences. 4(2): 1-11.
    In 2012 Steven Mintz argued that the history of childhood matters, since it has context-specific implications. This paper outlines the historical construction of childhood, in general, and specifically in Ghana, and presents ...
  • Convergence and Divergence between the UN Convention on the Rights of the Children and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child 

    Adu-Gyamfi J and Keating F (2013) Convergence and Divergence between the UN Convention on the Rights of the Children and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. Sacha Journal of Human Rights. 3(1): 47-58.
    There have been many praises as well as criticisms against both the UN Convention on the rights of the child and the African Charter on the rights and welfare of the child. However, many writers are of the view that the ...
  • Can Children and Young People be empowered in Participatory Initiatives?: perspectives from young people’s participation in policy formulation and implementation in Ghana 

    Adu-Gyamfi J (2013) Can Children and Young People be empowered in Participatory Initiatives?: perspectives from young people’s participation in policy formulation and implementation in Ghana. Children and Youth Services Review. 35(10): 1766-1772.
    Empowering children and young people is often cited as the goal of participation. However projects that seek to empower children and young people show little attempt to define what empowerment means. There is an implied ...
  • Mirrors, Portraits and Member Checking: Managing Difficult Moments of Knowledge Exchange in the Social Sciences 

    Madill A and Sullivan PW (2017) Mirrors, Portraits and Member Checking: Managing Difficult Moments of Knowledge Exchange in the Social Sciences. Qualitative Psychology. Accepted for publication.
    Consultation is an important feature of research and, increasingly, researchers are required to work in partnership with stakeholders to increase the impact of their work. Our aim is to demonstrate what can be learned from ...
  • Young people’s participation in the formulation and implementation of Ghana’s youth policy 

    Adu-Gyamfi J (2014) Young people’s participation in the formulation of Ghana’s youth policy. Youth Voice Journal. Vol 4.
    The African Youth Charter requires African countries to formulate and adopt an integrated national youth policy to address youth concerns. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Children’s ...
  • Regendering care or undoing gendered binaries of parenting in contemporary UK society? 

    Locke A (2016) Regendering care or undoing gendered binaries of parenting in contemporary UK society? Dialogues in Human Geography. Article in Press.
  • Services liberalization and productivity of manufacturing firms: Evidence from Ukraine 

    Shepotylo O and Vakhitov V (2015) Services liberalization and productivity of manufacturing firms: Evidence from Ukraine. Economics of Transition. 23(1): 1-44.
    This paper brings new evidence on the impact of services liberalization on the performance of manufacturing firms. Using a unique database of Ukrainian firms in 2001-2007, the authors utilize an external push for liberalization ...
  • The evolution of firm-level distributions for Ukrainian manufacturing firms 

    Huynh KP, Jacho-Chavez DT, Kryvtsov O et al (2016) The evolution of firm-level distributions for Ukrainian manufacturing firms. Journal of Comparative Economics. 44(1): 148-162.
    We document rich variation across observed firms’ characteristics, and the accompanying macroeconomic volatility, often related to political turmoil for Ukrainian manufacturing firms. We use a unique annual firm-level data ...
  • The economic cost of membership 

    Baimbridge MJ (2016) The economic cost of membership. In: Hickson K and Miles J (Eds.) The Labour case for Brexit. London: Labour Leave: 17-21.
  • Towards a Settlement 

    Baimbridge MJ and Whyman PB (2016) Towards a Settlement. In: Hickson K, Miles J, Mitchell A et al (Eds.) Labour's vision of an independent Britain. London: Labour Leave: 27-32.
  • Economy and Monetary Union 

    Baimbridge MJ (2014) Economy and Monetary Union. In: Demetriou K (Ed.) The European Union in Crisis: explorations in representation and democratic legitimacy. Berlin: Springer: 75-100.
    This chapter reviews the substantive issue of the contemporary intertwining of both national and overall EU economy in relation to the spectre of monetary union through first evaluating a country’s readiness for euro entry ...
  • Dilma Rousseff (2011-16): A crisis of governance and consensus in Brazil 

    Macaulay F (2017) Dilma Rousseff (2011-16): A crisis of governance and consensus in Brazil. In: Montecinos V (Ed.) Women Presidents and Prime Ministers in Post-Transitional Democracies. New York: Palgrave.
    This chapter examines the five and a half years in office of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first woman president. Her two terms in office, the second of which was truncated by her impeachment, coincided with the end of a ...

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