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Factors influencing change in clinical practice: a qualitative evaluation of the implementation of the quality improvement in colonoscopy study. (2016)
Journal Article
Rajasekhar, P. T., Rees, C. J., Nixon, C., East, J. E., & Brown, S. (2016). Factors influencing change in clinical practice: a qualitative evaluation of the implementation of the quality improvement in colonoscopy study. International Journal of Health Ca

Purpose The quality improvement in colonoscopy study was a region wide service improvement study to improve adenoma detection rate at colonoscopy by implementing evidence into routine colonoscopy practice. Implementing evidence into clinical prac... Read More about Factors influencing change in clinical practice: a qualitative evaluation of the implementation of the quality improvement in colonoscopy study..

Discordant lifestyle mobilities in East Asia: privilege and precarity of British retirement in Thailand (2016)
Journal Article
Botterill, K. (2016). Discordant lifestyle mobilities in East Asia: privilege and precarity of British retirement in Thailand. Population, Space and Place, 23(5), e2011. https://doi.org/10.1002/psp.2011

This paper explores the lifestyle mobilities of British retirees in Thailand, drawing on empirical research conducted in 2012. Thailand is a host to a significant number of British retirees motivated by a search for a better lifestyle in Asia. This p... Read More about Discordant lifestyle mobilities in East Asia: privilege and precarity of British retirement in Thailand.

Teenage pregnancy, parenting and intergenerational relations. (2016)
Book
Brown, S. (2016). Teenage pregnancy, parenting and intergenerational relations. Palgrave Macmillan

Drawing on interviews and focus groups with young mothers and fathers, their parents and other relatives, this book provides a rich exploration of the experience of being a teenage parent now, and for earlier generations, closely examining teenage pr... Read More about Teenage pregnancy, parenting and intergenerational relations..

Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha (2017)
Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. W. (2017). Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha. In J. D. Schmidt (Ed.), Development Challenges in Bhutan: Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness (115-134). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. https://do

During the 1990s, the High Court of Justice played a significant role in the promotion of Bhutanese culture, intertwining the development of the Bhutanese legal system with Bhutanese cultural traditions. Notably, the Research Unit of the High Court o... Read More about Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha.

The wrong type of mother: moral panic and teenage parenting. (2015)
Book Chapter
Brown, S. (2015). The wrong type of mother: moral panic and teenage parenting. In V. E. Cree, G. Clapton, & M. Smith (Eds.), Revisiting Moral Panics: Book 1 Gender and the Family. Policy Press

We live in a world that is increasingly characterised as full of risk, danger and threat. Every day a new social issue emerges to assail our sensibilities and consciences. Drawing on the popular Economic Social and Research Council (ESRC) seminar ser... Read More about The wrong type of mother: moral panic and teenage parenting..

Are risk factors for drug use and offending similar during the teenage years? (2014)
Journal Article
Aston, E. V. (2015). Are risk factors for drug use and offending similar during the teenage years?. International Journal of Drug Policy, 26(4), 396-403. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.11.002

Background This paper explores whether at different stages of the developmental cycle of adolescence, drug use and offending are associated with a similar set of risk factors relating to: socio-structural position, informal social control, deviant p... Read More about Are risk factors for drug use and offending similar during the teenage years?.

Long-term recovery from addiction: criminal justice involvement and positive criminology? (2015)
Book Chapter
Best, D., & Aston, E. V. (2015). Long-term recovery from addiction: criminal justice involvement and positive criminology?. In N. Ronel, & D. Segev (Eds.), Positive Criminology: the good can overcome the bad (177-193). Routledge

The positive criminology perspective looks at positive life influences that distance individuals from offending, and enable the growth of personal and social strengths. Within a recovery model for alcohol and drug addiction, as part of a strengths-ba... Read More about Long-term recovery from addiction: criminal justice involvement and positive criminology?.

What Works to Reduce Crime - A Survey of the Evidence (2014)
Report
Levy, L., Santhkumaran, D., & Whitecross, R. W. (2014). What Works to Reduce Crime - A Survey of the Evidence. Edinburgh: Scottish Government

A systematic review of the available literature based on a logic model approach to crime reduction.

How might healthcare systems influence speed of cancer diagnosis: A narrative review (2014)
Journal Article
Brown, S., Castelli, M., Hunter, D. J., Erskine, J., Vedsted, P., Foot, C., & Rubin, G. (2014). How might healthcare systems influence speed of cancer diagnosis: A narrative review. Social Science and Medicine, 116, 56-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socsci

Striking differences exist in outcomes for cancer between developed countries with comparable healthcare systems. We compare the healthcare systems of 3 countries (Denmark, Norway, Sweden), 3 UK jurisdictions (England, Wales and Northern Ireland), 3... Read More about How might healthcare systems influence speed of cancer diagnosis: A narrative review.

Patient-derived measures of GI endoscopy: a meta-narrative review of the literature (2015)
Journal Article
Brown, S., Bevan, R., Rubin, G., Nixon, C., Dunn, S., Rees, C., …Rees, C. J. (2015). Patient-derived measures of GI endoscopy: a meta-narrative review of the literature. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 81(5), 1130-1140. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2014.11

Background and Aims GI endoscopy (GIE) is widely performed, with 1 in 3 people requiring an endoscopic procedure at some point. Patient experience of medical procedures is important, but, to date, experience measures of GIE are derived from clinicia... Read More about Patient-derived measures of GI endoscopy: a meta-narrative review of the literature.

‘They think it's all up to the girls’: gender, risk and responsibility for contraception (2014)
Journal Article
Brown, S. (2015). ‘They think it's all up to the girls’: gender, risk and responsibility for contraception. Culture, Health and Sexuality, 17(3), 312-325. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2014.950983

Much research suggests that attitudes towards responsibility for use of contraception amongst young people are strongly gendered. However, decision making, if ‘decisions’ happen at all, is bound up with notions of hegemonic masculine and feminine rol... Read More about ‘They think it's all up to the girls’: gender, risk and responsibility for contraception.

Assessing the impact of a high-intensity partnership between the police and drug treatment service in addressing the offending of problematic drug users. (2010)
Journal Article
Best, D., Walker, D., Aston, E., Pegram, C., & O'Donnell, G. (2010). Assessing the impact of a high-intensity partnership between the police and drug treatment service in addressing the offending of problematic drug users. Policing and Society, 20(3), 358

While there is a considerable evidence base showing links between drug use and offending and clear evidence of the impact of treatment engagement on drug-related offending, there is a much smaller UK evidence base on ‘what works’ in treatment and cri... Read More about Assessing the impact of a high-intensity partnership between the police and drug treatment service in addressing the offending of problematic drug users..

Information sharing in community policing in Europe: Building public confidence (2021)
Journal Article
Aston, L., O'Neill, M., Hail, Y., & Wooff, A. (2023). Information sharing in community policing in Europe: Building public confidence. European Journal of Criminology, 20(4), 1349-1368. 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.

"We are 'free range' prison officers", the experiences of Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) working in custody and the community (2020)
Journal Article
Maycock, M., McGuckin, K., & Morrison, K. (2020). "We are 'free range' prison officers", the experiences of Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) working in custody and the community. Probation Journal, 67(4), 358-374. https://

Between 2015 and 2019, forty-one Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) supported people serving short sentences leaving custody across eleven Scottish Prison Service (SPS) establishments. The role of prison officers in the provision of throughcare in t... Read More about "We are 'free range' prison officers", the experiences of Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Throughcare Support Officers (TSOs) working in custody and the community.

Family and Mobility in Second Modernity: Polish Migrant Narratives of Individualization and Family Life (2013)
Journal Article
Botterill, K. (2014). Family and Mobility in Second Modernity: Polish Migrant Narratives of Individualization and Family Life. Sociology, 48(2), 233-250. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038512474728

This article revisits the individualization debate in the context of Polish migration to the UK. Drawing on empirical research with young Polish migrants in Scotland and Poland, I argue that as new opportunities for migration have shaped Polish famil... Read More about Family and Mobility in Second Modernity: Polish Migrant Narratives of Individualization and Family Life.

Securing Disunion: young people’s nationalism, identities and (in)securities in the campaign for an independent Scotland (2016)
Journal Article
Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., Sanghera, G., & Arshad, R. (2016). Securing Disunion: young people’s nationalism, identities and (in)securities in the campaign for an independent Scotland. Political Geography, 55, 124-134. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2

This paper explores ethnic and religious minority youth perspectives of security and nationalism in Scotland during the independence campaign in 2014. We discuss how young people co-construct narratives of Scottish nationalism alongside minority eth... Read More about Securing Disunion: young people’s nationalism, identities and (in)securities in the campaign for an independent Scotland.

The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment (2020)
Journal Article
Van Zyl Smit, D., & Morrison, K. (2020). The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 28(1), 76-102. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718174-02801004

More people are serving life sentences in Scotland as a proportion of the national population than in any other country in Europe. Yet Scotland claims to adopt a welfarist rather than a penal approach to criminal justice. This paper uses a wide rang... Read More about The Paradox Of Scottish Life Imprisonment.

Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim (2017)
Journal Article
Hopkins, P., Botterill, K., Sanghera, G., & Arshad, R. (2017). Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107(4), 934-948. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2016.1270192

Exploring both debates about misrecognition and explorations of encounters, this paper focuses upon the experiences of ethnic and religious minority young people who are mistaken for being Muslim in Scotland. We explore experiences of encountering mi... Read More about Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim.

Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine (2019)
Journal Article
Sharapov, K. (2019). Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine. Anti-trafficking review, 13, 30-49. https://doi.org/10.14197/atr.201219133

This article provides a summary of research undertaken to investigate public awareness and understanding of human trafficking in Great Britain, Ukraine, and Hungary. Responding to the lack of reliable empirical data on this issue, the research relies... Read More about Public Understanding of Trafficking in Human Beings in Great Britain, Hungary and Ukraine.