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"Den Nicht-Ort gibt es nicht" : Handke and the spirit of place in Versuch über den stillen ort.
(Stauffenburg Verlag., 2013-12)
Handke’s concern with place has been seen as a search for a utopia, characteristic of a writer who has allegedly become increasingly ‘weltfremd’. This essay examines Handke’s most recent work, Versuch über den Stillen Ort, ...
Communications and cosmopolitanism.
(Business Expert Press., 2012)
Female form in the media: body image and obesity.
(M&K Publishing, 2010-04)
Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015.
(Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University., 2015)
Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency.
(Peter Lang, 2011-06-16)
If there is one realm of public life in which the provincial press has long justified the mantle 'fourth estate' it is in fulfilling its time-honoured role as principal scrutinizer (and critic) of local government. For ...
Membership and activity in an online parenting community.
(IGI Global, 2010)
Recent studies have shown that British women, especially mothers of young children, spend a particularly large amount of time online. Many are logging on to parenting websites. This chapter investigates Mumsnet, a large ...
Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere.
(IGI Global, 2010)
Previous researchers investigating motivations for blogging have suggested mainly intangible benefits: for instance, documenting the author’s life, providing commentary and opinions, expressing deeply felt emotions, ...
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 ...
Break-point for Brexit? How UKIP's image of 'hate' set race discourse reeling back decades.
(Bournemouth University. Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, 2016-06-30)
This article argues that the Grassroots Out "Breaking Point" poster was the crystallisation of a moral panic narrative framed around negative stereotypes of foreigners that had echoes of similarly racialized moral panics ...