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Not researching where we grew up (2014)
Book Chapter
Maile, S. (2014). Not researching where we grew up. In M. Broussine, L. Watts, & C. Clarke (Eds.), Researching with Feeling: The Emotional Aspects of Social and Organisational Research, 111-125. Routledge

Road wars: Contesting paradigms of road safety, public space and well-being (2014)
Book Chapter
Kimberlee, R. (2014). Road wars: Contesting paradigms of road safety, public space and well-being. In S. Maile, & D. Griffiths (Eds.), Public Engagement and Social Science, 113-126. Policy Press

In the UK pedestrian killed and seriously injured rates have steadily declined since the introduction of local road safety departments four decades ago. The road safety paradigm based on local scientific analysis of risk reduction, engineering and th... Read More about Road wars: Contesting paradigms of road safety, public space and well-being.

Café Scientifique and the art of engaging publics (2014)
Book Chapter
Maile, S., & Griffiths, D. (2014). Café Scientifique and the art of engaging publics. In D. Griffiths, & S. Maile (Eds.), Public Engagement and Social Science, 7-28. Policy Press

Longings for Berlin: Exploring the workings of the psycho-social imaginary in British migration (2012)
Journal Article
Maile, S., & Griffiths, D. (2012). Longings for Berlin: Exploring the workings of the psycho-social imaginary in British migration

This article explores the ways in which the dominant tropes and spaces of Berlin are used affectively and imaginatively to create meaning for individual migrants as psycho-social agents with unique biographies. Depth interpretation, drawing upon psyc... Read More about Longings for Berlin: Exploring the workings of the psycho-social imaginary in British migration.

Best Value and the politics of pragmatism (2001)
Journal Article
Hoggett, P., Maile, S., Maile, S., & Hoggett, P. (2001). Best Value and the politics of pragmatism. Policy and Politics, 29(4), 509-519. https://doi.org/10.1332/0305573012501503

This article frames and highlights critical themes emerging from the contributions to this Best Value section: that Best Value possesses subtle, and not so subtle, political, organisational, strategic and governmental dimensions. Drawing on these the... Read More about Best Value and the politics of pragmatism.