Recent Submissions

  • An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008, 2016-02-10)
    LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2016. An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. Women and birth [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008
    Background There are now many pregnancy and parenting apps available on the market for both pregnancy and parenting. Aims To investigate how Australian women use pregnancy and parenting apps, their attitudes about ...
  • 'What are you feeling right now?': communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Lupton, Deborah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001, 2016-05-14)
    PEDERSEN, S. and LUPTON, D. 2016. 'What are you feeling right now?': communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. Emotion, space and society [online], Articles in Press. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001
    In this article, we present an analysis of how communities of maternal feeling are configured by users on the discussion boards of Mumsnet, a popular British online parenting forum. A search was conducted to find threads ...
  • The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M.; Smith, Robert; Grinnall, Andy (John Wiley & Sons Ltd http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12028, 2014-07)
    PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and GRINNALL, A., 2014. The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. New Technology, Work and Employment Management, Vol 29 (2), pp. 160-176.
    This article investigates the concept of influence within a group of police work-bloggers. During the period studied (2007–2013), three influential police bloggers, well-known within the small and tightly knit UK police ...
  • Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Women's History Network http://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-summer-2015/, 2015)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2015. Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. Women’s History: The Journal of the Women’s History Network, Vol. 2(2), pp. 16-20.
    My son’s primary school class recently undertook a project on the First World War. One of the topics that the children could choose to study was ‘Women in the War’ and the usual subjects were included – nurses, VADs, ...
  • Owning failure: insights into the perceptions and understandings of art educators. 

    Fremantle, Chris; Kearney, Gemma (John Wiley & Sons Ltd http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jade.12083, 2015-10)
    FREMANTLE, C. and KEARNEY, G., 2015. Owning Failure: Insights Into the Perceptions and Understandings of Art Educators. International Journal of Art and Design Education, Vol 34 (3), pp 309-318.
    Failure forms an important dimension of art and design and is inherent in creative endeavours. This article explores current literature on failure in the art and design context and offers a contribution through qualitative ...
  • An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. 

    Marcella, Madeleine; Rowley, Sheonagh (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2014.12.002, 2015-05)
    MARCELLA, M. and ROWLEY, S., 2015. An exploration of the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be applied across creative industries through a study of their application in the fashion industry in the North East of Scotland. International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 33 (4), pp. 735-746.
    This exploratory research took the form of a qualitative study that aims to investigate the extent to which project management tools and techniques can be effectively applied across the creative industries through a study ...
  • Experiential places or places of experience? Place identity and place attachment as mechanisms for creating festival environment. 

    Davis, Andrew (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2016.01.006, 2016)
    DAVIS, A., 2016. Experiential places or places of experience? Place identity and place attachment as mechanisms for creating festival environment. Tourism Management, Vol. 55, pp.49-61.
    Tourism theory suggests mechanisms of place are critical in the construction of tourism environments. However, contradictory place theory has created confusion as to exactly what these mechanisms are and how they affect ...
  • Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling. 

    Smith, Robert; Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M. (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0015587X.2014.913853, 2014)
    SMITH, R., PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S., 2014. Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling. Folklore, 125 (2), pp. 218-237.
    For police officers, much of the working day consists of telling stories about everyday policing and events. Although the study of narrative and storytelling in organizational contexts is an expanding area of research, the ...
  • The digital marketing skills gap: developing a digital marketer model for the communication industries. 

    Royle, Jo; Laing, Audrey Frances (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2013.11.008, 2014-04)
    ROYLE, J. and LAING, A., 2014. The digital marketing skills gap: developing a digital marketer model for the communication industries. International Journal of Information Management, 34 (2), 65-73.
    Scholarly literature suggests digital marketing skills gaps in industry, but these skills gaps are not clearly identified. The research aims to specify any digital marketing skills gaps encountered by professionals working ...
  • Bookselling online: an examination of consumer behaviour patterns. 

    Laing, Audrey Frances; Royle, Jo (Springer Verlag. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12109-013-9318-3, 2013-06)
    LAING, A. and ROYLE, J., 2013. Bookselling online: an examination of consumer behaviour patterns. Publishing Research Quarterly, 29 (2), pp. 110-127.
    Based upon empirical research, and using a range of methods, this paper examines the behaviour and experiences of consumers in online bookselling settings and offers comparison between online and offline (traditional) ...
  • Women users’ motivations for establishing and interacting with blogs (web logs). 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Common Ground Publishing., 2007)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2007. Women users’ motivations for establishing and interacting with blogs (web logs). International Journal of the Book, 3 (2), pp. 85-90.
    An investigation into the motivations of women who write blogs (web logs) and the audience for whom they consider themselves to be writing. From the outset of blogging, journal blogs have been associated with women. They ...
  • Readers’ use of news blogs. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Chivers, A. (Common Ground Publishing., 2007)
    PEDERSEN, S. and CHIVERS, A., 2007. Readers’ use of news blogs. International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, 3 (1), pp. 15-24.
  • Tourism development and the backpacker market in Highland Scotland. 

    Hindle, Natalie; Martin, Andrew; Nash, Robert (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1467358415578471, 2015-07)
    HINDLE, N., MARTIN, A. and NASH, R., 2015. STUART, A., 2015. Tourism development and the backpacker market in Highland Scotland. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 15 (3), pp. 178-192.
    Backpacking is an emerging market within the tourism sector. Despite its growth limited research has been conducted in Scotland, or even Europe, in relation to this form of travel. Qualitative data were gathered utilising ...
  • Supporting the open innovation process in small and medium entreprises. 

    Kearney, Gemma; McHattie, Lynn-Sayers (Inderscience http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2014.065680, 2014)
    KEARNEY, G. and MCHATTIE, L.-S., 2014. Supporting the open innovation process in small and medium entreprises. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 23 (4), pp. 552-567.
    Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) encounter specific barriers in engaging in innovation. This paper explores the concept of open innovation and how best conditions conducive to this can be created to support SMEs to ...
  • Signs of crisis and recovery: geographical imaginaries in press coverage of the financial crisis in the UK and German press 2008-2009. 

    Halsall, Robert (Taylor & Francis http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/14759551.2013.815617, 2013)
    HALSALL, R., 2013. Signs of crisis and recovery: geographical imaginaries in press coverage of the financial crisis in the UK and German press 2008-2009. Culture and Organization, 19 (5), pp. 377-395.
    This article examines the role of models of capitalism in the media coverage surrounding the economic crisis in the period 2008–2009 in the UK and German press, during the outbreak of the crisis and the beginning of the ...
  • Speaking the same language? Differences and similarities between US and UK bloggers. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Common Ground Publishing. http://ijb.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.27/prod.197, 2007)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2007. Speaking the same language? Differences and similarities between US and UK bloggers. International Journal of the Book, 5 (1), pp. 33-40.
    While blogging as a form of computer-mediated communication has attracted a growing amount of academic investigation in recent years, the majority of such research has so far focused on the North American experience. 120 ...
  • Now read this: male and female bloggers’ recommendations for further reading. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Aberystwyth University: Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies. http://www.participations.org/Volume%205/Issue%202/5_02_pedersen.htm, 2008-11)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2008. Now read this: male and female bloggers’ recommendations for further reading. Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies, 5 (2)
    This paper investigates and contrasts male and female bloggers’ use of one specific part of a blog – its blogroll. Most blogs carry a blogroll. It is a list of the blogger’s favourite blogs or recommended reads. This ...
  • Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Edinburgh University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/nor.2002.0010, 2002-05)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2002. Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. Northern Scotland, 22 (1), pp. 159-166.
  • UK young adults’ awareness online – is it a ‘girl thing’? 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13676261.2012.710741, 2013)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2013. UK young adults’ awareness online – is it a ‘girl thing’? Journal of Youth Studies, 16 (3), pp. 404-419.
    This article reports on a recent research project undertaken in the UK that investigated young adults' perception of potentially risky behaviour online. The research was undertaken through the use of an online survey ...
  • Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. 

    Smith, Fiona; Brown, Mary (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jfs.2.2.147_1, 2014-10)
    SMITH, F. and BROWN, M., 2014. Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. Journal of Fandom Studies, 2 (2), pp. 147-161.
    The Internet and social networking technologies have facilitated communication between groups of retrophiles or fans of the past. The article seeks to examine motivations for retrophilic action and to discuss these ideas ...

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