Christine Cocker is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia, UK. She is a registered social worker and has over 25 years experience as a social worker and manager in child and family social work in Local Authorities and voluntary sector organisations in the UK. Her research and publications are in the area of social work with looked after children, and lesbian and gay fostering and adoption.
Trish Hafford-Letchfield is a Reader at Middlesex University, UK. A qualified social worker, nurse and educator, she has extensive management experience and has published widely on leadership, management and organisational development. Trish's research interests include sexuality and sexual identities, educational gerontology and the arts in social work education.