Dr Maureen McBride
- Research Associate: Scottish Children's Neighbourhoods (Educational Leadership & Policy)
I was recently awarded my doctorate in Sociology from the Universtiy of Glasgow (2018), thesis entitled 'Rethinking sectarianism: a qualitatiave exploration of the experiences of football supporters in the west of Scotland'. I also completed an MRes in Criminology (2013), an MSc in Political Communication (2011) and an MA (Hons) in History and Politics (2007), all from the University of Glasgow. My research interests include poverty, class inequalities, racialisation and racism, religion, nationalism, and social policy more broadly. I am a Research Associate on the Children's Neighbourhoods Scotland project in Bridgeton and Dalmarnock.
My research interests include poverty, class inequalities, racialisation and racism, religion, nationalism, and social policy more broadly. I co-edited and contributed to No Problem Here: Understanding Racism in Scotland, a book published by Luath Press in January 2018. I previously worked for the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research and What Works Scotland, conducting research on a range of research projects including an exploration of the educational needs and experiences of refugee children in Scotland; analysis of community development responses to hate crime; and an evaluation of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012.
McBride, M. (2018) ‘The contemporary position of Irish Catholics in Scotland’ in McBride, M. Virdee, S., Liinpää, M., and Davidson, N. (2016) No Problem Here: Racism and Scottish Society.
McBride, M. (2016). A Review of the Evidence on Hate Crime and Prejudice: Report for the Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime, Prejudice and Community Cohesion. SCCJR Research Report: 07/2016
McBride , M. (2015) What works to reduce prejudice and discrimination? A review of the evidence. Scottish Government Report.
Liinpää, M., McBride, M., Davidson, N., and Virdee, S. (2015) Racism: from the labour movement to the far-right. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38(3), pp. 446-451
Hamilton-Smith et al (2015) An evaluation of Section 1 of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012. Scottish Government Report.
McBride (2014) Can new legislation succeed in wiping out the sectarian problem in Scotland? Scottish Association for the Study of Offending (SASO) Journal.