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  • 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 ...
  • Islamic 'new social movements'? Radical Islam, Al-Qa'ida and social movement theory. 

    Sutton, Philip W.; Vertigans, Stephen (Mobilization http://mobilizationjournal.org/doi/abs/10.17813/maiq.11.1.h072u0r458458426, 2006-02-28)
    SUTTON, P.W. and VERTIGANS, S. 2006. Islamic 'new social movements'? Radical Islam, Al-Qa'ida and social movement theory. Mobilization: an international quarterly [online], 11(1), pages 101-115. Available from: http://mobilizationjournal.org/doi/abs/10.17813/maiq.11.1.h072u0r458458426
    European new social movement (NSM) theory was developed to describe and explain the apparently unique character of the wave of collective action that began in the 1960s and continues to this day. Key characteristics of NSM ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • CSR as corporate social responsibility or colonial structures return? A Nigerian case study. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Academic Journals http://www.academicjournals.org/journal/IJSA/article-abstract/67C611F2245, 2011-06-30)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2011. CSR as corporate social responsibility or colonial structures return? A Nigerian case study. International journal of sociology and anthropology [online], 3(6), pages 159-162. Available from: http://www.academicjournals.org/journal/IJSA/article-abstract/67C611F2245
    In this paper the impact of oil and gas companies in Nigeria is explored under the umbrella concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). At one level there is acknowledgement of greater emphasis on socially responsible ...
  • Paying the price for corporate social responsibility: social costs and dividends of oil and gas company approaches in Nigeria. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Social Responsibility Research Network http://www.socialresponsibility.biz/newsletters.htm, 2012-03-31)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2012. Paying the price for corporate social responsibility: social costs and dividends of oil and gas company approaches in Nigeria. Social responsibility review [online], 1, pages 35-48. Available from: http://www.socialresponsibility.biz/2012-1.pdf
    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has grown in prominence over recent years. And rising levels of interest have been accompanied by contests within academic and business circles over the purpose and suitability of ...
  • Testing the integration of ICF and behavioral models of disability in orthopedic patients: replication and extension. 

    Quinn, Francis; Johnston, Marie; Dixon, Diane; Johnston, Derek W.; Pollard, Beth; Rowley, David I. (American Psychological Association http://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/a0028083, 2012-05)
    QUINN, F., JOHNSTON, M., DIXON, D., JOHNSTON, D. W., POLLARD, B. and ROWLEY, D. I., 2012. Testing the integration of ICF and behavioral models of disability in orthopedic patients: replication and extension. Rehabilitation Psychology, 57 (2), pp. 167-177.
    Objective. Disability from chronic illness is a major problem for society, yet the study of its determinants lacks an overall theoretical paradigm. Johnston (1996) has proposed conceptualizing disability as behavior and ...
  • 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. ...
  • Testing an integrated behavioural and biomedical model of disability in N-of-1 studies with chronic pain. 

    Quinn, Francis; Johnston, Marie; Johnston, Derek W. (Taylor & Francis for European Health Psychology Society http://wwww.tandfonline.com/10.1080/08870446.2013.814773, 2013)
    QUINN, F., JOHNSTON, M. and JOHNSTON, D. W., 2013. Testing an integrated behavioural and biomedical model of disability in N-of-1 studies with chronic pain. Psychology and Health, 28 (12), pp. 1391-1406.
    Background. Previous research has supported an integrated biomedical and behavioural model explaining activity limitations. However, further tests of this model are required at the within-person level, because while it ...
  • Historiography of South African social work: challenging dominant discourses. 

    Harms Smith, Linda (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 ...
  • Deliberative decarbonisation? Assessing the potential of an ethical governance framework for low-carbon energy through the case of carbon dioxide capture and storage. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Shackley, Simon; Vercelli, Samuela; Anderlucci, Jonathan; Boot, Kelvin (Sage https://doi.org/10.1068/c12133, 2014-09-09)
    MABON, L., SHACKLEY, S., VERCELLI, S., ANDERLUCCI, J. and BOOT, K. 2015. Deliberative decarbonisation? Assessing the potential of an ethical governance framework for low-carbon energy through the case of carbon dioxide capture and storage. Environment and planning C: government and policy [online], 33(2), pages 256-271. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1068/c12133
    In this paper we explore the potential of a framework of ethical governance for low-carbon energy. Developing mainly in the field of information and communications technology, ethical governance is concerned with the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Home from home: UK civilising offensives in residential childcare. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Michigan Publishing https://doi.org/2027/spo.11217607.0004.104, 2015-01-31)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2015. Home from home: UK civilising offensives in residential childcare. Human figurations [online], 4(1), article 4. Available from: https://doi.org/2027/spo.11217607.0004.104
    Approaches to residential childcare within the United Kingdom incorporate processes that are ostensibly types of civilising offensives. The offensives are determined by political and media groups in an attempt to alter the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...