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Rescaling the governance of renewable energy: lessons from the UK devolution experience.
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-02-17)
Efforts to rescale governance arrangements to foster sustainable development are rarely simple in their consequences, an out-turn examined in this paper through an analysis of how the governance of renewable energy in the ...
'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015-09-01)
It may be unusual to consider men as a marginalised group, but the male users of the UK discussion forum Mumsnet form a very small minority. While Mumsnet states that it is 'by parents, for parents', the vast majority of ...
The well(s) of knowledge: the decoding of sustainability claims in the UK and Greece.
Sustainability claims have existed on fast moving consumer goods (FMCGs) for over four decades and there is evidence that they are increasing. Research suggests that consumers have a low level of knowledge and understanding ...
The Challenge of Demonstrating the Impact of Research Beyond Traditional Mechanisms.
(Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited., 2015-06)
The concept of ‘impact’ in academia is a focus of not only research councils but also of nationwide institutional research evaluations. In the UK, it is necessary for academics and their institutions to not only conduct ...
Relationship problems. Employer’s liability for marital discrimination?
This paper involves analysis of the law covering discrimination in the workplace against workers who have entered into a formal marriage or a civil partnership, referred to here as ‘marital discrimination’. It also looks ...
Slave labour or dignity through work in 21st century Britain?
(Press and journal, 2015-10-19)
It is with some shock that one realises that slave labour still persists in the twenty first century in the UK.