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  • Can maternity care move beyond risk? Implications for midwifery as a profession. 

    Healy, Sandra; Humphreys, Eileen; Kennedy, Catriona (Mark Allen Healthcare http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.3.203, 2016-03-03)
    HEALY, S., HUMPHREYS, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2016. Can maternity care move beyond risk? Implications for midwifery as a profession. British journal of midwifery [online], 24(3), pages 203-209. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.3.203
    Maternal and infant mortality rates are reassuringly low in developed countries. Despite this, birth is increasingly seen as risky by women, health professionals and society in general. In wider society, women are subjected ...
  • The diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566260910969698, 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. The Diva storyline: an alternative social construction of female entrepreneurship. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 1 (2), pp. 148-163.
    Purpose: Many ‘Divas’ despite possessing destructive character traits ironically become successful entrepreneurs thus illustrating an alternative ‘storied’ social construction of entrepreneurship. This influences how ...
  • Documenting Essex-Boy as a local gendered regime. 

    Smith, Robert (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17566261311328846, 2013)
    SMITH, R., 2013. Documenting Essex-Boy as a local gendered regime. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 5 (2), pp. 174-197.
    Purpose – As a social construct, entrepreneurship is portrayed as an unashamedly masculine endeavour. This forms the basis for much feminist research in entrepreneurship. Despite a sustained research effort in the field ...
  • Economic and socio cultural experiences of female entrepreneurs in Brazil and the United States: an exploratorial and empirical analysis. 

    Holland-Noronha, Neila (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-03)
    Over the last twenty years female entrepreneurs have been increasing in numbers in economies of developing and developed nations across the world. But although female entrepreneurship participation rates have ...
  • Rape and sexual violence in war: establishment of a non-derogable norm? 

    Ezeani, Elimma C.; Jones, Rhian Elin (Royal University of Women, 2016-04-19)
    EZEANI, E. and JONES, R.E. 2016. Rape and sexual violence in war: establishment of a non-derogable norm? RUW conference on women and society, 19-20 April 2016, Royal University for Women, Kingdom of Bahrain.
    International rules and custom have not always out-rightly condemned and punished rape and sexual violence against women as a war crime. Its contemporary evolution under the jurisprudence of the International Criminal ...
  • A retrospective analysis of a community based weight loss programme in conjunction with group behavioural change sessions in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). 

    Nikokavoura, Efsevia Anastasia (Robert Gordon University Centre for Obesity Research and Epidemiology, 2014-11)
    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is variously reported to affect between 5-26 % of reproductive age women in the UK and it accounts for up to to 75% of women attending fertility clinics due to anovulation. The major symptoms ...
  • 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.
  • Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China’s open-door policy for women, educational choice and work. 

    Turner, Yvonne (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13639080500522986, 2006)
    TURNER, Y., 2006. Swinging open or slamming shut? The implications of China’s open-door policy for women, educational choice and work. Journal of Education and Work, 19 (1), pp. 47-65.
    This paper explores the link between international tertiary education and evolving attitudes about women and work in China. The paper reviews literature about gender and education in China, commenting on the late-twentieth-century ...
  • What's in a name? The revealing use of noms de plume in women's correspondence to daily newspapers in Edwardian Scotland. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1368880042000311537, 2004)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2004. What's in a name? The revealing use of noms de plume in women's correspondence to daily newspapers in Edwardian Scotland. Media History, 10(3), PP. 175-185