• Publications
  • Influence
Critical Realism and Dialectical Critical Realism
The concept of Critical Realism (and its later development using concepts from Hegel and Marx) known as dialectical critical realism (DCR), comes from philosophy, and not from social science. It uses
Child Sexual Abuse and Adolescent and Adult Adjustment: A Review of British and World Evidence, with Implications for Social Work, and Mental Health and School Counselling
We offer a narrative review of the findings of available British research on the sexual abuse of children, and its behavioural and mental health sequels in adolescent and adult adjustment, and link
Personality, Work-Life Balance, Hardiness, and Vocation: A Typology of Nurses and Nursing Values in a Special Sample of English Hospital Nurses
TLDR
The role of nurse educators in fostering nursing values, developing and supporting a “hardy personality” and emotional resilience in recruits to nursing is discussed, within the disciplinary approach of Critical Realism.
Child Maltreatment and Mental Health
The data-set analysed below stemmed from the collaboration of Dr. Kanka Mallick of Manchester Metropolitan University, and Professor Christopher Bagley of the Manchester Educational Research Network.
Dialectic Critical Realism: Grounded Values and Reflexivity in Social Science Research
Critical realism emerged from the philosophical writings of Roy Bhaskar, and has evolved into a philosophy of social science research using the model of “dialectical critical realism” (DCR) which
England’s Sure Start Pre-School Child Care Centres: Public Policy, Progress and Political Change
TLDR
The Sure Start programmes were, in the final analysis, underfunded and subject to political change and interference, and hardly dented the chronic disadvantages imposed by England’s system of class division.
Personality, Work-Life Balance, Hardiness, and Vocation: A Typology of Nurses and Nursing Values in a Special Sample of English Hospital Nurses
TLDR
The role of nurse educators in fostering nursing values, and developing and supporting ‘hardy personality’ and emotional resilience in recruits to nursing are discussed.
Equality and Ethnicity in England 1968 to 2008
This section on aspects and elements of the recent history of ethnicity and equality contains elements of the third of Arnold’s approaches. It is a polemic undertaken using some of the assumptions of
...
1
2
...