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Research Profile

Prof Karen Henwood  

Selected Publications

Henwood,K. Neale,B. and Holland, J. (2012) (eds) "Advancing Methods and Resources for Qualitative Longitudinal Research: The Timescapes Initiative". Special Issue of Qualitative Research, 12 (1).

Henwood,K. Neale,B. and Holland, J. (2012) "Researching lives through time: an introduction to the Timescapes approach". Qualitative Research, 12 (1) 4-15.

Henwood, K., Pidgeon, N., Parkhill, K., Simmons, P. (2011) "Researching Risk: Narrative, Biography, Subjectivity" Re-printed in Historical Social Research 36 (4) 251-272

Henwood, K., Shirani, F., and Coltart, C. (2011) “Strengthening Men’s Involvement in Fathering: Opportunities and Challenges”. In Finney S and Morton S (eds) Timescapes Policy Briefing Paper Series. 

Henwood, K., Shirani, and Finn, M. (2011) “So you think we've moved, changed, the representation got more what?” Methodological and analytical reflections on visual (photo-elicitation) methods used in the Men as Fathers study. In P. Reavey (Ed.) Visual Methods in Psychology: Using and interpreting images in qualitative research.. London: Routledge. Chapter 22, pp330-345.

Parkhill, K., Henwood, K., Pidgeon, N. and Simmons, P. (2011) “Laughing it off: Humour, affect and emotion work in communities living with nuclear risk”, British Journal of Sociology 62 (2) 324-346.

Henwood, K.L., Shirani, F. and Kellett, J. (2011) “On delayed fatherhood: the social and subjective logics at work in men’s lives (A UK study)”, To appear in teVelde, E. and Beets, G. (eds) The Future of Motherhood, Dordrecht: Springer, pp159-175.

Parkhill, Karen; Pidgeon, Nick; Henwood, Karen; Simmons, Peter and Venables, Dan (2010).  “From the familiar to the extraordinary: the ebbs and flows of local residents’ perceptions of risk when living with nuclear power in the UK”, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 35 39-58 DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-1475-5661.2009.00364.x

Henwood, Karen; Pidgeon, Nick; Parkhill, Karen & Simmons, Peter (2010). Researching Risk: Narrative, Biography, Subjectivity [43 paragraphs]. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum:
Qualitative Social Research, 11(1), Art. 20.

Venables D, Pidgeon N, Simmons P, Henwood K & Parkhill K (2009) Living with Nuclear Power: A Q-method of Local Community Perceptions, Risk Analysis, 29 (8), 1089-1104. DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2009.01259.x

Henwood, K.L., Finn, M. and Shirani, F. (2008). "Use of visual methods to explore parental identities in historical time and social change: Reflections from the 'men-as-fathers' project", Qualitative Researcher, Issue 9, Sept 08, 112-115.

Henwood, K.L, Pidgeon, N., Sarre, S., Simmons, P., and Smith, N. (2008) "Risk, framing and everyday life: Epistemological and methodological reflections from three socio-cultural projects. Health, Risk and Society, Vol.10, 5), Oct 08, 421-438.

Henwood, K.L, Parkhill, K. and Pidgeon, N (2008) “Science, technology and risk perception: From gender differences to effects made by gender” Journal of Equal Opportunities International, Vol 27. No8.

Charmaz, K. and Henwood, K.L. (2008) “Grounded theory”, In C. Willig and W.Stainton-Rogers (eds) Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology. London: Sage, pp 240-260.

Pidgeon, N., Simmons, P., Sarre, S.,  Henwood, K.L and Smith, N (2008) "The ethics of socio-cultural risk research." Health, Risk and Society, 10 (4) August, 321-329.

Henwood, K.L. (2008) “Qualitative research, reflexivity and living with risk: Valuing and practicing epistemic reflexivity and centring marginality”, Qualitative Research in Psychology, 5 (1) 44-55.

Franks, W., Henwood, K.L. and Bowden, G. (2007) “Promoting maternal mental health: women’s strategies for presenting a positive identity and the implications for mental health promotion” Journal of Public Mental Health, 6 (2) 40-51.

Yeates, G., Henwood, K.L., Gracey, F. and Evans, J. (2007) “Awareness of disability after acquired brain injury and the family context”, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 17 (2), 151-173.

Henwood, K.L. (2007) “Beyond hypercriticality: taking forward methodological inquiry and debate in discursive and qualitative psychology” Discourse Studies, 9 (2) 270-275.

Salter, C., Holland, R., Harvey, I. and Henwood, K. (2007) “I haven’t even seen my doctor yet. The advice giving role of the pharmacist during medication review consultations: A qualitative discourse analytic study”, British Medical Journal. BMJ, May 2007; 334: 1101 ; doi:10.1136/bmj.39171.577106.55

Yeates, G., Henwood, K.L., Gracey, F. and Evans, J. (2006) “Awareness of disability after acquired brain injury: Subjectivity within the psychosocial context” Neuro-Psychoanalysis, 8 (2), 175-189.

Henwood, K.L. (2006) “Grounded theory in mental health and related research” in M. Slade and S. Priebe (Eds.) Choosing Methods in Mental Health Research Century London : Brunner Routledge, pp 68-84.

Yeates, G., Henwood, K.L., Gracey, F. and Evans, J. (2006)) “Awareness of disability after acquired brain injury and the family context”, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 17 (2), 151-173.

Henwood, K.L. and Pidgeon, N. (2006) "Grounded theory" in G. Breakwell et al (eds) Research Methods in Psychology London: Sage.

Pidgeon, N., Simmons, P. and Henwood, K.L. (2006) "Environment, technology and risk", P. Taylor Gooby (ed) Risk In Social Science Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Henwood, Karen & Lang, Iain (2005, September). "Qualitative Social Science in the UK: A Reflexive Commentary on the "State of the Art" "[56 paragraphs]. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research [On-line Journal], 6(3), Art. 48. [Last date of Access: 4th Oct 05].

Henwood, K.L. (2004) "Reinventing validity: A view from beyond the quality-quantity divide". In Z. Todd et al (Ed.) Mixing Methods In Psychology: The Integration of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Theory and Practice. London: Routledge.

Pidgeon, N.F. and Henwood, K.L. (2004) "Grounded theory" In M. Hardy and A. Bryman et al (Eds.) Handbook of Data Analysis, London : Sage.

Henwood, K.L. (2004) "The adult child-elderly parent relationship: A view from feminist and discursive social psychology". In J. Nussbaum and J. Coupland (Eds.) Handbook of Communication and Ageing Research, second edition. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Henwood, K.L. and Procter, J. (2003). "The ‘good father’: Reading men’s accounts of paternal involvement during the transition to first time fatherhood". British Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 337-355.

Henwood, K.L. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2003) "Grounded theory in psychological research" in P. Camic, L. Yardley and J.E. Rhodes (Eds.) Qualitative Research in Psychology : Expanding Perspectives in Methodology and Design, Washington DC: APA publications.

McQueen, C. and Henwood, K.L. (2002). "Young men in ‘crisis’: Attending to the language of teenage boys’ distress". Social Science and Medicine, 55, 1493-1509.

Henwood, K.L. and Pidgeon, N.F. (2001). "Talk about forests, woods and trees : Threat of urbanization, stability, and biodiversity". Journal of Environmental Psychology, 21, 125-147.

Henwood, K.L. (2000). "Using insights from gender theory to inform relational practices at work: On fantasies of ‘goodness’ and the perversity of our ‘bonds of love’". Changes: An International Journal of Psychology and Psychotherapy, 18 (4), 273-285.

Gill, R., Henwood. K.L. and Mclean, C. (2000) "The tyranny of the 'six pack': Understanding men's responses to representations of the male body in popular culture". In C. Squire (Ed.) Culture and Psychology. London; Routledge.

Henwood, K.L., Griffin, C. and Phoenix, A. (Eds) (1998). Standpoints and Differences: Essays in the Practice of Feminist Psychology. London: Sage.

Henwood, K.L. and Phoenix, A. (1996)." 'Race' in psychology: Teaching the subject". Ethnic and Racial Studies, 19 (4).

Henwood, K.L. (1995). "Adult mother-daughter relationships: Subjectivity, power and critical psychology". Theory and Psychology, 5 (4), 483-510.

Henwood, K.L. (1993) "Women and later life: the discursive construction of identities within family relationships". Journal of Ageing Studies, 7, (3), 303-319.

Henwood, K.L. and Pidgeon, N.F. (1992). "Qualitative research and psychological theorising". British Journal of Psychology, 83, 97-111.