Recent Submissions

  • Introducing militant Islam: peoples, places and policing. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pan067, 2008-01-01)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2008. Introducing militant Islam: peoples, places and policing. Policing [online], 2(4), pages 400-401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pan067
    Widespread public, policing and academic interest about militant Islam can be traced to the 2001 attacks on America. Subsequent plots and acts of terrorism have ensured that interest has remained. Throughout this period, ...
  • Landscape and wellbeing: a conceptual framework and an example. 

    Yuill, Chris; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha; Nguyen, Song Tung; Nguyen, Thi Kim Dung; Pham, Thi Tram; Mabon, Leslie
    YUILL, C., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., NGUYEN, S.T., NGUYEN, T.K.D., PHAM, T.T. and MABON, L. [2018]. Landscape and wellbeing: a conceptual framework and an example. Health [online], (accepted).
    This article explores why landscape is a crucial element in researching the relationship between environment and wellbeing. The main point we make is that human social agents are embedded in particular landscapes and it ...
  • Women's experiences of peacebuilding in violence-affected communities in Kenya. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2018.1509701, 2018-10-03)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2018. Women's experiences of peacebuilding in violence-affected communities in Kenya. Third world quarterly [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2018.1509701
    Despite the attention to gender and conflict in empirical positivist peace research, and the interest in local agency in recent peacebuilding literature, women's understandings and lived experiences of peacebuilding are ...
  • The role of anti-terror measures in the development of 'Islamic' terrorism. 

    Vertigans, Stephen; Sutton, Philip W. (Common Ground Research Networks https://doi.org/10.18848/1447-9508/CGP/v04i04/41883, 2006-12-31)
    VERTIGANS, S. and SUTTON, P. 2006. The role of anti-terror measures in the development of 'Islamic' terrorism. International journal of the humanities: annual review [online], 4(4), pages 87-94. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18848/1447-9508/CGP/v04i04/41883
    Post-September 11th 2001, academic attention on 'Islamic' terrorism is increasingly concentrating upon national and global security, political instability within majority-Muslim nation-states and perceived civilizational ...
  • Social barriers to peace: socialisation processes in the radicalisation of the Palestinian struggle. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Sage https://doi.org/10.5153/sro.967, 2004-08-01)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2004. Social barriers to peace: socialisation processes in the radicalisation of the Palestinian struggle. Sociological research online [online], 9(3), pages 1-6. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5153/sro.967
    Contemporary analysis of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians tends to focus upon Islamic terrorism and Israeli state aggression. Representations and analysis are dominated by media images of terrorist/freedom ...
  • Beyond the fringe? Radicalisation within the American far-right. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/14690760701571254, 2007-10-09)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2007. Beyond the fringe? Radicalisation within the American far-right. Totalitarian movements and political religions [online], 8(3-4), pages 641-659. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14690760701571254
    The concentration within America upon terrorism and Muslims overlooks recent acts of political violence undertaken by the indigenous extreme far-right. In this article the rise of the militia and Christian Identity movement ...
  • Militant Islam and Weber's social closure: interrelated secular and religious codes of exclusion. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11562-007-0027-6, 2007-10-02)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2007. Militant Islam and Weber's social closure: interrelated secular and religious codes of exclusion. Contemporary Islam [online], 1(3), pages 303-321. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11562-007-0027-6
    Weber's concept of social closure can help to illuminate the social processes that result in the development of militant Muslim groups. Adapting and applying the concept helps to establish the interrelationships between ...
  • Routes into 'Islamic' terrorism: dead ends and spaghetti junctions. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (OUP https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pam054, 2007-01-01)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2007. Routes into Islamic' terrorism: dead ends and spaghetti junctions. Policing [online], 1(4), pages 447-459. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pam054
    Explanations for the development of groups associated with terrorism generally and 'Islamic' terrorism, in particular, tend to concentrate upon materialism and forms of brainwashing. Despite considerable evidence to the ...
  • The lifestyle behaviours of young adults with intellectual disabilities as they transition from school to adulthood: a pilot and feasibility study. 

    Mitchell, Fiona; Stevens, Gemma; Jahoda, Andrew; Matthews, Lynsay; Hankey, Catherine; Murray, Heather; Melville, Craig (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12489, 2018-06-28)
    MITCHELL, F., STEVENS, G., JAHODA, A., MATTHEWS, L., HANKEY, C., MURRAY, H. and MELVILLE, C. 2018. The lifestyle behaviours of young adults with intellectual disabilities as they transition from school to adulthood: a pilot and feasibility study. Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities [online], 31(6), pages 1154-1163. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12489
    Background: In the general population, the transition from adolescence to adulthood has been identified as a 'high‐risk' period for weight gain. There has been no research examining health behaviours over this transition ...
  • Social workers and alienation: the compassionate self and the disappointed juggler. 

    Yuill, Chris (Policy Press https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225375247, 2018-10-20)
    YUILL, C. 2018. Social workers and alienation: the compassionate self and the disappointed juggler. Critical and radical social work [online], Fast Track. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225375247
    British social work has been undergoing a series of radical transformations from the 1980s onwards. The main shift has been a move away from the parochial professionalism of the 1970s to a profession that is being constantly ...
  • Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. 

    Yuill, Chris; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030, 2018-07-17)
    YUILL, C. and MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2018. Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. Time and society [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030
    While previous literature has examined time discourses in social work and demonstrated that social work is predicated on linear understandings of time, one area that has received little theoretical and empirical attention ...
  • If you don't count, you don't count: monitoring and evaluation in South African NGOs. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2012.01776.x, 2012-05-17)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2012. If you don't count, you don't count: monitoring and evaluation in South African NGOs. Development and change [online], 43(3), pages 649-670. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7660.2012.01776.x
    Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are increasingly challenged to demonstrate accountability and relevance, with reporting, monitoring and evaluation arguably having become development activities in their own right. ...
  • Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks? 

    Stalker, Linda; Roberts, Jennifer J.; Mabon, Leslie (CSIRO https://doi.org/10.1071/AJ17091, 2018-05-28)
    STALKER, L., ROBERTS, J.J. and MABON, L. 2018. Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks? The APPEA journal: journal of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association [online], 58(2), pages 612-616. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1071/AJ17091
    Laboratory experiments, natural analogues and pilot projects have been fundamental in developing scientific understanding of risk and uncertainty from georesource exploration. International research into CO2 and CH4 leakage ...
  • South African NGOs and the public sphere: between popular movements and partnerships for development. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/02533950903076568, 2009-08-03)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2009. South African NGOs and the public sphere: between popular movements and partnerships for development. Social dynamics [online], 35(2), pages 423-435. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02533950903076568
    This article examines the widespread notion that post-apartheid democracy can be deepened and civil society strengthened by NGO activities in the sphere of public debate and participation. I focus on a number of interrelated ...
  • Delivering sustainable urban regeneration in emerging nations: introducing neighbourhood hotspots. 

    Akinsete, Ebun; Hoelzel, Fabienne; Oshodi, Lookman (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/10464883.2014.937245, 2014-10-14)
    AKINSETE, E., HOELZEL, F. and OSHODI, L. 2014. Delivering sustainable urban regeneration in emerging nations: introducing neighbourhood hotspots.. Journal of architectural education [online], 68(2), pages 238-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10464883.2014.937245
    Challenges faced by urban centres today often result from multiple social, economic and environmental issues, which act on multiple points of impact. As a result, successful urban interventions are increasingly geared ...
  • Moral (dis)engagement with anthropogenic climate change in online comments on British newspaper articles. 

    Woods, Ruth; Coen, Sharon; Fernández, Ana (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2355, 2018-06-13)
    WOODS, R., COEN, S. and FERNANDEZ, A. 2018. Moral (dis)engagement with anthropogenic climate change in online comments on newspaper articles. Journal of community and applied social psychology [online], 28(4), pages 244-257. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2355
    Anthropogenic climate change (ACC) is widely acknowledged to be morally significant, but little is known about everyday moralising around ACC. We addressed this gap via quantified thematic analysis of 300 online comments ...
  • Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017. 

    Woods, Ruth; Henderson, Gillian (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0308575918790435, 2018-09-03)
    WOODS, R. and HENDERSON, G. 2018. Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017. Adoption and fostering [online], 42(3), pages 282-294. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0308575918790435
    UK policy has increasingly promoted early intervention and permanence planning for children who experience, or are at risk of experiencing, abuse or neglect, raising the question of whether these practices have actually ...
  • The thorny issue of status disclosure to children living with HIV: the case of HIV positive children living in a child and youth care facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

    Dube, Nkosiyazi; Harms Smith, Linda (Unisa Press https://doi.org/10.25159/2415-5829/1350, 2016-04-30)
    DUBE, N. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2016. The thorny issue of status disclosure to children living with HIV: the case of HIV positive children living in a child and youth care facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. Southern African journal of social work and social development [online], 28(1), pages 53-68. Available from: https://doi.org/10.25159/2415-5829/1350
    There is a dilemma regarding HIV/AIDS disclosure to children born and living with HIV/AIDS in residential settings. Since the advent and accessibility of Anti-Retroviral Therapy, most children born HIV positive live longer ...
  • Public domain or private data? Developing an ethical approach to social media research in an inter-disciplinary project. 

    Stevens, Gemma; O'Donnell, Victoria L.; Williams, Lynn (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2015.1024010, 2015-04-14)
    STEVENS, G., O'DONNELL, V.L. and WILLIAMS, L. 2015. Public domain or private data? Developing an ethical approach to social media research in an inter-disciplinary project. Educational research and evaluation [online], 21(2), pages 154-167. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13803611.2015.1024010
    This paper discusses the ethical issues faced in undertaking research about the role of learning in the subjective experience of chronic illness, where data were taken from social media. Drawing on psychology and education, ...
  • What should social work learn from 'the fire of social movements that burns at the heart of the society'? 

    Harms Smith, Linda (Policy Press https://doi.org/10.1332/204986015X14226342177835, 2015-03-01)
    SMITH, L.H. 2015. What should social work learn from 'the fire of social movements that burns at the heart of the society'? Critical and radical social work [online], 3(1), pages 19-34. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986015X14226342177835
    That social work should be 'on the side of the poor and the oppressed' in the context of the ubiquitous and increasingly pernicious consequences of global neoliberal capitalism, demands a differently engaged practice ...

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