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Professional Love in community work and work with children and young people. Professional values in youth work or community development

  • 26 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Research Output


What could be more radical than Love? The role of love in Community Work practice

Purcell, M. (ed.) & Purcell, R. (ed.), 14 May 2020, In : Radical Community Work Journal. 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access

Sketch: Using LEGO® to Explore ‘Professional Love’ as an Element of Youth Work Practice—Opportunities and Obstacles

Purcell, M. E., 27 Mar 2019, The Power of Play in Higher Education: Creativity in Tertiary Learning. James, A. & Nerantzi, C. (eds.). 1 ed. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, p. 243-245 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

‘Peas & Love’: A Case Study in Kindness and the Power of Small Actions

Purcell, M., Dec 2018, In : Radical Community Work Journal. 3, 2, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Open Access
Open Access

Public Participation in New Local Governance Spaces: The Case for Community Development in Local Strategic Partnerships

Purcell, M., Sep 2014, The European Conference on Politics, Economics and Law 2014: Official Conference Proceedings. p. 143-159 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

Rewarding altruism: Addressing the issue of payments for volunteers in public health initiatives

South, J., Purcell, M. E., Branney, P., Gamsu, M. & White, J., Mar 2014, In : Social Science and Medicine. 104, p. 80-87 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Addressing the challenges of leading children's services in England: Leadership in a changing environment

Purcell, M. E., Christian, M. & Frost, N., 15 Jun 2012, In : Journal of Children's Services. 7, 2, p. 86-100 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Piloting External Peer Review as a Model for Performance Improvement in Third Sector Organisations

Purcell, M. & Hawtin, M., 4 Mar 2010, In : Nonprofit Management and Leadership. 20, 3, p. 357-374 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

6 Citations (Scopus)