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Journal articles and book chapters

Murray, E., Keating, A., Cameron, C., Benchekroun, R., Whewall, S., Booker, C., and Jivraj, S. (2024). Residence in coastal communities in adolescence and health in young adulthood: An 11-year follow-up of English UKHLS youth questionnaire respondents. Health and Place. https://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S1353-8292(24)00067-4

Keating, A., Benchekroun, R., Cameron, C. and Whewall, S. (2024). Movers, Returners and Stayers: the role of place in shaping the (im)mobility aspirations of young people in coastal towns. Journal of Youth Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2024.2337932

Benchekroun, R., Humphris, R. and Sigona, N. (2024). Mothering in hostile environments: migrant families negotiating the welfare and immigration regime nexus, Critical Social Policy, 44(2), 285-306. https://doi.org/10.1177/02610183231223956

Benchekroun, R. (2023). Mothers Doing Friendship in a Hostile Environment: Navigating Dialectical Tensions and Sharing Support, Sociologyhttps://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/00380385231184812 

 

Benchekroun, R. (2023). Strategic mothering in a hostile environment: how hostile immigration policies shape mothering, belonging and citizenship in the UK, Ethnic and Racial Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2023.2193253 

 

Benchekroun, R. and Cameron, C. (2023). Shrinking social spaces: The role of nurseries as social infrastructure and brokers of support in times of crisis, Children and Society. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/chso.12775

Iqbal, H., Faircloth, C., Twamley, K. and Benchekroun, R. (2023). Families and COVID-19: The beginning of our story. In Family Life in the Time of COVID - International perspectives. Eds. K. Twamley, H. Iqbal and C. Faircloth. UCL Press. https://www.uclpress.co.uk/products/184220

Manoussaki-Adamopoulou, I., Sedacca, N., Cortes Saavedra, A., Benchekroun, R., Knight, A. and Greatrick, A. (2022). Reflecting on Crisis: Ethics of dis/engagement in migration research, Migration and Society, 5(1), 124-135. https://doi.org/10.3167/arms.2022.050111

Benchekroun, R. (2021). Caring through a screen: Caring for kin under lockdown, Families, Relationships and Societies. https://doi.org/10.1332/204674321X16293510454010

Pascal, A. et al. (2020). We Are Movers: We Are Towers of Strength, in Qasmiyeh, E. (ed.) Refuge in a Moving World: Tracing refugee and migrant journeys across disciplines, London: UCL Press. https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctv13xprtw

Blogposts and short articles

Benchekroun, R. (2023). The Role of Friendships in a Hostile Environment, COMPAS

https://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/article/the-role-of-friendships-in-a-hostile-environment

Benchekroun, R. (2023). How hostile immigration policies affect mothers and their access to support, UCL IOE blog.

https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/2023/04/21/how-hostile-immigration-policies-affect-mothers-and-their-access-to-support/

Benchekroun, R. and Cameron, C. (2023). Learning from the Covid lockdowns: how can nurseries support parents and carers at the sharp end? UCL IOE bloghttps://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/2023/07/19/learning-from-the-covid-lockdowns-how-can-nurseries-support-parents-and-carers-at-the-sharp-end/

Benchekroun, R. (2022). Opportunities, aspirations and mobilities for coastal youth: emerging findings, UCL Global Youthhttps://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/global-youth/2022/11/11/opportunities-aspirations-and-mobilities-for-coastal-youth-emerging-findings/

Benchekroun, R. and Curtin, P. (2022). Researching with young people in coastal towns: what have we learned about co-production with young people? UCL Centre for Global Youth. https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/global-youth/2022/03/10/researching-with-young-people-in-coastal-towns-what-have-we-learned-about-co-production-with-young-people/

Benchekroun, R. and Humphris, R. (2021). UK Hostile Environment Resource Guide 2: Access to health, Social Scientists Against the Hostile Environment. https://acssmigration.wordpress.com/2021/09/27/uk-hostile-environment-resource-guide-2-access-to-health/

Benchekroun, R. and Humphris, R. (2021). UK Hostile Environment Resource Guide 1: What is the hostile environment?, Social Scientists Against the Hostile Environment. https://acssmigration.wordpress.com/2021/07/07/the-hostile-environment-resource-guide-1-what-is-the-hostile-environment/

Benchekroun, R. and Cameron, C. (2021). Early childhood: the changing face of parent-practitioner relations during the pandemic, UCL IOE blog. https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/2021/10/28/early-childhood-the-changing-face-of-parent-practitioner-relations-during-the-pandemic/

Benchekroun, R. (2020). Sociograms in critical methodologies, The Sociological Review online. https://www.thesociologicalreview.com/sociograms-in-critical-methodologies/

Benchekroun, R. (2020). Doing friendship at a distance, Centre for Research on Families and Relationships. http://crfrblog.blogspot.com/2020/07/doing-friendship-at-distance.html

Benchekroun, R. (2020). We Are Movers: We Are Towers of Strength, Refugee Hosts.  https://refugeehosts.org/2020/08/03/we-are-movers-we-are-towers-of-strength/

Benchekroun, R. and Keating, A. (2019). ‘Mapping young lives: what are the spaces and places that young people use in coastal towns?’, UCL Centre for Global Youth. https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/global-youth/2019/07/18/mapping-young-lives-what-are-the-spaces-and-places-that-young-people-use-in-coastal-towns/

Benchekroun, R. and Keating, A. (2019). ‘Attachment to place: how do young people feel about their seaside town?’, UCL Centre for Global Youth. https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/global-youth/2019/07/16/attachment-to-place-how-do-young-people-feel-about-their-seaside-town/

Benchekroun, R. (2019). ‘Piloting place-based and participatory youth research: lessons learned in Margate’, UCL Centre for Global Youth. https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/global-youth/2019/07/16/piloting-place-based-and-participatory-youth-research-lessons-learned-in-margate/

Reports and other research outputs

Benchekroun, R. (2023) The Hostile Environment, insecure immigration statuses and NRPF: impact on mothers’ relationships and access to support - Policy briefing 

Benchekroun, R. with Knowles, J. (2023) How does the Hostile Environment affect mothers with NRPF? [video]. https://mediacentral.ucl.ac.uk/Play/100456 

Benchekroun, R., Keating, A., Cameron, C. and Curtin, P. (2022) Growing up in coastal towns – emerging findings (2022).  Published online at https://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/global-youth/2022/11/14/growing-up-in-coastal-towns-emerging-findings-report/

Carroll, N., Twamley, K., Iqbal, H., Faircloth, C. and Benchekroun, R. (2022). Families and Community in the Time of COVID-19 (FACT-COVID) Final Report. London: University College London.

Benchekroun, R., Cameron, C. and Marmot, A. (2020). Practitioner wellbeing and the physical environment in early childhood education and care (ECEC) settings: Literature review. https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10109905/  

YRAP (2021). Participation as protective - infographic, Safer Young Lives Research Centre. https://www.beds.ac.uk/sylrc/young-researchers-advisory-panel/yrap-resources/

Exhibition: We Are Movers: We are Towers of Strength (2019), Migration Museum. https://www.migrationmuseum.org/event/we-are-movers-we-are-towers-of-strength/

 

Conferences

Benchekroun, R. (2023). Mothers doing friendship in a hostile environment. IMISCOE, Warsaw, Poland. (05/07/23)

 

Benchekroun, R. (2023). Mixed-status extended families: how hostile immigration policies trouble relationships and constrain mothering. European Society on Family Relations Annual Conference, University of Roskilde, Denmark. (14/06/23)

 

Benchekroun, R. (2023). Co-producing and sharing knowledge with relevant communities on the impact of hostile immigration policies: navigating practical and ethical questions. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of Manchester. (14/04/23)

 

Benchekroun, R. (2023). Researching growing up in coastal towns: the contributions of a co-production approach. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of Manchester. (14/04/23)

Benchekroun, R. (2023). Multiple hats, diverse needsEngaging ethically with relevant communities as an activist-researcher. Hope Into Action Social Sciences Impact Conference, University of Oxford. (21/03/23)

Benchekroun, R. (2022). Mothering in a hostile environment: Mothers with insecure statuses living in the UK. IRIS 10th Anniversary Conference, University of Birmingham. (15/09/22)

Benchekroun, R. (2022). Mothering in a hostile environment. BSA Annual Conference. (21/04/22)

Benchekroun, R. and Cameron, C. (2021). Early childhood education. Environment and wellbeing under Covid in four countries. Comune di Foligno Assessorato all’Istruzione - Seminario di Studi: La nascita degli asili nido comunali in Italia Dal D.L. 1044/77 al D.L. 65/15: linee di sviluppo storiche e pedagogiche.

Benchekroun, R. and Warrington, C. (2021). Participatory Groupwork with Young People. International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG) Annual Conference.

Benchekroun, R. (2021). Caring through a screen under lockdown. BSA Annual Conference.

Benchekroun, R. (2020). Doing friendship in a hostile environment. UCL IOE Doctoral Conference.

Keating, A. and Benchekroun, R. (2019). Researching Youth at the Margins: Do different methods produce different data?, ESA annual conference.

Benchekroun, R. (2019). Ethical Quandaries of an Ethnographer. UCL IOE Doctoral Conference.

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