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The 'Cacophony' of life and death: the impact of the pandemic on persons with disabilities in Ukraine (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Sharapov, K. (2022, April). The 'Cacophony' of life and death: the impact of the pandemic on persons with disabilities in Ukraine. Paper presented at BSA Virtual Annual Conference 2022: Building Equality and Justice Now, Online

As of January 2021, about 2.7 million persons in Ukraine were officially registered as having a disability. The Ukrainian Government policies in relation to the economic and social wellbeing of people with disabilities (PWDs) could be, at best, descr... Read More about The 'Cacophony' of life and death: the impact of the pandemic on persons with disabilities in Ukraine.

«Аналіз впливу пандемії COVID-19 на людей з інвалідністю в Україні. Погляд організацій осіб з інвалідністю» [In Ukrainain] (2022)
Report
Sharapov, K., Anderson, D., Burova, O., Polishchuk, O., & Nazarenko, V. (2022). «Аналіз впливу пандемії COVID-19 на людей з інвалідністю в Україні. Погляд організацій осіб з інвалідністю» [In Ukrainain]. Edinburgh: Arts and Humanities Research Council

Дослідження, представлене у цьому звіті, ґрунтується на опитуванні неурядових організацій людей з інвалідністю в Україні. Організаційне дослідження являє собою Фазу 1 більшого проекту з оцінки впливу COVID-19 на людей з інвалідністю в Україні з особл... Read More about «Аналіз впливу пандемії COVID-19 на людей з інвалідністю в Україні. Погляд організацій осіб з інвалідністю» [In Ukrainain].

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on People with Disabilities in Ukraine (perspectives of organisations of people with disabilities) (2022)
Report
Sharapov, K., Anderson, D., Burova, O., Polishchuk, O., & Nazarenko, V. (2022). The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on People with Disabilities in Ukraine (perspectives of organisations of people with disabilities). Edinburgh: Arts and Humanities Research Council

The research presented in this report is based on a survey of non-governmental organisations of people with disabilities in Ukraine (organisations of persons with disabilities, or OPDs). The organisational survey forms Phase 1 of a larger project to... Read More about The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on People with Disabilities in Ukraine (perspectives of organisations of people with disabilities).

‘Virtual policing’, trust and legitimacy (2022)
Book Chapter
Bradford, B., Aston, E., O'Neill, M., & Wells, H. (2022). ‘Virtual policing’, trust and legitimacy. In J. Terpstra, R. Salet, & N. R. Fyfe (Eds.), The Abstract Police: Critical reflections on contemporary change in police organisations (213-238). Eleven International Publishing

Increasing technological mediation of police-public contact is a significant trend in UK policing. Members of the public are increasingly likely to encounter policing in ways that are, one way or another, technologically mediated, and are very often... Read More about ‘Virtual policing’, trust and legitimacy.

Technology and Police Legitimacy (2022)
Book Chapter
Aston, E., Wells, H., Bradford, B., & O’Neill, M. (2022). Technology and Police Legitimacy. In A. Verhage, M. Easton, & S. De Kimpe (Eds.), Policing in Smart Societies (43-68). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-83685-6_4

Through a consideration of the use of mobile devices by the police and the public, this chapter explores some of the potential issues raised by the incorporation of technology. What internal challenges should be considered for police organisations? W... Read More about Technology and Police Legitimacy.

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics (2021)
Journal Article
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021). The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics. interalia: a journal of queer studies, 16, 82-94. https://doi.org/10.51897/interalia/rgrq6813

In this article, we call for greater recognition of friendship as a basic social relation that should play a pivotal role in re-imagining social resilience if it is to be future-proof in the face of social upheaval, such as the current pandemic. Draw... Read More about The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics.

Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present (2021)
Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2021). Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present. Hungarian Studies Review, 48(2), 199-208. https://doi.org/10.5325/hungarianstud.48.2.0199

This essay reflects on queer politics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) through the examples of Poland and Hungary using the Derridean concept of “supplement” to expose the inherently unstable and somewhat queer nature of populist nationalisms. I... Read More about Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present.

Expanding Circles of Failure: The Rise of Bad Anti-Trafficking, and What to Do About It (2021)
Digital Artefact
Mendel, J., & Sharapov, K. (2021). Expanding Circles of Failure: The Rise of Bad Anti-Trafficking, and What to Do About It. [Online]

The anti-trafficking movement has been able to expand and impact on ever-broader circles of life in spite of – and often because of – a failure to achieve its stated goals. These goals are broadly encapsulated within the much-lauded 4P ‘anti-traffick... Read More about Expanding Circles of Failure: The Rise of Bad Anti-Trafficking, and What to Do About It.

Evidence submission on 'Policing of drugs in Scotland' to Criminal Justice Committee session on the criminal justice aspects of drugs (2021)
Other
Aston, E. (2021). Evidence submission on 'Policing of drugs in Scotland' to Criminal Justice Committee session on the criminal justice aspects of drugs. [https://www.parliament.scot/~/media/committ/1208]

In this brief submission I will focus mainly on evidence pertinent to the policing and drugs in Scotland but I will also endeavour to begin address some of the key topics which I understand may be discussed at the roundtable. Much of the content belo... Read More about Evidence submission on 'Policing of drugs in Scotland' to Criminal Justice Committee session on the criminal justice aspects of drugs.

Information sharing in community policing in Europe: building public confidence (2021)
Journal Article
Aston, L., O'Neill, M., Hail, Y., & Wooff, A. (in press). Information sharing in community policing in Europe: building public confidence. European Journal of Criminology, https://doi.org/10.1177/14773708211037902

The literature on the importance of procedural justice in policing is extensive. Using the context of information sharing in community policing, this paper argues that interactional, procedural and distributive justice are salient in interactions bet... Read More about Information sharing in community policing in Europe: building public confidence.

Workplace Preparedness for an Ageing Workforce: A Case Study (2021)
Journal Article
Egdell, V., Raeside, R., Chen, T., & Maclean, G. (in press). Workplace Preparedness for an Ageing Workforce: A Case Study. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-07-2021-0175

Design/methodology/approach A questionnaire survey of workplaces was undertaken in the Fife region of Scotland, which in economic and demographic terms is representative of wider Scotland and other nations in Northern Europe. Descriptive analysis wa... Read More about Workplace Preparedness for an Ageing Workforce: A Case Study.

Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board (2021)
Book Chapter
Fotopoulou, M., & Aston, E. (in press). Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board. In M. Bacon, & J. Spicer (Eds.), Ending the Stalemate: Drug law enforcement, policing and harm reduction. Routledge

This chapter aims to illuminate aspects of the risk environment within which drugs are consumed and policed in Scotland. Firstly, we focus on the macro-level policy context and legislation that governs the way policing of drugs is carried out in Scot... Read More about Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board.

Failure across borders: the spread of bad anti-trafficking (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Mendel, J., & Sharapov, K. (2021, August). Failure across borders: the spread of bad anti-trafficking. Paper presented at RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2021, London

Ineffective and harmful anti-trafficking is being internationalised in some striking ways, partly in response to representations of trafficking networks as borderless and omnipresent. Everything from damaging anti-trafficking raids to poor-quality le... Read More about Failure across borders: the spread of bad anti-trafficking.

Evaluating and Revising Police Stop and Search Practices in Scotland (2021)
Book Chapter
O'Neill, M., & Aston, E. (2021). Evaluating and Revising Police Stop and Search Practices in Scotland. In J. F. Albrecht, & G. den Heyer (Eds.), Enhancing Police Service Delivery: Global Perspectives and Contemporary Policy Implications (31-51). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-61452-2_3

Compared to other areas in the United Kingdom, stop and search in Scotland was on a disproportionately large scale prior to 2015 and overwhelmingly targeted children and young people. Scottish police officers conducted more non-statutory searches tha... Read More about Evaluating and Revising Police Stop and Search Practices in Scotland.

Investigating New Types of Engagement, Response And Contact Technology in Policing (2021)
Other
Aston, E. (2021). Investigating New Types of Engagement, Response And Contact Technology in Policing. [Blog post]

A major new research project will examine how police-public engagement is being changed by the use of new technologies. Public URL: https://blogs.napier.ac.uk/enuapplyscience/2021/01/29/investigating-new-types-of-engagement-response%e2%80%afand%e2... Read More about Investigating New Types of Engagement, Response And Contact Technology in Policing.