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Psychosocial Research Methods

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The Association for Psychosocial Studies is coordinating a series of workshops that explore a variety of innovative research methods that might be used to further psychosocial research and thinking. Visual Matrix – June 2015 Biographic-Narrative-Interpretive-Method – November 6th 2015

Education and disadvantage:

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Bridging the structure agency divide In recent years, debates on relationships between disadvantage and education have tended to become polarised around two broad positions, each claiming ‘evidence’ on its side.  Crudely put, a ‘neoliberal’ position situates students as autonomous agents of their own destiny and teachers as responsible for ‘overcoming’ ‘barriers to equal outcomes, defined…

Call for Papers

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1st CALL FOR PAPERS PSYCHOSOCIAL CONNECTIONS: PRACTICE, POLICY AND RESEARCH 1st Annual Conference of the Association for Psychosocial Studies 16-17th December 2014, University of Central Lancashire. Deadline for abstracts EXTENDED to 1st October 2014 This extension has been prompted by many enquiries from people who have been on vacation in August. We will confirm acceptance…

ASPD in Context

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                 Cross Disciplinary Thinking about ‘Antisocial Personality Disorder’. This  project has been funded by the ESRC. It aims to promote more awareness and thought about the difficulties posed by the set of problems  that surround people who have major problems in their lives and their relationships – who…

Postgraduate Group

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The Psychosocial Studies Postgraduate Group was founded in 2012 by Siobhan Lennon-Patience and Jacob Johanssen (both PhD students at the University of East London). The purpose of the group is to get to know other MA and PhD students who are interested in and work in the field of Psychosocial Studies. We would like to…