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Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2019. Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928. In Cavanagh, A. and Steel, J. (eds.) Letters to the editor: comparative and historical perspectives. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 25-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26480-2_3

Between 1918, when some women achieved the Parliamentary vote, and 1928, when all women over 21 achieved franchise equality with men, the correspondence columns of Scottish newspapers were used as a place – a 'public sphere' – within which women coul... Read More about Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928..

Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2019. Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. In Nash, A., Squires, C. and Willison, I. (eds.) The twentieth century and beyond. The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pages 341-364. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/9780511862489.011

In this chapter the author looks at the history of schoolbooks and textbook publishing. The nineteenth century saw a rise in the school book market in Britain due to the rise of formal schooling and public examinations. Although the 1870 Education an... Read More about Schoolbooks and textbook publishing..

Online news audiences as co-authors? (2018)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J.G. 2018. Online news audiences as co-authors? The extent and limits of collaborative citizen-professional journalism on newspaper comment threads. In Višnovský, J. and Radošinská, J. (eds.) Social media and journalism: trends, connections, implications. London: IntechOpen [online], chapter 2, pages 13-33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.77098

Recent research has demonstrated how comment threads published beneath online news articles are being transformed into fluid interfaces between professional journalists, their work and their audiences. Today's audience-members are not only able to re... Read More about Online news audiences as co-authors?.

The allure of dark tourism: legend tripping and ghost seeking in dark places. (2018)
Book Chapter
IRONSIDE, R. 2018. The allure of dark tourism: legend tripping and ghost seeking in dark places. In Waskul, D. and Eaton, M. (eds.) The supernatural in society, culture and history. Philadelphia: Temple University Press [online], chapter 5, pages 95-115. Available from: http://tupress.temple.edu/book/20000000009554

Legend tripping is a common activity that has traditionally been characterized by adolescent exploration of supernatural folklore for the purpose of testing the legends’ credibility and demonstrating the adolescent’s bravery in the face of supernatur... Read More about The allure of dark tourism: legend tripping and ghost seeking in dark places..

Invisible enemies, wars without winners: when 'khaki elections' fail. (2017)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2017. Invisible enemies, wars without winners: when 'khaki elections' fail. In Thorsen, E., Jackson, D. and Lilleker, D. (eds.) UK election analysis 2017: media, voters and the campaign; early reflections from leading academics. Poole: Bournemouth University Centre for the study of journalism, culture and community [online], page 86. Available from: http://bit.ly/UKElectionAnalysis2017_Thorsen-Jackson-and-Lilleker_v1

This article argues that, in the aftermath of the Manchester and London terror attacks, a concerted attempt was made by Theresa May and her senior ministers to re-frame the coming contest as a 'khaki election', which conflated ongoing concerns about... Read More about Invisible enemies, wars without winners: when 'khaki elections' fail..

Break-point for Brexit? (2016)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2016. Break-point for Brexit? How UKIP's image of 'hate' set race discourse reeling back decades. In Jackson, D., Thorsen, E. and Wring, D. (eds.) EU referendum analysis 2016: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading UK academics. Poole: Bournemouth University, centre for the study of journalism, culture and community [online], pages 66-67. Available from: http://bit.ly/EUReferendumAnalysis2016_Jackson-Thorsen-and-Wring_v1

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 of the 1960s and 1970s. The pos... Read More about Break-point for Brexit?.

Problems of involvement and detachment: a critical approach to researching live event experiences. (2016)
Book Chapter
TURNER, D. and PIRIE, E. 2016. Problems of involvement and detachment: a critical approach to researching live event experiences. In Lamond, I.R. and Platt, L. Critical event studies: approaches to research. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 17-35. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-52386-0_2

Despite being central to the foundation of a critical leisure studies tradition (see Elias & Dunning, Society and leisure, 2:50-85, 1969; Mennell, 2006), due to the sport-focused work of the Leicester School (see Dunning, 1971, 1999; Mennell, 1989) t... Read More about Problems of involvement and detachment: a critical approach to researching live event experiences..

Theoretical and applied issues on the impact of information on musical creativity: an information seeking behaviour perspective. (2016)
Book Chapter
LAVRANOS, C., KOSTAGIOLAS, P. and MARTZOUKOU, K. 2016. Theoretical and applied issues on the impact of information on musical creativity: an information seeking behaviour perspective. In Kostagiolas, P., Martzoukou, K. and Lavranos, C. (eds.) Trends in music information seeking, behavior and retrieval for creativity. Hershey, PA: IGI Global [online], chapter 1, pages 1-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0270-8.ch001

This century is an era of information and knowledge intensification. Novel information systems and services are developing through modern online information technologies. The rapid changes in the online information environment have greatly affected t... Read More about Theoretical and applied issues on the impact of information on musical creativity: an information seeking behaviour perspective..

It took a lot to admit I am male on here: going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. (2015)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2015. It took a lot to admit I am male on here: going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. In Thorsen, E., Savigny, H., Alexander, J. and Jackson, D. (eds.) Media, margins and popular culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 249-261. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_17

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 the users of its discussion b... Read More about It took a lot to admit I am male on here: going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet..

Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. (2015)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., MACLEOD, I., GOKER, A., HERON, M., ISAACS, J., ELYAN, E. and KALICIAK, L. 2015. Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015. In Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (eds.) UK election analysis 2015: media, voters and the campaign: early reflections from leading UK academics. Poole: Bournemouth University, centre for the study of journalism, culture and community [online], page 73. Available from: http://www.electionanalysis.uk/uk-election-analysis-2015/section-6-social-media/twitter-response-to-televised-political-debates-in-election-2015/

The advent of social media such as Twitter has revolutionised our conversations about live television events. In the days before the Internet, conversation about television programmes was limited to those sitting on the sofa with you and people you m... Read More about Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015..