Dr Martin KingPrincipal Lecturer - Social Change

Specialist Areas


Impact of health constructions age sexualities gender and evil. Issues of power and inequity.

Research Interests


Men and Masculinities
Cultural Representations of Policing
Social Work in Film and Television/Public Health

External Funding Bids

  • Principal Investigator - Re-imagining undergraduate Health and Social Care Education. HENW.
    Amount awarded: £237,642
  • ESRC Festival of Social Science Event - "Oh Manchester... so much to answer for.", with Ian Cummins (Salford University) and Marian Foley (Manchester Metropolitan University). ESRC, November 2016.
    Amount awarded: £900
  • Proposal for a tender for the provision of a work based advisor to support development of engaging extended family within health visiting service provision. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. July 2015.
    Amount awarded: £24,770
  • BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant Award - submitted October 2014(Awaiting Outcome): "Why are Wishbone Ash still so important to me? An exploratory study of male identity and popular music."
    Bid submitted: £7801.50
  • ESRC Festival of Social Science 2014 – Event title: Beyond the Childcatchers: Social Work in Film, Television and the Media
    Amount awarded: £1532
  • Social Work in Film and TV - international network. Bids submitted to Leverhulme Trust Sept 2013 for international network funding. Professor Emilio Gomez Ciriano, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha; Dr Mona Livholts, Mid Sweden University, Ostend.
  • Received internal RIHSC funding for Social Work in Film and TV project.

Research Networks

  • Film Languages and Media in Education (FLAME) MMU
  • NW Popular Cultures Research Network, Leeds University
  • Social Work in Film and TV (SWIFT) @socialworkfilm, MMU

Professional Body Membership and Activity

Member of:

  • European Social Work Research Association

Editorships and Consultancies

Editorial Board Membership

  • Current Research in Palliative Care
  • Journal of Care Services Management
  • Illness, Crisis and Loss (US)
  • International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory (Canada)
  • Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics (US)

Reviewer

  • Journal of Care Services Management
  • Children, Work and Families
  • Journal of Social Work
  • Men and Masculinities

External Examinerships

  • 2016 : External Validator, Chester University
  • 2016 : External Validator, Liverpool John Moores University
  • 2015-2019 : External Examiner, Hull University: University Centre Grimsby
  • 2011 : External Validator, London Metropolitan University
  • 2008 : External Examiner, University of Swansea
  • 2007 : External Examiner, UCE, Birmingham
  • 2006 : External Validator, NEWI, North Wales
  • 2005 : External Validator, St Martin's College, Lancaster
  • 2001-2006 : Non Executive Director - Trafford North Primary Care Trust
  • 2000-03 : External Examiner, John Moore's University, Liverpool

Research Outputs

Authored Books

King M.S. 2013. "Men, Masculinity and the Beatles". Ashgate.
isbn: 978-1-409422-43-3

Edited Books

King M.S., Watson K. (eds) 2004. "Representing Health: Discourses of health and illness in the media". Palgrave Macmillan.
isbn: 0-333997-87-5

Chapters

King, M. and Cummins, I. (2015) "Sex on the Desk, Coke in the Toilet, Bribery and Corruption on the Streets. An Investigation of Spiral as a Representation of Contemporary Policing", in M. Plaisant and L. Zheng (eds) International Conference Proceedings of ICEHM and ERPUB, Nov 25-26, 2015, Paris, France
ISBN 979-9-384468-42-2

King, M. and Cummins, I. (2015) "The Criminal Entrepreneur in David Peace's Red Riding", in Gerard Mcelwee, Robert Smith (ed.) Exploring Criminal and Illegal Enterprise: New Perspectives on Research, Policy & Practice (Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, Volume 5), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.155-177

Cummins, I.,Foley,M. and King,M. (2013) "A Kind of Blue: Police Officers' Views of TV Crime Drama", in V.Huotari (ed) Researching the Police in the Nordic Countries - Proceedings from the Fourth Nordic Police Research Seminar
ISBN 978-951-815-259-3; ISSN 2341-6394

Gomez Ciriano, E.J., Edmondson, D. & King, M. 2013. "SWIFT. Experiencia de coordinacion angloespanola sobre las imagenes de los trabajadores", in: SXI Jornades de Xarxes d'Investigacio en Docencia Universitaria. Reptes de futur en l'ensenyament superior: docencia i investigacio per a aconseguir l'excellencia academica Tortosa Ybanez, M.T.; Alvarez Teruel, J. D y Pellin Buades, N. (Coords.) Universitat d'Alacant, Vicerectorat d'Estudis, Formacio i Qualitat, Institut de Ciencies de l'Educacio, pp 527-536.
ISBN: 978-84-695-8104-9

King M.S. 2007. "Mass Media, Lifestyle and Public Health" in: Angela Scriven and Sebastian Garman (eds) Public Health: Social Context and Action. Open University Press. pp.95-104
isbn: 978-0-335221-51-6 (0-335221-51-3)

King M.S., Street C.G. 2004. "Mad Cows and Mad Scientists: What Happened to Public Health in the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Great British Consumer?" in: Martin King and Katherine Watson (eds) Representing Health: Discourses of health and illness in the media. Palgrave Macmillan. pp.115-132
isbn: 0-333997-87-5

King M.S. 2003. "Promoting Public Health: Media Constructions and Social Images of Health in a Post-modern Society" in: J. Costello and M. Haggart (eds) Public Health and Society. Palgrave Macmillan. pp.100-115
isbn: 978-0-333971-73-4 (0-333971-73-6)

Journal Articles

King, M.(2016) "Roll up for the Mystery Tour: Reading the Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour as a Countercultural Anti-Masculinist Text", Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences,4,1,pp 102-110.
ISSN:2319-8834

Wilson, S., King, M., Yeowell, G. and Wibberley, C. (2016) "Disclosure decisions within transition narratives: How ex-drug users decide what information to share when working towards employment in the substance misuse field", Journal of Substance Use, 1-6.
ISSN:1465-9891/1475-9942

Edmondson, D. and King, M. (2016) "The Childcatchers: An exploration of the representations and discourses of social work in UK film and television drama from the 1960s to the present day", Journal of Social Work

King, M. (2016) "'So far I've been in a train and a room and a car and a room and a room and a room'. Reading the Beatles' celebrity through A Hard Day's Night", Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 5,1, pp 23-32

Cummins, I., Foley, M. & King, M.(2016) "The Strange Case of Ian Stuart Brady and The Mental Health Review Tribunal", Internet Journal of Criminology
ISSN: 2045-6743

Cummins, I. and King, M. (2015) "'Drowning in here in his bloody sea’: exploring TV cop drama's representations of the impact of stress in modern policing", Policing and Society: An International Journal of Research and Policy
ISSN: 1043-9463/1147-2728

King, M. (2015) "'You Spurn My Natural Emotions, You Make Me Feel I'm Dirt, And I'm Hurt.' New Wave, New Men and Fragile Masculinities", Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 4, 1, pp.22-35

Cummins, I.D. and King, M.(2014) "Happy Like Profilers: Gordon Burn, Modernity and Serial Killing", International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory,7,3.
ISSN:1916-2782

King, M. (2014) "The Beatles in Help! Re-imagining the Englishman in mid 1960s' Britain", Global Journal of Human Social Sciences,14(4), 1-10.
ISSN 0975-587X

King, M. (2014) "It was 50 Years Ago Today: Reading the Beatles as a Challenge to Discourses of Hegemonic Masculinity", Sociology Study, January, Volume 4, no. 1, pp.44-51
ISSN 2159-5526

Foley, M., Cummins, I. and King, M. (2014) "'… And after the break': police officers' views of TV crime drama", Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, April 21
ISSN 1752-4520/1752-4512
Available online

King, M. and Cummins, I. (2014) "The Violences of Men: David Peace's 1974", Culture, Society and Masculinity, Volume 6, no. 1, spring, pp.91-108
ISSN 1941-5583/1941-5591

King, M. and Cummins, I. 2013 "Our Side Of the Mirror: The (Re)construction of 1970s masculinity in David Peace's Red Riding", Sociology and Criminology, Open Access, 1(1)
www.esciewncecentral.org/journals/our-side-of-the-mirror-the-reconstruction-of-s-masculinity-in-david-peaces-red-riding-scoa.1000104.php?aid=18009

King, M. and Cummins, I., 2013 "'Dead Cities, Crows, The Rain and Their Ripper, The Yorkshire Ripper': The Red Riding novels (1974; 1977; 1980; 1983) of David Peace as Lieux d’horreur", International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory, vol b, no. 3, June, pp. 43-56.

Warne A.R., McAndrew S., King M.S., Holland K. 2007. "Rhetorical Organisations of Defense in Primary Care" Primary Health Care Research and Development, vol.8 no.2, pp.183-192
issn: 1477-1128 doi: 10.1017/S1463423607000205

Warne A.R., McAndrew S., King M.S., Holland K. 2007. "Learning to listen to the organisational rhetoric of primary health and social care integration" Nurse Education Today,
issn: 0260-6917 doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2007.02.005

King M.S., Watson K. 2001. "Transgressing Venues: Health Studies, Cultural Studies and the Media" Health Care Analysis, vol.9 no.4, pp.401-416
issn: 1573-3394 doi: 10.1023/A:1013877207480

Conference Presentations

King, M. (2016) "David Peace's Red Riding Quartet", True Crime Fictions Conference, Birbeck University, London, UK

King, M. and Cummins, I. (2016) "Take me to the Moors: mediatised murder 40 years on. An analysis of Granada TV's See No Evil", ICHSS Conference, Rome, Italy

Hearn, J., King, M., De Boise, S. and Branch, A. (2016) "Critical Perspectives on Men and Masculinity in Popular Music: an all male critical panel", Gender and Music: practices, perfomances, politics, Orebro University, Sweden

King, M. (2015) "The Beatles: Perfect McLuhanites in a Digital Age", Sixth International Conference on the Image, University of California at Berkeley, USA

King, M. and Edmondson, D. (2015) "New Media, Child Protection Scandals and Social Haunting", Sixth International Conference on the Image, University of California at Berkeley, USA

King, M. and Edmondson, D. (2015) "The Language of Loathe: Representations of Social Work, welfare and needs in the media", Euromedia 2015, The European Conference on Media, Communication and Film, Brighton, UK

Jones, C., Cummins, I. and King, M. (2015) "'A Walk worth Investigating'. The use of place and authenticity in Jack the Ripper Tour websites", Murder, Moral panic, Mythos, Modernity, Inter-Disciplinary Net, Mansfield College, Oxford, UK

King, M., Cummins, I and Foley, M. (2015) "Take Me to the Moors: mediatised murder 40 years on – an analysis of Granada TVs 'See No Evil'", Murder, Moral panic, Mythos, Modernity, Inter-Disciplinary Net, Mansfield College, Oxford, UK

King, M. and Cummins, I. (2015) "Wuthering Heights and All That", 16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil, Lisbon, Portugal

King, M. (2014) "Roll up for the Mystery Tour: Reading Changing Representation of Men and Masculinities in the 1960s through the Beatles' psychedelic coach trip", Fifth International Conference of the Image; The Representation of Possibility, Frei Universitat Berlin, Germany

King, M. (2014) "'In a place in hell called Leeds': Place, Memory and Trauma in the Red Riding Novels of David Peace", Gender and Transgression in 20th Century Britain, University of Newcastle, UK

King, M. and Cummins I. (2014) "'Look where we are, we're almost in France!' (Brian Clough: The Damned United)", Football and Communities of Resistance, MMU, UK

King, M. (2014) "Masculinity, Mid 60's Britain and The Beatles' 'Help!'", Film and Media, 2014, The Fourth London Film and Media Conference, University of London, Institute of Education, UK

King, M., Gomez-Ciriano, E., Edmondson, D. (2014) "Social Work in Film and TV: Beyond the Child Takers: International Perspectives on the representation of Social Workers in Film and Television, Special Interest Group", 4th European Conference on Social Work Research, Free University of Bolzano, Bozen, Italy

King, M. (2013) "It was 50 years ago today: reading the Beatles as a challenge to discourses of hegemonic masculinity", Australian Sociological Association Conference, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

King, M., Edmondson, D., Ciriano, E., 2013. "SWIFT. Experiencia de coordinacion angloespanola sobre las imagenes de los trabajadores sociales en los medios", XI Conference on research networks in university education. Challenges for the future in higher education: teaching and research to achieve academic excellence, Universidad de Alicante, Spain

King, M., Foley, M. and Cummins, I., 2013. "Tangled Up in Blue? Women Police Officers and Cop Culture on TV" at Research Institute of Health and Social Change, 9th Annual Conference, MMU, Manchester, UK, July

King, M., Edmondson, D., Ciriano, E., 2013. "An Exploration of the Representation of Social Work, Child Protection and Families at Risk in UK and Spanish film and television drama since the 1960s", poster presentation atResearch Institute for Health and Social Change 9th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 4-5 July

King, M., Edmondson, D., Ciriano, E., 2013. "An Exploration of the Representation of Social Work, Child Protection and Families at Risk in UK and Spanish film and television drama since the 1960s", Research Institute for Health and Social Change 9th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 4-5 July

King, M., 2013. "Men, Masculinity and the Beatles", Poster Presentation at Research Institute for Health and Social Change, 9th Annual Conference, MMU, Manchester, UK, July

King, M., Foley, M. and Cummins, I., 2013. "Tangled Up in Blue? Women Police Officers and Cop Culture on TV" at 4th International Crime, Media and Popular Culture Studies Conference. A Cross Disciplinary Exploration, Indiana State University, Indiana, USA

King, M., 2013. "'So Far I've been in a Train and a Room and a Car and a Room and a Room and a Room': Reading the Beatles' celebrity through 'A Hard Day's Night'" at 2nd Global Conference Celebrity: Exploring Critical Issues, Inter-Disciplinary Net, Lisbon, Portugal

King, M., 2013. "Tangled Up in Blue? Women Police Officers and the Investigation of Sexual Violence" at Cultural Representations of Crime and Policing: Scottish and International Perspectives, Past and Present, University of Dundee/The Scottish Institute for Policing Research

King, M., Edmondson, D., Ciriano, E., 2013. "An Exploration of the Representation of Social Work, Child Protection and Families at Risk in UK and Spanish film and television drama since the 1960s", at the 3rd European Conference for Social Work research, Jyvaskyla, Finland

King, M.S., Cummins, I. & Foley, M. (2012) "Police officers' views of representations of policing in poular culture", Report from the Popline, Portuguese Catholic University, Lisbon, Portugal, December

King, M.S., Cummins, I. & Foley, M. (2012) "A Kind of Blue: why police officers don't watch TV police dramas, Nordic Police Research Seminar, Tampere, Finland, November

King, M.S., Cummins, I. & Foley, M. (2012) "Our Side of the Mirror: Police officers' views of the representation of the investigation of sexual violence in in TV drama and film", Fourth Annual International Crime, Media & Popular Culture Studies Conference: A Cross Disciplinary Exploration", Indiana State University, United States, September

King, M.S & Edmondson, D., 2012. "Heroes or villains? Portrayals and Visual Representations of Social Work in film and TV", 2nd European Conference for Social Work Research, Basel, Switzerland

King, M.S. 2012. "'Imprisoned in a system of work, produce, consume': So how did Jack Kerouac, Hugh Hefner, Albert Finney and John Lennon challenge the link between masculinity and responsibility?", At The Interface, 2nd Global Conference, Femininity and Masculinity, Prague, Czech Republic

King, M.S & Edmondson, D., 2012. "Heroes or Villains; Visual representation of social work, child protection, children and families at risk in the UK film and TV", Social work, social development 2012: Action and Impact, Stockholm, Sweden

Cummins, I., Foley, M. & King, M.S. (2012) "Watching the Detectives: police officers' views of the representation of the investigation of sexual violence in film and TV drama", Research Institute for Health and Social Change 8th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 2-3 July

King, M.S. & Cummins, I., 2012. "Watching the Detectives: police officers' views of the representation of the investigation of sexual violence in film and TV drama", 4th International Crime, Media and Popular culture studies conference. A cross disciplinary exploration, Indiana State University, USA.

King, M.S. & Cummins, I., 2012. "The Representations of Policing and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in modern detective fiction", invited presentation, Manchester University Mental Health Interest Group, University of Manchester, UK

King, M.S. 2012. "I'm a Loser: Recording the signer-songwriter's ideological challenge to hegemonic masculinity through The Beatles", From Adele to Zeca Afonso: The singer-songwriter in Europe, University of Leeds, UK

King, M.S. 2012. "Men, masculinity and The Beatles", Love Me Do: The Beatles at fifty. An interdisciplinary conference, Loughborough University, UK.

King, M.S. and Cummins, I. 2011. "'Better let him sleep', David Peace, Gordon Burn and the cultural representation of serial killing" at: RIHSC Annual Conference, MMU. Manchester.

King, M.S. and Edmondson, D. 2011. "An exploration of social work in uk film and tv" at: RIHSC Annual Conference, MMU. Manchester.

King, M.S. 2011. "Drowning in here in his bloody sea".violence and the construction of masculinity in modern crime fiction" at: Men and masculinities moving on again! Transnationalising flows,technologies,institutions,theory. Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden.

King, M.S. 2011. "Dead cities,crows,the rain and the ripper,the yorkshire ripper". Crime as a metaphor for industrial decay in the red riding novels of David Peace (1974,1977,1980,1983)" at: 3rd International Crime, media and popular culture studies conference. A cross disciplinary exploration. Indiana state university, Indiana, USA.

King, M.S. (2010) "Beatlemania: in the beginning there was the screams", at Northwest Popular Music Studies Network: Popular Music Freedom: A one-day symposium, University of Chester, Chester, UK

King M.S. 2010. "Running Like Big Daft Girls: Reading the Beatles as a Subversive Masculine Discourse" at: Men and Masculinities at Huddersfield University. Huddersfield, UK.

King M.S. 2009. "You Spurn My Natural Emotions, You Make Me Fell Like I'm Dirt and I'm Hurt: New Wave, New Men and Fragile Masculinities" at: New Wave, New Views: Revisiting the Post Punk Movement, School of Music, University of Leeds. Leeds, UK.

King M.S. 2009. "You Spurn My Natural Emotions, You Make Me Fell Like I'm Dirt and I'm Hurt: New Wave, New Men and Fragile Masculinities" at: Research Insitite for Health and Social Change Annual Conference, MMU. Manchester, UK.

King M.S. 2009. "Young Men, Big Guitars and Broken Hearts. The Tale of Orange Juice and the Invention of Fop-Pop" at: Post-Punk Performance: The Alternative '80s in Britain, School of Performance and Cultural Industries, University of Leeds. Leeds, UK.

Warne A.R., King M.S., Street C.G., McAlonan C. 2006. "From fragmentation to integration in health and social care" at: Special Edition Nurse Education Today/Nurse Education in Practice.

King M.S. 2005. "Representations of Resistant and Adaptive Masculinities, 1960 ¿ 1970: The Beatles ¿ A Case Study" at: University of Huddersfield. Huddersfield, UK.

Warne A.R., King M.S. 2005. "Educating Nurse Rita to work in Health and Social Care" at: 6th International Nursing Conference, Comenius University. Martin, Slovakia.

Warne A.R., King M.S. 2005. "Taking Time out to learn: the views of the primary health and social care workforce" at: Nurse Education Tomorrow Conference, Education in Healthcare. Durham, UK.

Warne A.R., King M.S. 2005. "Abandoning egocentricity in the pursuit of the Holy Grail of integrated health and social care" at: The 3rd International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research. Tokyo, Japan.

Warne A.R., King M.S. 2005. "Current difficulties in the UK primary care nursing practice" at: Hungarian Scientific Society of Nursing, 10th International Conference. Pec's, Hungary.

Warne A.R., King M.S., Street C.G., McAlonan C. 2005. "What the health and social care workforce have to say about integrated primary health and social care" at: Shaping the Future, 1st National Conference. Manchester, UK.

Warne A.R., King M.S., Street C.G., McAlonan C. 2004. "The workforce views of Integrated Health and Social Care" at: Shaping the Future 1st Regional Conference. Manchester, UK.

Warne A.R., King M.S. 2003. "Integrated health and social care - implications for education and training the future workforce" at: International Nursing Research Conference, Trinity College University. Dublin, Ireland.

King M.S., Richman J. 2001. "Aspects of Globalisation and Health" at: The Global Studies Association, International Conference, MMU. Manchester, UK.

Watson K., King M.S. 2001. "How Richard and Judy can seriously damage your health. Health Studies, Cultural Studies and the Media" at: BSA Medical Sociology Conference, 33rd Annual Conference, York University. York, UK.

Poster Presentations

Edmondson, D. & King. M.S. "The Childcatchers: visual representations of social work, child protection, children and families at risk in UK film and TV", Research Institute for Health and Social Change 8th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 2-3 July

Research Reports

Warne A.R., King M.S., Street C.G., McAlone C. 2006. "Shaping the Future for Primary Care Education and Training Project - Finding the evidence for Education and Training to deliver Integrated Health and Social Care: The Primary Workfore Perspective" for Primary Care Education and Training Project. University of Salford.

Other Types of Output

Cummins, I. and King, M.(2016) "The media, serial killers and a perfect summer novel about both", The Conversation, 15 July

Cummins, I. and King, M. (2016) "The Moors Murders 50 Years on: how Brady and Hindley became an awful celebrity template", The Conversation, 5 May

King, M. (2015) "The Beatles film Help, released 50 years ago, signalled the birth of the 'metrosexual' man", The Independent, 30 July

King, M. (2015) "The Beatles, Help! and the creation of the modern British man", The Conversation, 29 July

Cummins,I., Foley,M. and King,M. (2015) "Watching the True Detectives", OUP Blog, 7 June

Cummins, I., Foley, M. and King, M.S. (2015) "Is Broadchurch a classic crime drama?", OUPblog, 23 February

King, M.S. (2014) "A Hard Day's Night at 50: how John, Paul, George and Ringo redefined pop celebrity"
Blog post on The Conversation, 7 July

King M.S. 2009. "Media maladies" vol.129 no.1. Perspectives in Public Health. pp.13
url: http://rsh.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/129/1/13-a

King M.S. 2009. "Media maladies" vol.129 no.2. Perspectives in Public Health. pp.60
url: http://rsh.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/129/2/60-a

King M.S. 2009. "Media maladies" vol.128 no.1. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.9

King M.S. 2008. "Guest Editorial" vol.128 no.4. The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health.
url: http://rsh.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/128/4/146

King M.S. 2008. "Media maladies" vol.128 no.2. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.55

King M.S. 2008. "Media maladies" vol.128 no.3. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.105

King M.S. 2008. "Media maladies" vol.128 no.5. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.216

King M.S. 2007. "Media Maladies" vol.127 no.2. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.53
url: http://rsh.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/127/2/51

King M.S. 2007. "Media Maladies - White Man in Hammersmith Palais" vol.127 no.1. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.5
url: http://rsh.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/127/1/3

King M.S. 2006. "Media Maladies" vol.126 no.6. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.245
url: http://rsh.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/126/6/243

King M.S. 2006. "Media Maladies" vol.126 no.5. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.201
url: http://rsh.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/126/5/195.pdf

King M.S. 2006. "Media Maladies" vol.126 no.4. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.155
url: http://rsh.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/126/4/147

King M.S. 2005. "Media Maladies - Times they are a-changing" vol.125 no.6. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.249
doi: 10.1177/146642400512500602

King M.S. 2005. "Media Maladies - Duck and cover" vol.125 no.5. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.198
doi: 10.1177/146642400512500502

King M.S. 2005. "Media Maladies - In which Tony meets Jamie" vol.125 no.3. Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health. pp.102
doi: 10.1177/146642400512500303

Supervised Research Student Titles

  • National Preoccupations of Women who Drink Portrayed Through Indian Cinema
  • Life stories of students with hidden disabilities in higher education: the paradox of inclusivity in elite power systems
  • Self reported accounts of personal wellbeing from older people with long term conditions
  • "Classism" - contemporary British representations of social class and their relation to social justice
  • Volunteering in Contemporary Britain
  • Situating Sense of Place and Well-Being within Urban Regeneration Practice

Current Teaching Input

  • Research Methodologies for Social Care - Level 5
  • Law Breaking and Criminal Justice - Level 6

Other Responsibilities

  • Programme Leader MA Health and Social Care (2014-)
  • External Validator - Chester University (2016-)
  • External Validator - Liverpool John Moores University (2016-)
  • External Examiner - Hull University: University Centre Grimsby (2015-19)
Martin King

Research Centre

Social Change & Wellbeing

Department

Department of Social Care and Social Work
Birley Building
Birley Fields Campus
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX

Tel: 0161 2472541

Fax: 0161 2476328

Email: m.king@mmu.ac.uk

Twitter: @drmartinking