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  • "Blaming-the-poor": strengths and development discourses which obfuscate neo-liberal and individualist ideologies. 

    Smith, Linda Harms (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0020872815594218, 2015-09-24)
    SMITH, L.H. 2017. "Blaming-the-poor": strengths and development discourses which obfuscate neo-liberal and individualist ideologies. International social work [online], 60(2), pages 336-350. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0020872815594218
    Critical interrogation of social work texts reveals ideologies contributing to hegemonic 'taken-for-granted' knowledge that maintains oppressive power relations. In the South African context of ongoing inequality after the ...
  • Breaking out of the linguistic ghetto? The role of new media in facilitating international research. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666906072948, 2006-11)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2006. Breaking out of the linguistic ghetto? The role of new media in facilitating international research. Information development, 22 (4), pp. 300-308
    The paper reviews some of the challenges faced by researchers whose principal language is not English in accessing appropriate literature. Taking the experience of the Latin American countries as an example, it discusses ...
  • Foreign interventions and domestic initiatives in the development of education for librarianship and information management, with Iraq as a case study. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, School of Information Management, 2016-09-01)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. Foreign interventions and domestic initiatives in the development of education for librarianship and information management, with Iraq as a case study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This study aimed to identify the influences on the development and sustainability of education for librarianship and information management. It analysed the factors that contribute to the development of education for ...
  • Historiography of South African social work: challenging dominant discourses. 

    Smith, Linda Harms (Stellenbosch University https://doi.org/10.15270/50-3-402, 2014-06-30)
    SMITH, L. 2014. Historiography of South African social work: challenging dominant discourses. Social work/Maatskaplike werk [online], 50(3), pages 305-331. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15270/50-3-402
    The task of examining the origins and development of social work is fraught with competing narratives. In South Africa individualist, liberal, colonial, masculine and 'white' discourses prevail. The dialectical-historical ...
  • Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North East Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme (Robert Gordon University https://meccsa2014.bournemouth.ac.uk/, 2014-01-08)
    BAXTER, G. 2014. Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North East Scotland. Presented at the Media Communications and Cultural Studies Association annual conference (MeCCSA 2014), 8-10 January 2014, Bournemouth, UK.
    This conference paper presented the main results of the comparative analysis of newspaper coverage of two controversial coastal developments in North East Scotland: the building of a North Sea gas reception terminal at St. ...
  • Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. 

    Baxter, Graeme (Robert Gordon University, 2015-12)
    BAXTER, G., 2015. Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. Aberdeen Business School Working Paper Series, 8 (2)
    This paper examines press coverage, at the local, regional and national (i.e. Scottish) levels, of two controversial coastal developments in Northeast Scotland: the building of a North Sea gas reception terminal in ...
  • The rehabilitation of library and information services and professional education in the post-soviet republics: reflections from a development project. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666913479389, 2014-05)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2014. The rehabilitation of library and information services and professional education in the post-soviet republics: reflections from a development project. Information Development, 30 (2), pp. 130-147.
    This paper evolved from a project supported by the European Commission TEMPUS programme that provided technical assistance for developments in Armenia, Georgia and Uzbekistan. The project (NMPLIS) sought to underpin the ...