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Mr Joe Hanley

Joe Hanley

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Professional biography

Joe Hanley is a social worker and a lecturer in social work as part of the central academic team in the OU. His background is in adult services. Joe is also undertaking a Doctorate in Education, focusing on social work education. 



Research interests

Social work education, social work policy, educational technology. 

External collaborations

Member of BASW, SRHE, SWAN, MENSA, Fellow of the HEA. 


[Book Review] The politics of children’s services reform: Re-examining two decades of policy change by Carl Purcell (2020) (2020-08)
Hanley, Joe
Critical and Radical Social Work, 8(2) (pp. 293-294)

‘The best and the brightest’: widening participation and social justice in contemporary English social work education (2020)
Hanley, Joe
European Journal of Social Work ((Early Access))

Team-based learning in social work law education: a practitioner enquiry (2020)
Hanley, Joe
Social Work Education ((Early access))

A Fisher-eye lens on social work reform (2020)
McGrath-Brookes, Michael; Hanley, Joe and Higgins, Martyn
Journal of Social Work ((Early Access))

The ‘quality’ of social work students in England: a genealogy of discourse 2002–18 (2019)
Hanley, Joe
Critical and Radical Social Work ((Early Access))

[Book review] Dawn Brooker and Isabelle Latham , Person-centred Dementia Care: Making Services Better with the VIPS Framework, Jessica Kingsley Publishing, London, 2016 (2017-09)
Hanley, Joe
Ageing and Society, 37(8) (pp. 1743-1744)

Unhappy anniversary? (2014-04-08)
Hanley, Joe and Marsland, David
The Journal of Adult Protection, 16(2) (pp. 104-112)

The negative impact of student evaluations on higher education research (2020-07-23)
Hanley, Joe
In: Luo, Y.; Saengkhattiya, T.; Bonful, L; Yu, W.; Li, L.; Fazal, N.; Ahmed, H. and Watts, M. eds. The Voice of Educators and Education Students (pp. 178-184)
ISBN : 979-8666712696 | Publisher : Brunel University | Published : London