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Rape, inequality and the criminal justice response in England: the importance of age and gender (2019)
Journal Article
Lilley-Walker, S., Hester, M., McPhee, D., & Patsios, D. (in press). Rape, inequality and the criminal justice response in England: the importance of age and gender. Criminology and Criminal Justice,

This article draws upon quantitative and content analysis of 585 reports of rape recorded within two police force areas in England in 2010 and in 2014 tracking individual incidents to eventual outcome to examine the impact, if any, of intersecting in... Read More

Using photographs in psychology research on appearance: An exploration of bisexual women’s appearance and visual identity (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hayfield, N., & Clarke, V. (2019, July). Using photographs in psychology research on appearance: An exploration of bisexual women’s appearance and visual identity. Paper presented at The British Psychological Society Psychology of Women Section (POWS) Conference

Recently there has been an increased interest in visual methodologies within psychology, and this paper reports on the use of photographs within semi-structured qualitative interviews with self-identified bisexual women. The key aim of using a p... Read More

Best practice in the management of online sex offending (2019)
Report
Brennan, M., Perkins, D., Merdian, H., Tyrrell, E., Babchishin, K., McCartan, K., & Kelly, R. (2019). Best practice in the management of online sex offending

Our report sets out the outcomes from reviews of the relevant literature, and a series of consultations held by IWG_OSO, with participation from practitioners and researchers working in the field of child protection and online sex offending. Onli... Read More

The variable and evolving nature of ‘cuckooing’ as a form of criminal exploitation in street level drug markets (2019)
Journal Article
Spicer, J., Moyle, L., & Coomber, R. (in press). The variable and evolving nature of ‘cuckooing’ as a form of criminal exploitation in street level drug markets. Trends in Organized Crime, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-019-09368-5

A form of criminal exploitation rarely mentioned in the academic literature has recently emerged, evolved and taken meaningful hold in the UK. Hundreds of cases of ‘cuckooing’ have been reported, where heroin and crack cocaine dealers associated with... Read More

Always endangered, never extinct: Exploring contemporary butch lesbian identity in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2019). Always endangered, never extinct: Exploring contemporary butch lesbian identity in the UK. Women's Studies International Forum, 75, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2019.102241

This article presents empirical data from survey research into lesbian and queer masculinities in the United Kingdom, conducted in 2017, which garnered over two hundred responses. Four dominant themes emerged from the data gathered. These themes addr... Read More

“Never Say Never?”: Heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian women’s accounts of being childfree (2019)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., Terry, G., Clarke, V., & Ellis, S. (in press). “Never Say Never?”: Heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian women’s accounts of being childfree. Psychology of Women Quarterly,

Feminist scholars have identified a “motherhood imperative” in Western cultures, where heterosexual women are understood to both want, and have, children. However, social shifts have resulted in a decrease in pronatalism as well as an increase in soc... Read More

Reflections on devolution: Twenty years on (2019)
Journal Article
Greer, A. (in press). Reflections on devolution: Twenty years on. Political Quarterly, https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-923X.12700

May 2019 marks twenty years since the first elections to the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly. This report discusses a paper published by the Institute for Government (IFG) that reflects on the experience to date of devolution, drawing on inter... Read More

Physical and psychosocial assessment of skin scars (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Brown, B., McKenna, S., Siddhi, K., & Moss, T. (2019, June). Physical and psychosocial assessment of skin scars. Presented at British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

Service user centred mental health assessment (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Starkey, F., Griffiths, N., & Frost, L. (2019, June). Service user centred mental health assessment. Paper presented at International Federation for Social Work in Health and Mental Health