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Professor Carol Thomas

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  1. 2016
  2. Published

    Dementia and the social model of disability: does responsibility to adjust lie with society rather than people with dementia?

    Milligan, C. & Thomas, C. J. 16/05/2016 In : Signpost. 21, 3, p. 5-16 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Unpacking the impact of older adults' home death on family care-givers' experiences of home

    Milligan, C., Turner, J. M., Blake, S., Brearley, S. G., Seamark, D., Thomas, C. J., Wang, X. & Payne, S. A. 03/2016 In : Health and Place. 38, p. 103-111 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. 2015
  5. Published

    How can and should UK society adjust to dementia?

    Thomas, C. & Milligan, C. 06/2015 Joseph Rowntree Viewpoint 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationFeatured article

  6. Published

    Managing end of life medications at home-accounts of bereaved family carers: a qualitative interview study

    Payne, S., Turner, M., Seamark, D., Thomas, C., Brearley, S., Wang, X., Blake, S. & Milligan, C. 06/2015 In : BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 5, 2, p. 181-188 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. Published

    Clinical psychology and disability studies: bridging the disciplinary divide on mental health and disability

    Simpson, J. & Thomas, C. 2015 In : Disability and Rehabilitation. 37, 14, p. 1299-1304 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published

    Disability

    Thomas, C. J. 2015 The Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies. Vertovec, S. (ed.). 1st ed. London: Routledge, p. 43-51 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  9. Published

    Living with a long term physical health condition: psychological experiences of older lifestyle migrants

    Simpson, J., Triliva, S., Thomas, C., Chatzidamianos, G. & Murray, C. 2015 In : The European Health Psychologist. 17, 2, p. 72-78 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. 2014
  11. Published

    Dying at home: a qualitative study of family carers' views of support provided by GPs community staff

    Seamark, D., Blake, S., Brearley, S. G., Milligan, C., Thomas, C., Turner, M., Wang, X. & Payne, S. 1/12/2014 In : British Journal of General Practice. 64, 629, p. e796-803 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. 2013
  13. Published

    Family carers' delivery of medications for the person dying at home: preliminary findings from the 'unpacking the home' study

    Turner, M., Seamark, D., Milligan, C., Thomas, C., Brearley, S. G., Wang, X., Blake, S. & Payne, S. 03/2013 In : BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. 3, 1, p. 125-126 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  14. Published

    Working at the coalface: using action research to study ‘integrative medicine’ in the NHS

    Welch, P., Thomas, C. & Bingley, A. 02/2013 In : European Journal of Integrative Medicine. 5, 1, p. 75-82 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  15. 2012
  16. Published
  17. Published

    Routledge handbook of disability studies

    Watson, N. (ed.), Roulstone, A. & Thomas, C. (ed.) 2012 New York: Routledge. 452 p. (Routledge handbooks)

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  18. Published

    The changing terrain of disability studies

    Roulstone, A., Thomas, C. & Watson, N. 2012 Routledge handbook of disability studies . Watson, N., Roulstone, A. & Thomas, C. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 3-11 9 p. (Routledge handbooks)

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  19. Published

    The value of interviewing on multiple occasions or longitudinally

    Grinyer, A. & Thomas, C. 2012 The Sage handbook of interview research: the complexity of the craft . Gubrium, J. F., Holstein, J. A., McKinney, K. & Marvasti, A. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. Thousand Oaks: Sage, p. 219-230 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter (peer-reviewed)

  20. Published

    Theorising disability and chronic illness: where next for perspectives in medical sociology?

    Thomas, C. 2012 In : Social Theory and Health. 10, 3, p. 209-228 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  21. 2011
  22. Published

    Disability: prospects for social inclusion

    Thomas, C. 2011 Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: a manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend . Walker, A., Sinfield, A. & Walker, C. (eds.). Bristol: Policy Press, p. 223-240 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  23. Published

    Disability and the death and dying agenda

    Thomas, C. 2011 Death, dying, and social differences. Oliviere, D., Monroe, B. & Payne, S. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 85-97 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  24. 2010
  25. Published

    Negotiating the contested terrain of narrative methods in illness contexts.

    Thomas, C. 05/2010 In : Sociology of Health and Illness. 32, 4, p. 647-660 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. Published

    Medical sociology and disability theory.

    Thomas, C. 2010 New directions in the sociology of chronic and disabling conditions : assaults on the lifeworld. Scambler, G. & Scambler, S. (eds.). Basingstoke ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 233 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  27. 2009
  28. Published

    Narrative research methods in palliative care contexts : two case studies.

    Thomas, C., Reeve, J., Bingley, A. F., Brown, J., Payne, S. & Lynch, T. 05/2009 In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 37, 5, p. 788-796 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published

    It’s amazing how safe and secure I felt within that building. [Posters]

    Cockshott, Z. J., Payne, S. A., Thomas, C. & Fyfe, D. 2009

    Research output: Contribution to conference Poster

  30. Unpublished
  31. Published

    Use of UK voluntary sector cancer support services/

    Cockshott, Z., Thomas, C., Payne, S. & Fyfe, D. 2009 In : European Journal of Palliative Care. 16, p. 99-99 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  32. 2008
  33. Published

    Developing narrative research in supportive and palliative care : the focus on illness narratives.

    Bingley, A. F., Thomas, C., Brown, J., Reeve, J. & Payne, S. 06/2008 In : Palliative Medicine. 22, 5, p. 653-658 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  34. Published

    Cancer narratives and methodological uncertainties

    Thomas, C. 2008 In : Qualitative Research. 8, 3, p. 423-433 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. Published

    Disability: getting it “right”.

    Thomas, C. 2008 In : Journal of Medical Ethics. 34, 1, p. 15-17 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  36. Published

    Dying: Places and Preferences.

    Thomas, C. 2008 Palliative care nursing : principles and evidence for practice (2nd ed.). Payne, S., Seymour, J. & Ingleton, C. (eds.). Maidenhead ; New York: Open University Press, p. 91-105 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  37. Published

    Narrative research in palliative care: reviewing methods used to analyse stories about the end of life.

    Brown, J., Thomas, C., Payne, S., Reeve, J. & Bingley, A. 2008 In : Palliative Medicine. 22, 4, p. 551-551 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  38. Unpublished

    Narrative Research Methods in Palliative Care Contexts. [Invited plenary paper]

    Thomas, C. 2008

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  39. 2007
  40. Published

    Key ‘narrative’ questions to pose in the analysis of cancer interview data.

    Thomas, C. 2007

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  41. Unpublished

    Narratives of living and dying with cancer. [Invited speaker]

    Thomas, C. 2007

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  42. Published

    Rejecting Care? The disability studies critique.

    Thomas, C. 2007

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  43. Published

    Sociologies of Disability and Illness. Contested ideas in disability studies and medical sociology.

    Thomas, C. J. 2007 Palgrave Macmillan. 1 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  44. Unpublished

    What can qualitative data add to knowledge about place of cancer deaths?

    Thomas, C. 2007 0 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  45. 2006
  46. Published

    Making sense of dying: a review of narratives written since 1950 by people facing death from cancer and other diseases.

    Bingley, A. F., McDermott, E., Thomas, C., Payne, S., Seymour, J. E. & Clark, D. 04/2006 In : Palliative Medicine. 20, 3, p. 183-195 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  47. Published
  48. Published

    Disability and gender : some reflections on theory and research.

    Thomas, C. 2006 In : Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 8, 2-3, p. 177-185 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  49. Unpublished

    Exploring Experience – disciplinary perspectives. [Invited speaker]

    Thomas, C. 2006

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  50. Published

    Exploring Experience: perspectives in disability studies and medical sociology.

    Thomas, C. 2006

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  51. Published

    Introduction to part 1 : disability studies.

    Thomas, C. & Barnes, C. 2006 Overcoming disabling barriers : 18 years of disability and society.. Barton, L. (ed.). London: Routledge, p. 3-6 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  52. 2005
  53. Published

    The place of death of cancer patients: can qualitative data add to known factors?

    Thomas, C. J. 06/2005 In : Social Science and Medicine. 60, 11, p. 2597-2607 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  54. Unpublished

    Care and Dependency – Contested Disciplinary Terrain. [Invited speaker]

    Thomas, C. 2005

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  55. Unpublished

    Disability and Gender. [Invited speaker]

    Thomas, C. 2005

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  56. Unpublished

    Gender and Disability. [Plenary speaker]

    Thomas, C. 2005

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  57. Published

    Grouping cancer patients by psychosocial needs.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J., Awwad, F., Morris, S. M., Thomas, C. & McIllmurrary, M. 2005 In : Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. 22, 2, p. 90-109 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  58. Unpublished

    Patient Choice and Place of Death. [Keynote address]

    Thomas, C. 2005

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  59. Published

    Place of death: exploring preferences.

    Thomas, C. 2005 In : Cancer Nursing Practice. 4, 6, p. 17-20 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. Published

    Placing the dying body: emotional, situational and embodied factors in preferences for place of final care and death in cancer.

    Morris, S. & Thomas, C. 2005 Emotional Geographies. Davidson, J., Bondi, L. & Smith, M. (eds.). Ashgate, 258 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  61. Published
  62. Unpublished

    Theoretical reflections on Care and Dependency.

    Thomas, C. 2005

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  63. Published
  64. Published
  65. 2004
  66. Published

    How is disability understood? An examination of sociological approaches.

    Thomas, C. J. 1/10/2004 In : Disability and Society. 19, 6, p. 569-583 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  67. Published

    Mapping the determinants of health inequalities in social space: can Bourdieu help us?

    Gatrell, A. C., Popay, J. & Thomas, C. 09/2004 In : Health and Place. 10, 3, p. 245-257 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  68. Published

    The importance of place of death in young adults with terminal cancer.

    Grinyer, A. & Thomas, C. 05/2004 In : Mortality. 9, 2, p. 114-131 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  69. Published

    Developing the social relational in the social model of disability: a theoretical agenda.

    Thomas, C. 2004 Implementing the social model of disability. Barnes, C. & Mercer, G. (eds.). Leeds: Disability Press, p. 32-47 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  70. Published

    Disabling barriers - enabling environments (2nd ed.)

    Thomas, C., Swain, J., Barnes, C. & French, S. 2004 London: Sage. 306 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  71. Published

    Local geographies of health inequalities.

    Gatrell, A. C., Berridge, D., Bennett, S., Bostock, L., Thomas, C., Popay, J. & Williams, G. 2004 The geography of health inequalities in the developed world: views from Britain and North America. Boyle, P., Curtis, S., Graham, E. & Moore, E. (eds.). Aldershot: Ashgate Press, p. 177-197 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  72. Published

    Place of death: preferences among cancer patients and their carers.

    Thomas, C., Morris, S. M. & Clark, D. 2004 In : Social Science and Medicine. 58, 12, p. 2431-2444 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  73. Published
  74. Published

    Sociologies of Disability: how is disability understood?

    Thomas, C. 2004

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  75. Published

    The UK Social Model of Disability: Rescuing a Social Relational Understanding of Disability.

    Thomas, C. 2004 In : Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 6, 1, p. 22-36 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  76. Published

    Theorien der Behinderung: Schlüsselkonzepte, Themen und Personen. [In German]

    Thomas, C. 2004 Disability studies : ein Lesebuch. Weisser, J. & Renggli, C. (eds.). Luzern: Ed. SZH/CSPS, p. 31-56 26 p. (Institut für Sonderpädagogik (Zürich).; ISP-Universität Zürich)

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  77. 2003
  78. Published

    Historical data for health inequalities research: a research note.

    Mallinson, S. L., Popay, J. M., Elliott, E., Bennett, S., Bostock, L., Gatrell, A. C., Thomas, C. & Williams, G. 11/2003 In : Sociology. 37, 4, p. 771-780 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  79. Published

    A proper place to live: health inequalities, agency and the normative dimensions of space.

    Popay, J. M., Thomas, C., Williams, G., Bennett, S., Gatrell, A. C. & Bostock, L. 1/07/2003 In : Social Science and Medicine. 57, 1, p. 55-69 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  80. Published

    Place of death : analysis of cancer deaths in part of North West England.

    Gatrell, A. C., Harman, J. C., Francis, B. J., Thomas, C., Morris, S. M. & McIllmurray, M. 03/2003 In : Journal of Public Health Medicine. 25, 1, p. 53-58 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  81. Published

    Beyond "beer, fags, egg and chips"? : exploring lay understandings of social inequalities in health.

    Popay, J., Bennett, S., Thomas, C., Williams, G., Gatrell, A. C. & Bostock, L. 01/2003 In : Sociology of Health and Illness. 25, 1, p. 1-23 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  82. Unpublished

    Choosing the Place of Final Care. [Plenary speaker]

    Thomas, C. & Morris, S. M. 2003

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  83. Unpublished

    Defining a Theoretical Agenda for Disability Studies. [Plenary speaker]

    Thomas, C. 2003

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  84. Published
  85. Published

    Theorising inequalities in health : the place of lay knowledge.

    Popay, J., Williams, G., Thomas, C. & Gatrell, A. C. 2003 Health and Social Justice : politics, ideology, and inequality in the distribution of disease. Hofrichter, R. (ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass/Wiley, p. 385-409 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  86. 2002
  87. Published

    Cancer and faith: does it make a difference among cancer patients and their informal carers?

    Soothill, K. L., Morris, S., Harman, J., Thomas, C., Francis, B. J. & McIllmurray, M. B. 09/2002 In : Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences. 16, 3, p. 256-263 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  88. Published

    Informal carers in cancer contexts.

    Thomas, C. & Morris, S. M. 09/2002 In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 11, 3, p. 178-182 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  89. Published

    The need to know: informal carers and information.

    Morris, S. & Thomas, C. 09/2002 In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 11, 3, p. 183-187 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  90. Published

    Place of final care and death : patterns and preferences among cancer patients in the Morecambe Bay health authority.

    Morris, S. M., Harman, J. C., Gatrell, A. C., Francis, B. J. & Thomas, C. 04/2002 Proceedings of the palliative care congress. Sheffield

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  91. Published

    Companions through cancer: the care given by informal carers in cancer contexts.

    Thomas, C. J., Morris, S. M. & Harman, J. C. 1/02/2002 In : Social Science and Medicine. 54, 4, p. 529-544 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  92. Published

    A journey around the social model

    Thomas, C. & Corker, M. 2002 Disability/postmodernity : embodying disability theory. Corker, M. & Shakespeare, T. (eds.). London: Continuum, p. 18-31 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  93. Published

    Companions through cancer: the care given by informal carers in cancer contexts

    Thomas, C., Morris, S. & Harman, J. C. 2002 In : Social Science and Medicine. 54, 4, p. 529-544 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  94. Unpublished

    Companions Through Cancer. [Plenary speakers]

    Thomas, C. & Grinyer, A. 2002

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  95. Unpublished
  96. Unpublished

    Disability Research, Theory and Practice. [Plenary speaker]

    Thomas, C. 2002

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  97. Published

    Disability theory : key ideas, issues and thinkers

    Thomas, C. 2002 Disability studies today. Barnes, C., Oliver, M. & Barton, L. (eds.). Cambridge: Polity Press, p. 38-57 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  98. Published

    Informal Carers in Cancer Contexts.

    Thomas, C. & Morris, S. M. 2002

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  99. Published

    Living in the borderlands of disability

    Thomas, C. 2002 Understanding care, welfare and community : a reader. Bytheway, B., Bacigalipo, V., Bornat, J., Johnson, J. & Spurr, S. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 11-12 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  100. Published

    The 'disabled' body

    Thomas, C. 2002 Real bodies: a sociological introduction . Evans, M. & Lee, E. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave, p. 64-78 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  101. Published

    The need to know: informal carers and information.

    Morris, S. M. & Thomas, C. 2002

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  102. Unpublished

    The Social Care Needs of Cancer Patients and Their Carers. [Keynote speaker]

    Thomas, C. 2002

    Research output: Contribution to conference Speech

  103. 2001
  104. Published

    The psychosocial needs of cancer patients : findings from an observational study.

    McIllmurray, M. B., Thomas, C., Francis, B. J., Morris, S., Soothill, K. L. & Al-Hamad, A. 12/2001 In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 10, 4, p. 261-269 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  105. Published

    Trying to be sociological : our experience of conducting a three year research project on 'The psychosocial needs of cancer patients and their main carers'.

    Thomas, C. 12/2001 Proceedings of the Sociology of Cancer Group conference : what is the sociology of cancer?. Leicester: University of Leicester

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  106. Published

    Informal carers of cancer patients : what are their unmet psychosocial needs?

    Soothill, K. L., Morris, S., Harman, J., Francis, B. J., Thomas, C. & McIllmurray, M. B. 11/2001 In : Health and Social Care in the Community. 9, 6, p. 464-475 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  107. Published

    The significant unmet needs of cancer patients: probing psychosocial concerns.

    Soothill, K. L., Morris, S., Harman, J., Francis, B. J., Thomas, C. & McIllmurray, M. B. 11/2001 In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 9, 8, p. 597-605 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  108. Published

    The care given by informal carers in cancer contexts.

    Thomas, C. 15/10/2001

    Research output: Contribution to conference Conference paper

  109. Published

    The carer's place in the cancer situation: where does the carer stand in the medical setting?

    Morris, S. M. & Thomas, C. 06/2001 In : European Journal of Cancer Care. 10, 2, p. 87-95 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  110. Published

    Medicine, gender and disability : disabled women's health care encounter.

    Thomas, C. 04/2001 In : Health Care for Women International. 22, 3, p. 245-262 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  111. Published

    Young adults with cancer : the effects of the illness on parents and families.

    Grinyer, A. & Thomas, C. 04/2001 In : International Journal of Palliative Nursing. 7, 4, p. 162-170 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  112. Published

    DIPEx. Department of Health funded WWW resource.

    Thomas, C. 2001 Oxford : University of Oxford

    Research output: Other contribution

  113. Unpublished
  114. Published

    Disability and the sociological imagination [videorecording]

    Thomas, C., Oliver, M., Barnes, C., Middelton, C. & Miles, S. 2001 Birmingham : Birmingham : C-SAP

    Research output: Other contribution

  115. Published

    Disabled women enter the academy.

    Thomas, C. 2001 Identity and difference in higher education : feminist perspectives. Anderson, P. & Williams, J. (eds.). Aldershot: Ashgate, p. 67-78 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

  116. Published

    Feminism and disability : the theoretical and political significance of the personal and the experiential.

    Thomas, C. 2001 Disability, politics and the struggle for change. Barton, L. (ed.). London: David Fulton Publications, p. 48-58 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

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