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Antisemitism and Homophobia in Polish Liberal Discourses: The Cultural Logic of Comparison and a Proposal for Intersectionality

Book Chapter
Kulpa, R. (2020)
Antisemitism and Homophobia in Polish Liberal Discourses: The Cultural Logic of Comparison and a Proposal for Intersectionality. In M. van den Berg, & M. Derks (Eds.), Public Discourses About Homosexuality and Religion in Europe and Beyond (147-169). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-56326-4_7
This chapter examines the discursive mechanism of drawing comparisons between antisemitism and homophobia in Polish (Catholic) culture that were popular among the left and lib...

"We are 'free range' prison officers", the experiences of Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) working in custody and the community

Journal Article
Maycock, M., McGuckin, K., & Morrison, K. (2020)
"We are 'free range' prison officers", the experiences of Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) working in custody and the community. Probation Journal, 67(4), 358-374. https://doi.org/10.1177/0264550520954898
Between 2015 and 2019, forty-one Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) supported people serving short sentences leaving custody across eleven Scottish Prison Service (SPS) estab...

Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J., Cimini, N., Post, J., & Corry, J. (2020)
Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 44(1), 5-12. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4401
This paper argues that trade unions represent natural allies for career services, as they have shared interests in addressing issues of social justice at work. This potentiall...

The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment

Journal Article
Van Zyl Smit, D., & Morrison, K. (2020)
The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 28(1), 76-102. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718174-02801004
More people are serving life sentences in Scotland as a proportion of the national population than in any other country in Europe. Yet Scotland claims to adopt a welfarist rat...

Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine

Journal Article
Sharapov, K. (2019)
Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine. Anti-trafficking review, 13, 30-49. https://doi.org/10.14197/atr.201219133
This article provides a summary of research undertaken to investigate public awareness and understanding of human trafficking in Great Britain, Ukraine, and Hungary. Respondin...

Engaging young working class men in the delivery of sex and relationships education

Journal Article
Brown, S., & McQueen, F. (2020)
Engaging young working class men in the delivery of sex and relationships education. Sex Education, 20(2), 186-201. https://doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2019.1636780
Despite a substantial body of research on young people’s wishes about the content and delivery of sex and relationships education (SRE), studies still indicate dissatisfaction...

Book review: Karman: A Brief Treatise on Action, Guilt, and Gesture

Journal Article
Giuseppe, M. (2020)
Book review: Karman: A Brief Treatise on Action, Guilt, and Gesture. European Journal of Social Theory, 23(2), 278-283. https://doi.org/10.1177/1368431019852710
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Achieving cultural change through organizational justice: the case of Stop and Search in Scotland

Journal Article
Aston, E., Murray, K., & O'Neill, M. (2021)
Achieving cultural change through organizational justice: the case of Stop and Search in Scotland. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 21(1), 40-56. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895819839751
In recent years, the scale, impact and legality of stop and search in Scotland has been subject to intense critical scrutiny, leading to major legal and policy reform in 2016....

Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and ‘doing’ male identities across the life course.

Journal Article
Idris, D. R., Forrest, S., & Brown, S. (2019)
Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and ‘doing’ male identities across the life course. Sociology of health and illness, 41(6), 1071-1087. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12885
Using data collected through semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions with 37 adult men living in Brunei Darussalam, this paper explores how masculinities and ex...

National menace: mediating homo/sexuality and sovereignty in the Polish national/ist discourses

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2020)
National menace: mediating homo/sexuality and sovereignty in the Polish national/ist discourses. Critical Discourse Studies, 17(3), 327-343. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2019.1584578
The bio-political discourses of nationhood and homo/sexuality burgeon geo-culturally and historically, and this article presents a case-study of Poland post-2004 EU enlargemen...
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Drug Checking in Scotland.

2021 - 2023
The primary aim and purpose of this project is to create a programme of work to research, and plan/prepare for delivery of, drug checking projects in Scotland. We will develop the evidence base to bot...
Funder: Corra Foundation | Value: £6,020

Locked down, locked out? Local Partnership Resilience in the Covid-19 Pandemic

2021 - 2021
Partnership working between agencies at the level of local government is increasingly recognised as important to dealing with complex social problems including deprivation, poverty, addictions and off...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £24,226

Investigating the use of temporary accommodation for housing asylum seekers and refugees during the COVID-19 outbreak

2020 - 2021
This project will explore the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on asylum seekers and refugees living in the UK, one of the most marginalised and most at-risk groups during the current pandemic. The pro...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £53,468

A Qualitative exploration of Scottish-Pakistanis’ experiences of policing.

2020 - 2023
In providing an understanding of the experiences of Scottish Pakistanis, findings will be of significant benefit to policy makers and practitioners, and will assist policing organisations in Scotland ...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £13,221

The local provision of restorative justice in Scotland: an exploratory empirical study

2018 - 2019
This research project consists of an exploratory qualitative study on the provision of restorative justice (RJ) services in Scotland at the level of local authorities. RJ is a process of facilitated d...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £6,684

How can we direct military veteran’s spouses to the most appropriate welfare organisations for their needs?

2018 - 2018
Undergrad vacation scholarship. Study includes online survey of spouses experiences of seeking help with issues arising from military service of partner, and levels of success and critique. Also a sys...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £2,500

Measuring risk & efficiency in Police Scotland

2015 - 2017
The project seeks to establish baseline criteria that could be used to appraise the custody dimension of Police Scotland’s activities. It comes at a time when Police Scotland are considering an intern...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £1,567