|Position:||Lecturer in Sociology|
|Telephone:||+44 (0) 1224 263376|
Dr Alice Butler-Warke is a Lecturer in Sociology in the School of Applied Social Studies. She completed a PhD in Human Geography at the University of Leeds on the formation of territorial stigma in relation to Toxteth, Liverpool, in the British press over the 20th century. More broadly, she is interested in stigma and marginality, and lived urban experience.
Interests include stigma, urban experience, marginality, gender, poverty, media and power.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teaching on: Social Work Research Methods
Qualitative Research Methods
Social Science and Society
Organises the School Research and Information Seminar Series, and SASS’s Community Seminar Series.
BA French and Middle Eastern Studies, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland, USA
MA Politics, Lancaster University
PhD Human Geography, University of Leeds
- Territorial stigma
- Gendered urban experience
- Urban marginality
- Media, power and society
- Urban materiality
- Assessing the role of boom and bust economies on professional education: a British-Australian comparison (PI: Dr Alice Butler; Co-I: Dr Mark Liddiard) Research funded by BAICE
- Experiences of intergroup relations and community in a newly multicultural area in Scotland (PI: Dr Ruth Woods; Co-I: Dr. Alice Butler-Warke) Research funded by RGU Pump-priming grant
- Territorial stigmatization of Toxteth, Liverpool
- Urban experience
Sasakawa Foundation: Facing 21st century challenges in social work (PI: Dr. Alice Butler-Warke; Co-I: Dr Fumihito Ito) (£3,200)
BAICE: Assessing the role of boom and bust economies on professional education: a British-Australian comparison (PI: Dr Alice Butler; Co-I: Dr Mark Liddiard) (£4,995)
RGU Pump-priming grant: Community Seminar Series (PI: Dr. Alice Butler-Warke)
RGU Pump-priming grant: Experiences of intergroup relations and community in a newly multicultural area in Scotland (PI: Dr Ruth Woods; Co-I: Dr. Alice Butler-Warke)
Butler-Warke, A. (2020). Foundational stigma: Place?based stigma in the age before advanced marginality. The British Journal of Sociology.
Butler, A. (2019). Toxic Toxteth: Understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising. Journalism.
Butler-Warke, A., Bolger, J. and Yuill, C. (2019). The changing face of social work: social worker perceptions on a neoliberalising profession. Critical and Radical Social Work.
Butler, A., Schafran, A. and Carpenter, G. (2018). What does it mean when people call a place a shithole? Understanding a discourse of denigration in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers.
Smith, L.H., Martinez-Herrero, M.I., Arnell, P., Bolger, J., Butler-Warke, A., Cook, W., Downey, M., Farmer, N., Nicholls, J. and Mac Dermott, D. (2019). Social Work and Human Rights: A Practice Guide.
Smith, L.H., Martinez-Herrero, M.I., Arnell, P., Bolger, J., Butler-Warke, A., Downie, M., Nicholls, J. and Mac Dermott, D. (2019). Social Work and Human Rights: The International Context.
Butler, A. and Schafran, A. (2018). What sort of place is a 'shithole'? It depends on your gender. [online] The Conversation. Available at: https://theconversation.com/what-sort-of-place-is-a-shithole-it-depends-on-your-gender-90342
Butler, A. (2018). Is Toxteth portrayed as toxic? A historical media analysis. [online] Documents ?Research Network. Available at: http://www.documentsresearch.net/blog/is-toxteth-portrayed-as-toxic-a-historical-media-analysis
Butler, A. (2017). Place and Prejudice: On Liverpool, Hillsborough and Territorial Stigma. [online] Ceasefire Magazine. Available at: https://ceasefiremagazine.co.uk/place-prejudice-liverpool-hillsborough-territorial-stigma/