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Research Output 2006 2019

2019

'From Cradle to Grave?': Policy Responses to Death

Foster, L., Woodthorpe, K. & Walker, A., 2019, In : Mortality. 24, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

death
Public Policy
studies (academic)
Social Sciences
Policy Making
10 Downloads (Pure)

"We don't want to go and be idle ducks": family practices at the end of life

Borgstrom, E., Ellis, J. & Woodthorpe, K., 24 Apr 2019, In : Sociology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
2018

From Prince Charles and his mother down, why Britain finds it hard to talk about death

Woodthorpe, K., 26 Nov 2018, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
Bereavement
Students
Workplace
Compassion
Education

Survive and Thrive in Academia: The New Academic's Pocket Mentor

Woodthorpe, K., Jun 2018, Abingdon, U. K.: Routledge. 252 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2017
35 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
1 Citation (Scopus)
120 Downloads (Pure)

Family and funerals: taking a relational perspective

Woodthorpe, K., 2017, In : Death Studies. 41, 9, p. 592-601 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Finches
Funeral

Researching Death, Dying and Bereavement

Borgstrom, E. (ed.), Ellis, J. (ed.) & Woodthorpe, K. (ed.), 2017, (Accepted/In press) Routledge.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

The dead and dying have been ignored by politicians for too long

Woodthorpe, K., 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Death and Social Policy in Challenging Times

Foster, L. (ed.) & Woodthorpe, K. (ed.), 12 Feb 2016, Basingstoke, U. K.: Palgrave Macmillan. 216 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

3 Citations (Scopus)
21 Downloads (Pure)

Funerals and families: locating death as a relational issue

Woodthorpe, K. & Rumble, H., 10 Jun 2016, In : British Journal of Sociology. 67, 2, p. 242-259 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
funeral
death
Political Norms
sociology of the family
organization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Funeral welfare to the grave

Foster, L. & Woodthorpe, K., 5 Jan 2016, Death and Social Policy in Challenging Times. Foster, L. & Woodthorpe, K. (eds.). Basingstoke, U. K.: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 73-90 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

Funerals and the state: an uneasy relationship

Woodthorpe, K. & Foster, L., 2015, In Defence of Welfare 2. Foster, L., Brunton, A., Deeming, C. & Haux, T. (eds.). Social Policy Association, Vol. 2. p. 135 3 p. (In Defence of Welfare).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
23 Downloads (Pure)

What sociology means to me: exploring, imagining and challenging

Woodthorpe, K., 15 Apr 2015, Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice. Twamley, K., Doidge, M. & Scott, A. (eds.). Policy Press, p. 219 224 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
File
2014
11 Citations (Scopus)
179 Downloads (Pure)

Disposal or dispersal? Environmentalism and final treatment of the British dead

Rumble, H., Troyer, J., Walter, T. & Woodthorpe, K., 28 May 2014, In : Mortality. 19, 3, p. 243-260 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Burial
Cremation
funeral
Planets
Gift Giving
7 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)

From the cradle to the grave: Funeral welfare from an international perspective

Valentine, C. & Woodthorpe, K., Oct 2014, In : Social Policy and Administration. 48, 5, p. 515-536 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
funeral
welfare
cost
welfare provision
income
31 Downloads (Pure)

Funeral poverty in the UK: issues for policy

Woodthorpe, K. V., 21 Jan 2014, 4 p. Bath : Institute for Policy Research, University of Bath.

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
funeral
poverty
public health
pension
obligation

I can't afford to die: Addressing funeral poverty

Woodthorpe, K. V., 27 Feb 2014, International Longevity Centre. 12 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

funeral
poverty
dying
costs
death
21 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
funeral
poverty
public health
pension
obligation

Public Death

Woodthorpe, K. V., 2014, The A-Z of Death and Dying: Social, medical and cultural aspects. Brennan, M. (ed.). Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sociology

Brennan, M. & Woodthorpe, K. V., 2014, The A-Z of Death and Dying: Social, medical and cultural aspects. Brennan, M. (ed.). Westport, CT.: Greenwood Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

A missing link? The role of mortuary staff in hospital based bereavement care services

Woodthorpe, K. & Komaromy, C., Dec 2013, In : Bereavement Care. 32, 3, p. 124-130 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospice Care
pathology
Pathology
staff
death

DDB 2012 Report for Journal of Illness, Crisis & Loss

Borgstrom, E. & Woodthorpe, K. V., 1 Jan 2013, In : Illness, Crisis, & Loss . 21, 3, p. 249-250 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

From the cradle to the grave: is the ideal funeral just a dream?

Woodthorpe, K. V., 2013, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

1 Citation (Scopus)

Opportunities and barriers to forming a professional identity: Communities of practice within UK funeral directing

Valentine, C., Woodthorpe, K. & Easthope, L., 2013, In : Mortality. 18, 4, p. 358-375 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

funeral
Industry
industry
community
director
10 Citations (Scopus)
73 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
social policy
funeral
cost
stakeholder
death rate
5 Citations (Scopus)
61 Downloads (Pure)

What cost the price of a good send off? The challenges for British state funeral policy

Foster, L. & Woodthorpe, K., Feb 2013, In : Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. 21, 1, p. 77-89 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
funeral
costs
death rate
low income
funding
2012
5 Citations (Scopus)
49 Downloads (Pure)

A golden silence? Acts of remembrance and commemoration at UK football games

Foster, L. & Woodthorpe, K., Feb 2012, In : Journal of Sport and Social Issues. 36, 1, p. 50-67 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
spontaneity
soccer
fan
club
group cohesion
4 Citations (Scopus)

Baby gardens: A privilege or predicament?

Woodthorpe, K., 2012, Understanding Reproductive Loss: Perspectives on Life, Death and Fertility. Earle, S., Komaromy, C. & Layne, L. (eds.). Farnham: Ashgate

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

21 Downloads (Pure)
File
funeral
religious behavior
welfare
resources
Switzerland
18 Downloads (Pure)

The Commercial Side of Death

Woodthorpe, K., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
2011
35 Downloads (Pure)

Investigating mortuary services in hospital settings

Komaromy, C. & Woodthorpe, K., 2011, (Unpublished) Unkown Publisher.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

File
pathology
dying
illness
death
experience
56 Citations (Scopus)
56 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
anonymity
examination
knowledge transfer
qualitative research
stakeholder
15 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)
File
death
management
subject of study
cemetery
social science
26 Citations (Scopus)

Sustaining the contemporary cemetery: implementing policy alongside conflicting perspectives and purpose

Woodthorpe, K., Aug 2011, In : Mortality. 16, 3, p. 259-276 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cemeteries
cemetery
Grief
Emotions
emotion

The Trouble with Dying: the Sun Life Direct Cost of Dying Survey 2011

Woodthorpe, K., Cox, S., Tyrell, B. & Sun Life Direct, 2011, Bristol: Axa Sun Life Direct.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

13 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)

Using bereavement theory to understand memorialising behaviour

Woodthorpe, K., 2011, In : Bereavement Care. 30, 2, p. 29-32 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Choice Behavior
Bereavement
Grief
grief
memorial
2010
18 Citations (Scopus)

Private grief in public spaces: interpreting memorialisation in the contemporary cemetery

Woodthorpe, K., 16 Jul 2010, The Matter of Death: Space, Place and Materiality. Hockey, J., Komaromy, C. & Woodthorpe, K. (eds.). Basingstoke, U. K.: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 117-132

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Public dying: Death in the media and Jade Goody

Woodthorpe, K., 5 May 2010, In : Sociology Compass. 4, 5, p. 283-294 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dying
death
popular culture
sociologist
magazine

Revisiting taboo: Buried bodies in an East London Cemetery

Woodthorpe, K., 28 Dec 2010, Deathscapes: Spaces for Death, Dying, Mourning and Remembrance. Maddrell, A. & Sidaway, J. (eds.). Farnham, Surrey: Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

50 Citations (Scopus)

The Matter of Death: Space, place and materiality

Hockey, J. (ed.), Komaromy, C. (ed.) & Woodthorpe, K. (ed.), 16 Jul 2010, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 288 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2009

Cosmetic Restoration

Woodthorpe, K., 2009, Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience. Bryant, C. D. & Peck, D. L. (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Death Mask

Woodthorpe, K., 2009, Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience. Bryant, C. D. & Peck, D. L. (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Making money out of misery? Consuming bereavement services

Woodthorpe, K., 16 Apr 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Money and death: the consumption of bereavement services

Woodthorpe, K., Sep 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

cemetery
money
death
staff
ethnography

Pre-need Arrangments

Woodthorpe, K., 2009, Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience. Bryant, C. D. & Peck, D. L. (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

25 Citations (Scopus)
63 Downloads (Pure)

Reflecting on death: The emotionality of the research encounter

Woodthorpe, K., 1 Feb 2009, In : Mortality. 14, 1, p. 70-86 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
emotionality
cemetery
research process
Cemeteries
death

Blue sky thinking from six feet under: research and practice

Woodthorpe, K., May 2008, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper