Recent Submissions

  • 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, (accepted).
    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 ...
  • Land use planning as a tool for balancing the scientific and the social in biodiversity and ecosystem services mainstreaming? The case of Durban, South Africa. 

    Shih, Wan-yu; Mabon, Leslie
    SHIH, W.-Y. and MABON, L. [2017]. Land use planning as a tool for balancing the scientific and the social in biodiversity and ecosystem services mainstreaming? The case of Durban, South Africa. Journal of environmental planning and management, (accepted).
    This paper evaluates the role of land use planning, especially open space systems, in mainstreaming biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) at the urban level. Whilst there is increasing interest in BES mainstreaming to ...
  • Sibling birth order, use of statutory measures and patterns of placement for children in public care: implications for international child protection systems and research. 

    Henderson, Gillian; Jones, Christine; Woods, Ruth (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.10.001, 2017-10-03)
    HENDERSON, G., JONES, C. and WOODS, R. 2017. Sibling birth order, use of statutory measures and patterns of placement for children in public care: implications for international child protection systems and research. Children and youth services review [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.10.001
    Public care of abused and neglected children is one important element of statutory intervention which aims to address the major global challenge of protecting children from abuse and neglect. Where a child is part of a ...
  • Important lessons and tips: a book review of 'The Psychologist's Companion for Undergraduates' by Robert Sternbert and Karin Sternberg. 

    Quinn, Francis (British Psychological Society http://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-30/september-2017, 2017-09-01)
    QUINN, F. 2017. Important lessons and tips: Book review of 'The Psychologist's Companion for Undergraduates' by Robert Sternberg and Karin Sternberg. Psychologist, 30, page 83.
    Book review of The Psychologist's Companion for Undergraduates by Sternberg, Robert and Sternberg, Karin. Cambridge University Press.
  • 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
    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], OnlineFirst. 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 ...
  • Meeting the targets or re-imagining society? An empirical study into the ethical landscape of carbon dioxide capture and storage in Scotland. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Shackley, Simon (White Horse Press https://doi.org/10.3197/096327115X14345368709907, 2015-08-01)
    MABON, L. and SHACKLEY, S. 2015. Meeting the targets or re-imagining society? An empirical study into the ethical landscape of carbon dioxide capture and storage in Scotland. Environmental values [online], 24(4), pages 465-482. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3197/096327115X14345368709907
    Preston's (2011) challenge to the moral presumption against geoengineering is applied to carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) in Scotland, United Kingdom. Qualitative data is analysed to assess if and how Preston's ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. 2017. 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], Latest Articles. 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 ...
  • Reflections on promoting physical activity and the fitness industry: Conference report for Elevate 2017, 10th to 11th May, ExCeL, London. 

    Quinn, Francis
    QUINN, F. [2017]. Reflections on promoting physical activity and the fitness industry: Conference report for Elevate 2017, 10th to 11th May, ExCeL, London. Sport and exercise psychology review, (accepted).
    The 2nd Elevate 2017 conference was held from 10-11 May 2017, at the ExCel London, UK. Elevate is the UK's largest cross-sector event bringing together the physical activity sector, academia, healthcare, policy makers, ...
  • Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. 

    Cooper, Kay; Jehu, Llinos Mary; Klein, Susan; Smith, Blair H.; Schofield, Patricia (Elsevier https://doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.physio.2017.07.001, 2017-07-13)
    COOPER, K., JEHU, L.M., KLEIN, S., SMITH, B.H. and SCHOFIELD, P. 2017. Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. Physiotherapy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2017.07.001
    Objective - To determine the feasibility and acceptability of a training programme for peer volunteers to support older adults with chronic low back pain (CLBP) following discharge from physiotherapy. Design - Feasibility ...
  • 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 ...
  • The use of abduction in alienation research: a rationale and a worked example. 

    Yuill, Chris
    YUILL, C. 2017. The use of abduction in alienation research: a rationale and a worked example. Social theory and health [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41285-017-0038-1
    Abduction as a form of inference is recommended as a means of analysis within theory-driven research. Its capacity to provide creative (re)interpretations of data that add to a theory allowing it to become a growing dynamic ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, Early View. 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • The prevalence and practice of self-injury: a sociological enquiry. 

    Mayrhofer, Andrea M. (Robert Gordon University School of Applied Social Studies, 2009-04-01)
    MAYRHOFER, A.M. 2009. The prevalence and practice of self-injury: a sociological enquiry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    The widespread practice of non-suicidal self-injury suggests that it might no longer be reasonable to frame such behaviours as individual pathologies and highlights the need to understand such acts as sociological phenomena ...
  • Making sense of complexity in risk governance in post-disaster Fukushima fisheries: a scalar approach. 

    Mabon, Leslie; Kawabe, Midori (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.06.001, 2017-06-13)
    MABON, L. and KAWABE, M. 2017. Making sense of complexity in risk governance in post-disaster Fukushima fisheries: a scalar approach. Environmental science and policy [online], 75, pages 173-183. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.06.001
    This paper evaluates how geographical theories of scale can give a more robust understanding of the governance of complex environmental risks. We assess the case of fisheries in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture in Japan ...
  • Historiography of South African social work: challenging dominant discourses. 

    Smith, Linda Harms (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 ...
  • Practice learning: challenging neoliberalism in a turbulent world. 

    Smith, Linda Harms; Ferguson, Iain (Routledge http://www.routledge.com/9781138890237, 2016-04-12)
    SMITH, L.H. and FERGUSON, I. 2016. Practice learning: challenging neoliberalism in a turbulent world. In Taylor, I., Bogo, M., Lefevre, M. and Teater, B. (eds.) Routledge international handbook of social work education. Abingdon: Routledge [online], pages 197-208. Available from: http://www.routledge.com/9781138890237
    The turmoil, struggle, deepening poverty and inequality in which the world finds itself requires a responsive social work practice, theory and education. However, the current era of neoliberalism, ‘post-welfare capitalism’ ...

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