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  • Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. 

    Stephen, Audrey I.; Sheach Leith, Valerie; Macduff, Colin; Christie, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547, 2016-01-06)
    STEPHEN, A., SHEACH LEITH, V., MACDUFF, C. and CHRISTIE, S. 2015. Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. Bereavement care [online], 34(3), pages 103-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547
    When a family is grieving the loss of a member the consideration of post mortem is an additional concern. This study set out to explore how relatives are supported to give authorisation and throughout the post mortem ...
  • "Blaming-the-poor": strengths and development discourses which obfuscate neo-liberal and individualist ideologies. 

    Harms Smith, Linda (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0020872815594218, 2015-09-24)
    HARMS SMITH, L. 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 ...
  • Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; 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 dependence; 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 ...
  • Bringing social and cultural considerations into environmental management for vulnerable coastal communities: responses to environmental change in Xuan Thuy National Park, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Nguyen, Song Tung; Nguyen, Thi Kim Dung; Pham, Thi Tram; Cao, Thi Thanh Nga; Le, Thu Quynh; Dang, Thanh Trung; Nguyen, Thi Huyen Thu; Nguyen, Thi Bich Nguyet; Le, Hong Ngoc; Tran, Thi Tuyet; Bui, Thi Cam Tu; Tran, Ngoc Anh; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha; Yuill, Chris (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.03.022, 2018-03-19)
    MABON, L., NGUYEN, S.T., NGUYEN, T.K.D., PHAM, T.T., CAO, T.T.N., LE, T.Q., DANG, T.T., NGUYEN, T.H.T., NGUYEN, T.B.N., LE, H.N., TRAN, T.T., BUI, T.C.T., TRAN, N.A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and YUILL, C. 2018. Bringing social and cultural considerations into environmental management for vulnerable coastal communities: responses to environmental change in Xuan Thuy National Park, Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam. Ocean and coastal management [online], 158, pages 32-44. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2018.03.022
    This paper elaborates the importance of considering social and cultural factors within management responses to environmental change in coastal areas. The case study taken is Xuan Thuy National Park in Nam Dinh Province, ...
  • A case study about a gay man who wants to follow his Sri Lankan culture and dedicate his life to a person - a man. 

    Broadway-Horner, Matt (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/17542863.2017.1327548, 2017-05-31)
    BROADWAY-HORNER, M. 2017. A case study about a gay man who wants to follow his Sri Lankan culture and dedicate his life to a person - a man. International journal of culture and mental health [online], 10(4), pages 414-446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17542863.2017.1327548
    The study from an Interpersonal Phenomenological Approach of gay sexuality in cultural terms offers an opportunity to identify the driving force behind why some men will marry a woman to fit into the society they grew up ...
  • 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, ...
  • Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017. 

    Woods, Ruth; Henderson, Gillian
    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], (accepted).
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Children's use of multiple categorisations in practice in a multicultural setting. 

    Woods, Ruth
    WOODS, R. 2017. Children's use of multiple categorisations in practice in a multicultural setting. Children and society, [online], Early View. https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12254
    Little is known about whether and how children combine categories of race, ethnicity, language and religion in multicultural settings where more than one of these dimensions is salient. Ethnographic data from a multicultural ...
  • Compare and contrast two different ontological perspectives that might apply to qualitative research in psychology evaluating the impact on epistemology and choice of data collection method in studying straight men who sleep with men (MSM). 

    Broadway-Horner, Matt (Taylor and Francis ttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17542863.2017.1343860, 2017-07-05)
    BROADWAY-HORNER, M. 2018. Compare and contrast two different ontological perspectives that might apply to qualitative research in psychology evaluating the impact on epistemology and choice of data collection method in studying straight men who sleep with men (MSM). International journal of culture and mental health [online], 11(2), pages 171-175. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17542863.2017.1343860
    When embarking on a piece of research it is important to decide on which ontological basis the researcher stands. Do they see the world in absolute terms thereby having a positivist view or do they believe in observing ...
  • A comparison of car driving, public transport and cycling experiences in three European cities. 

    Woods, Ruth; Masthoff, Judith (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2017.06.002, 2017-06-23)
    WOODS, R. and MASTHOFF, J. 2017. A comparison of car driving, public transport and cycling experiences in three European cities. Transportation research, part A: policy and practice [online], 103, pages 211-222. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2017.06.002
    Private car use in large cities causes congestion and pollution, and should be reduced. Previous research has shown that private cars are preferred over public transport, but it is not known whether that preference holds ...
  • 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 ...
  • Death by 'African' democracy: killing consequences of Western power prognosis. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (GESIS https://doi.org/10.12759/hsr.42.2017.4.169-188, 2017-12-14)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2017 Death by 'African' democracy: killing consequences of Western power prognosis. Historical social research [online], 42(4), pages 169-188. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12759/hsr.42.2017.4.169-188
    American enthusiasm for promoting democracy has waned since the longer term consequences of the 2003 invasion of Iraq became apparent. The neo-cons misplaced confidence in the superiority of their ideals appeared to blind ...
  • 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 ...
  • The development of non-essentialist concepts of ethnicity among children in a multicultural London community. 

    Woods, Ruth (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12194, 2017-07-19)
    WOODS, R. 2017. The development of non-essentialist concepts of ethnicity among children in a multicultural London community. British journal of development psychology [online], 35(4), pages 546-567. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12194
    Ethnic constancy, the belief that a person cannot change ethnicity, is an important component of ethnic essentialism, the conviction that members of ethnic groups share an immutable underlying essence. Most children in ...
  • The effect of person order on egress time: a simulation model of evacuation from a Neolithic visitor attraction. 

    Stewart, Arthur D.; Elyan, Eyad; Isaacs, John; McEwen, Leah; Wilson, Lyn (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0018720817729608, 2017-09-19)
    STEWART, A., ELYAN, E., ISAACS, J., MCEWEN, L. and WILSON, L. 2017. The effect of person order on egress time: a simulation model of evacuation from a neolithic visitor attraction. Human factors [online], 59(8), pages 1222-1232. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0018720817729608
    Objective: The aim of this study was to model the egress of visitors from a Neolithic visitor attraction. Background: Tourism attracts increasing numbers of elderly and mobility-impaired visitors to our built-environment ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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], 21(5), pages 573-593. 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 ...
  • #FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline. 

    Nathane, Motlalepule; Harms Smith, Linda (Policy Press https://doi.org/10.1332/204986017X14835300150779, 2017-01-31)
    NATHANE, M. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2017. #FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline. Critical and radical social work [online], 5(1), pages 115-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986017X14835300150779
    This paper looks at the student protests and demands for free and deconloised education which began in 2015 in South African universities. These protests were also representative of deep anger about broader inequalities ...