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Disability and development: different models, different places (2007)
Journal Article
McEwan, C., & Butler, R. (2007). Disability and development: different models, different places. Geography compass, 1(3), (448-466). doi:10.1111/j.1749-8198.2007.00023.x. ISSN 1749-8198

Debates about disability within geography, as well as in disability studies more generally, have been largely urban, Anglophone and Western-centric. Not only have industrialised societies remained the predominant focus of attention, but the debates t... Read More

Coming out and outcomes: negotiating lesbian and gay identities with, and in, the family (2003)
Journal Article
Skelton, T., Valentine, G., Valentine, G., Skelton, T., & Butler, R. (2003). Coming out and outcomes: negotiating lesbian and gay identities with, and in, the family. Environment and planning. D, Society & space, 21(4), 479-499. doi:10.1068/d277t

In late modernity there has been a shift in the ways that individuals relate to society, in which traditional ideas, expectations, and hierarchies are being reworked. Released from the constraints and social norms of tradition, individuals, it is arg... Read More

The alternative fairy story: Diana and the sexual dissidents (1999)
Journal Article
Valentine, G., & Butler, R. (1999). The alternative fairy story: Diana and the sexual dissidents. Journal of gender studies, 8(3), (295-302). doi:10.1080/095892399102553. ISSN 0958-9236

By drawing on feminist and queer theory this paper explores the nature of Diana, Princess of Wales' changing relationship with the gay comnunity, and gay politics. We argue that from her wedding to her funeral, Diana's life and death epitomised a ser... Read More