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Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research? (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L. [2019]. Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research? Urban climate [online], (accepted).

This paper evaluates the role of socio-cultural issues in developing climate information services that are accessible and engaging to urban communities. Two public-facing city-level climate information provision initiatives in Japan are evaluated in... Read More

'If I die, I die, I don't care about my health': perspectives on self-care of people experiencing homelessness. (2019)
Journal Article
PAUDYAL, V., MACLURE, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K., MCKENZIE, M., MACLEOD, J., SMITH, A. and STEWART, D. 2019. 'If I die, I die, I don’t care about my health': perspectives on self‐care of people experiencing homelessness. Health and social care in the community [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12850

Self-care, which refers to what people do to prevent disease and maintain good health, can alleviate negative health consequences of people experiencing homelessness. The aim of the study was to apply a theoretically informed approach in exploring en... Read More

The changing face of social work: social worker perceptions of a neoliberalising profession. (2019)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A., YUILL, C. and BOLGER, J. 2019. The changing face of social work: social worker perceptions of a neoliberalising profession. Critical and radical social work [online], Fast Track. 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

Epistemic decoloniality as a pedagogical movement: a turn to anticolonial theorists such as Fanon, Biko and Freire. (2019)
Book Chapter
HARMS SMITH, L. 2019. Epistemic decoloniality as a pedagogical movement: a turn to anticolonial theorists such as Fanon, Biko and Freire. In Kleibl, T., Lutz, R., Noyoo, N., Bunk, B., Dittmann, A. and Seepamore, B. (eds.) The Routledge handbook of postcolonical social work. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 9, pages 113-126. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9781138604070

The failure of decolonisation as a process to rid postcolonial contexts of the ongoing complexities and structural dynamics of coloniality has led to the emergence of a vibrant movement for epistemic decoloniality. In the South African context, the #... Read More

Resilience and social cohesion through the lens of residents in a Kenyan informal settlement. (2019)
Journal Article
VERTIGANS, S. and GIBSON, N. 2019. Resilience and social cohesion through the lens of residents in a Kenyan informal settlement. Community development journal [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsz012

Over recent years, resilient attitudes and behaviour are widely seen within the Global North to be potential solutions to community developmental challenges. Although greater international emphasis is being placed on ‘bottom up’ approaches, learning... Read More

Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. (2019)
Journal Article
ALCALDE, J., HEINEMANN, N., MABON, L., WORDEN, R.H., DE CONINCK, H., ROBERTSON, H., MAVER, M., GHANBARI, S., SWENNENHUIS, F., MANN, I., WALKER, T., GOMERSAL, S., BOND, C.E., ALLEN, M.J., HASZELDINE, R.S., JAMES, A., MACKAY, E.J., BROWNSORT, P.A., FAULKNER, D.R. and MURPHY, S. 2019. Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. Journal of cleaner production [online], 233, pages 963-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.06.087

Research to date has identified cost and lack of support from stakeholders as two key barriers to the development of a carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) industry that is capable of effectively mitigating climate change. This paper responds to... Read More

Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L., KONDO, K., KANEKIYO, H., HAYABUCHI, Y. and YAMAGUCHI, A. 2019. Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment? Cities [online], 93, pages 273-285. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2019.05.007

This paper profiles Fukuoka City in Kyushu, Japan. We focus on the city’s local climate change adaptation policies, and in particular the role of urban and greenspace planning in facilitating adaptation actions within Fukuoka. Fukuoka is a humid subt... Read More

Relative strangers: sibling estrangements experienced by children in out-of-home care and moving towards permanence. (2019)
Journal Article
JONES, C., HENDERSON, G. and WOODS, R. 2019. Relative strangers: sibling estrangements experienced by children in out-of-home care and moving towards permanence. Children and youth services review [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.05.038

Loss of sibling relationships is a common experience across international jurisdictions for children entering public care. This is the case despite statutory guidance that emphasizes the need to place siblings together when in their best interests, a... Read More

What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L., SHIH, W.-Y., KONDO, K., KANEKIYO, H. and HAYABUCHI, Y. 2019. What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. Geoforum [online], 104, pages 158-169. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.04.024

This paper evaluates the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy, through the case of management of environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. Amidst increasing global interest in the role... Read More

Assessing the effectiveness of the WFD as a tool to address different levels of water scarcity based on two case studies of the Mediterranean region. (2019)
Journal Article
APOSTOLAKI, S., AKINSETE, E., TSANI, S., KOUNDOURI, P., PITTIS, N. and LEVANTIS, E. 2019. Assessing the effectiveness of the WFD as a tool to address different levels of water scarcity based on two case studies of the Mediterranean region. Water [online], 11(4), article ID 840. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/w11040840

Despite being a natural phenomenon, water scarcity is, to a great extent, human-induced, particularly affected by climate change and by the increased water resources vulnerability. The Water Framework Directive (WFD), an ‘umbrella’ directive that aim... Read More

Enhancing post-disaster resilience by 'building back greener': evaluating the contribution of nature-based solutions to recovery planning in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L. 2019. Enhancing post-disaster resilience by ‘building back greener’: evaluating the contribution of nature-based solutions to recovery planning in Futaba County, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Landscape and urban planning [online], 187, pages 105-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.03.013

This research evaluates the contribution of nature-based solutions to urban resilience in post-disaster situations. Post-disaster recovery planning is an opportunity to ‘build back greener’ by fostering ecosystem approaches towards social and ecologi... Read More

The pedagogy and principles of teaching therapeutic practice with children and young people. (2019)
Journal Article
BOLGER, J. 2019. The pedagogy and principles of teaching therapeutic practice with children and young people. Journal of teaching in social work [online], 39(2), pages 181-188. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08841233.2019.1581122

Technical approaches suggesting that systematically produced, generalized, and scientific knowledge are the most solid foundations for practice present significant challenges for the social work profession, in which the decisions faced often are not... Read More

The link between ecosystem services and human wellbeing in the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive: assessing four river basins in Europe. (2019)
Journal Article
AKINSETE, E., APOSTOLAKI, S., CHATZISTAMOULOU, N., KOUNDOURI, P. and TSANI, S. 2019. The link between ecosystem services and human wellbeing in the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive: assessing four river basins in Europe. Water [online], 11(3), article ID 508. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/w11030508

This paper explores the relationship between the environment and human wellbeing whilst considering water resource pressures in the context of ecosystem services, before assessing the management actions to facilitate human wellbeing under the Europea... Read More

Inter-professional education/learning across social work education provision in Scotland. (2019)
Journal Article
BOLGER, J. 2019. Inter-professional education/learning across social work education provision in Scotland. Journal of further and higher education [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/0309877x.2019.1576861

This research study was undertaken to map out inter-professional education (also known as inter-professional learning) provision across higher education institutions (HEIs) delivering qualifying social work programmes in Scotland, identify the streng... Read More

Landscape and well-being: a conceptual framework and an example. (2019)
Journal Article
YUILL, C., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., NGUYEN, S.T., NGUYEN, T.K.D., PHAM, T.T. and MABON, L. 2019. Landscape and well-being: a conceptual framework and an example. Health [online], 23(2), pages 122-138. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1363459318804603

This article explores why landscape is a crucial element in researching the relationship between environment and wellbeing. The main point we make is that human social agents are embedded in particular landscapes and it is in landscapes that environm... Read More

Toxic Toxteth: understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising. (2019)
Journal Article
BUTLER, A. 2019. Toxic Toxteth: understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising. Journalism [online], OnlineFirst. 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

Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. (2019)
Journal Article
TONNA, A., ANTHONY, G., TONNA, I., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., LAING, R., MACKENZIE, A., FALCONER, S., MCCARTNEY, G. and STEWART, D. 2019. Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. BMJ open [online], 9(1), article ID e027475. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027475

Objectives: This study aimed to use a theoretical approach to understand the determinants of behaviour in patients not home self-administering intravenous antibiotics. Setting: Outpatient care: included patients were attending an outpatient clinic fo... Read More

Walking the tightrope: the funding of South African NGOs and the governance of community development. (2019)
Book Chapter
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2019. Walking the tightrope: the funding of South African NGOs and the governance of community development. In McCrea, N. and Finnegan, F. (eds.) Funding, power and community development. Bristol: Policy Press [online], chapter 3, pages 39-53. https://policy.bristolu...d-community-development

This chapter examines the role of intermediary NGOs in community development in Post-Apartheid South Africa, specifically exploring how these organisations have been shaped by changing funding modalities. The South African non-profit sector is very l... Read More

Perceived roles and barriers in caring for the people who are homeless: a survey of UK community pharmacists. (2019)
Journal Article
PAUDYAL, V., GIBSON SMITH, K., MACLURE, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K., RADLEY, A. and STEWART, D. 2019. Perceived roles and barriers in caring for the people who are homeless: a survey of UK community pharmacists. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 41(1), pages 215-227. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00789-4

Background: Community pharmacists can be an accessible source for advice and support for the people who are homeless, given their utilisation of a variety of currently available services such as dispensing of medicines, drugs and alcohol services. Ob... Read More

Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. (2018)
Journal Article
GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., QUINN, F., KLEIN, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. International maritime health [online], 69(4), pages 248-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040

Background: Previous research has identified the importance of promoting behaviour change within theoffshore workforce. This qualitative study sought to: identify self-care behaviours perceived to require behaviour change within the offshore workforc... Read More