Mary Leaker and Priscilla Dunk-West

Mary Leaker

Mary Leaker is a senior project officer with Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia. She is a graduate of the Department of Social Work and Social Planning at Flinders University, Australia. This article is based on research conducted for her honours thesis in Social Work.


Priscilla Dunk-West

Priscilla Dunk-West is a sociologist and senior lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Coventry University. Her research focuses on late modern identity in social and subjective life. She is co-editor of the book Sexual Identities and Sexuality in Social Work: Research and Reflections from Women in the Field published by Ashgate, 2011.

Senior Lecturer in Social Work
Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry CV1 5FB
United Kingdom