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The widening participation agenda: the marginal place of care (2008)
Journal Article
Alsop, R., Gonzalez-Arnal, S., & Kilkey, M. (2008). The widening participation agenda: the marginal place of care. Gender and Education, 20(6), (623-637). doi:10.1080/09540250802215235. ISSN 0954-0253

This paper is based upon two empirical studies, which identify care-giving responsibilities as a key mediator of mature students' - a target group within the widening participation strategy - experiences of higher education. Employing a feminist lens... Read More about The widening participation agenda: the marginal place of care.

Active differences: disability and identity beyond postmodernism (2008)
Journal Article
Conroy, C. (2008). Active differences: disability and identity beyond postmodernism. Contemporary Theatre Review, 18(3), 341-354. doi:10.1080/10486800802123625

This article looks at the recent examples of the uses disabled performers have made of freaks. It examines the strategy of linking freaks and disabled political subjects through the discussion of three performances: Graeae and Fittings' production of... Read More about Active differences: disability and identity beyond postmodernism.

'Reclaiming the criminal' : the role and training of prison officers in England, 1877-1914 (2008)
Journal Article
Johnston, H. (2008). 'Reclaiming the criminal' : the role and training of prison officers in England, 1877-1914. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 47(3), 297-312. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2311.2008.00521.x

This article examines the role and training of prison officers in England, between 1877 and 1914. It is concerned with the changing penal philosophies and practices of this period and how these were implemented in local prisons, and the duties of the... Read More about 'Reclaiming the criminal' : the role and training of prison officers in England, 1877-1914.

The generic American psycho (2008)
Journal Article
Eldridge, D. (2008). The generic American psycho. Journal of American Studies, 42(1), (19-33). doi:10.1017/S0021875807004355. ISSN 0021-8758

Following Elizabeth Young's 1991 analysis of the controversy surrounding the publication of Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho, this article discusses the efforts of the makers of the 2000 film adaptation to "rehabilitate" the novel. It explores the... Read More about The generic American psycho.