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Dr Catherine Wilkinson

Dr Catherine Wilkinson

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Biography

Dr Catherine Wilkinson is a Senior Lecturer in Education at Liverpool John Moores University. Prior to this, Catherine worked as a Lecturer in Children, Young People and Families in the Faculty of Health and Social Care, Edge Hill University. Catherine also previously worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Durham University in the School of Education. Catherine completed her PhD in Environmental Sciences at University of Liverpool, funded by an ESRC CASE award. Catherine works at the intersection of a range of research approaches, including: mixed methods, ethnographic and participatory research. Catherine’s primary research interests are children’s health experiences; young people and identity; community radio; and innovative methods. Catherine has an established reputation for making cutting-edge contributions, conceptually and methodologically, to research ‘with’ children and young people and uses this research to inspire teaching she delivers.

Publications

Journal article

Benwell MC, Davies A, Evans B, Wilkinson C. 2020. Engaging political histories of urban uprisings with young people: The Liverpool riots, 1981 and 2011 Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, DOI

Wilkinson C. 2019. On the same wavelength? Hyperdiverse young people at a community radio station Social and Cultural Geography, 20 :1251-1265 DOI Public Url

Wilkinson C. 2019. The performance of youth voice on the airwaves Children's Geographies, 17 :334-346 DOI Public Url

Wilkinson C, Briggs J, Salt K, Vines J, Flynn E. 2019. In participatory budgeting we trust? Fairness, tactics and (in)accessibility in participatory governance LOCAL GOVERNMENT STUDIES, 45 :1001-1020 DOI Author Url Public Url

Wilkinson C, Carter B, Bray L, Keating P. 2019. The absent-present researcher: data analysis of pre-recorded parent-driven campaign videos CHILDRENS GEOGRAPHIES, DOI Author Url Public Url

Wilkinson C, Wilkinson S. 2019. The only way is ethics: Reflections on applying for National Health Service ethical approval and governance for research with children Children's Geographies, 17 :480-486 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Carter B, Bray L, Keating P, Wilkinson C. 2018. Parent-Driven Campaign Videos: An Analysis of the Motivation and Affect of Videos Created by Parents of Children With Complex Healthcare Needs Comprehensive Child and Adolescent Nursing, 41 :276-292 DOI Author Url Public Url

Wilkinson C, Carter B, Shokrollahi K. 2018. Disfigurement, the body and dress: A review of the literature GEOGRAPHY COMPASS, 12 DOI Author Url

Wilkinson S, Wilkinson C. 2018. Researching drinking “with” young people: a palette of methods Drugs and Alcohol Today, 18 :6-16 DOI

Wilkinson C, Wilkinson S. 2017. Doing it write: Representation and responsibility in writing up participatory research involving young people Social Inclusion, 5 :219-227 DOI Public Url

Wilkinson C. 2017. Going ‘backstage’: observant participation in research with young people Children's Geographies, 15 :614-620 DOI Public Url

Wilkinson C, Fumagalli I, Rossetti S. 2016. Rebranding a District: The Breiðholt Project in Reykjavik TeMa Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment, 9 :257-268 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Wilkinson C, Carter B. 2016. Language, disfigurement, stigma and clothing Journal of Child Health Care, 20 :417-418 DOI

Wilkinson C. 2016. Childhood, mobile technologies and everyday experiences: changing technologies = changing childhoods? CHILDRENS GEOGRAPHIES, 14 :372-373 DOI Author Url

Wilkinson C. 2016. 'Babe, I like your lipstick': rethinking researcher personality and appearance CHILDRENS GEOGRAPHIES, 14 :115-123 DOI Author Url Public Url

Wilkinson C. 2015. Young People, Community Radio and Urban Life GEOGRAPHY COMPASS, 9 :127-139 DOI Author Url Public Url

Samantha W, Wilkinson C. Night-life and Atmospheric Mobilities Mobile Culture Studies, The Journal, Public Url

Samantha W, Wilkinson C. ‘Working from home’: Academics and Airbnb, an autoethnographic account North West Geography, Public Url

Book

von Benzon N, Wilkinson C. 2019. Intersectionality and difference in childhood and youth: Global perpsectives :1-234 9781138608290 DOI

Chapters

Von Benzon N, Wilkinson C. 2019. Introduction Intersectionality and Difference in Childhood and Youth: Global Perspectives :1-11 9781138608290 DOI

Wilkinson C, Wilkinson S. 2019. Childhood disability and clothing: (Un)dressing debates Intersectionality and Difference in Childhood and Youth: Global Perspectives :15-29 9781138608290 DOI

Wilkinson C. 2018. Case 3.2 Are you telling me this as a researcher or a friend? Ethical issues for a UK doctoral researcher Ethics in Participatory Research for Health and Social Well-Being: Cases and Commentaries :66-67 9781138093416 DOI

Wilkinson C, Wilkinson S. 2018. Principles of participatory research Being Participatory: Researching with Children and Young People: Co-constructing Knowledge Using Creative Techniques :15-35 9783319712277 DOI

Wilkinson C. 2017. Tuning in to the geographies of radio Handbook on Geographies of Technology :138-147 9781785361159

Wilkinson C. Youth Voices on the Airwaves: Representations of Young People Identities and Subjectivities :475-491 Springer Singapore 9789812870223 DOI

Wilkinson C. Radio, Children and Young People

Book review

Wilkinson C. 2016. The Festivalization of Culture EMOTION SPACE AND SOCIETY, 20 :35-36 DOI Author Url

Project