Lecturer in social work following a twenty year career in child care social work. PhD Thesis in Applied Social Studies on children in the UK care system and social exclusion.

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Publications:
Quo Vadis Social Sciences? Appropriating Ground in the Indeterminacy of Knowldge Crisis - The Role of Qualitative Social Work Research

The paper examines the 'indeterminacy of knowldge' crisis in the social sciences and the contribution qualitative social work research can make to social policy theorising.

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Ethnocentrisms in Knowledge Production: The Role of the Welfare Expert in the Social Services

Drawing upon feminist standpoint epistemology and social constructivist models of cultural captial (Bourdieu 1977) the presentation explores the rise of the welfare 'expert'in England and its impact within social services.

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