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“Funerals aren’t nice but it couldn’t have been nicer”. The makings of a good funeral (2013)
Journal Article
Holloway, M., Adamson, S., Argyrou, V., Draper, P., & Mariau, D. (2013). “Funerals aren’t nice but it couldn’t have been nicer”. The makings of a good funeral. Mortality, 18(1), (30-53). doi:10.1080/13576275.2012.755505. ISSN 1357-6275

There is growing comment in both academic and popular writing about the shape and content of funerals today, with general agreement that we are seeing marked changes with a growing trend towards secularisation and personalisation. Despite this, there... Read More

Dying old in the 21st century: A neglected issue for social work (2009)
Journal Article
Holloway, M. (2009). Dying old in the 21st century: A neglected issue for social work. International Social Work, 52(6), 713-725. doi:10.1177/0020872809342640

Dying in old age has become the majority dying of the developed world, yet older people are routinely denied palliative care, their dying characterized by failure to facilitate choice and recognize their needs. Social workers in all settings should e... Read More

Ethics and governance in social work research in the UK (2006)
Journal Article
Dominelli, L., & Holloway, M. (2008). Ethics and governance in social work research in the UK. The British journal of social work, 38(5), (1009-1024). doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcm123. ISSN 0045-3102

The application of formal research ethics and governance structures in social work research have lagged behind those applicable in health, although in the UK, social care has been deemed to be covered by those that were used in the NHS. Whilst this l... Read More