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The crisis of "social democratic" unionism: The "opening up" of civil society and the prospects for union renewal in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany (2009)
Journal Article
Mathers, A., Upchurch, M., Taylor, G., & Mathers, A. (2009). The crisis of "social democratic" unionism: The "opening up" of civil society and the prospects for union renewal in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany. Labor Studies Journal, 34(4), 519-542. https://doi.org/10.1177/0160449X08324739

This article defines and explores the crisis of social democratic trade unionism in three countries in western Europe. The authors contend that a particularized form of postwar trade union orientation was socially constructed in Britain, Germany, and... Read More about The crisis of "social democratic" unionism: The "opening up" of civil society and the prospects for union renewal in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany.

Risky business or safety net? Trainee perceptions of personal therapy: A qualitative thematic analysis (2009)
Journal Article
Moller, N. P., Timms, J., & Alilovic, K. (2009). Risky business or safety net? Trainee perceptions of personal therapy: A qualitative thematic analysis. European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling, 11(4), 369-384. https://doi.org/10.1080/13642530903444803

Participation in personal therapy during training is required by British accreditation bodies for counselling psychology as well as by most psychotherapy trainings. By contrast, trainee clinical psychologists are not required to undertake personal th... Read More about Risky business or safety net? Trainee perceptions of personal therapy: A qualitative thematic analysis.

Researching beneath the surface: psycho-social research methods in practice (2009)
Book
Hoggett, P., & Clarke, S. (2009). Researching beneath the surface: psycho-social research methods in practice. Karnac

Offers an overview of the rapidly expanding field of psycho-social studies drawing on aspects of discouse psychology, continental philosophy and anthropological understandings of the emotions

Personal and professional development (2009)
Book Chapter
Hopkinson, C. (2009). Personal and professional development. In D. Sellman, & P. Snelling (Eds.), Becoming A Nurse: A Textbook for Professional Practice, 383-417. Pearson Education

Psychological change after aesthetic plastic surgery: A prospective controlled outcome study (2009)
Journal Article
Harris, D. L., Moss, T. P., Moss, T., & Harris, D. (2009). Psychological change after aesthetic plastic surgery: A prospective controlled outcome study. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 14(5), 567-572. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548500903112374

Aesthetic plastic surgery has been long practiced for primarily psychological rather than physical benefit to patients. However, evaluation of the psychological impact of aesthetic plastic surgery has often been of limited methodological rigor in bot... Read More about Psychological change after aesthetic plastic surgery: A prospective controlled outcome study.

The role of schools of public health: Learning from history, looking to the future (2009)
Journal Article
Evans, D. (2009). The role of schools of public health: Learning from history, looking to the future. Journal of Public Health, 31(3), 446-450. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdp065

There is a broad consensus on the need for high-quality public health education and research to tackle the world's many public health challenges. Public health education and research are delivered by a variety of institutions operating very different... Read More about The role of schools of public health: Learning from history, looking to the future.

Kierkegaard, metaphysics and political theory: Unfinished selves (2009)
Book
Assiter, A. (2009). Kierkegaard, metaphysics and political theory: Unfinished selves. Continuum Books

Offers a new reading of the work of Kierkegaard in relation to metaphysics and political theory. ‘A remarkable book’ (Charles Lemert, Wesleyan University, USA); ‘Assiter has written a thoughtful and original work’ (Jane Duran, USA, from review in TH... Read More about Kierkegaard, metaphysics and political theory: Unfinished selves.