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Web 2.0 for eParticipation: transformational tweeting or devaluation of democracy?
(IGI Global, 2012-03-31)
Recent developments in social media allow people to communicate and share information instantly and have led to speculation about the potential for increased citizen participation in decision making. However, as with other ...
Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace.
(British Psychological Society, 2011-02)
Law across borders: introduction.
This book examines the application of UK Criminal and Human Rights Law to people and circumstances outside the United Kingdom. Building upon previous analyses which have focused on a single aspect of extraterritorially, ...
Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2011-12-13)
The basic premise of this book is that counting populations of organized interests is a worthwhile activity. The opening chapter - not to mention many of the contributions - provides numerous persuasive reasons. In this ...
Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015.
(Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University., 2015)
Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency.
(Peter Lang, 2011-06-16)
If there is one realm of public life in which the provincial press has long justified the mantle 'fourth estate' it is in fulfilling its time-honoured role as principal scrutinizer (and critic) of local government. For ...
(Dundee University Press, 2013-05)
Membership and activity in an online parenting community.
(IGI Global, 2010)
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 ...
Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere.
(IGI Global, 2010)
Previous researchers investigating motivations for blogging have suggested mainly intangible benefits: for instance, documenting the author’s life, providing commentary and opinions, expressing deeply felt emotions, ...
Blot on the landscape: how Brighton and Hove kept the progressive dream alive.
(Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, 2015-05-19)
The distinctive three-marginal nature of Brighton and Hove had made it a focus of Labour’s ‘ground-war’ in the months running up to 7 May 2015. Given the city’s status as Britain’s leading Green stronghold (until 48 hours ...