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1986 …2020

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2020

Framed to fit? Challenging the domestic abuse 'story' in child protection

Ferguson, G., Featherstone, B. & Morris, K., 1 Mar 2020, In : Critical and Radical Social Work. 8, 1, p. 25 - 40 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Rethinking child protection and adoption: achieving social justice in practice

Stevens, C., Proctor, F., Rishworth, B., Boorman, A., Unwin, A., Featherstone, B. & Bilson, A., 1 Mar 2020, In : Critical and Radical Social Work. 8, 1, p. 125-132 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Social Workers’ Reflections on Ethics in Relation to Adoption in the UK: Everywhere but Nowhere?

Featherstone, B. & Anna Gupta, 1 Apr 2020, In : British Journal of Social Work. 50, 3, p. 833-849 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Child Welfare Inequalities Project: Final Report

The Child Welfare Inequalities Project Team, Bywaters, P. & Featherstone, B., 22 Jul 2020, Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield. 78 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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Toward Full Integration of Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Case Study Research: Insights From Investigating Child Welfare Inequalities

Mason, W., Morris, K., Webb, C., Daniels, B., Featherstone, B., Bywaters, P., Mirza, N., Hooper, J., Brady, G., Bunting, L. & Scourfield, J., 1 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Mixed Methods Research. 14, 2, p. 164-183 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding out of Home Care Rates in Northern Ireland: A Thematic Analysis of Mixed Methods Case Studies

Mason, W., Morris, K., Featherstone, B., Bunting, L., Davidson, G., Mccartan, C., Bywaters, P. & Webb, C., 9 Aug 2020, In : British Journal of Social Work. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Child protection and social inequality: Editorial

Bywaters, P., Featherstone, B. & Morris, K., 30 Jan 2019, In : Social Sciences. 8, 2, 42.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Paradoxical evidence on ethnic inequities in child welfare: towards a research agenda

Bywaters, P., Scourfield, J., Webb, C., Morris, K., Featherstone, B., Brady, G., Jones, C. & Sparks, T., 1 Jan 2019, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 96, p. 145-154 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
4 Citations (Scopus)

Poverty, inequality, child abuse and neglect: Changing the conversation across the UK in child protection?

Featherstone, B., Morris, K., Daniel, B., Bywaters, P., Brady, G., Bunting, L., Mason, W. & Mirza, N., 1 Feb 2019, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 97, p. 127-133 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Inequalities in English Child Protection Practice under Austerity: A Universal Challenge?

Bywaters, P., Brady, G., Bunting, L., Daniel, B., Featherstone, B., Jones, C., Morris, K., Scourfield, J., Sparks, T. & Webb, C., Feb 2018, In : Child and Family Social Work. 23, 1, p. 53-61 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
38 Citations (Scopus)

Let’s stop feeding the risk monster: Towards a social model of ‘child protection’

Featherstone, B., Gupta, A., Morris, K. & Warner, J., 1 Mar 2018, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 7, 1, p. 7-22 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
35 Citations (Scopus)

Looking after Children in the UK: Convergence or Divergence?

McGhee, J., Bunting, L., Mccartan, C., Elliott, M., Bywaters, P. & Featherstone, B., 1 Jul 2018, In : British Journal of Social Work. 48, 5, p. 1176-1198 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Protecting Children: A Social Model

Featherstone, B., Gupta, A., Morris, K. & White, S., 18 Sep 2018, Bristol: Policy Press. 192 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Social work, poverty, and child welfare interventions

Morris, K., Mason, W., Bywaters, P., Featherstone, B., Daniel, B., Brady, G., Bunting, L., Hooper, J., Mirza, N., Scourfield, J. & Webb, C., Aug 2018, In : Child and Family Social Work. 23, 3, p. 364-372 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
30 Citations (Scopus)

Trends in Child Protection Across the UK: A Comparative Analysis

Bunting, L., Mccartan, C., McGhee, J., Bywaters, P., Daniel, B., Featherstone, B. & Slater, T., 1 Jul 2018, In : British Journal of Social Work. 48, 5, p. 1154-1175 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Bringing back the social: The way forward for children's social work?

Featherstone, B., Gupta, A. & Morris, K., 18 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Children's Services. 12, 2-3, p. 190-196 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Child Welfare as Justice: Why Are We Not Effectively Addressing Inequalities?

Davidson, G., Bunting, L., Bywaters, P., Featherstone, B. & Mccartan, C., 12 Sep 2017, In : British Journal of Social Work. 47, 6, p. 1641-1651 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Doing Gender Locally: The Importance of 'Place' in Understanding Marginalised Masculinities and Young Men's Transitions to 'Safe' and Successful Futures

Ward, M. R. M., Tarrant, A., Terry, G., Featherstone, B., Robb, M. & Ruxton, S., 2017, In : Sociological Review. 65, 4, p. 797-815 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

The capability approach: What can it offer child protection policy and practice in England?

Featherstone, B. & Gupta, A., 1 Jan 2017, Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development. Otto, H-U., Walker, M. & Ziegler, H. (eds.). Policy Press, p. 183-200 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

'They are just good people...generally good people': perspectives of young men on relationships with social care workers in the UK

Featherstone, B., Robb, M., Ruxton, S. & Ward, M. R. M., Sep 2017, In : Children and Society. 31, 5, p. 331-341 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

“You try to keep a brave face on but inside you are in bits”: Grandparent experiences of engaging with professionals in Children’s Services

Tarrant, A., Featherstone, B., O’dell, L. & Fraser, C., 1 May 2017, In : Qualitative Social Work. 16, 3, p. 351-366 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Poverty matters: Protecting children in tough times in England

Featherstone, B., 1 Mar 2016, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 5, 1, p. 145-146 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Reclaiming Humanity: From Capacities to Capabilities in Understanding Parenting in Adversity

Gupta, A., Featherstone, B. & White, S., 1 Mar 2016, In : British Journal of Social Work. 46, 2, p. 339-354 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Telling different stories about poverty, inequality, child abuse and neglect

Featherstone, B., 1 Mar 2016, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 5, 1, p. 147-153 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

What about my dad? Black fathers and the child protection system

Gupta, A. & Featherstone, B., 1 Mar 2016, In : Critical and Radical Social Work. 4, 1, p. 77-91 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Working ethically in child protection

Gray, M., Lonne, B., Featherstone, B. & Harries, M., 2016, Taylor and Francis Inc. 248 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

5 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Exploring inequities in child welfare and child protection services: Explaining the 'inverse intervention law'

Bywaters, P., Brady, G., Sparks, T., Bos, E., Bunting, L., Daniel, B., Featherstone, B., Morris, K. & Scourfield, J., Oct 2015, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 57, p. 98-105 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Risk and Uncertainty in the Social Sciences: Implications for Social Work Theory and Practice

Blackman, T. & Featherstone, B., 26 Mar 2015, International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Wright, J. D. (ed.). Elsevier Inc., p. 686-691 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Social Work in Ireland: Changes and Continuities

Christie, A. (ed.), Featherstone, B. (ed.), Quin, S. (ed.) & Walsh, T. (ed.), Aug 2015, Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 256 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

What has happened to ‘Think Family’: challenges and achievements in implementing family inclusive practice

Tew, J., Morris, K., White, S., Featherstone, B. & Fenton, S-J., 2 Dec 2015, Parental Mental Health and Child Welfare Work: A Pavilion Annual 2016. Diggins, M. (ed.). Pavilion, Vol. 1. p. 59-64 6 p. (Learning from Success: The Pavilion Annuals).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
2014

A marriage made in hell: Early intervention meets child protection

Featherstone, B., Morris, K. & White, S., 1 Oct 2014, In : British Journal of Social Work. 44, 7, p. 1735-1749 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
110 Citations (Scopus)

Editorial

Featherstone, B. & Ridge, T., Jul 2014, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 3, 2, p. 269 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

International Dialogues: Sharing the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Featherstone, B., 2014, In : Australian Social Work. 67, 3, p. 313-314 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Judith Butler, Power and Social work

Green, L. & Featherstone, B., 23 Jul 2014, Rethinking Anti-Discriminatory and Anti-Oppressive Theories for Social Work Practice. Cocker, C. & Hafford-letchfield, T. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 31-44 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Re-imagining child protection: Towards humane social work with families

Featherstone, B., White, S. & Morris, K., 14 Apr 2014, Policy Press. 192 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

182 Citations (Scopus)

Re-imagining early help: Looking forward, looking back

White, S., Morris, K., Featherstone, B., Brandon, M. & Thoburn, J., 2 Apr 2014, Moving on from Munro: Improving Children's Services. Policy Press, p. 73-88 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Working with fathers: risk or resource?

Featherstone, B., 15 Oct 2014, Family Troubles?: Exploring Changes and Challenges in the Family Lives of Children and Young People. Ribbens McCarthy, J., Hooper, C-A. & Gillies, V. (eds.). Policy Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013

Editorial

Featherstone, B. & Ridge, T., 1 Mar 2013, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 2, 1, p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Editorial

Featherstone, B. & Ridge, T., Nov 2013, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 2, 3, p. 321 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Editorial

Ridge, T. & Featherstone, B., Jul 2013, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 2, 2, p. 157-158 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Introduction

Morris, K., White, S. & Featherstone, B., 1 Nov 2013, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 2, 3, p. 457-458 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

4 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Editorial

Featherstone, B. & Ridge, T., 1 Jun 2012, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 1, 2, p. 135-136 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Editorial

Ridge, T. & Featherstone, B., 1 Mar 2012, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 1, 1, p. 3-5 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citation (Scopus)

Editorial

Ridge, T. & Featherstone, B., 1 Nov 2012, In : Families, Relationships and Societies. 1, 3, p. 289-291 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Engaging fathers in child welfare services: A narrative review of recent research evidence

Maxwell, N., Scourfield, J., Featherstone, B., Holland, S. & Tolman, R., 1 May 2012, In : Child and Family Social Work. 17, 2, p. 160-169 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Citations (Scopus)

Feminist Ethics of Care

Featherstone, B. & Morris, K., 2012, The SAGE Handbook of Social Work. Gray, M., Midgley, J. & Webb, S. A. (eds.). SAGE Publications Inc., p. 341-354 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)

The Benefits and Challenges of Training Child Protection Social Workers in Father Engagement

Maxwell, N., Scourfield, J., Holland, S., Featherstone, B. & Lee, J., Jul 2012, In : Child Abuse Review. 21, 4, p. 299-310 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)