Montserrat Fargas

      Dr Montserrat Fargas

      Research Fellow

      Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3195

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      Research Statement

      My background is in Sociology (BSsc), Women's Studies (MA.), and Education (PhD). I started working in 2005 at Queen's University Belfast, in the School of Social Work. I worked for over two years in a project looking at the effectiveness of services provided by community groups to those affected by the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Following that post, I worked in the third wave of the 'Care Pathways and Outcomes' study, a longitudinal study following a population of children who were under 5 years old and in public care in Northern Ireland on 31st March 2000. I also worked on the 'At home in care' study, looking at the experiences of children living with birth parent/s on a Care Order, and on the Regional Variations study, looking at regional variations in the placement of children in care in Northern Ireland. Currently, I'm working in the fourth wave of the Care Pathways and Outcomes Study, which focuses on the early adulthood stage. In 2012, I completed a PhD part-time, in the School of Education, entitled: 'Children drawing their own conclusions: Transgenerational transmission of experiences of conflict and peace in Northern Ireland'. It explored whether and to what extent parents' views and experiences on the Troubles influence children's understandings on their country's past and present.

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      Frequent Journals

      • British Journal of Social Work

        ISSNs: 0045-3102

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1468-263X

        Oxford University Press

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 1.27 SJR 0.8 SNIP 1.307

        Journal

      • Child and Family Social Work

        ISSNs: 1356-7500

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1365-2206

        Wiley-Blackwell

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 1.1 SJR 0.705 SNIP 1.067

        Journal

      • Children Australia

        ISSNs: 1035-0772

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 2049-7776

        Cambridge University Press

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.27 SJR 0.231 SNIP 0.219

        Journal

      • Adoption & Fostering Journal

        ISSNs: 0308-5759

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1740-469X

        British Association for Adoption & Fostering

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.48 SJR 0.398 SNIP 0.724

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      • Journal of Early Childhood Research

        ISSNs: 1476-718X

        SAGE Publications Ltd

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 0.91 SJR 0.444 SNIP 0.922

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