Recent Submissions

  • Civil dialogue and the Citizens' Initiative: accounting for collaboration and competition using the advocacy coalition framework and the strategic action field. 

    Greenwood, Justin (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137500724_11, 2015-08-15)
    GREENWOOD, J. 2015. Civil dialogue and the Citizens' Initiative: accounting for collaboration and competition using the advocacy coalition framework and the strategic action field. In Johannson, H. and Kalm, S. (eds.) EU civil society: patterns of cooperation, competition and conflict. London: Palgrave MacMillan [online], chapter 11, pages 193-209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137500724_11
    The European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) has introduced a largely new set of campaigners working in a fresh 'direct democracy' frame at EU level, alongside an established group of Brussels based EU NGOs seeking to ...
  • Introducing Universal Credit. 

    Spicker, Paul (Policy Press https://doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0001, 2013-12-31)
    SPICKER, P. 2013. Introducing Universal Credit. In Ramia, G., Farnsworth, K. and Irving, Z. Social policy review 25: analysis and debate in social policy. Bristol: Policy Press [online], pages 1-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781447312741.003.0001
    In this chapter, author Paul Spicker interrogates the government's introduction of Universal Credit, a controversial scheme designed to unify various means-tested benefits for people of working age. The scheme brings ...
  • The takeup of benefits: lessons from the UK. 

    Spicker, Paul (Die Keure https://www.diekeure.be/nl-be/professional/8167/armoede-en-ineffectiviteit-van-rechten-pauvrete-et-ineffectivite-des-droits, 2017-06-30)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. The takeup of benefits: lessons from the UK. In Van Hootegem, H (ed.) Poverty and ineffectiveness of rights. Bruges: Die Keure [online]. Available from: https://www.diekeure.be/nl-be/professional/8167/armoede-en-ineffectiviteit-van-rechten-pauvrete-et-ineffectivite-des-droits
    The issue of take-up has had a prominent role in the consideration of benefits in the UK, and there is a considerable amount of information available about the issues and problems. As time has gone on, however, the comfortable ...
  • Why welfare? 

    Spicker, Paul (Rowan and Littlefield International Ltd http://www.rowmaninternational.com/book/arguments_for_welfare/3-156-b8676521-173c-4557-9489-01d73d466f67, 2017-03-31)
    SPICKER, P. 2017. Why welfare? In Spicker, P. Arguments for welfare: the welfare state and social policy. London: Rowman & Littlefield International Ltd [online], chapter 11, pages 101-103. Available from: http://www.rowmaninternational.com/book/arguments_for_welfare/3-156-b8676521-173c-4557-9489-01d73d466f67
    This book makes the case for the welfare state. Nearly every government in the developed world offers some form of social protection, and measures to improve the social and economic well-being of its citizens. However, the ...
  • Going with the flow: shadowing in organisations. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (Sage https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/the-sage-handbook-of-qualitative-business-and-management-research-methods/book259058, 2017-12-14)
    MCDONALD, S. 2017. Going with the flow: shadowing in organisations. In Cassell, C., Cunliffe, A.L. and GRANDY, G. (eds). The Sage handbook of qualitative business and management research methods, volume 2: methods and challenges. London: Sage [online], chapter 13, pages 205-218. Available from: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/the-sage-handbook-of-qualitative-business-and-management-research-methods/book259058
    In 1997 I undertook my first shadowing in an organisation. I had already been researching the organisation with a team of colleagues for more than a year. Despite the fact that I had already spent many long weeks in the ...
  • The economic reification of entrepreneurship: re-engaging with the social. 

    Anderson, Alistair R. (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138802537, 2015-10-01)
    ANDERSON, A. 2015. The economic reification of entrepreneurship: re-engaging with the social. In Fayolle, A. and Riot, P. (eds.) Rethinking entrepreneurship: debating research orientations. Abingdon: Routledge, chapter 4, pages 44-56.
    Growth and development at personal, firm and national levels are all, quite properly, attributed to entrepreneurship. However, the importance of these entrepreneurial outcomes has shaped how we perceive entrepreneurs and ...
  • Researching rural enterprise. 

    McElwee, Gerard; Smith, Robert (Edward Elgar https://doi.org/10.4337/9780857936929.00022, 2014-12-31)
    MCELWEE, G. and SMITH, R. 2014. Researching rural enterprise. In Fayolle, A. (ed.) Handbook of research on entrepreneurship: what we know and what we need to know. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar [online], Chapter 14, pages 432-470. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4337/9780857936929.00022
    This chapter is concerned with the topic of researching rural enterprise. As a subset of the literature of entrepreneurship, rural entrepreneurship and in particular rural enterprise is an emerging area of study.[1] Bryant ...
  • Voluntary simplicity. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (Routledge, 2013-12-17)
    MCDONALD, S. 2014. Voluntary simplicity. In Parker, M., Cheney, G., Fournier, V. and Land, C. (eds.) The Routledge companion to alternative organization. Abingdon: Routledge, pages 210-235.
    Etzioni describes voluntary simplifiers (VS) as people who choose, 'out of free will - rather than by being coerced by poverty, government austerity programs, or being imprisoned - to limit expenditures on consumer goods ...
  • Inequality and deliberative democracy. 

    McLaverty, Peter (Edinburgh University Press, 2014-01-01)
    MCLAVERTY, P. 2014. Inequality and deliberative democracy. In Elstub, S. and McLaverty, P. (eds.) Deliberative democracy: issues and cases. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, chapter 2.
    Deliberative Democracy is the darling of democratic theory and political theory more generally, and generates international interest. In this book a number of leading democratic theorists address the key issues that surround ...
  • No through road: a critical examination of researcher assumptions and approaches to researching sustainability. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh; Oates, Caroline J.; Alevizou, Panayiota J. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S1548-643520160000013014, 2016-07-01)
    MCDONALD, S., OATES, C.J. and ALEVIZOU, P.J. 2016. No through road: a critical examination of researcher assumptions and approaches to researching sustainability. Review of marketing research [online], 13: Malhotra, N.K. (ed.) Marketing in and for a sustainable society, pages 139-168. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S1548-643520160000013014
    Purpose: The purpose of this chapter is to examine the ways in which academic researchers frame and conduct sustainability research, and to ask to what extent we are limited by these frames. Design/methodology/approach: ...
  • Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; MacLeod, Iain; Goker, Ayse; Heron, Michael James; Isaacs, John; Elyan, Eyad; Kaliciak, Leszek (Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University. http://www.electionanalysis.uk/, 2015)
    PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., MACLEOD, I., GOKER, A., HERON, M., ISAACS, J., ELYAN, E. and KALICIAK, L., 2015. Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. In: D. JACKSON and E. THORSEN, eds. UK Election Analysis 2015: Media, Voters and the Campaign; Early reflections from leading UK academics. Bournemouth: Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University. p. 73.
  • Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. 

    McDonald, Seonaidh (British Psychological Society, 2011-02)
    MCDONALD, S., 2011. Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. In: D. BARTLETT, ed. Going green: the psychology of sustainability in the workplace. Leicester: The British Psychological Society. pp. 59-64.
  • Urban planning and climate change mitigation: using virtual reality to support the design of a university master plan extension. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David (IGI Global http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8150-7.ch010, 2015)
    BENNADJI, A., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2015. Urban planning and climate change mitigation: using virtual reality to support the design of a university master plan extension. In Silva, C.N. (ed.) Emerging issues, challenges, and opportunities in urban e-planning. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], chapter 10, pages 210-229. Available from https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8150-7.ch010
    The aim of the research described in this chapter is to explore the use of intelligent virtual transport modelling within the context of a case study involving the development of a university estate. Through the application ...
  • Robert Maxwell. 

    Smith, Robert (SAGE http://www.sagepub.com/books.nav, 2013-07)
    SMITH, R., 2013. Robert Maxwell. In: L. M. SALINGER, ed. Encyclopedia of white-collar and corporate crime. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA.: SAGE. Pp. 586-588.
  • The devil is in the e-tale: form and structure in the entrepreneurial narrative. 

    Smith, Robert; Anderson, Alistair R. (Edward Elgar, 2004)
    SMITH, R. and ANDERSON, A. R., 2004. The devil is in the e-tale: form and structure in the entrepreneurial narrative. In: Daniel Hjorth and Chris Steyaert (eds), Narrative and Discursive Approaches in Entrepreneurship: A Second Movements in Entrepreneurship Book. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Pp. 125 – 143.
    In this chapter we explore the genre of ‘Entrepreneurial Tales’, which we refer to as e-tales. The title is an obvious parody of the proverb, “The devil is in the detail” and reflects the power of entrepreneurial narratives, ...
  • Entrepreneurship: a divergent pathway out of crime. 

    Smith, Robert (Cambridge Scholars Publisher., 2009)
    SMITH, R., 2009. Entrepreneurship: a divergent pathway out of crime. In: K. JAISHANKAR (ed.) International perspectives on crime and justice. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 162-184.
    This chapter illustrates how knowledge of entrepreneurship can be used as a diversionary mechanism to divert and lead offenders out of crime. Indeed, entrepreneurship offers such a divergent pathway but paradoxically ...
  • Mapping neurobiological drivers to entrepreneurial proclivity. 

    Smith, Robert (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/, 2010)
    SMITH, R., 2010. Mapping neurobiological drivers to entrepreneurial proclivity. In: A.A. STANTON, M. DAY and I.M. WELPE, eds. Neuroeconomics and the firm. Edward Elgar. pp. 193-216.
    This chapter contributes from a theoretical and practical perspective providing an overview of emerging research strands in entrepreneurship and neuroeconomics. This review maps and unites the research in a unified ...
  • Being differently abled: learning lessons from dyslexic entrepreneurs. 

    Smith, Robert (Routledge, 2008)
    SMITH, R., 2008. Being differently abled: learning lessons from dyslexic entrepreneurs. In: R. T. HARRISON and C. M. LEITCH, eds. Entrepreneurial learning: conceptual frameworks and applications. Abingdon: Routledge. Pp. 291-312
  • The vulnerability of peripheral tourism: the rapid disenchantment of peripheral attraction 

    Irvine, Wilson; Anderson, Alistair R. (CABI http://www.cabi.org/bk_BookDisplay.asp?PID=1991, 2006)
    IRVINE, W. and ANDERSON, A., 2006. The vulnerability of peripheral tourism: the rapid disenchantment of peripheral attraction. In: D. MULLER and B. JANSON, eds. Tourism in peripheries: perspectives from the far north and south. Wallingford, CABI. pp. 109-123
    This chapter explores the impact of foot and mouth disease on peripheral tourist destinations. It is argued that such destinations are extremely vulnerable to changes in visitor perception and that the effects of national ...
  • Communication audits: building world class communication systems. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Hargie, Owen (Routledge, 2004)
    TOURISH, D. and HARGIE, O., 2004. Communication audits: building world class communication systems. In: S. OLIVER, ed. Handbook of corporate communication and public relations: pure and applied. London: Routledge.pp.131-144
    Effective internal communication is a vital pre-requisite for the functioning of all organisations. Yet it is a commonplace that communication is poor in most. Employees complain that they neither know nor understand ...

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