Mr Andrew Whittaker


NameMr Andrew Whittaker
Job titleAssociate Professor

Research outputs

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.

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.

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.

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

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. doi: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.

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.

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.

Research skills for social work

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
  • 98
    total views of outputs
  • 163
    total downloads of outputs
  • 38
    views of outputs this month
  • 67
    downloads of outputs this month