Recent Submissions

  • Re-interpreting the umma: Islamic nationalism and transnationalism. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/9780415412452, 2008-10-30)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2009. Re-interpreting the umma: Islamic nationalism and transnationalism. In Vertigans, S., Marron, D. and Sutton, P. Militant Islam : a sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences. London: Routledge [online], chapter 3, pages 55-84. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780415412452
    Integral to the resurgence of Islam have been the growing significance of the umma (Islamic 'community') and the perceptions of a global Muslim community or nation. Reasons for these trans-national feelings and loyalties ...
  • Development of Northern Irish Catholic and Palestinian Muslim national identities and the role of common histories. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Nova Publishers https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=14152, 2009-12-01)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2009. Development of Northern Irish Catholic and Palestinian Muslim national identities and the role of common histories. In Elling, L.R. (ed.) Social development. New York: Nova Publishers [online], chapter 2, pages 51-86. Available from: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=14152
    In this paper, comparative analysis of the processes behind the social development of Catholic and Muslim nationalist identities in Northern Ireland and the Palestinian territories respectively is undertaken. This is ...
  • Commentary: re-establishing the Somali state: for the benefit of the nation or other nations? 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Nova Publishers https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11233&osCsid=bbffacfc2321606f32923e1ead3ef93d, 2010-12-31)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2010. Commentary: re-establishing the Somali state: for the benefit of the nation or other nations? In Hoffmann, E.P. (ed.) Somalia: economic, political and social issues. New York: Nova Publishers [online], chapter 13, pages 211-213. Available from: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11233&osCsid=bbffacfc2321606f32923e1ead3ef93d
    When examining the recent history of Somalia it is difficult to avoid the conclusion that the post colonial approach and, in particular, the role of the nation-state has largely been a failure. The fundamentals associated ...
  • The 'ins' and 'outs' of terrorism: the roles of emotions throughout 'terrorists' careers. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Nova Publishers https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11586, 2011-04-30)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2011. The 'ins' and 'outs' of terrorism: the roles of emotions throughout 'terrorists' careers. In Gallore, A.M. (ed.) Terrorism: motivation, threats and prevention. New York: Nova Publishers [online], chapter 6, pages 199-134. Available from: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11586
    Terrorism is a subject that arouses considerable emotions. These emotions are largely associated with public reactions to attacks and particular events. Analysis of terrorism and 'terrorists', in particular, also identifies ...
  • Islam and the construction of modern nationalism: the unintended consequences of state sponsored socialisation. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Nova Publishers https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11164&osCsid=bbffacfc2321606f32923e1ead3ef93d, 2011-04-30)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2011. Islam and the construction of modern nationalism: the unintended consequences of state sponsored socialisation. In Franco, G.H. and Cervantes, S.L. (eds.) Islam in the 21st century. New York: Nova Publishers [online], pages 1-26. Available from: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11164&osCsid=bbffacfc2321606f32923e1ead3ef93d
    Around the world approaches by Muslim governments to introduce secularisation and create national consciousness have relied heavily upon processes of state sponsored socialisation. Across the overwhelming majority of ...
  • Somalia's insecurity and the normalisation of violence. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Nova Publishers https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11233&osCsid=bbffacfc2321606f32923e1ead3ef93d, 2010-12-31)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2010. Somalia's insecurity and the normalisation of violence. In Hoffman, E.P. (ed.) Somalia: economic, political and social issues. New York: Nova Publishers [online], chapter 2, pages 41-60. Available from: https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11233&osCsid=bbffacfc2321606f32923e1ead3ef93d
    In this chapter, the transformation of violence in Somalia is explored alongside concomitant shifting levels of insecurity and social constraint. Key historical, regional, national and international factors behind Somalia's ...
  • Habitius: terrorism and violent dispositions. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/The-Sociology-of-Terrorism-People-Places-and-Processes/Vertigans/p/book/9780415572668, 2011-08-24)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2011. Habitius: terrorism and violent dispositions. In Vertigans, S. The sociology of terrorism: peoples, places and processes. London: Routledge [online], pages 44-67. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/The-Sociology-of-Terrorism-People-Places-and-Processes/Vertigans/p/book/9780415572668
    This is the first terrorism textbook based on sociological research. It adopts an innovative framework that draws together historical and modern, local and global, and social processes for a range of individuals, groups ...
  • Unintentional social consequences of disorganised marketing of corporate social responsibility: figurational insights from the oil and gas sector in Africa. 

    Vertigans, Stephen (Palgrave https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51571-7, 2017-08-23)
    VERTIGANS, S. 2017. Unintentional social consequences of disorganised marketing of corporate social responsibility: figurational insights from the oil and gas sector in Africa. In Connolly, J. and Dolan, P. (eds.) The social organisation of marketing: a figurational approach to people, organisations and markets. London: Palgrave [online], pages 93-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51571-7
    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a concept that is widely associated with large transnational corporations (TNCs) and increasingly small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The concept is contentious with ...
  • Temporal persepctives on transitional and post-conflict societies. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha; Rois Oyola, Sandra (Routledge https://www.routledge.com/Time-and-Temporality-in-Transitional-and-Post-Conflict-Societies/Mueller-Hirth-Rios-Oyola/p/book/9781138631366, 2018-03-09)
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and RIOS OYOLA, S. 2018. Temporal persepctives on transitional and post-conflict societies. In Mueller-Hirth, N. and Rios Oyola, S. (eds.) Time and temporality in transitional and post-conflict societies. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 1, pages 1-16. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/Time-and-Temporality-in-Transitional-and-Post-Conflict-Societies/Mueller-Hirth-Rios-Oyola/p/book/9781138631366
    The idea for this book drew from Mueller-Hirth's (2017) article on temporalities of victimhood and was developed thanks to the generous response by the contributors to the volume. The backbone of the collection is our ...
  • 'Walking the tightrope': South African NGOs and the governance of community development. 

    Mueller-Hirth, Natascha
    MUELLER-HIRTH, N. [2018]. 'Walking the tightrope': South African NGOs and the governance of community development. In McCrea, N. and Finnegan, F. (eds.) Funding, power and community development. Bristol: Policy Press, (forthcoming).
    This chapter examines the role of intermediary NGOs in community development in Post-Apartheid South Africa, specifically exploring how these organisations have been shaped by changing funding modalities. The South African ...
  • Practice learning: challenging neoliberalism in a turbulent world. 

    Harms Smith, Linda; Ferguson, Iain (Routledge http://www.routledge.com/9781138890237, 2016-04-12)
    HARMS SMITH, L. 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’ ...