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  • Health & ethnicity in Aberdeenshire : a study of Polish in-migrants ; a report for the Scottish Health Council. 

    Love, John G.; Vertigans, Stephen; Domaszk, Emilia; Zdeb, Konrad; Love, Ann P.; Sutton, Philip W. (The Robert Gordon University http://www.scottishhealthcouncil.org/shcp/files/Health%20Council%20Polish%20Final%20Report%20June%202007%20oct%20rev.pdf, 2007-06)
    LOVE, J.G., VERTIGANS, S., DOMASZK, E., ZDEB, K., LOVE, A.P. and SUTTON, P.W., 2007. Health & ethnicity in Aberdeenshire: a study of Polish in-migrants; a report for the Scottish Health Council. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.
    In Scotland as a whole, around 2% of the population are from minority ethnic backgrounds, although the distribution of people from such backgrounds is uneven across the country. In Aberdeenshire, out of a total population ...
  • Health & homelessness in Aberdeen City: a report for the Scottish Health Council. 

    Love, John G.; Love, Ann P.; Vertigans, Stephen; Sutton, Philip W. (The Robert Gordon University http://www.scottishhealthcouncil.org/shcp/files/Health%20Council%20Homeless%20Final%20Report%20June%202007%20rev%20oct.pdf, 2007-06)
    LOVE, J.G., LOVE, A.P., VERTIGANS, S. and SUTTON, P.W., 2007. Health & homelessness in Aberdeen City: a report for the Scottish Health Council. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.
    1. Background According to the latest official figures, 1900 households presented themselves as homeless in Aberdeen City in the year 2005/2006 (Scottish Executive 2006). The problems faced by homeless people in Aberdeen ...
  • Islamic 'new social movements'? Radical Islam, Al-Qa'ida and social movement theory. 

    Sutton, Philip W.; Vertigans, Stephen (Mobilization http://mobilizationjournal.org/doi/abs/10.17813/maiq.11.1.h072u0r458458426, 2006-02-28)
    SUTTON, P.W. and VERTIGANS, S. 2006. Islamic 'new social movements'? Radical Islam, Al-Qa'ida and social movement theory. Mobilization: an international quarterly [online], 11(1), pages 101-115. Available from: http://mobilizationjournal.org/doi/abs/10.17813/maiq.11.1.h072u0r458458426
    European new social movement (NSM) theory was developed to describe and explain the apparently unique character of the wave of collective action that began in the 1960s and continues to this day. Key characteristics of NSM ...
  • The prevalence and practice of self-injury: a sociological enquiry. 

    Mayrhofer, Andrea M. (Robert Gordon University School of Applied Social Studies, 2009-04-01)
    MAYRHOFER, A.M. 2009. The prevalence and practice of self-injury: a sociological enquiry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The widespread practice of non-suicidal self-injury suggests that it might no longer be reasonable to frame such behaviours as individual pathologies and highlights the need to understand such acts as sociological phenomena ...