Ms Louise Lawson

  • Lecturer (Urban Studies)
  • Associate (School of Health & Wellbeing)

telephone: 01413305282
email: Louise.Lawson@glasgow.ac.uk

R209 Level 1, Urban Studies, 25 Bute Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RS

Import to contacts

Biography

I am Lecturer in Public Policy and Health Policy in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow.

I am Principal Investigator on the Nuffield Foundation funded project, "Women in Multiple Low-paid Employment: Pathways between Work, Care and Health" (2020-2024).

Research interests

I am PI on a Nuffield Foundation funded project “Women in multiple low-paid employment: pathways between work, care and health” (2020-2024).

I was previously a Research Fellow on the GoWell Research and Learning Programme where my interests were: community empowerment; regeneration and health; "lived realities" of major regeneration; foodbanks as paradoxes of policy and society

Research groups

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2021 | 2019 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2005 | 2002 | 2001
Number of items: 17.

2021

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2021) Foodbanks as paradoxes of policy and society. Voluntary Sector Review, 12(3), pp. 439-457. (doi: 10.1332/204080520X15926573026085)

2019

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2019) Changing contexts and critical moments: interim outcomes for children and young people living through involuntary relocation. Housing Studies, 34(4), pp. 636-665. (doi: 10.1080/02673037.2018.1468418)

2016

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2016) 'Power to the (young) people’? Children and young people's empowerment in the relocation process associated with urban re-structuring. International Journal of Housing Policy, 16(3), pp. 376-403. (doi: 10.1080/14616718.2016.1143788)

2015

Egan, M., Lawson, L., Kearns, A. , Conway, E. and Neary, J. (2015) Neighbourhood demolition, relocation and health: a qualitative longitudinal study of housing-led urban regeneration in Glasgow, UK. Health and Place, 33, pp. 101-108. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.02.006) (PMID:25814338) (PMCID:PMC4463975)

Lawson, L., Kearns, A. , Egan, M. and Conway, E. (2015) "You can't always get what you want…"? Prior-attitudes and post-experiences of relocation from restructured neighbourhoods. Housing Studies, 30(6), pp. 942-966. (doi: 10.1080/02673037.2014.994199)

2014

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2014) Rethinking the purpose of community empowerment in neighbourhood regeneration: the need for policy clarity. Local Economy, 29(1-2), pp. 65-81. (doi: 10.1177/0269094213519307)

2013

Kearns, A. , Kearns, O. and Lawson, L. (2013) Notorious places: image, reputation, stigma: the role of newspapers in area reputations for social housing estates. Housing Studies, 28(4), pp. 579-598. (doi: 10.1080/02673037.2013.759546)

Neary, J. , Egan, M., Keenan, P.J., Lawson, L. and Bond, L. (2013) Damned if they do, damned if they don't: negotiating the tricky context of anti-social behaviour and keeping safe in disadvantaged urban neighbourhoods. Journal of Youth Studies, 16(1), pp. 118-134. (doi: 10.1080/13676261.2012.710745)

2010

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2010) 'Community empowerment' in the context of the Glasgow housing stock transfer. Urban Studies, 47(7), pp. 1459-1478. (doi: 10.1177/0042098009353619)

Egan, M. et al. (2010) Protocol for a mixed methods study investigating the impact of investment in housing, regeneration and neighbourhood renewal on the health and wellbeing of residents: the GoWell programme. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 10(1), 41. (doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-10-41)

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2010) Community engagement in regeneration: are we getting the point? Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 25(1), pp. 19-36.

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2010) Community engagement in regeneration: are we getting the point? Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 25(1), pp. 19-36. (doi: 10.1007/s10901-009-9168-7)

2009

Kearns, A. and Lawson, L. (2009) (De)Constructing a policy 'failure': housing stock transfer in Glasgow. Evidence and Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 5(4), pp. 449-470. (doi: 10.1332/174426409X478789)

2008

Kearns, A. and Lawson, L. (2008) Housing stock transfer in Glasgow - the first five years: a study of policy implementation. Housing Studies, 23(6), pp. 857-878. (doi: 10.1080/02673030802416635)

2005

Mackenzie, M. , Lawson, L., Mackinnon, J. and Meth, F. (2005) Local strategies for whole systems change. In: Barnes, M., Bauld, L., Benzeval, M., Judge, K., Mackenzie, M. and Sullivan, H. (eds.) Health Action Zones: Partnerships for Health Equity. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415325509

2002

Mackenzie, M. , Lawson, L. and MacKinnon, J. (2002) Generating learning. In: Bauld, L. and Judge, K. (eds.) Learning From Health Action Zones. Aeneas Press: Chichester. ISBN 9781902115245

2001

Lawson, L., MacKinnon, J. and Truman, J. (2001) Health action zones: where next? Health Development Today, 2, p. 16.

This list was generated on Tue Feb 27 06:46:01 2024 GMT.
Number of items: 17.

Articles

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2021) Foodbanks as paradoxes of policy and society. Voluntary Sector Review, 12(3), pp. 439-457. (doi: 10.1332/204080520X15926573026085)

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2019) Changing contexts and critical moments: interim outcomes for children and young people living through involuntary relocation. Housing Studies, 34(4), pp. 636-665. (doi: 10.1080/02673037.2018.1468418)

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2016) 'Power to the (young) people’? Children and young people's empowerment in the relocation process associated with urban re-structuring. International Journal of Housing Policy, 16(3), pp. 376-403. (doi: 10.1080/14616718.2016.1143788)

Egan, M., Lawson, L., Kearns, A. , Conway, E. and Neary, J. (2015) Neighbourhood demolition, relocation and health: a qualitative longitudinal study of housing-led urban regeneration in Glasgow, UK. Health and Place, 33, pp. 101-108. (doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.02.006) (PMID:25814338) (PMCID:PMC4463975)

Lawson, L., Kearns, A. , Egan, M. and Conway, E. (2015) "You can't always get what you want…"? Prior-attitudes and post-experiences of relocation from restructured neighbourhoods. Housing Studies, 30(6), pp. 942-966. (doi: 10.1080/02673037.2014.994199)

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2014) Rethinking the purpose of community empowerment in neighbourhood regeneration: the need for policy clarity. Local Economy, 29(1-2), pp. 65-81. (doi: 10.1177/0269094213519307)

Kearns, A. , Kearns, O. and Lawson, L. (2013) Notorious places: image, reputation, stigma: the role of newspapers in area reputations for social housing estates. Housing Studies, 28(4), pp. 579-598. (doi: 10.1080/02673037.2013.759546)

Neary, J. , Egan, M., Keenan, P.J., Lawson, L. and Bond, L. (2013) Damned if they do, damned if they don't: negotiating the tricky context of anti-social behaviour and keeping safe in disadvantaged urban neighbourhoods. Journal of Youth Studies, 16(1), pp. 118-134. (doi: 10.1080/13676261.2012.710745)

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2010) 'Community empowerment' in the context of the Glasgow housing stock transfer. Urban Studies, 47(7), pp. 1459-1478. (doi: 10.1177/0042098009353619)

Egan, M. et al. (2010) Protocol for a mixed methods study investigating the impact of investment in housing, regeneration and neighbourhood renewal on the health and wellbeing of residents: the GoWell programme. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 10(1), 41. (doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-10-41)

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2010) Community engagement in regeneration: are we getting the point? Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 25(1), pp. 19-36.

Lawson, L. and Kearns, A. (2010) Community engagement in regeneration: are we getting the point? Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 25(1), pp. 19-36. (doi: 10.1007/s10901-009-9168-7)

Kearns, A. and Lawson, L. (2009) (De)Constructing a policy 'failure': housing stock transfer in Glasgow. Evidence and Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 5(4), pp. 449-470. (doi: 10.1332/174426409X478789)

Kearns, A. and Lawson, L. (2008) Housing stock transfer in Glasgow - the first five years: a study of policy implementation. Housing Studies, 23(6), pp. 857-878. (doi: 10.1080/02673030802416635)

Lawson, L., MacKinnon, J. and Truman, J. (2001) Health action zones: where next? Health Development Today, 2, p. 16.

Book Sections

Mackenzie, M. , Lawson, L., Mackinnon, J. and Meth, F. (2005) Local strategies for whole systems change. In: Barnes, M., Bauld, L., Benzeval, M., Judge, K., Mackenzie, M. and Sullivan, H. (eds.) Health Action Zones: Partnerships for Health Equity. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415325509

Mackenzie, M. , Lawson, L. and MacKinnon, J. (2002) Generating learning. In: Bauld, L. and Judge, K. (eds.) Learning From Health Action Zones. Aeneas Press: Chichester. ISBN 9781902115245

This list was generated on Tue Feb 27 06:46:01 2024 GMT.

Grants

  • Principal Investigator: “Women in multiple low-paid employment: pathways between work, care and health” (2020-2024). Nuffield Foundation £324,262

  • Principal Investigator: "Representing Women's Multiple Low-paid Work through Art and Research" (2024), ESRC Impact Acceleration Account follow on fund £16,000

  • Qualitative Research Network
    Adam Smith Research Fund (seedcorn funding)
    2010

Supervision

 

Research student

Joanne Neary (joint supervision between Urban Studies and the MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit)
Thesis title: Young people and regeneration 2010-2013

Teaching

Lecturer:

Social and Public Policy 1A: Foundations of Welfare

Utopias: Welfare Theory and Social Policies for a ‘Good Society’, Honours Course

Co-convenor and Lecturer:

Understanding Health Policy, Masters.

 

Previous teaching (postgraduate and undergraduate):

Urban Studies: Research Design, Methods and Ethics

Advanced Qualitative Methods

Research and Dissertation Design

Community participation in Urban Regeneration

Social Research and Investigation

Additional information

Reports

Gibb, K., Lawson, L., Williams, J and McLaughlin, M (2020). The impact of social housing: economic, social, health and wellbeing, UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) and Housing Associations' Charitable Trust (HACT) 66627.pdf (sfha.co.uk)

Lawson, L and Kearns, A. (2017) The Value of Foodbanks. Project Report. GoWell, Glasgow.  https://www.gowellonline.com/assets/0000/3956/Food_and_beyond_-_exploring_the_foodbank_experience.pdf

Lawson, L & Kearns, A. (2017) Community and Neighbourhood Change in GoWell Wider Surrounding Areas. Project Report. GoWell, Glasgow.

https://www.gowellonline.com/assets/0000/3938/Community_and_neighbourhood_change_Wider_Surrounding_Areas.pdf    

Lawson, L & Kearns, A. (2017) Living in new homes in Glasgow’s regeneration areas. Project Report. GoWell, Glasgow.

https://www.gowellonline.com/assets/0000/3928/New_Build_Report_April_2017_FINAL_FOR_PUBLICATION.pdf

Lawson, L & Egan, M. (2012) Residents’ lived realities of transformational regeneration: Phase 1. Project Report. GoWell, Glasgow.

https://www.gowellonline.com/assets/0000/0510/Residents____lived_realities_of_transformational_regeneration.

Bauld, L., Ferguson, J., Lawson, L., Chesterman, J and Judge, K (2006). Tackling Smoking in Glasgow: Final Report, Glasgow Centre for Population Health.

https://www.gcph.co.uk/assets/0000/0441/Tackling_Smoking_in_Glasgow_Final_report.pdf

Barnes, M., Bauld, L., Benzeval, M., Judge, K., Lawson, L., Mackenzie, M., Mackinnon, J., Matka, E., Meth, H., Sullivan, H., Truman, J (2002). National Evaluation of Health Action Zones: Final Report. London: Department of Health.