Prof Jonathan Scourfield
Gender Issues in Social Welfare
Scourfield, J., Tolman, R., Maxwell, N., Holland, S., Bullock, A. and Sloan, L. (2012) Results of a training course for social workers on engaging fathers in child protection. Children and Youth Services Review, 34 (8): 1425-1432.
Maxwell, N., Scourfield, J., Featherstone, B., Holland, S. and Lee, J. (2012) The benefits and challenges of training child protection social workers in father engagement. Child Abuse Review. 21 (4) 299-310.
Featherstone, B., Hooper, C-A., Scourfield, J. and Taylor, J. (eds.) (2010) Gender and Child Welfare in Society, Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell.
Featherstone, B., Rivett, M. and Scourfield, J. (2007) Working with Men in Health and Social Care, London, Sage.
Scourfield, J. (2003) Gender and Child Protection, London, Palgrave Macmillan.
Scourfield, J. and Drakeford, M. (2002) New Labour and the ‘problem of men’, Critical Social Policy 22, 4: 619-640.
Distress and Suicidal Behaviour
Scourfield, J., Fincham, B., Langer, S. and Shiner, M. (2012) Sociological autopsy: An integrated method for the study of suicide in men. Social Science and Medicine, 74 (4): 466-473.
Fincham, B., Langer, S., Scourfield, J. and Shiner, M. (2011) Understanding Suicide: A Sociological Autopsy, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.
Scourfield, J., Roen, K. and McDermott, E.(2011) The non-display of authentic distress: Public-private dualism in young people’s discursive construction of self-harm. Sociology of Health and Illness, advance access, doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2010.01322.x
Shiner, M., Scourfield, J., Fincham, B. and Langer, S. (2009) When things fall apart: Gender and suicide across the life course. Social Science and Medicine, 69: 738-746.
Greenland, K., Scourfield, J., Prior, L., Smalley, N. and Scourfield, J. (2009) Theoretical antecedents of distress disclosure in a community sample of young people. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 39 (9): 2045-2068.
Roen, K., Scourfield, J. B. and Mc.Dermott, E. (2008) Making sense of suicide: A discourse analysis of young people’s talk about suicidal subjecthood. Social Science and Medicine, 67: 2089-2097.
Langer,S., Scourfield, J. and Fincham, B. (2008) Documenting the quick and the dead: a study of suicide files in a coroner’s office. Sociological Review. 56 (2): 293-308.
Lambert, P., Scourfield, J., Smalley, N. and Jones, R. (2008) The social context of school bullying: evidence from a survey of children in South Wales. Research Papers in Education. 23 (3): 269-291.
Maegusuku-Hewett, Dunkerley, D., Scourfield, J. and Smalley, N. (2007) Refugee children in Wales: coping and adaptation in the face of adversity. Children and Society 21 (4): 309-321.
Holland, S., Scourfield, J., O’Neill, S. and Pithouse, A. (2005) Democratising the family and the state? The case of family group conferences in child welfare, Journal of Social Policy, 34, 1: 59-77.
Holland, S. and Scourfield, J. (2004) Liberty and respect in child protection British Journal of Social Work, 24, 1: 17-32
Scourfield, J. and Welsh, I. (2003) Risk, reflexivity and social control in child protection: new times or same old story? Critical Social Policy, 23, 3: 398-440.
Scourfield, J., Evans, J., Shah, W. and Beynon, H. (2002) Responding to the experiences of minority ethnic children in virtually all-white communities, Child and Family Social Work. 7: 161-175.
Scourfield, J. (2000) The rediscovery of child neglect, Sociological Review, 48, 3: 365-382.
Social Work Education and Research Capacity-Building
Slater, T., Scourfield, J. and Sloan, L. (2012) Who is citing whom in social work? A response to Hodge, Lacasse and Benson. British Journal of Social Work. 42 (8): 1626-1633.
Maxwell, N., Scourfield, J., Gould, N. and Huxley, P. (2012) UK panel data on social work service users. British Journal of Social Work 42(1): 165-184.
Scourfield, J. and Maxwell, N. (2010) Social work doctoral students in the UK: A web-based survey and search of the Index to Theses. British Journal of Social Work. 40: 548-566.
Scourfield, J. (2010) Professional doctorate programmes in social work: The current state of provision in the UK. British Journal of Social Work, 40: 567-582
Scourfield, J. (2006) Placing gender in social work: the local and national dimensions of gender relations, Social Work Education. 25 (7): 665–679.
Pithouse, A. and Scourfield, J. (2002) Ready to practise? The DipSW in Wales: views on social work training from the workplace, Journal of Social Work, 2, 1: 7-28.
Scourfield, J., Gilliat-Ray, S., Khan, A. and Otri, S. (2013) Muslim Childhood: Religious Nurture in a European Context, Oxford University Press.
Digital Stories - Learning to be a Muslim
Scourfield, J., Taylor, C., Moore, G. and Gilliat-Ray, S. (2012) The intergenerational transmission of Islam: Evidence from the Citizenship Survey. Sociology 46(1): 91-108.
Drakeford, M., Scourfield, J., Holland, S. and Davies, A. (2009) Welsh children’s views on government and participation. Childhood. 16, 2: 247-264.
Scourfield, J., Dicks, B. Drakeford, M. and Davies, A. (2006) Children, Place and Identity: Nation and Locality in Middle Childhood, London, Routledge.
Scourfield, J., Dicks, B. Holland, S., Drakeford, M. and Davies, A. (2006) The significance of place in middle childhood: qualitative research from Wales. British Journal of Sociology, 57 (4):577-95.
Scourfield, J. and Davies, A. (2005) Children’s accounts of Wales as racialised and inclusive. Ethnicities 5, 1: 83-107