Publications

Selected relevant publications from members of Sussex Kindness Research

Banerjee, R., McLaughlin, C., Cotney, J., Roberts, L., & Peereboom, C. (2016). Promoting emotional health, well-being, and resilience in primary schools. Cardiff, UK: Public Policy Institute of Wales. 

Boddy, J., Phoenix, A., Walker, C., Vennam, U.Austerberry, H., & Latha, M. (2016). Telling 'moral tales'? Family narratives of responsible privilege and environmental concern in India and the UK. Families, Relationships and Societies, 5(3), 357-374. http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204674316X147583992868 

Caputi, M., Lecce, S., Pagnin, A., & Banerjee, R. (2012).  Longitudinal effects of theory of mind on later peer relations:  The role of prosocial behaviour.  Developmental Psychology, 48, 257-270.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0025402

Cotney, J. L., & Banerjee, R. (2019) Adolescents’ conceptualisations of kindness and its links with well-being: A focus group study. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 36(2), 599-617. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407517738584 

Cutler, J., & Campbell-Meiklejohn, D. (2019). A comparative fMRI meta-analysis of altruistic and strategic decisions to give. NeuroImage, 184, 227-241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.09.009 

Farsides, T., Sparks, P. & Jessop, D. (2018).Self-reported reasons for moral decisions.Thinking and Reasoning, 24(1), 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/13546783.2017.1366946 

Fechter, A-M. (2012).‘Living well’ while ‘doing good’? (Missing) debates on altruism and professionalism in aid work. Third World Quarterly, 33(8)1475-1491. https://doi.org/10.1080/09700161.2012.698133 

Fechter, A-M. (2014).The ‘good’ child: anthropological perspectives on morality and childhood.Journal of Moral Education, 43(2)143-155. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057240.2014.909350 

Fechter, A-M. (2016).Aid work as moral labour.Critique of Anthropology, 36(3), 228-243. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308275X16646837 

Fechter, A-M. (2017). An excess of goodness? Volunteering among Aid professionals in Cambodia.South East Asia Research, 25 (3), 268-283. https://doi.org/10.1177/0967828X17709897 

Fechter, Anne-Meike and Schwittay, Anke (2019) [Introduction] Citizen Aid: grassroots interventions in development and humanitarianism. Third World Quarterly. http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/85679

Fechter, Anne-Meike (2019) Development and the search for connection. Third World Quarterly. ISSN 0143-6597 http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/85678

Fechter, Anne-Meike (2019) Brokering transnational flows of care: the case of citizen aid. Ethnos. ISSN 0014-1844 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00141844.2018.1543339

Gu, Jenny, Cavanagh, Kate, Strauss, Clara and Baer, Ruth (2017) An empirical examination of the factor structure of compassion.PLoS ONE, 12(2), e0172471. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172471 

Lefevre, M. (2018). Communicating and Engaging with Children and Young People: Making a Difference. Bristol: The Policy Press, 2nd Edition. 

Lefevre, M., Hickle, K., Luckock, B. & Ruch, G. (2017). Building trust with children and young people at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation: the professional challenge. British Journal of Social Work47(8), 2456-2473. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcw181 

Stell, AJ., & Farsides, T. (2015).Brief loving-kindness meditation reduces racial bias, mediated by positive other-regarding emotions.Motivation and Emotion, 40(1), 140-147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11031-015-9514-x 

Strauss, C., Lever B.T., Gu, J., Kuyken, W., Baer, R., Jones, F., & Cavanagh, K. (2016) What is compassion and how can we measure it? A review of definitions and measures.Clinical Psychology Review, 47, 15-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2016.05.004