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Naked Civil Servant: Queer Sex, Catholicism and Conformism in the Post-War London Diaries of George Lucas (2023)
Journal Article

The minutely documented diaries of an ‘everyman’ such as George Lucas enable us to view the complex pleasures and challenging realities of the postwar queer quotidian in remarkable detail. A sample of the years after 1957, when Lucas was aged in his... Read More about Naked Civil Servant: Queer Sex, Catholicism and Conformism in the Post-War London Diaries of George Lucas.

Police discretion and the role of the ‘spotter’ within football crowd policing: risk assessment, engagement, legitimacy and de-escalation (2023)
Journal Article

Discretion is a key feature of policing, yet its surrounding research has historically been heavily reliant upon exploring interpersonal or dyadic encounters between individual officers and members of the public. More recently, studies have explored... Read More about Police discretion and the role of the ‘spotter’ within football crowd policing: risk assessment, engagement, legitimacy and de-escalation.

‘Queer transplanting from the Himalayas to Yorkshire: Reginald Farrer’s loves for men and alpine plants (1880-1920)’ (2022)
Book Chapter

Ranging from the mid-19th century to the present, and from Edinburgh to Plymouth, this powerful collection explores the significance of locality in queer space and experiences in modern British history. The chapters cover a broad range of themes f... Read More about ‘Queer transplanting from the Himalayas to Yorkshire: Reginald Farrer’s loves for men and alpine plants (1880-1920)’.

You Can’t Have Your Cake: A Queer-Informed View of Religious Conscientious Exemptions from Equality Law (2022)
Journal Article

This paper offers a Queer-informed challenge to Adenitire’s claim that the principle of liberal neutrality can sometimes justify religious conscientious objection to equality law. It begins with a Queer critique of the assumptions behind the rights p... Read More about You Can’t Have Your Cake: A Queer-Informed View of Religious Conscientious Exemptions from Equality Law.

Continued and intensified hostility: The problematisation of immigration in the UK government’s 2021 New Plan for Immigration (2022)
Journal Article

Drawing on Bacchi’s (2009) ‘What’s the problem represented to be?’ framework, this article provides a critical analysis of HM Government’s (2021a) New Plan for Immigration. We explore how immigration is problematised, the assumptions that underlie th... Read More about Continued and intensified hostility: The problematisation of immigration in the UK government’s 2021 New Plan for Immigration.

When An Injured Group’s Socio-Economic Status Signals Forgiveness Expectancy In Perpetrators: The Moderating Role of SDO (2022)
Journal Article

We investigated whether and when perpetrators might expect to be forgiven as a function of their own social dominance orientation and the injured group’s perceived socio-economic status. In a between-subjects design (N = 298), British participants im... Read More about When An Injured Group’s Socio-Economic Status Signals Forgiveness Expectancy In Perpetrators: The Moderating Role of SDO.

The dark tetrad personality traits moderate the relationship between ideological passion and violent activism. (2022)
Journal Article

Objective: This research examines the interface between ideological passion and the dark tetrad personality traits to predict violent (vs. peaceful) political activism. Meta-analytic research shows that ideological obsessive passion (OP) is one of th... Read More about The dark tetrad personality traits moderate the relationship between ideological passion and violent activism..

Identification of metallic objects using spectral magnetic polarizability tensor signatures: Object classification (2022)
Journal Article

The early detection of terrorist threat objects, such as guns and knives, through improved metal detection, has the potential to reduce the number of attacks and improve public safety and security. To achieve this, there is considerable potential to... Read More about Identification of metallic objects using spectral magnetic polarizability tensor signatures: Object classification.

The Queer, the Cross and the Closet: Religious Exceptions in Equality Law as State-Sponsored Homophobia (2021)
Journal Article

The struggle for queer people to be recognised as full sexual citizens continues to be thwarted by the existence of religious exceptions to equality law. These exceptions reactivate and legitimise the historical oppression of queer people, who have l... Read More about The Queer, the Cross and the Closet: Religious Exceptions in Equality Law as State-Sponsored Homophobia.