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"The asylum system is completely broken": An analysis of justifications and resistance for the UK Government's Rwanda policy in parliamentary debates (2024)
Journal Article
Parker, S., & Cornell, J. (2024). "The asylum system is completely broken": An analysis of justifications and resistance for the UK Government's Rwanda policy in parliamentary debates. Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines, 16(1), 1-17

In April 2022, the UK government announced the signing of a 'partnership agreement' with the Government of Rwanda in which some asylum seekers who enter the UK would be transported to Rwanda where their cases would be decided. This 'Rwanda policy' ha... Read More about "The asylum system is completely broken": An analysis of justifications and resistance for the UK Government's Rwanda policy in parliamentary debates.

Thematic analysis: A reflexive approach (2024)
Book Chapter
Braun, V., Clarke, V., & Hayfield, N. (2024). Thematic analysis: A reflexive approach. In J. A. Smith (Ed.), Qualitative Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods. (4th). London: SAGE Publications

This chapter introduces the thematic analysis (TA) family of methods. We highlight key features of TA, including theoretical and design flexibility and its status as a technique that can be used within a wide variety of approaches to qualitative rese... Read More about Thematic analysis: A reflexive approach.

Updating ‘Stockpiling as resilience’ in the context of the cost of living crisis: Tracking changes in resilience strategies in the U.K. (2024)
Journal Article
Benker, B. (in press). Updating ‘Stockpiling as resilience’ in the context of the cost of living crisis: Tracking changes in resilience strategies in the U.K. Food, Culture and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/15528014.2024.2329441

Using the seven resilience strategies identified in the previous paper entitled ‘Stockpiling as Resilience’, this study offers an update on the previous study one year later with interviews with the same households. The first paper was the result of... Read More about Updating ‘Stockpiling as resilience’ in the context of the cost of living crisis: Tracking changes in resilience strategies in the U.K..

Supporting best practice in reflexive thematic analysis reporting in Palliative Medicine: A review of published research and introduction to the Reflexive Thematic Analysis Reporting Guidelines (RTARG) (2024)
Journal Article
Braun, V., & Clarke, V. (in press). Supporting best practice in reflexive thematic analysis reporting in Palliative Medicine: A review of published research and introduction to the Reflexive Thematic Analysis Reporting Guidelines (RTARG). Palliative Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/02692163241234800

Background: Reflexive thematic analysis is widely used in qualitative research published in Palliative Medicine, and in the broader field of health research. However, this approach is often not used well. Common problems in published reflexive themat... Read More about Supporting best practice in reflexive thematic analysis reporting in Palliative Medicine: A review of published research and introduction to the Reflexive Thematic Analysis Reporting Guidelines (RTARG).

‘Friends? Supported. Partner? Not so much ...’: Women’s experiences of friendships, family, and relationships during perimenopause and menopause (2024)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., Moore, H., & Terry, G. (in press). ‘Friends? Supported. Partner? Not so much ...’: Women’s experiences of friendships, family, and relationships during perimenopause and menopause. Feminism and Psychology,

In recent years there has been increased cultural interest in perimenopause and menopause. The importance of peri/menopause in many women’s lives makes this topic particularly pertinent for feminist psychologists. Some feminist scholars have acknowle... Read More about ‘Friends? Supported. Partner? Not so much ...’: Women’s experiences of friendships, family, and relationships during perimenopause and menopause.

“One dead bedroom”: Exploring the lived experience of sex and sexuality for women with self-reported obsessive-compulsive disorder (2024)
Journal Article
Boulton, E., & Clarke, V. (in press). “One dead bedroom”: Exploring the lived experience of sex and sexuality for women with self-reported obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychology and Sexuality, https://doi.org/10.1080/19419899.2024.2321147

This study explored lived experiences of sexuality for women with self-reported obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), with a particular focus on the felt impact of OCD on their sexual identities, practices and relationships, and their experiences of h... Read More about “One dead bedroom”: Exploring the lived experience of sex and sexuality for women with self-reported obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Understanding the impact of children's and young people's self-harm on parental well-being: a systematic literature review of qualitative and quantitative findings (2024)
Journal Article
Martin, F., Ferrey, A., Hobbs, L., Lascelles, K., van Even, S., & Oliver, T. (in press). Understanding the impact of children's and young people's self-harm on parental well-being: a systematic literature review of qualitative and quantitative findings. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1111/camh.12692

Background: Self-harm in children and young people is increasing. Parents are vital in supporting young people; however, parents may experience distress linked to the self-harm. Previous reviews have highlighted the emotional impact and need for info... Read More about Understanding the impact of children's and young people's self-harm on parental well-being: a systematic literature review of qualitative and quantitative findings.

Bisexualities (2024)
Book Chapter
Hayfield, N. (2024). Bisexualities. In A. E. Goldberg (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of LGBTQ+ studies. (2nd ed.). SAGE Publications

This entry introduces the topic of bisexualities, which can be broadly defined as emotional, and/or romantic, and/or sexual attraction to people of more than one sex/gender. To consider bisexualities is important, in part because they have often been... Read More about Bisexualities.

Social psychological perspectives on islandness: Identities, vulnerabilities and precarities (2024)
Journal Article
Matheson, K., Pawson, C., & Clegg, P. (in press). Social psychological perspectives on islandness: Identities, vulnerabilities and precarities. Island Studies Journal, https://doi.org/10.24043/001c.92155

Although there are many widely perceived attractions to living on a small island, island life is not without its challenges. The physical aspects of these are well rehearsed. The psychological ones, less so. Drawing on social psychological theories,... Read More about Social psychological perspectives on islandness: Identities, vulnerabilities and precarities.

“No one has ever asked me and I’m grateful that you have” men’s experiences of their partner’s female sexual pain (2023)
Journal Article
Lovell, D., Hayfield, N., & Thomas, Z. (in press). “No one has ever asked me and I’m grateful that you have” men’s experiences of their partner’s female sexual pain. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, https://doi.org/10.1080/14681994.2023.2293766

Female sexual pain (FSP) occurs within a relational context, yet little is known about partners’ experiences. We explored 26 men’s understandings and experiences of FSP within their different-sex relationships, using an online qualitative survey and... Read More about “No one has ever asked me and I’m grateful that you have” men’s experiences of their partner’s female sexual pain.

Issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informed practice (2023)
Report
Senker, S., Eason, A., pawson, C., & McCartan, K. (2023). Issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informed practice. HMI Probation

This report was kindly produced by Dr Sarah Senker, Dr Anne Eason, Dr Chris Pawson and Professor Kieran McCartan, building upon previous Academic Insights papers and highlighting some of the key issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informe... Read More about Issues, challenges and opportunities for trauma-informed practice.

‘So they hit each other’: Gendered constructions of domestic abuse in the YouTube commentary of the Depp v Heard trial (2023)
Journal Article
Reidy, K., Abbott, K., & Parker, S. (in press). ‘So they hit each other’: Gendered constructions of domestic abuse in the YouTube commentary of the Depp v Heard trial. Critical Discourse Studies, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2023.2291130

This study presents a critical discourse analysis of YouTube comments below five videos of the Johnny Depp v Amber Heard trial, which was live streamed by the platform in April and May 2022. The analysis examines the discursive resources used by comm... Read More about ‘So they hit each other’: Gendered constructions of domestic abuse in the YouTube commentary of the Depp v Heard trial.

Pregnancy as a metaphor of self-cultivation in dawn (2023)
Journal Article
Mitcheson, K. (in press). Pregnancy as a metaphor of self-cultivation in dawn. Nietzsche-Studien, https://doi.org/10.1515/nietzstu-2023-0005

Nietzsche employs the concept of pregnancy metaphorically at various points in his writings; discussing the pregnancy of philosophers (GM III 8, BGE 292), spiritual pregnancy (EH, Clever 3; GS 72) and being pregnant with thoughts or deeds (D 552). I... Read More about Pregnancy as a metaphor of self-cultivation in dawn.

Securing the state in post transition Tunisia: Reconfiguring regime legitimacy in an age of authoritarian neoliberalism (2023)
Thesis
Maryon, R. Securing the state in post transition Tunisia: Reconfiguring regime legitimacy in an age of authoritarian neoliberalism. (Thesis). Cardiff University. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/11847475

In this thesis I aim to answer the question as to how, following the fall of the Ben Ali regime, in January 2011, successive post-transition governments have sought to reconfigure their claims to legitimacy and the role security politics has played i... Read More about Securing the state in post transition Tunisia: Reconfiguring regime legitimacy in an age of authoritarian neoliberalism.

Toilet talk: (Trans) Gendered negotiation of public spaces (2023)
Book Chapter
Somers, J., Demasi, M., Burke, S., & Carr, P. (2023). Toilet talk: (Trans) Gendered negotiation of public spaces. In E. Tseliou, C. Demuth, E. Georgaca, & B. Gough (Eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of Innovative Qualitative Psychological Research. Routledge

Public toilet provision in the UK fails to meet the needs of cis women while trans communities are absent from current building regulations. This research explores how individuals negotiate differing positions on toilet provision and accessibility. T... Read More about Toilet talk: (Trans) Gendered negotiation of public spaces.

Approaches to thematic analysis: Becoming a knowing researcher (2023)
Book Chapter
Braun, V., & Clarke, V. (2023). Approaches to thematic analysis: Becoming a knowing researcher. In E. Rees, A. Ledger, & K. Walker (Eds.), Starting Research in Clinical Education. Wiley

Thematic analysis is a common choice for analysing qualitative data, involving processes of coding and theme development to generate understanding around patterned meaning. It is typically understood as an analytic method (a theoretically flexible to... Read More about Approaches to thematic analysis: Becoming a knowing researcher.

The learning experiences of UK autistic university students during the Covid-19 pandemic (2023)
Journal Article
Parker, L., & Clarke, V. (2023). The learning experiences of UK autistic university students during the Covid-19 pandemic. Qualitative Methods in Psychology Bulletin, 15-27. https://doi.org/10.53841/bpsqmip.2023.1.36.15

This study explored the learning experiences of autistic university students in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic, covering the period from the first lockdown in March 2020 to the removal of restrictions in July 2021 and the subsequent return to in... Read More about The learning experiences of UK autistic university students during the Covid-19 pandemic.