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The transgressive that: Making the world uncanny.
In this article, we examine how the demonstrative that may be used to notice an event in the world in such a way as to suggest it has highly unusual or transgressive properties and in so doing invite others to align with ...
Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland.
(Women's History Network, 2015)
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, ...
A linguistic and cultural analysis of localisation practices on oil and gas company websites.
(Robert Gordon University, 2015-08)
Oil and Gas companies have the inevitable need to operate in a global environment and therefore have a global reach. This thesis seeks to understand the nature and degree of localisation of the websites in this industry. ...
Tourism development and the backpacker market in Highland Scotland.
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 ...
Gift-giving of toys from adults to children.
(Robert Gordon University, 2015-05)
The focus of this study is the consumer behaviour habits of adults giving of toys to children aged 11 and under as gifts. It is borne out of a need to understand why adults buy gifts for children adding to the issues on ...
Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015.
(Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University., 2015)
Blot on the landscape: how Brighton and Hove kept the progressive dream alive.
(Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, 2015-05-19)
The distinctive three-marginal nature of Brighton and Hove had made it a focus of Labour’s ‘ground-war’ in the months running up to 7 May 2015. Given the city’s status as Britain’s leading Green stronghold (until 48 hours ...
'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015-09-01)
It may be unusual to consider men as a marginalised group, but the male users of the UK discussion forum Mumsnet form a very small minority. While Mumsnet states that it is 'by parents, for parents', the vast majority of ...
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.
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 ...
Owning failure: insights into the perceptions and understandings of art educators.
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2015-10)
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 ...