Category Archives: Theory

Young researchers’ views on what peer support for young people affected by sexual violence should look like

Delphine Girma is a Research Assistant in the International Centre, working on the Our Voices Too project. In this post she reflects on key aspects of peer support for young people affected by sexual violence. This blog post was originally published

Young researchers’ views on what peer support for young people affected by sexual violence should look like

Delphine Girma is a Research Assistant in the International Centre, working on the Our Voices Too project. In this post she reflects on key aspects of peer support for young people affected by sexual violence. This blog post was originally published

Applying theory to understand the potential of group work with young people affected by sexual violence

This week Claire Cody draws on theory from trauma studies and community development to frame the value of group work with children and young people affected by sexual violence. This blog post originally appeared on the Our Voices website.   As

Applying theory to understand the potential of group work with young people affected by sexual violence

This week Claire Cody draws on theory from trauma studies and community development to frame the value of group work with children and young people affected by sexual violence. This blog post originally appeared on the Our Voices website.   As

Where are the geographers? The need for inter-disciplinary approaches to CSE

In this post Jenny Lloyd argues that the field of CSE research could benefit from the perspective geographers bring, including how the dynamics of place create or mitigate sexual risk. When we think about where child sexual exploitation (CSE) happens

Where are the geographers? The need for inter-disciplinary approaches to CSE

In this post Jenny Lloyd argues that the field of CSE research could benefit from the perspective geographers bring, including how the dynamics of place create or mitigate sexual risk. When we think about where child sexual exploitation (CSE) happens

New to Realist Evaluation? Five key points that will help you get started

A number of researchers in the International Centre use a realist approach to evaluation. Julie Harris and Lucie Shuker outline some of the key aspects of this approach for those who are new to it. This week staff from the International Centre presented three papers

New to Realist Evaluation? Five key points that will help you get started

A number of researchers in the International Centre use a realist approach to evaluation. Julie Harris and Lucie Shuker outline some of the key aspects of this approach for those who are new to it. This week staff from the International Centre presented three papers

‘Theory Day’ IC staff discuss the ideas underpinning our research

Elizabeth Ackerley reflects on some of the learning from a recent ‘theory building day’ held by and for the International Centre team. Why do some young people sexually harm their peers? How does place and space impact on identity? How

‘Theory Day’ IC staff discuss the ideas underpinning our research

Elizabeth Ackerley reflects on some of the learning from a recent ‘theory building day’ held by and for the International Centre team. Why do some young people sexually harm their peers? How does place and space impact on identity? How