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Grand narratives of spirituality : some critical reflections (2015)
Journal Article
Humphrey, C. (2015). Grand narratives of spirituality : some critical reflections. Journal for the study of spirituality, 5(1), (20-32). doi:10.1179/2044024315Z.00000000038. ISSN 2044-0243

Grand narratives posit spirituality as the master term undergirding human history and all its cultural and religious formations; individual human becoming in all its moral, psychological, social and transpersonal dimensions; and the therapeutic pract... Read More

A paradigmatic map of professional education research (2013)
Journal Article
Humphrey, C. (2013). A paradigmatic map of professional education research. Social Work Education, 32(1), (3-16). doi:10.1080/02615479.2011.643863. ISSN 0261-5479

This article maps out research in professional education with reference to a threefold typology of paradigms i.e. the positivist, interpretivist and critical paradigms. The rationale for such an endeavour is fourfold. First, it directs attention to t... Read More

Dilemmas in doing insider research in professional education (2012)
Journal Article
Humphrey, C. (2013). Dilemmas in doing insider research in professional education. Qualitative Social Work, 12(5), (572-586). doi:10.1177/1473325012446006. ISSN 1473-3250

This article explores the dilemmas I encountered when researching social work education in England as an insider researcher who was simultaneously employed as an educator in the host institution. This was an ethnographic project deploying multiple me... Read More

The faith closet (2009)
Journal Article
Humphrey, C. (2009). The faith closet

This article is based upon research with student social workers and their educators which foregrounded the personal-professional interface in becoming a social worker.  Faith was an explicit dimension of this research project insofar as an inter... Read More