School of Social and Political Science

Lorraine Waterhouse

Job Title

Professor of Social Work (Emeritus)


  • Waterhouse, L., McGhee, J. (2014), 'Agamben and the political positioning of child welfare-involved mothers in child protective services', Families, Relationships and Societies, DOI: 10.1332/204674314X14041323069042
  • Waterhouse, L., McGhee, J. (2013), 'Practitioner mother relationships and the processes that bind them', Child & Family Social Work, DOI: 10.1111/cfs.12074
  • McGhee, J., Waterhouse, L. (2012), 'Massachusetts and Scotland: From Juvenile Justice to Child Welfare?', Child Welfare: journal of the Child Welfare League of America, 91(5):169-191. DOI:
  • McGhee, J., Waterhouse, L. (2011), 'Locked Out of Prevention? The Identity of Child and Family-Oriented Social Work in Scottish Post-Devolution Policy', British Journal of Social Work, 41(6), 1088-1104. DOI: 10.1093/bjsw/bcq121
  • Waterhouse, L., McGhee, J. (2009), 'Anxiety and child protection implications for practitioner parent relations', Child and Family Social Work, 14 (4): 481-490. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2206.2009.00631.x
  • McGhee, J., Waterhouse, L. (2007), 'Classification in Youth Justice and Child Welfare: In Search of 'the child'', Youth Justice, 7 (2): 107-120. DOI: 10.1177/1473225407078772
  • McGhee, J., Waterhouse, L. (2007), 'Care and Protection in Scottish Child Welfare: Evidence of Double Jeopardy?', European Journal of Social Work, 10 (2): 145-160. DOI: 10.1080/13691450701317780
  • Waterhouse, L., McGhee, J., Loucks, N, (2004), 'Disentangling Offenders and Non-Offenders in the Scottish Children's Hearings - A Clear Divide?', The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 43 (2): 164-179. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2311.2004.00319.x
  • McGhee, J., Waterhouse, L. (2002), 'Family Support and the Scottish Children's Hearings System', Child and Family Social Work, 7 (4): 273-283. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2206.2002.00256.x
  • Waterhouse, L., McGhee, J. (2002), 'Children's Hearings in Scotland: Compulsion and Disadvantage', Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 24 (3): 279-296. DOI: 10.1080/09649060210161285
  • McGhee, J., Waterhouse, L. (1999), 'Comparative Juvenile Justice Policy:The Alliance Between Scotland and the State of Massachusetts Revisited', Children and Youth Services Review, 21 (11/12): 967-985. DOI: 10.1016/S0190-7409(99)00063-8

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