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Lecturer in Social Policy

Senior Fellow of the HEA

Area of academic expertise - outline

Social Policy

Current research activities

Destitution; Asylum Seeker Policy and Practice; Social Policy in Scotland; Gender; Criminal Justice policy

Desired research direction

Continued research activity around developments in Social Policy

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Research Output 2008 2018

Exercising ‘bad faith’ in the asylum policy arena

Poole, L. & Rafanell, I. 8 Feb 2018 In : Sociological Research Online.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
asylum policy
asylum seeker
immigration law
Open Access
status group

The role of affective sanctioning in the formation of hyper-masculine identities among young male gang members in Glasgow

Rafanell, I., McLean, R. & Poole, L. 15 Apr 2017 (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Social Policy in Scotland

Poole, L. Aug 2016 The Student’s Companion to Social Policy . Alcock, P., Haux, T., May, M. & Wright, S. (eds.). 5th ed. Wiley-Blackwell

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Democratising the non-profit sector: reconfiguring the state-non-profit sector relationship in the UK

Poole, L. & Elstub, S. 2014 In : Policy and Politics . 42, 3, p. 385-401 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

non-profit sector
nonprofit organization
private sector