Recent Submissions

  • Challenges for social impact assessment in coastal regions: a case study of the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kita, Jun; Xue, Ziqiu (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.06.015, 2017-06-20)
    MABON, L., KITA, J. and XUE, Z. 2017. Challenges for social impact assessment in coastal regions: a case study of the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project. Marine policy [online], 83, pages 243-251. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.06.015
    This paper assesses challenges for social impact assessment (SIA) for coastal and offshore infrastructure projects, using the case study of the Tomakomai Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Demonstration Project in Hokkaido, ...
  • Making sense of complexity in risk governance in post-disaster Fukushima fisheries: a scalar approach. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kawabe, Midori (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.06.001, 2017-06-13)
    MABON, L. and KAWABE, M. 2017. Making sense of complexity in risk governance in post-disaster Fukushima fisheries: a scalar approach. Environmental science and policy [online], 75, pages 173-183. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.06.001
    This paper evaluates how geographical theories of scale can give a more robust understanding of the governance of complex environmental risks. We assess the case of fisheries in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture in Japan ...
  • Historiography of South African social work: challenging dominant discourses. 

    Smith, Linda Harms (Stellenbosch University https://doi.org/10.15270/50-3-402, 2014-06-30)
    SMITH, L. 2014. Historiography of South African social work: challenging dominant discourses. Social work/Maatskaplike werk [online], 50(3), pages 305-331. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15270/50-3-402
    The task of examining the origins and development of social work is fraught with competing narratives. In South Africa individualist, liberal, colonial, masculine and 'white' discourses prevail. The dialectical-historical ...
  • Breastfeeding support and opiate dependance; a think aloud study 

    MacVicar, Sonya; Humphrey, Tracy; Forbes-McKay, Katrina (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.04.013, 2017-04-27)
    MACVICAR, S., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. 2017. Breastfeeding support and opiate dependance; a think aloud study. Midwifery [online], 50, pages 239-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.04.013
    Objective International guidelines recommend the promotion and, protection of breastfeeding for the substance exposed mother and baby. Yet few studies have explored the facilitators, moderators and barriers, to successful ...
  • "Blaming-the-poor": strengths and development discourses which obfuscate neo-liberal and individualist ideologies. 

    Smith, Linda Harms (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0020872815594218, 2015-09-24)
    SMITH, L.H. 2017. "Blaming-the-poor": strengths and development discourses which obfuscate neo-liberal and individualist ideologies. International social work [online], 60(2), pages 336-350. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0020872815594218
    Critical interrogation of social work texts reveals ideologies contributing to hegemonic 'taken-for-granted' knowledge that maintains oppressive power relations. In the South African context of ongoing inequality after the ...
  • The state of the art and future opportunities for using longitudinal n-of-1 methods in health behaviour research: a systematic literature overview. 

    McDonald, Suzanne; Quinn, Francis; Vieira, Rute; O'Brien, Nicola; White, Martin; Johnston, Derek; Sniehotta, Falko F. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/17437199.2017.1316672, 2017-04-13)
    MCDONALD, S., QUINN, F., VIEIRA, R., O'BRIEN, N., WHITE, M., JOHNSTON, D. and SNIEHOTTA, F.F. 2017. The state of the art and future opportunities for using longitudinal n-of-1 methods in health behaviour research: a systematic literature overview. Health psychology review [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17437199.2017.1316672
    N-of-1 studies test hypotheses within individuals based on repeated measurement of variables within the individual over time. Intra-individual effects may differ from those found in between-participant studies. Using ...
  • From cockpit to operating theatre to drilling rig floor: five principles for improving safety using simulator-based exercises to enhance team cognition. 

    CRICHTON, Margaret Thomson (Springer https//doi.org/10.1007/s10111-016-0396-9, 2016-11-04)
    CRICHTON, M.T. 2017. From cockpit to operating theatre to drilling rig floor: five principles for improving safety using simulator-based exercises to enhance team cognition. Cognition, technology and work [online], 19(1), pages 73-84. Available from: https//doi.org/10.1007/s10111-016-0396-9
    For over 30 years, aviation has conducted training courses to enhance team performance and improve safety involving simulation with observation and directed feedback. Participants' performance is observed by trained and ...
  • A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home. 

    Bolger, Janine (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/17496535.2016.1194585, 2016-07-04)
    BOLGER, J. 2016. A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home. Ethics and social welfare [online], 10(3), pages 285-286. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17496535.2016.1194585.
    This article is a book review of A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home, by Ruth Edmond, Laura Steckley and Autumn Roesch-Marsh, London, Jessica Kingsley, 2016, 240 pp., £15.99 ...
  • Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. 

    Gibson, Neil (MA Healthcare Ltd https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2017.2.1.46, 2017-01-24)
    GIBSON, N. 2017. Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. Journal of kidney care [online], 2(1), pages 46-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2017.2.1.46.
    Using photography with patients to help them express concerns, investigate coping strategies and learn from their peers is known as therapeutic photography. The practice has benefits to both professionals and participants, ...
  • The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body. 

    Ruggerone, Lucia (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1362704X.2016.1253302, 2016-11-21)
    RUGGERONE, L. 2016. The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body. Fashion theory [online], Latest Articles. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1362704X.2016.1253302
    In sociological and cultural studies the relationship we have with our clothes has been mostly analyzed in terms of fashion and identity, with a focus on the ways in which we use clothing to represent ourselves to and in ...
  • Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer. 

    Tonna, Antonella P.; Paudyal, Vibhu; Forbes-McKay, Katrina; Falconer, S.; Anthony, G.; Tonna, I.; Laing, R.; Mackenzie, A.; Macartney, G.; Stewart, Derek C. (BMJ Publishing http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000875.18, 2016-03-16)
    TONNA, A., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., FALCONER, S., ANTHONY, G., TONNA, I., LAING, R., MACKENZIE, A., MACARTNEY, G. and STEWART, D. 2016. Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer. European journal of hospital pharmacy [online], 23(suppl 1), article A8. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000875.18
    OPAT is a well established treatment for administration of intravenous (IV) antibiotics, and models of administration include home self-administration. Despite this offering advantages, statistics indicate that less patients ...
  • Victims as moral beacons of humanitarianism in post-conflict societies. 

    Brewer, J. D.; Hayes, B. C.; Dudgeon, K.; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha; Teeny, F.; Wijesinghe, S.-L. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/issj.12075, 2016-09-27)
    BREWER, J.D., HAYES, B.C., DUDGEON, K., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., TEENEY, F. and WIJESINGHE, S.-L. 2016. Victims as moral beacons of humanitarianism in post-conflict societies. International social science journal [online], 65(215-216), pages 37-47. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/issj.12075
    This paper reports on interview data amongst victims of conflict and organised violence. Despite their victimhood, they evince a level of forgivingness, civility and tolerance that constructs in the very acts of atrocity ...
  • Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Wiley, 2016-11-04)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2017. Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies. Sociological forum [online], 32(1), pages 186-206. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/socf.12323.
    Researchers in peace and conflict studies have rarely focused on time and temporality. This article seeks to extend the literature on the politics of victimhood by examining the context of a mature post-transition society, ...
  • The experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome on a very low-calorie diet. 

    Love, John G.; McKenzie, John S.; Nikokavoura, Efsevia Anastasia; Broom, Iain; Rolland, Catherine; Johnston, Kelly L. (Dove medical press https://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S100385, 2016-07-21)
    LOVE, J.G., MCKENZIE, J.S., NIKOKAVOURA, E.A., BROOM, J., ROLLAND, C. and JOHNSTON, K.L. 2016. The experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome on a very low-calorie diet. International journal of women's health [online], pages 299-310. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S100385
    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is variously reported to affect between 5% and 26% of reproductive age women in the UK and accounts for up to 75% of women attending fertility clinics due to anovulation. The first-line ...
  • Stakeholder and public perceptions of CO2-EOR in the context of CCS: results from UK focus groups and implications for policy. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Littlecott, Chris (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.02.031, 2016-03-12)
    MABON, L. and LITTLECOTT, C. 2016. Stakeholder and public perceptions of CO2-EOR in the context of CCS: results from UK focus groups and implications for policy. International journal of greenhouse gas control [online], 49, pages 128-137. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.02.031
    Interest is growing in carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) as an additional economic incentive for CO2 injection and demonstration of storage feasibility. However, given increasing societal concern over fossil ...
  • Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. 

    Mabon, Leslie (Springer https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13753-016-0087-4, 2016-06-22)
    MABON, L. 2016. Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. International journal of disaster risk science [online], 7(2), pages 175-185. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13753-016-0087-4
    There is increasing interest in using Google Street View (GSV) for research purposes, particularly with regard to “virtually auditing” the built environment to assess environmental quality. Research in this field to date ...
  • Engagement on risk and uncertainty – lessons from coastal regions of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan after the 2011 nuclear disaster? 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kawabe, Midori (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13669877.2016.1200658, 2016-06-29)
    MABON, L. and KAWABE, M. 2016. Engagement on risk and uncertainty – lessons from coastal regions of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan after the 2011 nuclear disaster? Journal of risk research [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13669877.2016.1200658
    This paper uses the case study of the south-east coast of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan to draw lessons for risk communication under situations of high uncertainty and conditions of varying trust. Based on an existing field ...
  • Talking about beauty: a study of everyday aesthetics among low-income citizens of Milan. 

    Ruggerone, Lucia; Jenkings, Neil (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/symb.166, 2015-08)
    RUGGERONE, L. and JENKINGS, N., 2015. Talking about beauty: a study of everyday aesthetics among low-income citizens of Milan. Symbolic Interaction, Vol 38 (3), pp 393-412.
    This paper reports on research undertaken into the aesthetics of the everyday. As well as the subject matter of aesthetic philosophy, art criticism and of the sociology of art, beauty, and beautiful are of course very ...
  • Fisheries in Iwaki after the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident: lessons for coastal management under conditions of high uncertainty? 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kawabe, Midori (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08920753.2015.1051425, 2015)
    MABON, L. and KAWABE, M., 2015. Fisheries in Iwaki after the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident: lessons for coastal management under conditions of high uncertainty? Costal Management, Vol 43(5) p.p. 498-518.
    This article evaluates factors driving perception of risk and uncertainty in fisheries in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, following the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident. Particular attention is paid to lessons ...
  • Local perceptions of the QICS experimental offshore CO2 release: results from social science research. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Shackley, Simon; Blackford, Jerry C.; Stahl, Henrik; Miller, Anuschka (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2014.10.022, 2015-07)
    MABON, L., SHACKLEY, S., BLACKFORD, J. S., STAHL, H. and MILLER, A., 2015. Local perceptions of the QICS experimental offshore CO2 release: results from social science research. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 38 (July 2015), pp. 18-25.
    This paper explores the social dimensions of an experimental release of carbon dioxide (CO2) carried out in Ardmucknish Bay, Argyll, United Kingdom. The experiment, which aimed to understand detectability and potential ...

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