Centre for Disability Studies, University of Leeds
Dr Woodin has a particular interest in disability research and its link to emancipatory social change and policy development. Recent work has included research on direct payments, service user involvement in academic and civic life and the development of user-led organisations.
Before re-entering academia, Sarah spent may years developing supported employment for people with learning difficulties, primarily in England and Scotland. This work included the co-ordination of TSI, a national training network funded for several years by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Dr Woodin is currently a Marie Curie Fellow with the UCD Egalitarian World Initiative (EWI) Transfer of Knowledge programme and is based in the Equality Studies Centre, School of Social Justice.
(with particular reference to Disability Studies) [Module EQUL 50090]
Co-Ordinator: Dr Sarah Woodin, University of Leeds
Module Code: EQUL 50090
Course Date: 12 Weeks, September - December 2008
Time: Wednesdays 12.00 - 14.00
Venue: L532 Library Building, Belfield
Format: Informal Workshops
This course will take the form of a series of informal workshops, with plenty of opportunities for discussion of the dilemmas and issues involved in taking an ethical approach to social enquiry.
The workshops will focus on supporting participants’ work and how researchers working within various paradigms have sought to develop emancipatory practice.
The course will cover the following topics: