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  • The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers 1900-1914. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09612020200200343, 2002)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2002. The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers 1900-1914. Women's History Review, 11 (4), pp. 657-674
    A newspaper’s ‘Letters to the Editor’ column represents its readership in an unique way and can provide a useful ‘thermometer’ with which to measure the extent of critical debate and discussion a particular issue generated ...
  • An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008, 2016-02-10)
    LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2016. An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. Women and birth [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008
    Background There are now many pregnancy and parenting apps available on the market for both pregnancy and parenting. Aims To investigate how Australian women use pregnancy and parenting apps, their attitudes about ...
  • Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; Goker, Ayse; Corney, David; Martin, Carlos (Robert Gordon University., 2014-11)
    PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D., and MARTIN, C., 2014. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. Aberdeen Business School Working Paper Series, Volume 7 Issue 2.
    Social-networking services such as Twitter offer users the potential to participate in public debate. When used whilst watching a television programme, Twitter allows backchannel discussion and debate in real time, which ...
  • Female form in the media: body image and obesity. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (M&K Publishing, 2010-04)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2010. Female form in the media: body image and obesity. In: G. TSICHLIA and A. JOHNSTONE, eds. Fat Matters: From Sociology to Science. Cumbria: M&K Publishing. Chapter 1.
  • The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M.; Smith, Robert; Grinnall, Andy (John Wiley & Sons Ltd http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12028, 2014-07)
    PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and GRINNALL, A., 2014. The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. New Technology, Work and Employment Management, Vol 29 (2), pp. 160-176.
    This article investigates the concept of influence within a group of police work-bloggers. During the period studied (2007–2013), three influential police bloggers, well-known within the small and tightly knit UK police ...
  • Is it Friday yet? Mothers talking about sex online. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies. http://dx.doi.org/10.5817/CP2014-2-4, 2014-07)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2014. Is it Friday yet? Mothers talking about sex online. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 8 (2), article 4.
    Inspired by the media furore over ‘penis beaker gate’ (October 2013), this article investigates the discussion of sex on the UK parenting website Mumsnet. It asks why there was such shock at finding mothers discussing ...
  • Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Women's History Network http://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-summer-2015/, 2015)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2015. Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. Women’s History: The Journal of the Women’s History Network, Vol. 2(2), pp. 16-20.
    My son’s primary school class recently undertook a project on the First World War. One of the topics that the children could choose to study was ‘Women in the War’ and the usual subjects were included – nurses, VADs, ...
  • Learning from e-family history: online research behaviour and strategies of family historians and implications for local studies collections. 

    Friday, Kate (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2012-05)
    The massive expansion of electronic resources has been identified as one of the major drivers behind the ‘explosion’ in the popularity of family history, which bring ease, convenience and accessibility to some parts of ...
  • Membership and activity in an online parenting community. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Smithson, Janet (IGI Global http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-61520-773-2.ch005, 2010)
    PEDERSEN, S. and SMITHSON, J., 2010. Membership and activity in an online parenting community. In: R. TAIWO, ed. Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction, Volume 1, pp. 88-103.
    Recent studies have shown that British women, especially mothers of young children, spend a particularly large amount of time online. Many are logging on to parenting websites. This chapter investigates Mumsnet, a large ...
  • Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being ‘outed’ can force a blogger to cease. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M.; Smith, Robert; O'Neill, Anne (AoIR http://spir.aoir.org/index.php/spir/article/view/9/pdf, 2012)
    PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and O’NEILL, A., 2012. Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being ‘outed’ can force a blogger to cease. Selected Papers of Internet Research. [online]. ir 13.0. Available from: http://spir.aoir.org/index.php/spir/article/view/9/pdf [Accessed 22 November 2012].
    There is an expanding literature on the police use of storytelling, but very little has been written in a policing context in relation to the contemporary practice of blogging. Consequentially, this paper reports on an ...
  • Now read this: male and female bloggers’ recommendations for further reading. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Aberystwyth University: Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies. http://www.participations.org/Volume%205/Issue%202/5_02_pedersen.htm, 2008-11)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2008. Now read this: male and female bloggers’ recommendations for further reading. Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies, 5 (2)
    This paper investigates and contrasts male and female bloggers’ use of one specific part of a blog – its blogroll. Most blogs carry a blogroll. It is a list of the blogger’s favourite blogs or recommended reads. This ...
  • Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah; Thomas, Gareth M. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398, 2016-08-02)
    LUPTON, D., PEDERSEN, S. and THOMAS, G.M. 2016. Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. Sociology compass [online], 10(8), pages 730-743. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398
    Parents have accessed websites, online discussion forums and blogs for advice, information and support since the early days of the World Wide Web. In this article, we review the literature in sociology and related social ...
  • Piety and charity in the painted glass of late medieval York. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Maney http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/nhi, 2000-05)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2000. Piety and charity in the painted glass of late medieval York. Northern History, 36 (1), pp. 33-42
    What messages can the images in medieval churches give us about the motivations of their donors? When a wealthy medieval man or woman donated a statue or painted glass window or altar hanging to their parish church, such ...
  • Press response to women politicians: a comparative study of suffragettes and contemporary Scottish Parliament leaders. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1200953, 2016-06-29)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2016. Press response to women politicians: a comparative study of suffragettes and contemporary Scottish Parliament leaders. Journalism studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1200953
    Celebrity culture and the personalisation of both politics and the media in the last few decades has exacerbated the media's focus on the appearance of women politicians. However, this article argues that we can see a ...
  • Readers’ use of news blogs. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Chivers, A. (Common Ground Publishing., 2007)
    PEDERSEN, S. and CHIVERS, A., 2007. Readers’ use of news blogs. International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 3 (1), pp. 15-24.
  • Speaking the same language? Differences and similarities between US and UK bloggers. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Common Ground Publishing. http://ijb.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.27/prod.197, 2007)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2007. Speaking the same language? Differences and similarities between US and UK bloggers. International Journal of the Book, 5 (1), pp. 33-40.
    While blogging as a form of computer-mediated communication has attracted a growing amount of academic investigation in recent years, the majority of such research has so far focused on the North American experience. 120 ...
  • Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. 

    Burnett, Simon M.; Pedersen, Sarah; Smith, Robert (The Scottish Institute for Policing Research. http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Storytelling.pdf&sa=U&ei=pAbVTp_eG4WE4gTa1rmWAQ&ved=0CAQQFjAA&client=internal-uds-cse&usg=AFQjCNGDE9SAMAzLTBSWS2qej4BadupNBA, 2011)
    BURNETT, S., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, R., 2011. Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing. SIPR Research Summary.
    Narrative and storytelling play an important part in knowledge management in policing and criminal justice contexts. As probationary constables and young officers, officers learn the job from listening to the stories of ...
  • A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Edinburgh University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/jshs.2002.22.1.50, 2002-03)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2002. A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers. Scottish Economic and Social History, 22(1), pp. 50-72.
  • Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling. 

    Smith, Robert; Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M. (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0015587X.2014.913853, 2014)
    SMITH, R., PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S., 2014. Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling. Folklore, 125 (2), pp. 218-237.
    For police officers, much of the working day consists of telling stories about everyday policing and events. Although the study of narrative and storytelling in organizational contexts is an expanding area of research, the ...
  • Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; MacLeod, Iain; Goker, Ayse; Heron, Michael; Isaacs, John; Elyan, Eyad; Kaliciak, Leszek (Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University. http://www.electionanalysis.uk/, 2015)
    PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., MACLEOD, I., GOKER, A., HERON, M., ISAACS, J., ELYAN, E. and KALICIAK, L., 2015. Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. In: D. JACKSON and E. THORSEN, eds. UK Election Analysis 2015: Media, Voters and the Campaign; Early reflections from leading UK academics. Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University. p. 73.