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How do sociodemographic characteristics influence UK civilian opinions of UK armed forces Iraq and Afghanistan veterans? A mixed-method approach. (2021)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R. [2022]. How do sociodemographic characteristics influence UK civilian opinions of UK armed forces Iraq and Afghanistan veterans? A mixed-method approach. Armed forces and society [online], (accepted).

Evidence suggests that UK veterans are seen as victims with a consequent elevation of concern for their perceived mental health needs. The present study examined sociodemographic factors that contribute to victimising conceptualisations of British Ar... Read More about How do sociodemographic characteristics influence UK civilian opinions of UK armed forces Iraq and Afghanistan veterans? A mixed-method approach..

Examining myths of the mad, bad and sad British veteran in today's media: a qualitative approach. (2021)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R., CONNELLY, V. and BURGESS, M. [2021]. Examining myths of the mad, bad and sad British veteran in today's media: a qualitative approach. Journal of political and military sociology [online] (accepted).

Previous research on British public perceptions of UK veterans has focused mainly on opinion polls and survey data. This is problematic, as the broader scope of public dialogue and discourse that informs and influences public perceptions of veterans... Read More about Examining myths of the mad, bad and sad British veteran in today's media: a qualitative approach..

Understanding the victimization of US Army Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in US public. (2021)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R. [2021]. Understanding the victimization of US Army Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in US public. Journal of military and veterans' health [online], (accepted).

Previous research suggests that US public estimates of mental health problems in US veterans who returned from the deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan exceed actual concerns. The present project examines how sociodemographic factors may contribute to... Read More about Understanding the victimization of US Army Iraq and Afghanistan veterans in US public..

Primary teachers' experiences of the effectiveness of nurture groups on children's social and emotional skills, academic attainment and behaviour. (2021)
Journal Article
MACPHERSON, E. and PHILLIPS, R. 2021. Primary teachers' experiences of the effectiveness of nurture groups on children's social and emotional skills, academic attainment and behaviour. International journal of nurture in education [online], 7(Summer), pages 15-26. Available from: https://www.nurtureuk.org/sites/default/files/the_international_journal_of_nurture_in_education_-_volume_7.pdf

Current research suggests that nurture groups are an effective psychosocial intervention to support children and young people with social, emotional and behaviour difficulties. However, to date research has not examined teachers’ personal opinions of... Read More about Primary teachers' experiences of the effectiveness of nurture groups on children's social and emotional skills, academic attainment and behaviour..

Teachers' faith, identity processes and resilience: a qualitative approach. (2021)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R. 2021. Teachers' faith, identity processes and resilience: a qualitative approach. British journal of religious education [online], 43(3), pages 310-319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/01416200.2021.1891860

Teachers are at risk to suffer from burnout and adverse mental health as a result of work-related stress and conflicts. The development of teacher resilience depends upon a complex interaction between extraneous factors (i.e. administrative and socia... Read More about Teachers' faith, identity processes and resilience: a qualitative approach..