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Professor Liz Walker

Professor of Social Work/ Chair Ethics Committee Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work

Summary

Professor Walker has an international research profile within the field of the sociology of health and gender and its applicability to social work. Her expertise in the area of HIV/AIDS in southern Africa has been influential in the areas of social inequality and stigma. Recent work focuses on living with chronic illness, specifically auto-immune conditions. Professor Walker is lead researcher for the Social and Psychological Aspects of Research into Long-term health Conditions (SPARC) group and is Associate Director of the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre. Her research is based upon a long-term commitment to social justice and emancipatory research practice.

Book

Chronic illness, vulnerability and social work: Autoimmunity in the contemporary disease experience

Price, L., & Walker, L. (2015). Chronic illness, vulnerability and social work: Autoimmunity in the contemporary disease experience. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Journal Article

Fluctuation, invisibility, fatigue – the barriers to maintaining employment with systemic lupus erythematosus: results of an online survey

Walker, E., Price, E., & Booth, S. (2018). Fluctuation, invisibility, fatigue – the barriers to maintaining employment with systemic lupus erythematosus: results of an online survey. Lupus, 27(14), 2284-2291. https://doi.org/10.1177/0961203318808593

'There’s no pill to help you deal with the guilt and shame’: Contemporary experiences of HIV in the United Kingdom

Walker, L. (2019). 'There’s no pill to help you deal with the guilt and shame’: Contemporary experiences of HIV in the United Kingdom. Health, 23(1), 97-113. https://doi.org/10.1177/1363459317739436

'His mam, my dad, my girlfriend, loads of people used to bring him up': the value of social support for (ex) offender fathers

Walker, L. (2010). 'His mam, my dad, my girlfriend, loads of people used to bring him up': the value of social support for (ex) offender fathers. Child & family social work, 15(2), 238-247. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2206.2009.00664.x

'My son gave birth to me': offending fathers - generative, reflexive and risky"

Walker, L. (2010). 'My son gave birth to me': offending fathers - generative, reflexive and risky?. The British journal of social work, 40(5), 1402-1418. doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcp063