“But why anthropology?”. I was asked the question shortly before finishing my doctoral thesis. It is rather uncommon to refer to so many anthropological studies in a thesis that is not based on ethnography and is, in addition to this, written within the field of child welfare social work. In social work, it is more common to refer to sociologists, psychologists, and political scientists. So “why anthropology?”.Continue reading “Why anthropology? (Serendipity)”
“…this research advances the field considerably in terms of our understanding of issues of responding to diversity, children’s participation and to understanding how knowledge cultures determine outcomes.”Williams 2020
I was very pleased to read Professor Charlotte Williams’ review of my dissertation. Williams is a leading scholar in social work and she is internationally recognised for her research on ethnic diversity, multiculturalism, racism, and social justice issues in the context of welfare regimes and practices.Continue reading “Dissertation review, by Charlotte Williams”
My first independent scholarly work is published!
…And it is published in Time & Society, one of my favourite peer-reviewed journals! What is the article about, then? Continue reading “Social change in developmental times?”