Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

  • Marttila, A., Whitehead, M., Canvin, K., Burström, B. (2009) Controlled and dependent – experiences of living on social assistance in Sweden. International Journal of Social Welfare 19(2): 142-151. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2397.2009.00638.x
  • Canvin, K., Marttila, A., Burström, B., Whitehead, M. (2009) Tales of the unexpected? Hidden resilience in poor households in Britain. Social Science and Medicine 69(2): 238-245. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.05.009
  • Sen, D., Canvin, K., Rugkåsa, J. (2009) HealthTalkOnline.org. OpenMind 154: 10-12.
  • Canvin, K. (2008) “There is a person behind the flab!”: Young people speak out about their weight problems. Education and Health, 26(4): 72-73.
  • Rugkåsa, J., Canvin, K. (2007) DIPEx – a Collection of Personal Narratives of Health and Illness. KnowledgeShare section of Diversity in Health and Social Care. 4(4): 110.
  • Canvin, K., Jones, C., Marttila, A., Burström, B., Whitehead, M. (2007) Can I risk using public services? Perceived consequences of seeking help and health care among households living in poverty: qualitative study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 61: 984-989. DOI:10.1136/jech.2006.058404
  • Jones, C., Burström, B., Marttila, A., Canvin, K., Whitehead, M. (2006) Studying social policy and resilience to adversity in different welfare states: Britain and Sweden. International Journal of Health Services 36(3):425-442. http://baywood.metapress.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.2190/E9H5-URYL-2W4U-QED6
  • Canvin, K. & Ford, F.M. (2002) Positive steps on the path to employment: returning to work after mental health problems [abstract]. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 56 Suppl 2:A10.

Books/Chapters

  • Canvin, K. (2000) The Kick Inside: An Account of the Experience of Pregnancy in Prison. Unpublished PhD Thesis.

Published Reports

  • Whitehead, M., Canvin, K., Jones, C. (2006) ‘Beating Poverty’ and ‘Designing services that enhance resilience and well-being’ in Mel Bartley (ed), Capability and resilience: Beating the odds. London, UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. Available at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/capabilityandresilience/beatingtheoddsbook.pdf

Websites

Other Research Reports

Invited Talks

Keynote speaker:

  • Canvin, K., & Whitehead, M. Delivering services that enhance resilience and well-being. Focusing on Child Poverty, Capability and Resilience: ‘Beating the Odds’, Leamington Spa, February 2008.

Other invited talks:  

  • Canvin, K., Jones, C., Whitehead, M. Resilience and Social Welfare. Invited workshop at the Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, 2005.
  • Canvin, K., Whitehead, M., Jones, C. How do social welfare policies and practices build or undermine resilience in poor households? An international comparative study. Invited presentation at the one-day conference: Parenting, Child Health and Disadvantage. Lancaster 2004.
  • Ford, F.M., Canvin, K., Lewis, C. Job retention and rehabilitation of people with mental health problems: An evidence-based workplace intervention. Invited talk to Sefton Social Services, Liverpool, 2002.
  • Ford, F.M., Lewis, C., Canvin, K. (presenter) Mental health: no barrier? The NHS as good corporate citizen. Invited workshop at The NHS as Good Corporate Citizen Conference, Birmingham 2002.
  • Canvin, K. Pregnancy in a Custodial Environment: Dilemmas in Policy and Practice for the Prison Service. Invited lecture at the University of Wales, Cardiff, 1996.

Peer Reviewed Conference Contributions

  • Canvin, K. & Rugkåsa, J. What can service providers learn from mental health service users and carers? UK Mental Health Research Network Scientific Conference, London, March 2008.
  • Rugkåsa, J. & Canvin, K. Experiences of Mental Health in Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Communities in the UK. Poster presented at the Developing Racial Equality in Mental Health 2nd Conference, Warwick, UK, 2007.
  • Canvin, K., Jones, C., Whitehead, M. The lived experience of poverty and social welfare services in Britain & Sweden: An exploration of the features that build or undermine resilience in poor households. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, York, April 2005.
  • Ford, F.M. & Canvin, K. Return to Work after Mental Health Problems: the professionalisation of experience. European Public Health Association ASM, Oslo 2004.
  • Ford, F.M. & Canvin, K. What can health professionals do to promote the functional recovery of people with mental health problems? SAPC Conference, Manchester 2003.
  • Canvin, K. & Ford, F.M. The professionalisation of experience: Making experiences of mental ill health work. British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group Conference, York, September 2002.
  • Canvin, K. & Ford, F.M. Positive steps on the path to employment: returning to work after mental health problems. Society for Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Liverpool, September 2002.
  • Canvin, K. Pregnant Prisoners’ Expectations for Pregnancy. British Sociological Association Human Reproduction Study Group Annual Conference, Northampton, 2001.
  • Canvin, K. & Ford, F.M. Return to work following mental illness: work in progress. British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group Conference, York, September 2001
  • Canvin, K. Pregnancy v. Prison: Institutions in Conflict? Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Leicester, 1998.
  • Canvin, K. Hard Labour? Pregnancy in Prison. Howard League Annual Conference, Oxford, 1997.