The Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning
School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering

Linda Price




General Profile Information
Staff Name Dr Linda Price
Job Title Lecturer
Location 18 University Square
Room Number 02.004
School School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering
Contact Details
Telephone +44 (0)28 9097 3644
E-mail l.price@qub.ac.uk
Interests
     

Qualifications:

B.A. First Class Honours, University of Worcester (Sociology/History) - 2000

PhD - Geography - ‘Stress in agriculture: the patriarchal way of life of farm families in Powys' - Coventry University - 2004

PGCHET (Post Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Teaching) - May 2007

 

Research/Academic Posts

2006 - Present - Lecturer - School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering,

2005 - 2006 - Lecturer - School of Geography - Queen's University, Belfast

2005-2006 - Lecturer - School of Geography, University of Worcester

2004 -2005 - Countryside Agency - ‘Diversity Review Advisor'

 

 

General Interests

 

Contemporary and historical rural, social relations; impacts on land-use; suicide and stress in farming family's; representation of the countryside; gender/feminist theory; gender mainstreaming and equality agendas in planning policy; qualitative methodology

 

 

Special/Current Interests

 

Agricultural Change, coping and perceptions of well-being - UK and Canada

Discourses and usage of Rural Support Networks

Qualitative methodology/memory/feminist research

The Women's Land Army/agricultural land-use planning during World War Two

 





Teaching
 

Teaching/Co-ordination

Module co-coordinator - 110EVP104 - Introduction to Planning Research Skills

   "           "                  110EVP213 - Planning Theory and Society

   "           "                  210EVP314 -  Themes in Spatial Planning - Gender/Rural Development

(Co-ordinated/Taught jointly with Dr. Ruth McAreavey)

 

Contributions to Other Modules

EVP311 - Independent Research Project - supervision/teaching - undergraduate

115EVP311 - Masters Level - Dissertation Supervision - Environmental Planning

210EVP826 -    "            "              "                    "               Urban/Rural Design

210EVP826      "             "              "                    "                                     Spatial Regeneration



Particulars

 

Administrative Roles

 

Level Two - Year Advisor

Open Day Co-coordinator

Personal Development Planning

Personal Tutor

Member of Environmental Planning Teaching Committee

Member of Environmental Planning Research Committee





Publications
Chapter(s)
TitleBook TitleYear
Keeping the Name on the Land: Patrilineal Succession in Northern Irish Family Farming. In M. Lobley and J. Baker (eds.) International Perspectives on Succession and Retirement on Family Farms, 2012
The Damaging Impacts of Patriarchy on UK Male Family Farms, Chapter Three Sustainable Rural Community Change: Geographical Perspectives from North America, The British Isles and Australia 2010
Work and Worry: Revealing Farm Women's Way of Life Critical Studies in Rural Gender Issues 2005
Journal(s)
TitleJournal NameYear
Rural Support Organization in the UK and Canada: Their Role in Supporting Patrilineal Family Farming Sociologia Ruralis Vol 52 (1-24)    2012
'Doint it with Men': Including Men in Feminist Research Practice in order to Reveal Patriarchy in UK Family Farming Gender Place and Culture Vol 17 (1-22)    2010
From Stress to Distress: Conceptualising the British Family Farming Patriarchal Way of Life Journal of Rural Studies Vol 25 (1-11)    2009
From 'Good as Gold' to 'Gold Diggers': Farming Women and the Survival of British Family Farming Sociologia Ruralis Vol 46(4) (280-298)  DOI   2006
Conference Contribution(s)
TitleYear
"We just want to keep going": The Pull of the Land and Intergenerational Succession on Northern Irish Family Farms 2012
The Women's Land Army and Geographies of Gender Identity: Remembering the Impact 2012
Family Farming: Culture, Suicide and Rural Support in the UK and Canada 2011
'Blood in the Soil: The Challenges of Ageing on Family Farms - insights from the UK and Canada' 2011
The Importance of the Relationship between Personal Tutors and Tutees in Reflecting on Feedback in Level one EVP within an Embedded system of PT/PDP 2011
Pension Reform, Legal Context and Implications for Younger Women in Northern Ireland 2011
Patrilineal Family Farming: 'a way of death?' Ill-health, Suicide and the Reposnes of Rural Support Networkds in the UK and Canada 2010
Researching and Evaluating Personal Development Planning 2010
Theories of Embodiment, Belonging and Rural Support 2010
Farming, Belonging and the Land: Discourses of Rural Support Networks - UK and Canada 2009
Managing Divesity - UK and Canada 2009
Other Output(s)
TitlePublication TypeYear
Older Women Worders' Access to Pensions: Vulnerabilities, Perspectives and Strategies Report for external body 2012
Rural Support Networks in the UK and Canada: The Influence of the Patrilineal Culture of Family Farming Scholarly edition 2011
Exploring the Relationship between Personal Tutors and Tutees within a Mixed-Economy Model of Personal Development Planning Internet publication 2011
Gender, Historical Geographies of - Encyclopedia entry Scholarly edition 2009

Research Keywords
farming families countryside recreation town and country planning rural gender relations stress in agriculture rural social issues rural planning rural/agricultural gender relations



Research Statement
 

 

Academic Publications

 


Price, L. (Forthcoming) ‘Doing it with Men': Including Men in Feminist Research Practice in order to Reveal Patriarchy in UK Family Farming, Gender, Place and Culture

 

Price, L. and Evans, N. (2009) From Stress to Distress: Conceptualising the British Family Farming Patriarchal Way of Life, Journal of Rural Studies. 25, 1, pp. 1-11

 

 

Price, L. (2009) (forthcoming) The Damaging Impacts of Patriarchy on UK Male Family Farmers.  In ‘The Global-Rural: Rural Change, Connections and Scale', University of Eastern Washing Press, Spokane, Washington, US

 

Price, L. (2009) (forthcoming) Historical Geographies of Gender, European Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Elsevier

 

Price, L. (2006) A new Farming Subsidy? Women, Work and Family Farm Survival, Royal Agricultural Society England Journal, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, pp. 1-18

 

Price, L. and Evans, N. (2006) From ‘As Good as Gold' to ‘Gold Diggers': Farming Women and the Survival of British Family Farming, Sociologia Ruralis, 46, 4, pp. 280-299

 

Price, L. and Evans, N. (2005) Work and Worry: Revealing Farm Women's Way of Life. In Little, J. and Morris, E. (eds.) Critical Studies in Rural Gender Issues, Ashgate, Aldershot

 

 

Research Reports

 

Price, L., Gallagher, E. and Ritchie, H. (2008) Report on Work Phase One of the TQEF Funded Project on ‘Student Engagement and Computer Assisted Self-Assessment (CASA)', ‘A Module-Level Implementation of an Embedded model of PDP to Support and Encourage Student Engagement with the PDP Process of Structured Reflection, Planning, Action and Review', Queen's University, Belfast

 

 

Price, L. and Bell, J. (2008) ‘Discourses of Rural Support Networks in the UK and Ireland', Report for Irish Social Science Platform, Queen's University, Belfast

 

Journal Reviews

Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health

Sociologia Ruralis

 Journal of Rural Studies

  

Research Projects

 

(2007) QTEF - £12,000 Computer Assisted Student Assessment, Work Phase One ‘embedding personal development planning - encouraging critical, reflective learning

 

(2007) £200.00 Centre for Canadian Studies £200.00 - Travel Award

 

(2007) Centre for Excellence, Queen's - Public Health - ESRC - (overall £5,000, 000) - part of consortium of qualitative researchers.

 

(2008) Foundation for Canadian Studies - Partnership Development £800.00

 

(2008) Queen's Internationalization Fund £1,200.00

 

(2008) ISSP (Irish Social Science Platform) ‘Discourses of Rural Support Networks' -UK and Ireland £5,000

 

(2008)  Institute of Spatial and Environmental Planning ‘Discourses of Rural Support Networks' - Canada £3,000

 

Conference Presentations

 

Price, L. (2007) Paper presented to XXII Congress - European Society for Rural Sociology, Wageningen, Netherlands, August, 2007 - ‘interpretive conflict in feminist research'

 

Price, L. (2007) Paper presented to ‘The Sixth Quadrennial Conference of British, Canadian and American Rural Geographers', July 2007, ‘The Global-Rural: Rural Change, Connections and Scale', Spokane, Washington, US - ‘Should we do it with men? Feminism, Methodology and Family Farming

 

Price, L. (2008) PGCHET Training Course:  Embedding Personal Development Planning in the Curriculum, Belfast, January, 2008

 

Price, L. (2008) ‘Managing Diversity - UK and Canada', Colloquium of Canadian Studies, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, February, 2008

 

Price, L. (2008) UK Planning Conference, Queen's University, Belfast, ‘Facilitating Critical and Autonomous Student-Centered Learning through the Development of an Embedded Model of Personal Development Planning; March, 2008

 

Public Lectures

 

Price, L. (2007) ‘The Heteropatriachal City and Social Geography' - Public Lecture presented at University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, November, 2008

 

Price, L. (2008) ‘The Context of Rural Support in the UK', Public Lecture, MacEwan Institute for Research on Family and Youth (MIRFY), Edmonton, Canada, August, 2008

 





Professional Qualifications
 

Professional Memberships/Other Positions Held

 

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society/Institute of British Geographers

 

Member of the European Society of Rural Society

 

Member/researcher - Irish Social Science Platform

 

Member - Institute of Rural Health

 

Member of the Higher Education Academy

 

Member of the Centre for the Advancement of Women and Politics

 

Member - Women and Geography Study Group

 

Member - Rural Geography Research Group

 

Member - Queen's University Human Geography Reading Group

 

Member - Queen's Gender Initiative

 





Membership Of Other Societies / Professional Activities

Member of the rural geography research group

Member of the Women and Geography Study Group

Member of the Human Geography and Environmental Planning Reading Groups

Member of the Rural Stress Information Network

 

Other Activities:

 

The ongoing development of international collaboration with partners in  Canada and Australia