Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

Sociology and Social Policy

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Professor Fiona Williams' Publications

Books

  • Lister R, Williams JF, Antonnen A, Bussemaker M, Gerhard U, Heinen J, Johansson S, Leira A, Siim B, Tobio C, Gendering citizenship in Western Europe: new challenges for citizenship research in a cross-national context (The Policy Press, 2007), iv, 210p

  • Williams JF, Rethinking families (London : Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2004), 96p

  • Williams JF, Popay J, Oakley A, Welfare Research: A Critical Review (UCL Press, London, 1999), 216p

  • Williams JF, Pereira A, Community Care (Macmillan, London, 1997), 351p

  • Williams JF, Pereira A, Community Care (Macmillan, London, 1993), 346p

  • Williams JF, Atkinson D, Know me as I am (Hodder and Stoughton in assoc with Open University, Sevenoaks, 1990), 255p

  • Williams JF, Social Policy: A Critical Introduction (Polity Press, Cambridge, 1989), 236p

Journal articles

  • Williams JF, ‘Converging Variations in Migrant Care Work in Europe’, Journal of European Social Policy, 20.4 (2012), 363-376
    DOI: 10.1177/0958928712449771

  • Williams JF, ‘Care relations and public policy: social justice claims and social investment frames’, Families, Relationships and Societies, 1.1 (2012)

  • Williams JF, ‘Markets and Migrants in the Care Economy’, Soundings, 47 (2011), 22-33
    DOI: 10.3898/136266211795427576

  • Williams JF, ‘Themes and Concepts in Migration, Gender and Care’, Social Policy and Society, 9.3 (2010), 385-396
    DOI: 10.1017/S1474746410000102

  • Williams JF, Tobio C, Gavanas A, ‘Migration et garde des enfants a domicile en Europe: questions de citoyennete’, Cahiers du Genre, 47 (2009), 47-46

  • Williams J, ‘Introduction: The Challenge of Gender and Multiculturalism: Re-examining Equality Policies in Scandinavia and the European Union’, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society, ed. by Williams JF, 15 (2008), 1-4

  • Williams J, ‘Special Issue: The Challenge of Gender and Multiculturalism: Re-examining Equality Policies in Scandinavia and the Euorpean Union’, Social Politics, 15.1 (2008), 1-4

  • Williams JF, ‘L'etica del Prendersi Cura’, None, 6.1 (2006), 13-30

  • Williams JF, ‘The Personal and Political Ethics of Care’, Concept. The Journal of Contemporary Community Education Practice Theory, 16.1 (2006), 3-7

  • Williams JF, Deacon AJ, ‘Care, Values and the Future of Welfare’, Social Policy and Society, 4.1 (2004)

  • Williams JF, ‘What matters is who works: commentary on the Green Paper, Every Child Matters’, Critical Social Policy, 24.3 (2004), 406-427
    DOI: 10.1177/0261018304044366

  • Williams JF, Deacon AJ, ‘Care and Values: Implications for Welfare Policies and Practices’, Social Policy and Society, 4.1 (2004), 385-390

  • Deacon AJ, Williams JF, ‘Introduction: Themed Section on Care, Values and the Future of Welfare’, Social Policy and Society, 3.4 (2004), 385-390
    DOI: 10.1017/S1474746404002015, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/1565/

  • Williams JF, ‘Hoivan uudelleenarviointia sosiaalipolitiikassa (Rethinking Care in Social Policy)’, Janus: Journal of the Finnish Society for Social Policy, 12.1 (2004), 6-24

  • Williams JF, Roseneil S, ‘Public Values of Parenting and Partnering: Voluntary Organisations and Welfare Politics in New Labour's Britain’, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, 11.2 (2004), 181-216

  • Williams JF, ‘Care, Values and Support in Local Self-Help Groups’, Social Policy and Society, 3.4 (2004), 431-438
    DOI: 10.1017/S1474746404002027, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/1566/

  • Roseneil S, Williams JF, ‘New Contexts for Collective Action: The Politics of Parenting, Partnering and Participation - An Introduction’, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, 11.2 (2004), 147-153

  • Roseneil S, Williams JF, ‘Valeurs publiques en matière de parentalité et de couple (Public values in parenting and partnering)’, Cahiers Marxistes 2004, 77-98

  • Williams JF, ‘The Local Politics of Parenting and Partnering’, Social Policy and Society, 4.1 (2004), 431-438

  • Roseneil S, Williams JF, ‘Introduction to Special Issue: New Contexts for Collective Action: The Polititics of Parenting, Partnering and Participation’, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, 11.2 (2004), 181-216

  • Williams JF, Duncan S, ‘New Cross-National Perspectives on Gender Equality, Care and Paid Work’, Critical Social Policy, 22.1 (2002)

  • Duncan S, Williams JF, ‘Introduction’, Critical Social Policy, 22.1 (2002), 5-11

  • Williams JF, ‘New Divisions for Labour: Alternatives for Caring and Working’, Critical Social Policy, Special Issue, ed. by Duncan S and Williams F 2002, 1-144

  • Williams JF, ‘The Presence of Feminism in the Future of Welfare’, Economy and Society, ed. by Thompson EG and Khilnani S, 31.4 (2002), 502-519
    DOI: 10.1080/0308514022000020652

  • Williams JF, ‘In and beyond New Labour: towards a new political ethics of care’, Critical Social Policy, 21.4 (2001), 467-493

  • Williams JF, ‘Good-Enough Principles for Welfare’, Journal of Social Policy, 28 (1999), 667-687
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/1567/

  • Williams JF, ‘Reflections on the Intersections of Social Relations in the New Political Economy’, Studies in Political Economy 1998, 173-191

  • Williams JF, Voet RL, ‘Vocabularies of Gender and Citizenship in Northern Europe’, None 1998

  • Williams JF, ‘Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Class in Welfare States’, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, 2.1 (1995), 127-159

  • Williams JF, Manning N, Page R, ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow:’, None, 4 (1992), 200-219

  • Williams JF, Manning N, Page R, ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow:’, None 1992, 200-219

  • Williams JF, Manning N, Page R, ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow:’, Social Policy and Administration 1992, 200-219

  • Williams JF, ‘Cultural Relativism and the Evaluation of Progress: the Question of Women and Social Policy in Eastern Europe’, Critical Social Policy 1987, 109-114

  • Williams JF, ‘Recent Developments in Policies for Women in Hungary’, None 1986, 134-138

  • Williams JF, ‘Education Policy and the Manpower Services Commission’, Critical Social Policy 1983, 89-95

  • Williams JF, ‘Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society(Editorship)’, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society

  • Williams JF, Roseneil S, ‘Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society(Editorship)’, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State and Society, 11.2

  • Deacon AJ, Williams JF, ‘Social Policy and Society(Editorship)’, Social Policy and Society, 3.4

Chapters

  • williams JFIONA, ‘Recognition, Rights and the Redistribution of Care in Europe: Political Tensions and Spaces’, in Changing Social Organization of Care and its Implications for Social Politics, ed. by Hrženjak M (The Peace Institute, 2011)

  • Williams JF, ‘Towards the Transnational Political Economy of Care and a Global Ethic of Care’, in Feminist Ethnics and Social Policy: Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care, ed. by Mahon R and Robinson F (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2011), 21-38

  • Williams J, ‘The intersection of child care regimes and migration regimes: a three-country study’, in Migration and Domestic Work: a European perspective on a global theme, ed. by Lutz H (Routledge, 2008), 13-28

  • Williams J, ‘Culture and Nationhood’, in The Students Companion to Social Policy, Third Edition, ed. by Alcock P and others (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008), 146-152

  • Williams J, ‘Social Policy: Culture and Nationhood’, in The Student's Companion to Social Policy, ed. by Alcock P, May M and Rowlingson K (Oxford: Blackwell, 2008)

  • Williams JF, ‘The Intersection of Child Care Regimes and Migration Regimes: A Three-Country Study’, in Migration and Domestic Work: a European Perspective on a Global Theme, ed. by Lutz H (Routledge, London, 2007)

  • Williams JF, ‘Empowering Parents’, in From Sure Start to Children's Centres:Improving Services for Young Children and their Families, ed. by Anning A and Ball M (Sage, 2007)

  • Williams JF, ‘Care work’, in International Encyclopedia of Social Policy, ed. by Fitzpatrick T and others (Routledge, London, 2006)

  • Stanley K, Williams JF, ‘Relationships between parents’, in Daddy dearest: Active fatherhood and public policy, ed. by Stanley K (IPPR, London, 2005), 34-56

  • Williams JF, ‘A good enough life: developing a political ethic of care’, in Soundings: a journal of politics and culture, ed. by Rutherford J, 30 (Soundings: a journal of politics and culture, 2005), 17-32

  • Williams JF, ‘New Labour’s Family Policy’, in Social Policy Review, ed. by al MPE (Social Policy Association with Policy Press, 2005), 17, 289-302

  • Williams JF, ‘New Labour's Family Policy’, in New Labour's Family policy, ed. by Powell M and al E, Social Policy Review 17 (Policy Press with Social Policy Assocation, 2005), 289-302

  • Williams JF, ‘Post-structuralist perspectives’, in Understanding Research Methods for Social Policy and Practice, ed. by Becker S and Bryman A (The Policy Press in association with Social Policy Association, 2004), 135-137

  • Williams JF, ‘Trends in Women's Employment, Domestic Service and Female Migration: Changing and Competing Patterns of Solidarity’, in Solidarity between the sexes and generations: transformations in Europe, ed. by Knijn T and Komter A (Edward Elgar, Aldershot, 2004), 210-218

  • Williams JF, ‘Welfare State’, in The Social Sciences Encyclopedia, ed. by Kuper A and Kuper J (Routledge, London, 2004)

  • Williams JF, ‘Contesting "race" and gender in the European Union: a multi-layered recognition struggle for voice and visibility’, in Recognition struggles and social movements: contested identities, agency and power, ed. by Hobson B (Cambridge University Press, 2003), 121-144

  • Williams JF, ‘Social Policy: Culture and Nationhood’, in The Students' Companion to Social Policy, ed. by Alcock P, Erskine A and May M (Oxford, Blackwell Publishing with SPA, 2003), 146-152

  • Williams JF, ‘Race', Ethnicity, Gender and Class in Welfare States: A Framework for Comparative Analysis’, in Rethinking European Welfare, ed. by Fink J, Lewis G and Clarke J (Sage, 2001), 131-162

  • Williams JF, ‘Posisjonering av velferdsbrukeren innen forskning: fra passiv mottaker til velfersaktor’, in Fra mottaker til aktor, ed. by Sanboek M (Gyldendal Akademisk, 2001), 72-90

  • Williams JF, ‘Exploring Links between 'Old' and 'New' Paradigms: A Critical Review’, in Welfare Research: A Critical Review, ed. by Williams F, Popay J and Oakley A (UCL Press, London, 1999)

  • Williams JF, ‘Balancing Polarities: Developing a New Framework for Welfare Research’, in Welfare Research: A Critical Review, ed. by Williams J, Popay J and Oakley A (UCL Press, London, 1999)

  • Williams JF, ‘Feminism and Social Policy’, in Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Working Paper 1 (Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Working Paper 1, 1999)

  • Williams JF, ‘Changing Paradigms of Welfare’, in Welfare Research: A Critical Review, ed. by Williams J, Popay J and Oakley A (UCL, London, 1999)

  • Williams JF, ‘Agency and Structure Revisited:Rethinking Poverty and Social Exclusion’, in Social Exclusion and Social Work, ed. by Barry M and Hallett C (Russell House Publishing, London, 1998)

  • Williams JF, ‘Troubled Masculinities in Social Policy Discourses: Fatherhood’, in Men, Gender Divisions and Welfare, ed. by Popay J, Hearn J and Edwards J (Routledge, 1998), 63-97

  • Williams JF, ‘Social Policy:Culture and Nationhood’, in The Student's Companion to Social Policy, ed. by Alcock P, Erskine A and May M (The Student's Companion to Social Policy, 1997), 115-120

  • Williams JF, ‘Feminism and Social Policy’, in Introducing Women's Studies, ed. by Richardson D and Robinson V (Macmillan, London, 1997), 258-281

  • Williams JF, ‘Postmodernism, Feminism and the Question of Difference’, in Social Theory, Social Change and Social Work, ed. by Parton N (Routledge, London, 1996), 61-76

  • Williams JF, ‘New Thinking on Social Policy Research into Inequality, Social Exclusion and Poverty’, in Social Welfare Systems:Towards a New Research Agenda, ed. by Millar J and Bradshaw J (Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy, University of Bath in assoc with The ESRC, 1996), 1-32

  • Williams JF, ‘Race, Welfare and Community Care: An Historical Perspective’, in Race, Health and Social Care, ed. by Ahmad W and Atkin K (Open University Press, Buckingham, 1996), 15-28

  • Williams JF, ‘Racism and the Discipline of Social Policy’, in Critical Social Policy, ed. by Taylor D (Sage, London, 1996), 48-76

  • Williams JF, ‘The Welfare State’, in The Social Science Encyclopedia, ed. by A and Kuper J (Routledge, London, 1996), Edition 2

  • Williams JF, ‘Diversity and Change: Gender, Welfare and Organisational Relations’, in Gender and Organisational Change, ed. by Itzin C and Newman J (Routledge, London, 1995), 106-121

  • Williams JF, ‘Barrett’, in Modern Thinkers on Welfare, ed. by George V and Page R (Harvester Wheatsheaf, Hemel Hempstead, 1995), 255-274

  • Williams JF, ‘Social Relations, Welfare and the Post-Fordism Debate’, in Towards a Post-Fordism Welfare State?, ed. by Burrows R and Loader B (Routledge, London, 1994), 49-73

  • Williams JF, ‘Thinking: Exploring the 'I' in Ideas’, in Reflecting on Research Practice: Issues in Health and Social Welfare, ed. by al DAE (Open University Press, Buckingham, 1993), 11-24

  • Williams JF, ‘Gender, Race and Class in British Welfare Policy’, in Comparing Welfare States: Britain in International Context, ed. by Cochrane A and Clark J (Sage, London, 1993), 77-104

  • Williams JF, ‘Women and Community’, in Community Care: (Community Care:, 1993), 33-42

  • Williams JF, ‘An Overview of Community Care’, in Putting Care into the Community, ed. by Armstrong J and Henderson P (Community Development Foundation, London, 1992), 5-7

  • Williams JF, ‘Women with Learning Difficulties are Women Too’, in Women, Oppression and State Social Work, ed. by Langan M and Day L (Routledge, London, 1992), 149-168

  • Williams JF, ‘The Family: Changes and Challenges and Contradictions’, in Changing Social Work and Social Welfare, ed. by Carter P, Jeffs T and Smith M (Open University Press, Buckingham, 1992), 14-25

  • Williams JF, ‘The Welfare State as Part of a Racially-Structured and Patriarchal Capitalism’, in The State or the Market, ed. by al MLE (Sage, 1991), 306-355

  • Williams JF, ‘Know Me As I Am’, in Better Lives, ed. by Booth T (Social Services Monographs, Sheffield University, 1990), 51-64

  • Williams JF, ‘Mental Handicap and Oppression’, in Making Connection Reflections on the Lives of People with Learning Difficulties, ed. by Brechin A and Walmsley J (Hodder and Stoughton in assoc with the Open University, Sevenoaks, 1989), 253-260

Conference papers

  • Williams J, ‘Theorising Migration and Home-based Care in European Welfare States’ Congress 08, Vancouver, 04/06/2008 - 06/06/2008

  • Williams J, ‘Thinking outside the square 'Migration and the care of children’ ARACY Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 21/02/2008 - 22/02/2008

  • Williams J, ‘Theorising Migration and Home-based Care in Western Welfare States’ Presentation to the Centre for Work & Life Seminar, University of South Australia, 15/02/2008

  • Williams J, ‘Theorising Migration and Home-based Care in European Welfare Sates’ Annual Conference of the Canadian Political Science Association, University of British Colombia, Vancouver

  • Williams JF, ‘Empowering Parents in local Sure Start Programmes (Keynote)’, in Dept of Family and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Government of New South Wales, Canberra (Dept of Family and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Government of New South Wales, Canberra, 2007)

  • Williams JF, ‘Shifting child-care policies and practices in Western Europe; is there a case for developing a global ethic of care?’, in Australian Social Policy Conference, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre (Australian Social Policy Conference, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, 2007)

  • Williams JF, ‘Transnational Migration and Care Work in Europe’, in Workshop on Gender and Social Politics in an era of Globalisation, Carleton University, Ottawa (Workshop on Gender and Social Politics in an era of Globalisation, Carleton University, Ottawa, 2007)

  • Williams JF, ‘What matters to people in their family lives and personal relationships? From everyday practical ethics to a political ethic of care’, in Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia (Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2007)

  • Williams J, ‘How do we theorise migration and care in European Welfare States?’ International Sociological Association Research Committee 19 on Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy, University of Florence

  • Williams J, ‘Meet the author session: Gendering Citizenship in Western Europe’ 8th European Sociological Association Conference, University of Glasgow

  • Williams JF, ‘Rethinking Care in Social Policy (Keynote)’, in Public Lecture, University of South Africa at Pretoria (Public Lecture, University of South Africa at Pretoria, 2007)

  • Williams JF, ‘Contexts, Change and Family Practices: towards an Ethic of Care (Keynote)’, in The Association of Family Therapists, West London (The Association of Family Therapists, West London, 2006)

  • Williams JF, ‘Developing a trans-national approach to social policy:the case of migration and care in Europe’, in University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 2006)

  • Williams JF, ‘The Good Society’, in UK Social Policy Assoc Annual Conference, Birmingham (UK Social Policy Assoc Annual Conference, Birmingham, 2006)

  • Williams JF, ‘Intersecting Issues of Gender, 'Race' and Migration in the Changing Care Regimes of EU, Sweden and Spain’, in FREIA, University of Aalborg, Denmark (FREIA, University of Aalborg, Denmark, 2006)

  • Williams JF, ‘What matters to people in their family lives and personal relationships? From everyday practical ethics to a political ethic of care (Keynote)’, in Department of Family, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, State Government of New South Wales, Canberrra (Department of Family, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, State Government of New South Wales, Canberrra, 2006)

  • Williams JF, ‘Can we resolve 'care' as a universal ethic with 'care' as the site of diverse practices and claims?’, in Principles of Social Policy - Challenges and Reconceptualisations' Roskilde Univ. Denmark (Principles of Social Policy - Challenges and Reconceptualisations' Roskilde Univ. Denmark, 2006)

  • Williams JF, ‘Can we resolve 'care' as a universal ethic with 'care' as the site of diverse practices and claims?’, in Principles of Social Policy - Clallenges and Reconceptualisations' Roskilde Univ. Denmark (Principles of Social Policy - Clallenges and Reconceptualisations' Roskilde Univ. Denmark, 2006)

  • Williams JF, ‘Intersecting Issues of Gender, 'Race' and Migration in the Changing Care Regimes of EU, Sweden and Spain (Keynote)’, in Women and the State Symposium, University of Sydney (Women and the State Symposium, University of Sydney, 2006)

  • Williams JF, ‘Intersecting Issues of Gender, 'Race' and Migration in the Changing Care Regimes of EU, Sweden and Spain’, in Staff Seminar, Dept of Social Sciences, Roskilde Univ, Denmark (Staff Seminar, Dept of Social Sciences, Roskilde Univ, Denmark, 2006)

  • Williams JF, ‘Intersecting Issues of Gender, 'Race' and Migration in the Changing Care Regimes of EU, Sweden and Spain’, in RC19 ISA Bi-Annual Conference, Chicago (RC19 ISA Bi-Annual Conference, Chicago, 2005)

  • Williams JF, ‘Commitments to Care: From Public Responsibility to Care as a public value (Keynote)’, in SPA, University of Bath (SPA, University of Bath, 2005)

  • Williams JF, ‘Making sense of changing family lives and personal relationships' keynote to Delivering Services for Children and Young People’, in ESRC LARCI Seminar, London (ESRC LARCI Seminar, London, 2005)

  • Williams JF, ‘Researching Care and Values’, in Seminar to Postgraduate Women, University of Sydney (Seminar to Postgraduate Women, University of Sydney, 2005)

  • Williams JF, ‘Changes in families and personal relationships: the implications for a political ethic of care. (Keynote)’, in Public Lecture - University College, Cork (Public Lecture - University College, Cork, 2005)

  • Williams JF, ‘Migration and Care in Welfare Regimes’, in Labournet Finnish Universities Graduate School, Univ of Lapland, Rovaniemi (Labournet Finnish Universities Graduate School, Univ of Lapland, Rovaniemi, 2005)

  • Williams JF, ‘Rethinking Care in Social Policy Keynote to Annual Conference of the Finnish Scoial Policy Association’, in Annual Conference of the Finnish Social Policy Association (University of Joenssu) (http://www.leeds.ac.uk/cava, 2003), pp.14

  • Williams JF, ‘Changing Lives in a Changing World’, in ParentChild 2002, an International Conference on Adolescence, 18-19th April, 2002 (http://www.leeds.ac.uk/cava, 2002), pp.12

  • Williams JF, ‘Trends in Women's Employment, Domestic Service and Female Migration in Europe: an Uncomfortable Menage a Trois?’, in Colloquium Proceedings of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 'Solidarity between the sexes and generations: transformations in Europe, ed. by Knijn T and Komter A (Koninklijke Nederandse Akademie van Weternschappen, 2001)

Reports

  • Williams J, Claiming and Framing in the Making of Care Policies: the Recognition and Redistribution, (Geneva: [n.pub.] 2009)

  • Law I, Fry G, Hunter S, Osler A, Swann S, Tzanelli R, Williams F, Ethnicity in the UK, Working paper 3, in Country report on ethnic relations: United Kingdom, (Budapest,Hungary: EDUMIGROM, 2008), 1-32
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/43707/

  • Williams JF, Empowering Parents in Sure Start Programmes, Research Report for the National Evaluation of Sure Start, (Department for Education and Science, Research Publication, London, 2006)

Others

  • Williams JF, Rethinking Families, ([n.pub.], 2004)

  • Williams JF, Gender, equality, citizenship and governance: Intersectional issues of 'race', ethnicity and migration, ([n.pub.], 2004)

  • Williams JF, How mothers juggle care and work, ([n.pub.], 2004)

  • Williams JF, Rethinking Families, ([n.pub.], 2004)

  • Williams JF, Do Communities Care? Care, Values and the Future of Welfare, ([n.pub.], 2004)

  • Williams JF, Duncan S, The Contours of Care and Intimacy: People, Places and Policy, ([n.pub.], 2003)

  • Williams JF, Response to the Government Green Paper Every Child Matters, (http://www.leeds.ac.uk/cava, 2003)

  • Williams JF, Love, Care, Intimacy, Children and Tony Blair, (Times Higher Education Supplement, September 27 2002, 2002)

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