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It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown. (2021)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., WOODS, R. and TIMMINS, S. 2021. It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Since March 2020 when the first lockdown was announced, the university student experience has changed. Students have experienced isolation, boredom, financial hardship, mental health concerns, and have missed the in-person aspects of their education.... Read More about It's different kinds of difficult: student experiences of COVID and lockdown..

Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report. (2021)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., WOODS, R. and TIMMINS, S. 2021. Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

This report summarises key findings from a study into student experiences of university during the COVID-19 pandemic, their own responses and coping strategies, and their understanding of what universities need to do to support them. We also highligh... Read More about Student experiences of COVID and lockdown: institutional report..

Foundation stone of empire: the role of Portland stone in ‘heritage’, commemoration, and identity. (2021)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. and WARKE, M.R. [2021]. Foundation stone of empire: the role of Portland stone in 'heritage', commemoration, and identity. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12462

In 2013, Portland Stone, a creamy white limestone from the Isle of Portland in Dorset, was named the world’s first ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’ (GSHR) by the Heritage Stone Task Group, a sub-commission of the International Union of Geological Sci... Read More about Foundation stone of empire: the role of Portland stone in ‘heritage’, commemoration, and identity..

Developing a socioecological framework of understanding to deconstruct the complex personal growth narratives of health and social care students, entering healthcare practice early during the Covid-19 pandemic. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
ADAMS, N.N., BUTLER-WARKE, A., TORRANCE, N., GRANT, A., KENNEDY, C., KYDD, A., CUNNINGHAM, S. and DOUGLAS, F. 2021. Developing a socioecological framework of understanding to deconstruct the complex personal growth narratives of health and social care students, entering healthcare practice early during the Covid-19 pandemic. Presented at 2021 British Sociological Association (BSA) annual conference: remaking the future, 13 April 2021, [virtual conference].

During the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown, UK health and social care students were offered the opportunity to become ‘early entrants’: nursing and midwifery students were asked to enter extended paid placements, while some student pharmacis... Read More about Developing a socioecological framework of understanding to deconstruct the complex personal growth narratives of health and social care students, entering healthcare practice early during the Covid-19 pandemic..

Climate change, marginalised communities and considered debate within Scotland's climate emergency. (2020)
Journal Article
MABON, L. and CRAWFORD, N.J.I. (eds.) 2020. Climate change, marginalised communities and considered debate within Scotland's climate emergency. Scottish geographical journal [online], 136(1-4): climate change, COP26 and the crucible of crisis, pages 41-48. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14702541.2020.1834335

The announcement by the Scottish Government of a global 'climate emergency' in May 2019, and the selection of Glasgow as the host city for the main COP26 talks to be held in late 2021 has helped focus attention to the impact of climate change in Scot... Read More about Climate change, marginalised communities and considered debate within Scotland's climate emergency..

There’s a time and a place: temporal aspects of place-based stigma. (2020)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2021. There's a time and a place: temporal aspects of place-based stigma. Community development journal [online], 56(2), pages 203-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsaa040

This paper provides an overview of current debates and themes in literature relating to place-based stigma, including a reflection on terminology use. Generally, we rely on Loïc Wacquant's framing of territorial stigma as a feature of advanced margin... Read More about There’s a time and a place: temporal aspects of place-based stigma..

Geographies of violence. (2020)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Geographies of violence. Emotion, space and society [online], 36, article ID 100718. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2020.100718

Through Geographies of Violence, Marcus Doel, Professor of Human Geography at Swansea University, allows us to delve into a ‘carnival of cannibalism’. His monograph is a veritable curiosity cabinet of violence and terror that permits readers to explo... Read More about Geographies of violence..

Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy. (2020)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy. Critical social policy [online], 40(2), pages 317-318. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0261018319899390a

This is a book review of Kelly Bogue's The divisive state of social policy. Divided into seven chapters and an appendix with participant information and demographics, the book weaves together several theoretical and empirical strands. Chapters 1 and... Read More about Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy..

Fifty years of social work education: analysis of motivations and outcomes. (2020)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. and BOLGER, J. [2020]. Fifty years of social work education: analysis of motivations and outcomes. Journal of social work [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1468017320911603

Summary: This article uses the 50th anniversary of social work education provision at one of north-east Scotland’s universities as an opportunity to reflect on social work education outcomes and motivations for undertaking training. This empirical as... Read More about Fifty years of social work education: analysis of motivations and outcomes..

Social work and human rights: the international context. (2019)
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HARMS-SMITH, L., MARTINEZ-HERRERO, M.I., ARNELL, P., BOLGER, J., BUTLER-WARKE, A., DOWNIE, M., NICHOLLS, J. and MACDERMOTT, D. 2019. Social work and human rights: the international context. Birmingham: BASW [online]. Available from https://www.basw.co.uk/media/news/2019/dec/social-work-and-human-rights-guides-launched

This publication is a companion to ‘Social Work and Human Rights: A Practice Guide’. Both publications can be read separately or together. To maintain continuity between the two the numbering of ‘Social Work and Human Rights: The International Contex... Read More about Social work and human rights: the international context..

Social work and human rights: a practice guide. (2019)
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HARMS-SMITH, L., MARTINEZ-HERRERO, M.I.,ARNELL, P., BOLGER, J., BUTLER-WARKE, A., COOK, W., DOWNIE, M., FARMER, N., NICHOLLS, J. and MACDERMOTT, D. 2019. Social work and human rights: a practical guide. Birmingham: BASW [online]. Available from https://www.basw.co.uk/media/news/2019/dec/social-work-and-human-rights-guides-launched

The legislation and policy under which social workers practice is governed by human rights legislation. The Human Rights Act 1998 identified a number of protections including the right to liberty (Article 5) and the right to family life (Article 8).... Read More about Social work and human rights: a practice guide..

Foundational stigma: place‐based stigma in the age before advanced marginality. (2019)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Foundational stigma: place-based stigma in the age before advanced marginality. British journal of sociology [online], 71(1), pages 140-152. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12719

This paper joins the debate on the formation of territorial stigma by uncovering the existence of a form of “foundational stigma” that preceded place-based stigma of the era of advanced marginality. I show that not only were the traces of stigma pres... Read More about Foundational stigma: place‐based stigma in the age before advanced marginality..

The changing face of social work: social worker perceptions of a neoliberalising profession. (2019)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A., YUILL, C. and BOLGER, J. 2020. The changing face of social work: social worker perceptions of a neoliberalising profession. Critical and radical social work [online], 8(1), pages 59-75. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986019X15633629305936

This article engages with literature on the neoliberalisation of social work but advances the debate by building an argument based on interviews with social work graduates that reveal the perceived changes to the profession over the last 50 years. Ba... Read More about The changing face of social work: social worker perceptions of a neoliberalising profession..

Toxic Toxteth: understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising. (2019)
Journal Article
BUTLER, A. 2020. Toxic Toxteth: understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising. Journalism [online], 21(4), pages 541-556. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884918822666

This article investigates how the press stigmatized Toxteth during, and immediately following, the disturbances in 1981. It builds upon a body of literature on territorial stigmatization where there is a gap in understanding surrounding the productio... Read More about Toxic Toxteth: understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising..