Dr Andrew Whittaker


NameDr Andrew Whittaker
Job titleProfessor
Organisational UnitHealth and Social Care
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4686-1079

Research outputs

Street Gangs and Coercive Control: The Gendered Exploitation of Young Women and Girls in County Lines

Havard, T., Densley, J., Whittaker, A. and Wills, J. (2021). Street Gangs and Coercive Control: The Gendered Exploitation of Young Women and Girls in County Lines . Criminology and Criminal Justice. https://doi.org/10.1177/17488958211051513

How can we help novice child protection social workers to see situations like experienced practitioners? A randomised controlled trial evaluation of the ShadowBox™ method using pre-recorded video feedback

Whittaker, A., Moser, K., Harvey, D. and Brand, M. (2021). How can we help novice child protection social workers to see situations like experienced practitioners? A randomised controlled trial evaluation of the ShadowBox™ method using pre-recorded video feedback. Naturalistic Decision Making and Resilience Engineering Symposium 2021. Toulouse, France 20 - 24 Jun 2021 Naturalistic Decision Making.

Using intuition in social work decision making

Sicora, A., Taylor, B., Alfandari, R., Enosh, G., Helm, D., Killick, C., Lyons, O., Mullineux, J., Przeperski, J., Rölver, M. and Whittaker, A. (2021). Using intuition in social work decision making. European Journal of Social Work. 24 (5), pp. 772-787. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691457.2021.1918066

Editorial for Volume 35, Issue 2

Whittaker, A. and Kirwan, G. (2021). Editorial for Volume 35, Issue 2. Journal of Social Work Practice. 35 (2), pp. 115-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/02650533.2021.1917825

Editorial

Whittaker, A. and Kirwan, G. (2020). Editorial. Journal of Social Work Practice. 34 (3), pp. 221-223. https://doi.org/10.1080/02650533.2020.1798098

No two gangs are alike: The digital divide in street gangs’ differential adaptations to social media

Whittaker, A, Densley, J and Moser, KS (2020). No two gangs are alike: The digital divide in street gangs’ differential adaptations to social media. Computers in Human Behavior. 110, pp. 106403-106403. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2020.106403

Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Social Work Current Issues

Taylor, B and Whittaker, A (2019). Professional Judgement and Decision Making in Social Work Current Issues. London Taylor & Francis Ltd.

Reluctant Gangsters Revisited: The Evolution of Gangs from Postcodes to Profits

Whittaker, A, Densley, J, Cheston, L, Tyrell, T, Higgins, M, Felix-Baptiste, C and Havard, T (2019). Reluctant Gangsters Revisited: The Evolution of Gangs from Postcodes to Profits. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10610-019-09408-4

Introduction to the edited book 'Risk in social work practice: current issues'

Whittaker, AJ and Taylor, B (2018). Introduction to the edited book 'Risk in social work practice: current issues'. in: Whittaker, AJ and Taylor, B (ed.) Risk in Social Work Practice: Current Issues Routledge. pp. 1-133

Human Growth and Development An Introduction for Social Workers

Sudbery, J and Whittaker, A (2018). Human Growth and Development An Introduction for Social Workers. Routledge.

From Postcodes to Profits: How gangs have changed in Waltham Forest

Whittaker, AJ, Cheston, L, Tyrell, T, Higgins, MM, Felix-Baptiste, C and Harvard, T (2018). From Postcodes to Profits: How gangs have changed in Waltham Forest. London London South Bank University. https://doi.org/10.18744/PUB.002234

Professional judgement and decision-making in social work

Taylor, B and Whittaker, AJ (2018). Professional judgement and decision-making in social work. Journal of Social Work Practice. 32 (2), pp. 105-109. https://doi.org/10.1080/02650533.2018.1462780

Protecting children from faith-based abuse through accusations of witchcraft and spirit possession: understanding contexts and informing practice

Whittaker, AJ and Briggs, S (2018). Protecting children from faith-based abuse through accusations of witchcraft and spirit possession: understanding contexts and informing practice. British Journal of Social Work. 48 (8), pp. 2157-2175. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx155

How do child protection practitioners make decisions in real life situations? Lessons from the psychology of decision making

Whittaker, AJ (2018). How do child protection practitioners make decisions in real life situations? Lessons from the psychology of decision making. British Journal of Social Work. 48 (7), pp. 1967-1984. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx145

European Social Work Research Association SIG to Study Decisions, Assessment, and Risk

Taylor, B, Killick, C, Bertotti, T, Enosh, G, Gautschi, J, Hietamäki, J, Sicora, A and Whittaker, AJ (2017). European Social Work Research Association SIG to Study Decisions, Assessment, and Risk. Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work. 15 (1), pp. 82-94. https://doi.org/10.1080/23761407.2017.1394244

Understanding Risk in Social Work

Whittaker, AJ and Taylor, B (2017). Understanding Risk in Social Work. Journal of Social Work Practice. 31 (4), pp. 375-378. https://doi.org/10.1080/02650533.2017.1397612

Developing the next generation of specialist cancer nurses.

Leary, A, Whittaker, AJ and Hill, A (2017). Developing the next generation of specialist cancer nurses. Cancer Nursing Practice. 16 (9), pp. 25-30. https://doi.org/10.7748/cnp.2017.e1453

Media Coverage, Public Awareness and State Intervention in Child Abuse in China – An Analysis of High-Profile Cases

Whittaker, AJ, Qiao, D and Zhang, T (2017). Media Coverage, Public Awareness and State Intervention in Child Abuse in China – An Analysis of High-Profile Cases. Child Abuse Review. 27 (5), pp. 378-388. https://doi.org/10.1002/car.2488

Research skills for social work

Whittaker, AJ (2017). Research skills for social work. SAGE Publications.

Troubled, Troubling or in Trouble: The Stories of ‘Troubled Families’

Wills, JD, Whittaker, AJ, Rickard, W and Felix, C (2016). Troubled, Troubling or in Trouble: The Stories of ‘Troubled Families’. British Journal of Social Work. 47 (4), pp. 989-1006. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcw061

Defensive practice as ‘fear-based’ practice: Social work’s open secret?

Whittaker, AJ and Havard, T (2015). Defensive practice as ‘fear-based’ practice: Social work’s open secret? British Journal of Social Work. 46 (5), pp. 1158-1174. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/BCV048

Succeeding in literature reviews and research project plans for nursing students

Williamson, GR and Whittaker, AJ (2014). Succeeding in literature reviews and research project plans for nursing students. Learning Matters.

Safeguarding children’s rights: exploring issues of witchcraft and spirit possession in London’s African communities

Whittaker, A. (2011). Safeguarding children’s rights: exploring issues of witchcraft and spirit possession in London’s African communities. London University of East London.
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