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Martin Robb's OpenLearn Profile

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Profile: Martin Robb

Martin Robb

About me

Martin has published articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics, with a recent focus on issues of fatherhood, young masculinity and childcare. Before joining the Open University he worked in informal and community education projects with adults and young people.

Martin Robb's research

Kerry Jones et al. (2019) New understandings of fathers’ experiences of grief and loss following stillbirth and neonatal death: a scoping review, In Midwifery

Sandy Ruxton et al. (2017-12) Beyond Male Role Models: Gender Identities and Work with Young Men in the UK, Routledge

Martin Robb and Sandy Ruxton (2018-07-11) Young men and gender identity, Policy Press

Martin Robb et al. (2018) Family relationships and troubled masculinities: the experience of young men in contact with care and welfare services, Routledge

Michael Rhys Morgan Ward et al. (2017-11-01) Doing gender locally: The importance of ‘place’ in understanding marginalised masculinities and young men’s transitions to ‘safe’ and successful futures, In The Sociological Review 4(65), SAGE Publications

Professor Brigid Featherstone et al. (2017-08-10) ‘They are just good people…generally good people’: perspectives of young men on relationships with social care workers in the UK, In Children & Society 5(31)

Anna Tarrant et al. (2015-08) Are Male Role Models Really the Solution? Interrogating the ‘War on Boys’ Through the Lens of the ‘Male Role Model’ Discourse, In Boyhood Studies. An Interdisciplinary Journal 1(8)

Martin Robb (2014) Disseminating research: shaping the conversation, SAGE Publication Ltd.

Alison Clark et al. (editors) (2013-11) Understanding Research with Children and Young People., Sage

Martin Robb and Rachel Thomson (editors) (2010-07-21) Critical Practice with Children and Young People, Policy Press

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