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Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research (2020)
Journal Article
Matheson, K., Pawson, C., & Clegg, P. (2020). Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research. Round Table, 109(6), 720-729. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2020.1849500

The purpose of much island research is to advocate for island communities, to encourage island scholarship by islanders themselves, and where that is not possible, to promote the voices of islanders ‘on their own terms’ (Baldacchino, 2008). However,... Read More about Anonymity versus advocacy: Challenges and pitfalls of ethical island research.

Examining a typology of fire service-related anti-social behaviour (2012)
Journal Article
Matheson, K., Manning, R., & Williams, S. (2012). Examining a typology of fire service-related anti-social behaviour. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(3), 182-195. https://doi.org/10.1057/cpcs.2012.2

The Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) in England and Wales increasingly works alongside the police and other partners to promote safer communities-a key part of which involves tackling anti-social behaviour (ASB). Although definitions of ASB differ and a... Read More about Examining a typology of fire service-related anti-social behaviour.

From brigade to service: An examination of the role of fire and rescue services in modern local government (2011)
Journal Article
Matheson, K., Manning, R., & Williams, S. (2011). From brigade to service: An examination of the role of fire and rescue services in modern local government. Local Government Studies, 37(4), 451-465. https://doi.org/10.1080/03003930.2011.588701

Over the last ten years, local government modernisation and the growth of community safety agendas have called for change in the public sector at a local level. This has been typified by partnership work, improvement and inspection and community gove... Read More about From brigade to service: An examination of the role of fire and rescue services in modern local government.