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YCRG - Publications

Details of all books, articles and chapters, presented by YCRG Staff.

Books
Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. Children Caring for Parents with Mental Illness: Perspectives of Young Carers, Parents and Professionals, The Policy Press, Bristol, 2003.
(ISBN 1-86134-399-X)

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. The National Handbook of Young Carers Projects, Carers National Association, London, 1998.
(ISBN 1 873747 05 5, 132pp).

Becker, S., Aldridge, J. and Dearden, C.Young Carers and their Families, Blackwell Science, Oxford, 1998.
(ISBN 0 632 04966 9, 128pp+xv).

Bibby, A. and Becker, S. (eds) Young Carers In Their Own Words, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, London, 2000.
(ISBN 0 903319 93 4).

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. Growing Up Caring: Vulnerability and Transition to Adulthood - Young Carers’ Experiences, Youth Work Press for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Leicester, 2000.
(ISBN 0 86155 233 4, 86pp).

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. Young Carers in the United Kingdom: A Profile, Carers National Association, London, 1998.
(ISBN 1 873747 06 3, 98pp+vii).

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Books/Short Works

Abrahams, K. and Aldridge, J. ‘Who Cares for Me?’: The Mental Well-Being of Young Carers in Manchester, Young Carers Research Group with Manchester Carers Forum and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Manchester, 2010.

Abrahams, K. and Aldridge, J. ‘Who Cares for Me?’: The Mental Well-Being of Young Carers in Manchester: Summary of Findings, Young Carers Research Group with Manchester Carers Forum and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Manchester, 2010.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. Prevention and Intervention - Young Carers and their Families, Young Carers Research Group for the Gulbenkian Foundation, April 1997.
(ISBN 0 907274 20 X, 22pp).

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. Befriending Young Carers: A Pilot Study, Young Carers Research Group for the Gulbenkian Foundation, November 1996.
(ISBN 0 907274 18 8, 54pp).

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. My Child, My Carer: The Parents’ Perspective, Young Carers Research Group, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, January 1994.
(ISBN 0 907274 04 8, 38pp+x).

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. A Friend Indeed: The Case for Befriending Young Carers, Young Carers Research Group, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, December 1994.
(ISBN 0 907274 10 2, 20pp).

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. Children Who Care: Inside the World of Young Carers, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, March 1993.
(ISBN 0 907274 01 3, 92pp+viii).

Aldridge, J., and Sharpe, D.M., Pictures of Young Caring, Young Carers Research Group, Loughborough University, Loughborough, 2007.
ISBN 978-0-907274-52-0.

Becker, S. (ed) Young Carers in Europe: An Exploratory Cross-National Study in Britain, France, Sweden and Germany, Young Carers Research Group, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, March 1995.
(ISBN 0 907274 11 0, 106pp).

Bonney, R. and Becker, S. Missing Persons and Missing Helpers: Young Carers, The Family and the Faith Community, Young Carers Research Group/Family Life Committee, Board of Mission and Social Responsibility, September 1995.
(ISBN 0 907274 X X, 16pp).

Dearden, C. and Aldridge, J. Young Carers’ Needs Analysis, Young Carers Research Group in association with Manchester City Council and Manchester Carers Forum, Manchester, 2007.

Dearden, C., Aldridge, J., Newton, B. and Becker, S. Getting it Right for Young Carers: A Training Pack for Professionals, Young Carers Research Group, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, November 1994.
(ISBN 0 907274 12 9, 76pp plus audio cassette).

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. Sheffield Young Carers Project: The Final Evaluation, Young Carers Research Group, March 2000.

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. Children in Care, Children who Care: Parental Illness and Disability and the Child Care System, Young Carers Research Group for the Gulbenkian Foundation, April 1997.
(ISBN 0 907274 21 8, 22pp).

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. Young Carers at the Crossroads: An Evaluation of the Nottingham Young Carers Project, Young Carers Research Group/Crossroads, April 1996.
(ISBN 0 907274 16 1, 56pp).

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. The National Directory of Young Carers Projects and Initiatives, Young Carers Research Group/Carers National Association, August 1995.
(ISBN 0 907274 13 7, 78pp).

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. Young Carers - The Facts, Reed Business Publishing, Sutton, November 1995.
(ISBN 0 617 00577 X, 36pp).

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. Contacts: A Resource and Information Pack for Young Carers, Young Carers Research Group, Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, November 1994.

Dearden, C., Becker, S. and Aldridge, J. Partners in Caring, Young Carers Research Group/ Carers National Association/Crossroads UK, June 1994.
(ISBN 0 907274 05 6, 16pp).

Newton, B. and Becker, S. The Capital Carers: An Evaluation of Capital Carers Young Carers Project, June 1999.
(ISBN 0 907274 24 2, 60pp).

Newton, B. and Becker, S. Young Carers in Southwark: The Hidden Face of Community Care, Young Carers Research Group/Southwark Borough Council, November 1996.
(ISBN 0 907274 17 X, 49pp).

Sharpe, D. and Aldridge, J. Evaluation of Capital Carers Young Carers Project: Ten Years On, Young Carers Research Group in association with Capital Carers, Southwark, 2007.

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Journal Papers - Academic Journals

Aldridge, J., ''Parental Mental Illness: Outcomes for Children of Co-residency and Caring'', The Clinician, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Statewide Network, 2009, Volume 4, pp 156-159.

Aldridge, J., “All Work and No Play? Understanding the Needs of Children with Caring Responsibilities”, Children and Society, Vol 22, Issue 4, 2008, pp 253-264.

Aldridge, J., ''The Experiences of Children Living with and Caring for Parents with Mental Illness'', Child Abuse Review, 152, 6th April 2006, 79-88, ISSN 10990852.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. ‘Children as carers: the impact of parental illness and disability on children’s caring roles’, Journal of Family Therapy, Vol 21 (3), August 1999, pp. 303-320.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. ‘Disability rights and the denial of young carers - the dangers of zero-sum arguments’, Critical Social Policy, 16 (3) issue 48, 1996, pp. 55-76.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. ‘Children as carers’, Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol 69, 1993, pp. 459-462.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. ‘Punishing children for caring: the hidden cost of young carers’, Children and Society, vol 7 no 4, 1993, pp. 277-288.

Becker, S. ‘Carers and Indicators of Social Exclusion’, Benefits, 28, April/May 2000, pp. 1- 4.
Becker, S. ‘Les enfants qui prennent soin d’un membre de la famille, malade ou handicape, a la maison: les jeunes auxiliaires de vie Royaume-Uni’, Handicap, no 82, Avril-Juin 1999, pp. 17-32.

Becker, S. and Aldridge, J. ‘Excluding children who care’, Benefits, issue 7, April/May 1993, pp. 22-24.

Becker, S., Dearden, C. and Aldridge, J. ‘Young carers in the UK: research, policy and practice’, Research, Policy and Planning, 8 (2), 2001, pp 13-22.

Brittain, D. and Becker, S. ‘Les enfants soignants: le cas de la Grande-Bretagne’, Handicaps et inadaptations: les cahiers du CTNERHI , no. 64, 1994, pp. 65-72.[Journal of the Centre Technique National d’Etudes et de Recherches sur les Handicaps et les Inadaptations, Paris].

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. ‘The experiences of young carers in the UK: the mental health issues’,  Mental Health Care , Volume 2, No. 8, 1999, pp. 273-276.

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. ‘Protecting young carers: legislative tensions and opportunities in Britain’, The Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 19 (2) 1997, pp. 123-138.

Dearden, C., Becker, S. and Aldridge, J. ‘Children who care: a case for nursing intervention?’, British Journal of Nursing, vol 4, no 12, 1995, pp. 698-701.

Hantrais, L. and Becker, S. ‘L’enfant soignant’, Informations sociales, no. 54, 1996, pp. 57-63.

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Journal Papers - Professional Journals

Aldridge, J., Children Living with Parents with Mental Illness, Research Briefing, Scottish Child Care and Protection Network, forthcoming, 2011.

Aldridge, J., Research Review – Children with Caring Responsibilities – Young Carers, Reference Manual, Community Care Inform Online Reference Manuals, forthcoming, 2010.

Aldridge, J., Pictures of Young Caring, Visual Criminology, Criminal Justice Matters, Issue 78, December 2009, pp 38-41.

Aldridge, J., Research Review – Children with Caring Responsibilities – Young Carers, Reference Manual, Community Care Inform Online Reference Manuals: www.ccinform.co.uk/Articles, first published 2007.

Aldridge, J. ‘We didn’t know they cared’, Mental Health Today, July/August 2003, Pavilion Publishing, Brighton, pp 31-33.

Aldridge, J. ‘A study of the mental health needs of young carers’, Young Carers Initiative Newsletter, Issue 3, Spring 2003, The Children’s Society, Winchester, p 5.

Aldridge, J. ‘Children Caring for Parents with Severe and Enduring Mental Illness’, October 2002, Evidence, Issue 5, CCFR, Loughborough University, Loughborough. Vol 15 (2) 79-88

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. Children Who Care, Zero2Nineteen, 01, 2003, Community Care, London, pp 24-25.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. ‘Surge of support’, Community Care, 19-25 March 1998, pp. 22-23.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. ‘Inside the world of young carers’, CareLink, [King’s Fund Journal], Spring 1993, No. 19, p. 3.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S. ‘Children who care’, Childright, June 1993, No 97, pp. 12-13.

Aldridge, J., and Sharpe, D.M., “Supporting Mum”, Mental Health Today, July/August 2007, pp 16-18.

Becker, S. ‘Carers’, Research Matters, 8, October 1999-April 2000, pp. 37-42.

Becker, S. ‘Speaks Volumes’, Community Care, 17-23 June 1999, p. 34.

Becker, S. ‘Young carers: recent messages for policy, practice and research’, The Journal of Young Carers Work, 3, October 1999, pp. 26-33.
Becker, S. ‘Juggling people’s lives’, Community Care, 3-9 October 1996, pp. ii-iii.

Becker, S. ‘Letter of the law’, Community Care, 3-9 August 1995, p. 17.

Becker, S. ‘Carers across the border’, Community Care, 5-11 October 1995, pp. 22-23.

Becker, S. and Aldridge, J. (2003) ‘Carers’, Research Matters, (13), April – October 2003, pp 13 – 18.

Becker, S. and Aldridge, J. ‘The price of caring’, Community Care, 20 January 1994, pp. 18-19.

Becker, S. and Aldridge, J. ‘The lost children’, Community Care, 18th March 1993, p. 23.

Becker, S. and Dearden, C. ‘Unknown quantity’, Community Care, 7-13 May 1998, pp. 16-17.

Becker, S. and Kinsella, M. ‘Research boost to identify needs of young carers’, Your Voice, Winter 1999/2000, 2000, pp. 12-13.

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. ‘Growing up caring’, Community Care, June 2000.

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. ‘Young carers’ transitions to adulthood’, Childright, June 2000,

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. ‘The needs of families with young carers’, The Parenting Forum Newsletter (Autumn) 12, 1999, p. 11.

Dearden, C. and Becker, S. ‘The needs and experiences of young carers in the UK’, Childright, July/August 1998, No. 148, pp. 15-16.

Edited Works: Contributions
Aldridge, J. Consulting with Young Carers and their Families, in Skills for Consulting with Children, Redsell, S.R. and Hastings, A. (Eds), Radcliffe Medical Press, 2010, pp 87-100. ISBN-13: 978 184619 346 0.

Aldridge, J. and Wates, M. ‘Young carers and their disabled parents: moving the debate on’, in T. Newman and M. Wates (eds) Disabled parents and their children: Building a better future, Barnardos, Ilford, 2004.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S., ''Children Who Care: Rights and Wrongs in Debate and Policy on Young Carers'', in The New Handbook of Children's Rights, Comparative Policy and Practice (2nd Edition), Franklin, B. (ed), Routledge, 2002, pp 208-222, ISBN 0-415-25035-8.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S., ''Caught in the Caring Trap: The Health of Children Who Care'', in Working for Equality in Health, Bywaters, P. & McLeod, E. (eds), Routledge, London, 1996, pp 66-78.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S., ''The Rights and Wrongs of Children who Care'', in Children’s Rights: A Handbook of Comparative Policy and Practice, Franklin, B. (ed), Routledge, 1995, pp 119-130, ISBN 0 415 11060 2.

Aldridge, J. and Becker, S., ''Young Carers in Great Britain'', in Young Carers in Europe: An Exploratory Cross-National Study in Britain, France, Sweden and Germany, Becker, S. (ed), Loughborough University, Young Carers Research Group, Loughborough, 1995, pp 1-25.

Becker, S., Dearden, C. and Aldridge, J., ''Young Carers'', in Community Paediatrics, Polnay, L. (ed), Harcourt Brace, 2002, pp 79-88, ISBN 0443-06348-6.


Becker, S., Dearden, C. and Aldridge, J., ''Children's Labour of Love? Young Carers and Care Work'', in Hidden Hands: International Perspectives on Children's Work and Labour, Mizen, P., Pole, C. and Bolton, A. (eds), Falmer Press, Brighton, 2001, pp. 70-87, ISBN 0415242444.

Dearden, C. and Aldridge, J., Young Carers: Needs, Rights and Assessment, in The Child’s World: Assessing Children in Need, 2nd Edition, 2010, Horwath, J. (Ed), Jessica Kingsley, London.

Polnay, L., Becker, S., Aldridge, J., Dearden, C. and Long, J., ''Health inequalities'', in Community Paediatrics, Polnay, L. (ed), Churchill Livingstone, London, 2002, pp 323-348.

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