Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

Sociology and Social Policy

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Professor Mark Priestley's Publications

Books

  • Shah S, Priestley M, Disability and social change: private lives and public policies (Bristol: Policy Press, 2011)

  • Watermeyer B, Swartz L, Lorenzo T, Schneider M, Priestley M, Disability and social change: a South African agenda (Human Sciences Research Council Press, 2006), 424p

  • Priestley M, Disability: a life course approach (Oxford : Polity, 2003), [vii], 248 pp

  • Priestley M, Disability and the Life Course: global perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2001), 272 pp.

  • Priestley M, Disability Politics and Community Care (Jessica Kingsley, 1999), 256p

Journal articles

  • Kuznetsova Y, Yalcin B, Priestley M, ‘Labour Market Integration and Equality for Disabled People: A Comparative Analysis of Nordic and Baltic Countries’, Social Policy and Administration, 51.4 (2017), 577-597
    DOI: 10.1111/spol.12314, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/111815/

  • Scholz F, Yalcin B, Priestley M, ‘Internet access for disabled people: Understanding socio-relational factors in Europe’, Cyberpsychology, 11.1Special Issue (2017)
    DOI: 10.5817/CP2017-1-4, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/116797/

  • Priestley M, Stickings M, Loja E, Grammenos S, Lawson A, Waddington L, Fridriksdottir B, ‘The political participation of disabled people in Europe: Rights, accessibility and activism’, Electoral Studies, 42 (2016), 1-9
    DOI: 10.1016/j.electstud.2016.01.009, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/94068/

  • Priestley M, Lawson A, ‘Mapping disability policies in Europe: Introducing the disability online tool of the commission (DOTCOM)’, Alter, 9.1 (2015), 75-78
    DOI: 10.1016/j.alter.2014.12.006, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/82527/

  • Lawson A, Priestley M, ‘Potential, principle and pragmatism in concurrent multi-national monitoring: disability rights in the European Union’, The International Journal of Human Rights, 17.7-8 (2013), 739-757
    DOI: 10.1080/13642987.2013.834494, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/81256/

  • Priestley M, ‘Disability and Disadvantage’, J SOC POLICY, 40 (2011), 198-199
    DOI: 10.1017/S0047279410000772

  • Priestley M, Waddington L, Bessozi C, ‘New priorities for disability research in Europe: towards a user-led agenda’, ALTER: European Journal of Disability Research / Revue Européenne de Recherche sur le Handicap, 4.4 (2010), 239-255
    DOI: 10.1016/j.alter.2010.07.001, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/82525/

  • Priestley M, Riddell S, Jolly D, Pearson C, Williams V, Barnes C, Mercer G, ‘Cultures of welfare at the front line: implementing direct payments for disabled people in the UK’, Policy & Politics 2010
    DOI: 10.1332/030557309X477956

  • Shah S, Priestley M, ‘Home and Away: the changing impact of educational policies on disabled children's experiences of family and friendship’, Research Papers in Education, 25.2 (2010), 155-175
    DOI: 10.1080/02671520802699224

  • Priestley M, Waddington L, Bessozi C, ‘Towards a User-led Agenda for Disability Research in Europe: learning from disabled people’s organisations’, Disability & Society 2010, 731-746
    DOI: 10.1080/09687599.2010.505749

  • Priestley M, ‘Surgically shaping children: technology, ethics, and the pursuit of normality’, DISABIL SOC, 23.4 (2008), 407-409

  • Priestley M, ‘In search of European disability policy: Between national and global’, ALTER: European Journal of Disability Research/Revue européenne de recherche sur le handicap, 1.1 (2007), 61-74
    DOI: 10.1016/j.alter.2007.08.006, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/86912/

  • Priestley M, Jolly D, Pearson C, Ridell S, Barnes C, Mercer G, ‘Direct payments and disabled people in the UK: Supply, demand and devolution’, BRIT J SOC WORK, 37.7 (2007), 1189-1204
    DOI: 10.1093/bjsw/bc1063

  • Priestley M, Hemingway L, ‘Disability and Disaster Recovery: A Tale of Two Cities?’, Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 5.3/4 (2006), 23-42
    DOI: 10.1300/J198v05n03_02, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/86914/

  • Hemingway L, Priestley M, ‘Natural hazards, human vulnerability and disabling societies: a disaster for disabled people?’, Review of Disability Studies, 2.3 (2006), 57-67
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/86913/

  • Priestley M, ‘Ageing with a lifelong disability: A guide to practice, programme and policy issues for human services professionals’, AGEING SOC, 25 (2005), 298-300

  • Pearson C, Barnes C, Jolly D, Mercer G, Priestley M, ‘Personal Assistance Policy in the UK: What's the Problem with Direct Payments?’, Disability Studies Quarterly, 24.1 (2005), 1-11

  • Priestley M, ‘Tol'ko vzroslye: invalidnost', sotsial'naia politika i zhiznennyi put’, The Journal of Social Policy Studies, 2.1 (2004), 53-74

  • Riddell S, Pearson C, Jolly D, Barnes C, Priestley M, Mercer G, ‘The Development of Direct Payments in the UK: Implications for Social Justice’, Social Policy and Society, 4.1 (2004), 75-85
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/1002/

  • Priestley M, ‘Controversial issues in a disabling society’, J SOC POLICY, 32 (2003), 639-640

  • Priestley M, ‘Disabled people in refugee and asylum seeking communities’, DISABIL SOC, 18.3 (2003), 385-386

  • Priestley M, Lawson AMM, ‘Droits des personnes handicapées en Europe: perspectives et échanges d’idées’, Handicap: Revue de Sciences Humanies et Sociales, 100 (2003), 59-66

  • Priestley M, ‘The Development of Disability Studies in England: Lessons from Leeds’, Handicap: Revue de Sciences Humanies et Sociales, 96 (2003), 89-101

  • Priestley M, Rabiee P, ‘Same difference? Older people's organisations and disability issues’, DISABIL SOC, 17.6 (2002), 597-611
    DOI: 10.1080/0968759022000010399, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/5988/

  • Priestley M, ‘Whose voices? Representing the claims of older disabled people under New Labour’, Policy and Politics, 30.3 (2002), 361-372
    DOI: 10.1332/030557302760094720

  • Priestley M, Rabiee P, ‘Hopes and fears: stakeholder views on the transfer of special school resources towards inclusion’, International Journal of Inclusive Education, 6.4 (2002), 371-390
    DOI: 10.1080/13603110210143680

  • Priestley M, Rabiee P, Harris J, ‘Young Disabled People and the ‘New Arrangements’ for Leaving Care in England and Wales’, Children and Youth Services Review, 25.11 (2002), 863-890

  • Priestley M, ‘Why We Need to Work Together in the European Year of Disabled People’, Disability and Society, 17.7 (2002), 845-849
    DOI: 10.1080/0968759022000039118

  • Priestley M, ‘European social inclusion - Volumes 1 and 2’, DISABIL SOC, 16.7 (2001), 1009-1012

  • Priestley M, ‘Adults Only: Disability, Social Policy and the Life Course’, Journal of Social Policy, 29.3 (2000), 421-439
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/1654/

  • Priestley M, Corker M, Watson N, ‘Unfinished Business: Disabled Children and Disability Identities’, Disability Studies Quarterly, 19.2 (1999), 87-98

  • Priestley M, ‘Childhood Disability and Disabled Childhoods: agendas for research’, Childhood, 5.2 (1998), 207-223

  • Priestley M, ‘Discourse and Resistance in Care Assessment: integrated living and community care’, The British Journal of Social Work, 28.5 (1998), 659-673

  • Priestley M, ‘Constructions and Creations: idealism, materialism and disability theory’, Disability and Society, 13.1 (1998), 75-94

  • Priestley M, ‘The origins of a legislative disability category in England: a speculative history’, Disability Studies Quarterly, 17.2 (1997), 87-94
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/82316/

  • Priestley M, Stone E, ‘Parasites, Pawns and Partners: disability research and the role of non-disabled researchers’, British Journal of Sociology, 47.4 (1996), 699-716

Chapters

  • Lawson A, Priestley M, ‘The Social Model of Disability: Questions for Law and Legal Scholarship?’, in Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights, ed. by Blanck P and Flynn E (Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2016)
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/99306/

  • Lawson A, Priestley M, ‘The social model of disability: Questions for law and legal scholarship?’, in Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights ([n.pub.], 2016), 3-15
    DOI: 10.4324/9781315612881

  • Lawson A, Priestley M, ‘Concurrent Multinational Monitoring of Disability Rights in the European Union: Potential, Principle and Pragmatism’, in Disability, Rights Monitoring, and Social Change: Building Power out of Evidence (Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 2015), 27-44

  • Priestley M, ‘Disability’, in The Student’s Companion to Social Policy, ed. by Alcock P, May M and Wright S, Fourth ([n.pub.], 2012), 405-411

  • Priestley M, ‘Disability policies and the Open Methods of Co-ordination’, in European Yearbook of Disability Law, ed. by Waddington L, Quinn G and Flynn E (Antwerp: Intersentia, 2012), 3, 7-34

  • Priestley M, ‘Disability and adulthood’, in Adult lives: a life course perspective, ed. by Katz J, Peace S and Spurr S (Bristol: Policy Press, 2011)

  • Mastin G, Priestley M, ‘Disability and age discrimination’, in Age Discrimination and Diversity: multiple discrimination from an age perspective, ed. by Sargeant M (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 160-182

  • Priestley M, ‘Disability’, in Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State, ed. by Castles F and others (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010)

  • Priestley M, ‘Disability’, in The Student’s Companion to Social Policy, ed. by Alcock and others (Blackwell, 2008), 402-409

  • Priestley M, Hemingway LJ, ‘Disabled People and Disaster Relief: a tale of two cities?’, in Asian Tsunami and Social Work Practice: Recovery and Rebuilding, ed. by Tan NT, Rowlands A and Yuen FKO (Haworth Press, 2007)

  • Lorenzo T, Toni M, Priestley M, ‘Developing a Disability Studies programme: engaging activism and academia for social change’, in Disability and social change: a South African agenda, ed. by Watermeyer and others (HSRC Press, 2006)

  • Priestley M, ‘Developing disability studies programmes: the international context’, in Disability and social change: a South African agenda, ed. by Watermeyer and others (HSRC Press, 2006)

  • Priestley M, ‘Nuevos paradigmas en investigación sobre discapacidad en Europa [New Paradigms. for Disability Research in Europe]’, in Rompiendo inercias. Claves para avanzar: VI Jornadas Científicas de Investigación sobre Personas con Discapacidad, ed. by Alonso MV and Vega FJDU (Amuru Ediciones, 2006), 475-486

  • Priestley M, ‘We’re all Europeans now! The social model of disability and European social policy’, in Implementing the Social Model of Disability: Europe and the Majority World, ed. by Barnes C and Mercer G (Disability Press, 2005), 17-31

  • Priestley M, ‘Disability and Social Inequalities’, in Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities, ed. by Romero M and Margolis E, Blackwell Companions to Sociology (Blackwell Publishing, 2005), 372-395
    DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631231547.2005.00021.x

  • Priestley M, ‘Disability and old age: or why it isn’t all in the mind’, in Psychology and Disability: critical introductions and reflections, ed. by Goodley D and Lawthom R (Palgrave, 2005)

  • Priestley M, ‘Tragedy Strikes Again! Why Community Care Still Poses a Problem for Integrated Living’, in Disabling Barriers: Enabling Environments, ed. by Swain J and others (Disabling Barriers: Enabling Environments, 2004), 258-263

  • Priestley M, ‘Generating Debates: Why we Need a Life Course Approach to Disability Issues’, in Disabling Barriers: Enabling Environments, ed. by Swain J and others (SAGE/Open University Press, 2004), 94-99

  • Priestley M, ‘It’s like your hair going grey’, or is it? Impairment, disability and the habitus of old age’, in Disability, Culture and Identity, ed. by Riddell S and Watson N (Pearson Education Limited, 2003), 53-66

  • Harris J, Rabiee P, Priestley M, ‘Enabled by the Act? The Reframing of Aftercare Services for Young Disabled People’, in The RHP Companion to Leaving Care, ed. by Wheal A (Russell House Publishing, 2002), 157-169

  • Priestley M, ‘Dropping E's: the missing link in quality assurance for disabled people’, in Changing Practice in Health and Social Care, ed. by Davies C, Bullman A and Finlay L (Sage, 2000)

  • Priestley M, ‘Discourse and Identity: disabled children in mainstream high schools’, in Disability Discourse, ed. by French S and Corker M (Buckingham, Open University Press, 1999)

  • Priestley M, ‘Who's Resarch?: a personal audit’, in Doing Disability Research, ed. by Barnes C and Mercer G (The Disability Press, 1997), 88-107

  • Priestley M, ‘The Disabled People's Movement: class or post-class?’, in Post Class Society?, ed. by Bottero W (Sociological Research Group, Cambridge University, 1996), 175-186

  • Gibbs D, Priestley M, ‘The Social Model and User Involvement’, in Disability Rights: A Symposium of the European Regions (Conference Report), ed. by Walker B (Hampshire Coalition of Disabled People, Headley, 1996), 175-186

Conference papers

  • Priestley M, ‘Adopting a Life Course Approach to Ageing and Disability’, in The Interface between Ageing and Disability, ed. by Cox W (National Council on Ageing and Older People and National Disability Authority (Ireland), 2006), 16-22

  • Priestley M, ‘Unification, Enlargement and the search for European disability policy: Holy Grail or wild goose chase?’, in European Social Policy Analysis Network conference ‘Meeting the Needs of a New Europe’, 9-11 September 2004, Oxford University (European Social Policy Analysis Network conference ‘Meeting the Needs of a New Europe’, 9-11 September 2004, Oxford University, 2004)

Reports

  • Sainsbury R, Lawson AMM, Priestley M, Social Protection for Disabled People in Europe: Synthesis Report, in Social protection for disabled people in Europe: synthesis report Academic Network of European Disability Experts, (Utrecht, The Netherlands: The Academic Network of European Disability Experts (ANED), 2017)
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/111200/

  • Priestley M, Raley M, de Beco G, The protection role of the Committee on Petitions in the context of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in The protection role of the Committee on Petitions in the context of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, (Brussels: European Parliament, 2015)

  • Priestley M, European semester country fiche on disability: United Kingdom, in European semester country fiche on disability: United Kingdom, (Utrecht/Leeds: ANED, 2015)

  • Roulstone A, Woodin S, Lawson A, Priestley M, Access to Healthcare: ANED UK country report, in ANED 2014 Task 3 - Access to Healthcare: United Kingdom, (Utrecht/Leeds: ANED, 2015)

  • Roulstone A, Woodin S, Lawson A, Priestley M, Accessibility of Healthcare: UK country report, in ANED 2014 Task 4 - Accessibility of Healthcare: United Kingdom, (Utrecht/Leeds: ANED, 2015)

  • Roulstone A, Woodin S, Priestley M, Griffiths J, Country reports on citizenship and political participation: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in Country reports on citizenship and political participation: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, (Utrecht/Leeds: ANED, 2014)

  • Lawson A, Priestley M, Whayman D, Loja E, European Disability Strategy 2010-2020: assessment of initial progress on actions, in European Disability Strategy 2010-2020: assessment of initial progress on actions, (unpublished, 2014)

  • Priestley M, National accessibility requirements and standards for products and services in the European single market: overview and examples, (Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED), 2013)

  • Priestley M, Consumer Protection: UK country report, in Consumer Protection: UK country report, (Utrecht/Leeds: ANED, 2013)

  • Priestley M, Roulstone A, Targeting and mainstreaming disability in the 2008-2010 National Reform Programmes for Growth and Jobs, (Utrecht: Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED), 2010), 1-102

  • Priestley M, Peason S, Beckett AE, Woodin S, ANED country report on equality of educational and training opportunities for young disabled people, ([n.pub.], 2010)

  • Woodin S, Priestley M, Prideaux S, ANED country report on the implementation of policies supporting independent living for disabled people: United Kingdom, (Utrecht: Academic Network of European Disability experts (ANED), 2009)

  • Priestley M, Woodin S, Matthews B, Hemingway L, Choice and Control/Access to Goods and Services, (London: Office for Disability Issues, 2009), 1-136

  • Lawson AMM, Priestley M, Indicators of Disability Equality in Europe (IDEE) A Preliminary List of Indicator Proposals for Discussion, (Academic Network of European Disability Experts, 2009)

  • Davey V, Snell T, Fernández J, Knapp M, Tobin R, Jolly D, Perkins M, Kendall J, Pearson C, Vick N, Swift D, Mercer G, Priestley M, Schemes Providing Support to People Using Direct Payments: A UK Survey, (Personal Social Services Research Unit, 2008)

  • Roulstone A, Prideaux S, Priestley M, Report on the employment of disabled people in European countries: United Kingdom, in Report on the employment of disabled people in European countries: United Kingdom, (ANED, 2008)

  • Priestley M, Waddington L, New Priorities for Disability Research in Europe: Report of the European Disability Forum Consultation Survey ‘European Research Agendas for Disability Equality, ([n.pub.], 2008)

  • Prideaux S, Armer B, Harris J, Hemingway L, Roulstone A, Priestley M, Report on the social inclusion and social protection of disabled people in European countries: United Kingdom, ([n.pub.], 2008)

  • Davey V, Fernández J, Knapp M, Vick N, Jolly D, Swift D, Tobin R, Kendall J, Ferrie J, Pearson C, Mercer G, Priestley M, Direct Payments: A National Survey of Direct Payments Policy and Practice, (Personal Social Services Research Unit, 2007)

  • Jolly D, Priestley M, Matthews B, Secondary analysis of existing data on disabled people’s use and experiences of public transport in Great Britain, (Disability Rights Commission, 2006)

  • Shah S, Priestley M, Better Services, Better Health? The healthcare experiences of Black and minority ethnic disabled people, (Leeds Involvement Project, 2001)

  • Rabiee P, Priestley M, Knowles J, Whatever Next? Young disabled people leaving care, (First Key, 2001)

  • Priestley M, Building Bridges: disability and old age, (ESRC, 2001)

  • Rabiee P, Priestley M, What Works? Re-focussing the resources of special schools, (Education Leeds, 2001)

  • Priestley M, Raised Voices: Do looked after children with communication impairments need an advocacy service?, (Save the Children, 2001)

Others

  • Priestley M, Implementing direct payments for disabled people in the UK: initial findings from interviews with purchasing authorities, (Centre for Disability Studies, 2005): 15p+.

  • Priestley M, Disabled People and Direct Payments in the UK: preliminary analysis of key informant interviews, (Centre for Disability Studies, 2004): 18p+.

  • Jolly D, Priestley M, Working Paper on Direct Payment Patterns in the UK: Preliminary Analysis of Quantitative Mapping and Potential Research Issues, ([n.pub.], 2004)

  • Priestley M, Overall numbers of reported direct payments users in the UK – rank order and sampling issues, (Centre for Disability Studies, 2004): 9p+.

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