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"Fowl" play: reverse place-branding of Toxteth, Liverpool through the celebrity discourse of Robbie Fowler. (2022)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A. [2022]. "Fowl" play: reverse place-branding of Toxteth, Liverpool through the celebrity discourse of Robbie Fowler. Social and cultural geography [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2022.2073466

In the past two decades, there has been a rise in literature - within the disciplines of human geography, urban studies and sociology - that focuses on place-branding or the highlighting of a place's unique attribute for commercial, competitive or re... Read More about "Fowl" play: reverse place-branding of Toxteth, Liverpool through the celebrity discourse of Robbie Fowler..

Too hot to handle? The democratic challenge of climate change. (2022)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A. [2022]. Too hot to handle? The democratic challenge of climate change. Community development journal [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsac005

This is a review of the 2020 book by Rebecca WIllis. Through her timely contribution to the climate change debate, Willis, professor at Lancaster University, suggests a call for more democracy and citizen involvement in tackling climate change. Her t... Read More about Too hot to handle? The democratic challenge of climate change..

Foundation stone of empire: the role of Portland stone in ‘heritage’, commemoration, and identity. (2021)
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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], 46(4), pages 958-972. 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..

Climate change, marginalised communities and considered debate within Scotland's climate emergency. (2020)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A. and BOLGER, J. 2021. Fifty years of social work education: analysis of motivations and outcomes. Journal of social work [online], 21(5), pages 1019-1040. 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..

Foundational stigma: place‐based stigma in the age before advanced marginality. (2019)
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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)
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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)
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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..

What does it mean when people call a place a shithole? Understanding a discourse of denigration in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. (2018)
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BUTLER, A., SCHAFRAN, A. and CARPENTER, G. 2018. What does it mean when people call a place a shithole? Understanding a discourse of denigration in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Transactions of the institute of British Geographers [online], 43(3), pages 496-510. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12247

This paper investigates what people mean when they engage in the discourse of denigration. Building on existing literature on territorial stigmatisation that either focuses on macro-scale uses and effects of territorial stigmatisation or micro-scale... Read More about What does it mean when people call a place a shithole? Understanding a discourse of denigration in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland..