SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health & Society
From September 2015 to present.
Profile Summary

Joe Smeeton has an extensive history as a Child Protection Social Work Practitioner and academic. He joined the University of Salford in 2015 but has also worked at the University of Sheffield, University of East Anglia and Nottingham Trent University.

Joe's research is mainly around child prtoection social work practice and decision-making especially around the use of adoption as a disposal. He draws upon an interest in social theory and philosophy in his use of phenomenology as a research strategy and as a way of understanding the human condition.

Joe is keen to explore the impact of social work practice on the key actors but especially on birth parents and children & young people. He is also interested in new reporductive technologies and their role in building families.

Key Qualifications
2000
2000
2008
2010
2017
1997
Key Presence
Journal Editorship
2018
Apr
2011
Apr

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