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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 ...
Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014.
(Robert Gordon University., 2014-11)
Social-networking services such as Twitter offer users the potential to participate in public debate. When used whilst watching a television programme, Twitter allows backchannel discussion and debate in real time, which ...
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 ...
Learning from e-family history: online research behaviour and strategies of family historians and implications for local studies collections.
(Robert Gordon University, 2012-05)
The massive expansion of electronic resources has been identified as one of the major drivers behind the ‘explosion’ in the popularity of family history, which bring ease, convenience and accessibility to some parts of ...
Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist.
(Robert Gordon University, 2017-11-01)
Aberdeen Art Gallery holds a unique collection of correspondence that belonged to a woman journalist called Caroline Phillips. As honorary secretary of the Aberdeen branch of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), ...
Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign.
This paper identifies the peaks and troughs in Twitter usage during three televised Scottish Independence Referendum debates in Autumn 2014 and identifies the topics that were the foci of such peaks and troughs. We observe ...