Lecturer in Law
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017). Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
Whitecross, R. (2017). Law, Tradition And Legitimacy Contesting Driglam Namzha. In Development Challenges in Bhutan, 115 - 134. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47925-5_7. ISBN 978-3-319-47924-8
Whitecross, R. (in press). Section 11 Orders and the " Abuse " Provisions. Edinburgh Law Review. 21(2), 8. ISSN 1364-9809
Senior Research Fellow
Associate Professor, Applied Social Sciences
Yates, P. (in press). 'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. British Journal of Social Work.. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcx018. ISSN 0045-3102
Sibling abuse is arguably the most prevalent form of family violence (Meyers, 2014), with sibling sexual abuse more common than parental sexual abuse (Krienert and Walsh, 2011...
Sharapov, K. (in press). Trafficking in Human Beings and the Informal Economy. In Heide Uhl, B., Rijken, C. & Piotrowicz, R. (Eds.). Routledge Handbook of Human TraffickingTaylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9781138892064
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Whitecross, R. (2016). Article 3 and Adption in and from India and Nepal. In Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 213 - 230. Cambridge University Press (CUP). ISBN 978-1-107-15825-2
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...
Whitecross, R. (2016). Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education. Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education. 11(1), 23. ISSN 1476-0401
The Legal Education and Training Review highlighted concerns across all sectors, from academics to practitioners over a lack of understanding of professionalism and ethics. Bu...
Yates, P. (in press). Sibling sexual abuse: Why don't we talk about it?. Journal of Clinical Nursing.. doi:10.1111/jocn.13531. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
To explore two hypotheses for explaining why there is little written about sibling sexual abuse and to raise awareness of the subject in order better to pr...
Morrison, K. (in press). Book Review - Fergus McNeil and Gwen Robinson (eds), Community Punishment: European Perspectives, Routledge: London, 2016; 272 pp.: 9781138783782, £85.00 (hbk), 9781138818644, £35.00 (pbk). Criminology and Criminal Justice.. doi:10.1177/1748895816663860. ISSN 1748-8958
McParland, J., Knussen, C. & Murray, J. (2016). The effects of recalled injustice on the experience of experimentally induced pain and anxiety in relation to just-world beliefs. European Journal of Pain. 20(9), 1392-1401. doi:10.1002/ejp.862. ISSN 1090-3801
Background: A growing field of investigation into social justice cognitions and pain suggests perceived injustice has a negative impact on pain, but little is known about indi...
Sharapov, K. (2016). Productive Ignorance: Assessing Public Understanding of Human Trafficking in Ukraine, Hungary and Great Britain. In Rigby, P. & Malloch, M. (Eds.). Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation, 17-40. Edinburgh University Press. doi:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.003.0002. ISBN 9781474401128
Focusing on three national case studies this chapter explores the comparative empirical data on public knowledge and understanding of human trafficking, examining the link bet...
Mendel, J. & Sharapov, K. (2016). Human Trafficking and Online Networks: Policy, Analysis, and Ignorance. Antipode. 48(3), 665-684. doi:10.1111/anti.12213. ISSN 0066-4812
Dominant anti-trafficking policy discourses represent trafficking as an issue of crime, “illegal” migration, victimhood and humanitarianism. Such a narrow focus is not an adeq...
Spassiani, N. A. & Friedman, C. (2014). Stigma: Barriers to Culture and Identity for People With Intellectual Disability. Inclusion. 2(4), 329-341. doi:10.1352/2326-6988-2.4.329. ISSN 2326-6988
This exploratory article examines disability culture and identity for people with intellectual disability. In doing so, we argue that the stigma around intellectual disability...
Robertson, P. (2015). Towards a capability approach to careers: Applying Amartya Sen's thinking. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance. 15(1), 75-88. doi:10.1007/s10775-014-9280-4. ISSN 0251-2513
Amartya Sen’s capability approach characterizes an individual’s well-being in terms of what they are able to be, and what they are able to do. This framework for thinking has ...
Sharapov, K. (2014). Giving us the ‘Biggest Bang for the Buck’ (or Not): Anti-trafficking government funding in Ukraine and the United Kingdom. Anti-trafficking review. 3, 16 - 40. doi:10.14197/atr.20121432. ISSN 2286-7511
The focus of this paper is on government anti-trafficking policies and funding allocations in two case-study countries, Ukraine and the United Kingdom (UK). The paper discusse...