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Portrait of Dr Jamie  Halsall Dr Jamie Halsall

j.p.halsall@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473627



Biography

Jamie Halsall is Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences in the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Social Sciences at Huddersfield University. He joined the institution in September 2008 and also worked at Edge Hill University and Liverpool John Moores University as an Associate Tutor and Research Assistant respectively.

In 2003 Jamie gained a BA (Hons) degree in Geography from Edge Hill University. The following year he gained a Masters degree in the Geographies of Globalisation and Development. In 2010 he completed his Doctorate of Philosophy while studying at the University of Liverpool. His academic career has included research with the International Centre for Development and Environmental Studies (ICDES), which was based in the Department of Natural Applied Sciences at Edge Hill University. From 2004 to 2008 he was Editorial Assistant of Global Built Environment Review (GBER) an international journal (www.edgehill.ac.uk/gber).

Research & Scholarship

Jamie Halsall’s research interests lie in the field of Social Policy. Recently Jamie has undertaken research in Aging in Society. In December 2011 Jamie co published a book with Professor Ian Cook on Aging in Comparative Perspective: Processes and Policies, which was published by Springer Press, New York.

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2014

Wankhade, P., Cook, I. and Halsall, J. (2014) ‘Ethnic Minorities and their Health Needs: Crisis of Perception and BehavioursIllness, Crisis and Loss , 22 (2), pp. 145-158. ISSN 1054-1373

Halsall, J., Wankhade, P. and Cook, I. (2014) ‘The Big Society Debate: Is it a Panacea for Reducing the Impact of Welfare Cuts in Public Health?World Journal of Social Sciences , 4 (1), pp. 167-175. ISSN 1838-3785

2013

Halsall, J., Wankhade, P. and Cook, I. (2013) ‘The Big Society in a Time of Crisis – the Impact on Public HealthIllness, Crisis and Loss , 21 (4), pp. 341-353. ISSN 1054-1373

Halsall, J (2013) ‘The problem with community cohesionInternational Journal of Society Systems Science , 5 (3), pp. 283-299. ISSN 1756-2511

Halsall, J. and Cook, I. (2013) ‘Globalization Impacts on Chinese Politics and UrbanizationChinese Studies , 02 (02), pp. 84-88. ISSN 2168-5428

Halsall, J., Oberoi, R., Cooke, I. and Wankhade, P. (2013) ‘Understanding Community Governance: A Global Perspective International Journal of Asian Social Science , 3 (5), pp. 1112-1127. ISSN 2226-5139

Cook, I., Gu, C. and Halsall, J. (2013) ‘China’s Low Income Urban HousingAsian Social Science , 9 (3), pp. 7-17. ISSN 1911-2017

Halsall, J (2013) ‘Delivering Higher Education Policies within a Challenging CommunityHigher Education Studies , 3 (2), pp. 52-61. ISSN 1925-4741

Halsall, J., Gifford, C. and Gill, S. (2013) ‘The UK’s ad hoc Multiculturalism and the Re-assertion of Britishness’. In: Diversity, Intercultural Encounters, and Education. London, UK: Routledge. . ISBN 9780415638333

Cook, I., GU, C. and Halsall, J. (2013) ‘China’s Growing Urban Health Inequalities: The Challenges AheadJournal of Management and Sustainability , 3 (2), pp. 10-18. ISSN 1925-4725

Halsall, J (2013) ‘Book Review: Understanding Development By Paul Hopper Published by: Polity ISBN: 978-0-7456-3895-9Global Built Environment Review , 8 (2), pp. 103-104. ISSN 1474-6824

Halsall, J (2013) Understanding Ethnic Segregation in Contemporary Britain . European Economic and Political Issues; Social Issues, Justice and Status. New York, USA: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN 978-1-62808-756-7

2012

Halsall, J (2012) ‘Community Governance – Where did it all go Wrong?Journal of Administration and Governance JOAAG , 7 (2), pp. 1-8. ISSN 1834-352X

Gifford, C., Halsall, J. and Gill, S. (2012) ‘The UK’s Ad Hoc Multiculturalism and the Rise of Britishness’. In: Diversity, Intercultural Encounters, and Education. : Routledge. . ISBN 9780415638333

Halsall, J (2012) ‘Theorising the relationship between racial segregation and riotingInternational Journal of Business and General Management , 1 (2), pp. 75-89. ISSN 2319-2267

Crines, A. and Halsall, J. (2012) ‘Remoulding Welfare Britain: The Philosophy of the Big Society in Cameron’s BritainPublic Policy and Administration Research , 2 (7). ISSN 2224-5731

Halsall, J (2012) ‘The Demands of Curriculum Development in a Virtual Learning Environment International Journal of Information Technology & Computer Science ( IJITCS ) . ISSN 2090-1610

2011

Dummer, T., Halsall, J. and Cook, I. (2011) ‘Longevity in the 21st century: a global environmental perspectiveInternational Journal of Society Systems Science , 3 (4), pp. 307-324. ISSN 1756-2511

Cook, I. and Halsall, J. (2011) Aging in Comparative Perspective: Processes and Policies . International Perspectives on Aging. : Springer. ISBN 978-1-4614-1977-8

Halsall, J (2011) ‘Book Review: Transformative Pedagogy in Architecture and Urbanism, Ashraf. M. Salama, Umbau-Verlag,ISBN 9783937954042Global Built Environment Review , 7 (3), pp. 83-85. ISSN 1474-6824

McIntyre, T. and Halsall, J. (2011) ‘Community governance and local decision making: Paper presented to the 'Diversity and Convergence: Planning in a World of Change' ConferenceLocal Economy , 26 (4), pp. 269-284. ISSN 0269-0942

Shakur, T. and Halsall, J. (2011) ‘Global Cities, Regeneration and the Translocal Communities of EuropeGlobal Built Environment Review , 6 (1), pp. 1-4. ISSN 1474-6824

2010

Halsall, J. and Cook, I. (2010) ‘The Environmental Impact of China’s Rapid Urbanization: A Case Study of Beijing’. In: Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development: Proceedings SB10 Amman. : CSAAR Press. pp. 419-434. ISBN 978-9957-540-00-5

Cook, I., Halsall, J. and Powell, J. (2010) ‘Comparative Aging and Qualitative Theorizing Qualitative Sociology Review , VI (1), pp. 48-59. ISSN 1733-8077

2007

Shakur, T., Nasser, N. and Halsall, J. (2007) ‘Introduction: Re-Conceptualising the ‘Ghetto’ in the 21st Century City’. In: Proceedings: Ghettoised Perceptions Versus Mainstream Construction of English Muslims: The Future of the Multicultural Built Environment. : Edge Hill University. .

Halsall, J (2007) ‘English Muslims and the Debates in SegregationGlobal Built Environment Review , pp. 18-28. ISSN 1474-6824

2005

Halsall, J (2005) ‘Book Review: Understanding Urban Tourism: Images, Culture and Experience, Martin Selby, I.B. Tauris, London, ISBN 1860648010Global Built Environment Review , 4 (3), pp. 91-92. ISSN 1474-6824

Esteem

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, March 2011.
  • Associate Member, British Sociological Association, January 2009.
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, January 2006.

Research Degree Supervision

Jamie Halsall would be interested in supervising on the following research topics:

  • Community Governance.
  • Impacts and implications of an Aging Society.
  • Multiculturalism and the debates around Ethnic Segregation/Community Cohesion.

Jamie is currently a second supervisor for a PhD student researching Organizational Learning in English Authorities.

Enterprise Activities

  • (2011) Co-Hosted a European workshop on Local and Global Perspectives of Ethnic and Religious Conflicts: Interrogating the Muslim Built Environments of Europe, 15th December.
     
  • (2011) Economic & Social Research Council, Rapporteur, The Urban Environment: Mirror and Mediator of Radicalisation, 22nd October.
     
  • (2008 – 2009) Foundation Degree and BA (Hons) Governance and Public Management - Top Up Degree, Local Authorities: Kirklees Metropolitan Council, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council,Wakefield City Metropolitan District Council, (with Craig, J. and Woodcock, P.).
     
  • (2007 – 2009) Research Development Fund, Edge Hill University, Changing attitudes, Multiple Loyalties and Emerging Identities of South Asian Muslims Towards Sports in the Urban North West: A Case Study of Oldham, (with Shakur, T., and Baldwin, D.).
     
  • (2007 – 2010) British Council, Development of a Collaborative Postgraduate Programme on Environmentally Sustainable Design of Building, (with Shakur, T.).

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Admissions Tutor for the Behavioural Science’s Undergraduate Courses at The University of Huddersfield.
  • From September 2008 to March 2012 Course Leader in Social Sciences at both Barnsley and Oldham Campuses

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • Module Leader for HHX 1020 Policy and Political Strategy.
  • Module Leader for HIX 1019 Explaining Politics.
  • Module Leader for HHB 1067 Final Year Project (Social Sciences).
  • Module Leader for HFB 2002 Introduction to Sociology: Society and Culture.
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