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Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling.
(Taylor & Francis., 2014)
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 ...
Venting, joining and educating: motivations for knowledge sharing in the UK police blogosphere.
(SAGE Publications., 2012-03)
This article examines motivations for knowledge sharing in blogs written by police officers. It draws on the findings of a research project completed in 2011 based on content analysis of 63 blogs.
Motivations for police blogging and how fear of being ‘outed’ can force a blogger to cease.
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 ...
Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland.
(Women's History Network, 2015)
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, ...
Storytelling through blogging: a knowledge management and therapeutic tool in policing.
(The Scottish Institute for Policing Research., 2011)
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 ...
An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps.
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 ...
The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere.
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2014-07)
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 ...
Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society.
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 ...
Mothers with attitude: how the Mumsnet parenting forum offers space for new forms of femininity to emerge online.
This paper investigates the motivations and online behaviour of the users of Mumsnet, a UK online parenting community. The Mumsnet discussion forum is characterised by its difference to other mothering websites in its ...
Is it Friday yet? Mothers talking about sex online.
(Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies., 2014-07)
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 ...