Recent Submissions

  • Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. 

    Gibson Smith, Kathrine Lesley; Paudyal, Vibhu; Quinn, Francis; Klein, Susan; Stewart, Derek C. (Via Medica https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040, 2018-12-19)
    GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., QUINN, F., KLEIN, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. International maritime health [online], 69(4), pages 248-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040
    Background: Previous research has identified the importance of promoting behaviour change within the offshore workforce. This qualitative study sought to: identify self-care behaviours perceived to require behaviour change ...
  • Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page 

    Stevens, Gemma; O'Donnell, Victoria L; Williams, Lynn (Inderscience https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWBC.2018.096253, 2018-11-13)
    STEVENS, G., O'DONNELL, V.L. and WILLIAMS, L. 2018. Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page. International journal of web based communities [online], 14(4), pages 417-431. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWBC.2018.096253
    Online support groups play an increasingly important role in patients' lived experience of chronic illness. The objective of this study was to explore how learning takes place from patients' interactions in an online chronic ...
  • A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. 

    Sumematsu, Mina; Joseph, Sundari Catherine; Abe, Keiko; Yasui, Hiroki; Takahashi, Noriyuki; Okazaki, Kentaro; Haxton, Jenni; McFadyen, Morag C. E.; Walker, Patrick; Diack, Lesley (Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine https://doi.org/10.18999/nagjms.80.4.465, 2018-11-30)
    SUEMATSU, M., JOSEPH, S., ABE, K., YASUI, H., TAKAHASHI, N., OKAZAKI, K., HAXTON, J., MCFADYEN, M., WALKER, P. and DIACK, L. 2018. A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. Nagoya journal of medical science [online], 80(4), pages 465-473. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18999/nagjms.80.4.465
    To minimise the global burden of diabetes, the awareness of appropriate intervention methods for diabetes education and practice is essential. This project is the first international interprofessional education (IIPE) for ...
  • Toxic Toxteth: understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising. 

    Butler, Alice
    BUTLER, A. [2018]. Toxic Toxteth: understanding press stigmatization of Toxteth during the 1981 uprising. Journalism [online], (accepted).
    The paper begins with a review of the literature of media stigmatization before discussing the research design. It then turns to a consideration of Liverpool and Toxteth’s stigmatized image before presenting my findings ...
  • Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. 

    Kansongue, Nanimpo; Njuguna, James; Vertigans, Stephen (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054, 2018-11-05)
    KANSONGUE, N., NJUGUNA, J. and VERTIGANS, S. 2018. Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industrial Applications Society (IAS) PowerAfrica 2018 conference, 26-29 June 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 137-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054
    This paper explores the need for an appropriate energy delivery, placing emphasis on the role of the indigenous people in developing their future needs. The case study is based on Togo renewable energy sustainability and ...
  • 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, ...
  • Landscape and wellbeing: a conceptual framework and an example. 

    Yuill, Chris; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha; Nguyen, Song Tung; Nguyen, Thi Kim Dung; Pham, Thi Tram; Mabon, Leslie
    YUILL, C., MUELLER-HIRTH, N., NGUYEN, S.T., NGUYEN, T.K.D., PHAM, T.T. and MABON, L. [2018]. Landscape and wellbeing: a conceptual framework and an example. Health [online], (accepted).
    This article explores why landscape is a crucial element in researching the relationship between environment and wellbeing. The main point we make is that human social agents are embedded in particular landscapes and it ...
  • Women's experiences of peacebuilding in violence-affected communities in Kenya. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2018.1509701, 2018-10-03)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2018. Women's experiences of peacebuilding in violence-affected communities in Kenya. Third world quarterly [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2018.1509701
    Despite the attention to gender and conflict in empirical positivist peace research, and the interest in local agency in recent peacebuilding literature, women's understandings and lived experiences of peacebuilding are ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Forgiveness and the practice of compromise in post-apartheid South Africa. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78744-2_5, 2018-06-27)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2018. Forgiveness and the practice of compromise in post-apartheid South Africa. In: Brewer, J.D. (ed.) The sociology of compromise after conflict. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 5, pages 103-128. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78744-2_5
    Forgiveness has become a striven-for societal goal in post-conflict societies in the past decade or two. The rise of 'policies of forgiveness' can, for instance, be illustrated by the increasing popularity of truth commissions ...
  • South African voices. 

    Brewer, John D.; Hayes, Bernadette C.; Teeney, Francis; Dudgeon, Katrin; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha; Wijesinghe, Shirley Lal (Palgrave Macmillan https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78975-0_4, 2018-06-15)
    BREWER, J.D., HAYES, B.C., TEENEY, F., DUDGEON, K., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and WIJESINGHE, S.L. 2018. South African voices. In Brewer, J.D., Hayes, B.C., Teeney, F., Dudgeon, K., Mueller-Hirth, N. and Wijesinghe, S.L. The sociology of everyday life peacebuilding. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 3, pages 103-154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78975-0_4
    This chapter gives voice to our sample of South African victims and explains the South African sample of victims. The chapter begins with a history of South Africa and the development of policies of racial segregation under ...
  • The lifestyle behaviours of young adults with intellectual disabilities as they transition from school to adulthood: a pilot and feasibility study. 

    Mitchell, Fiona; Stevens, Gemma; Jahoda, Andrew; Matthews, Lynsay; Hankey, Catherine; Murray, Heather; Melville, Craig (Wiley https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12489, 2018-06-28)
    MITCHELL, F., STEVENS, G., JAHODA, A., MATTHEWS, L., HANKEY, C., MURRAY, H. and MELVILLE, C. 2018. The lifestyle behaviours of young adults with intellectual disabilities as they transition from school to adulthood: a pilot and feasibility study. Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities [online], 31(6), pages 1154-1163. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12489
    Background: In the general population, the transition from adolescence to adulthood has been identified as a 'high‐risk' period for weight gain. There has been no research examining health behaviours over this transition ...
  • Social workers and alienation: the compassionate self and the disappointed juggler. 

    Yuill, Chris (Policy Press https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225375247, 2018-10-20)
    YUILL, C. 2018. Social workers and alienation: the compassionate self and the disappointed juggler. Critical and radical social work [online], 6(3), pages 275-289. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225375247
    British social work has been undergoing a series of radical transformations from the 1980s onwards. The main shift has been a move away from the parochial professionalism of the 1970s to a profession that is being constantly ...
  • Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. 

    Yuill, Chris; Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030, 2018-07-17)
    YUILL, C. and MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2018. Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. Time and society [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030
    While previous literature has examined time discourses in social work and demonstrated that social work is predicated on linear understandings of time, one area that has received little theoretical and empirical attention ...
  • 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. ...
  • Racial formations: South Africa. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha (Cengage (EMEA) LTD, 2013-02-15)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2013. Racial formations: South Africa. In Mason, P.L. (ed.) Encyclopedia of race and racism. 2nd ed, vol 3. Andover: Cengage Ltd.
    South Africa became a democratic, non-racial state in 1994. The first democratic elections were preceded by fifty years of legislated racial domination. Apartheid (separateness in Afrikaans) involved racial segregation in ...

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