Dr Alasdair Stewart

  • Research Associate (Urban Studies)

Biography

Alasdair B R Stewart is a Research Assistant in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow. He is currently part of the ESRC funded project 'Welfare Conditionality: Sanctions, Support and Behaviour Change" www.welfareconditionality.ac.uk working with colleagues from six UK universities. He has a strong background in qualitative research, with experience conducting interviews and focus groups with welfare service users and vulnerable groups as well as front-line workers and policy officers from a broad range of statutory and voluntary organisations.

He completed his PhD, ‘Managing a Tenancy: Young people’s pathways into and sustaining independent tenancies from homelessness’, in 2014 at the University of Stirling which was jointly funded by the ESRC and Homeless Action Scotland. He has additionally, as part of his PhD, worked with the collaborative partner Homeless Action Scotland on short research projects focusing on housing and homelessness. He has also previously held research posts at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Strathclyde working on projects relating to child protection and disability. Prior to his PhD, Alasdair graduated with a MA Politics (First Class Honours) degree, specialising in political philosophy, at the University of Dundee in 2007 and completed a MSc in Applied Social Research at the University of Stirling in 2009.


Research interests

Areas of interest include:

  • housing
  • homelessness
  • dwelling spaces
  • welfare / social security
  • the application of QDAS in research
  • post-philosophy
  • sociological theory

Publications

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Number of items: 12.

2018

Dwyer, P., Jones, K., Scullion, L. and Stewart, A.B.R. (2018) The impact of conditionality on the welfare rights of EU migrants in the UK. Policy and Politics, (Accepted for Publication)

Stewart, A. B.R. and Wright, S. (2018) Final findings: Jobseekers. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

Wright, S., Dwyer, P., Jones, K., McNeill, J., Scullion, L. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2018) Final findings: Universal Credit. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

2017

McNeill, J., Scullion, L., Jones, K. and Stewart, A. (2017) Welfare conditionality and disabled people in the UK: claimants’ perspectives. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 25(2), pp. 177-180. (doi:10.1332/175982717x14943392083755)

2016

Dwyer, P., Bright, J., Wright, S., Stewart, A. B.R. , Fletcher, D. R., Flint, J. and Johnsen, S. (2016) First wave findings: Overview: Social security in Scotland. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

Wright, S., Dwyer, P., McNeill, J. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2016) First wave findings: Universal Credit. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

Wright, S. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2016) First wave findings: Jobseekers. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

Taylor, J., Stalker, K. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2016) Disabled children and the child protection system: a cause for concern. Child Abuse Review, 25(1), pp. 60-73. (doi:10.1002/car.2386)

2015

Stalker, K., Taylor, J., Fry, D. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2015) A study of disabled children and child protection in Scotland — a hidden group? Children and Youth Services Review, 56, pp. 126-134. (doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.07.012)

Welch, V., Jones, C., Stalker, K. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2015) Permanence for disabled children and young people through foster care and adoption: a selective review of international literature. Children and Youth Services Review, 53, pp. 137-146. (doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.03.017)

2014

Stewart, A. B.R. and Wright, S. (2014) Conditionality Briefing: Unemployed People. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

2009

Stewart, A. B.R. (2009) Althusser's structuralism and a theory of class. Critique: Journal of Socialist Theory, 36(3), pp. 421-443. (doi:10.1080/03017600802434524)

This list was generated on Mon Aug 20 00:20:52 2018 BST.
Number of items: 12.

Articles

Dwyer, P., Jones, K., Scullion, L. and Stewart, A.B.R. (2018) The impact of conditionality on the welfare rights of EU migrants in the UK. Policy and Politics, (Accepted for Publication)

McNeill, J., Scullion, L., Jones, K. and Stewart, A. (2017) Welfare conditionality and disabled people in the UK: claimants’ perspectives. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 25(2), pp. 177-180. (doi:10.1332/175982717x14943392083755)

Taylor, J., Stalker, K. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2016) Disabled children and the child protection system: a cause for concern. Child Abuse Review, 25(1), pp. 60-73. (doi:10.1002/car.2386)

Stalker, K., Taylor, J., Fry, D. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2015) A study of disabled children and child protection in Scotland — a hidden group? Children and Youth Services Review, 56, pp. 126-134. (doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.07.012)

Welch, V., Jones, C., Stalker, K. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2015) Permanence for disabled children and young people through foster care and adoption: a selective review of international literature. Children and Youth Services Review, 53, pp. 137-146. (doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.03.017)

Stewart, A. B.R. (2009) Althusser's structuralism and a theory of class. Critique: Journal of Socialist Theory, 36(3), pp. 421-443. (doi:10.1080/03017600802434524)

Research Reports or Papers

Stewart, A. B.R. and Wright, S. (2018) Final findings: Jobseekers. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

Wright, S., Dwyer, P., Jones, K., McNeill, J., Scullion, L. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2018) Final findings: Universal Credit. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

Dwyer, P., Bright, J., Wright, S., Stewart, A. B.R. , Fletcher, D. R., Flint, J. and Johnsen, S. (2016) First wave findings: Overview: Social security in Scotland. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

Wright, S., Dwyer, P., McNeill, J. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2016) First wave findings: Universal Credit. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

Wright, S. and Stewart, A. B.R. (2016) First wave findings: Jobseekers. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

Stewart, A. B.R. and Wright, S. (2014) Conditionality Briefing: Unemployed People. Project Report. Welfare Conditionality, York.

This list was generated on Mon Aug 20 00:20:52 2018 BST.