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Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. (2014)
Journal Article
SMITH, F. and BROWN, M. 2014. Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. Journal of fandom studies, 2(2), pages 147-161. Available from:https://doi.org/10.1386/jfs.2.2.147_1

The Internet and social networking technologies have facilitated communication between groups of retrophiles or fans of the past. The article seeks to examine motivations for retrophilic action and to discuss these ideas within the present late capit... Read More about Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past..

The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour. (2014)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2014. The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour. Information research [online], 19(4, Supplement): proceedings of the 2014 Information behaviour conference (ISIC 2014), 2-5 September 2014, Leeds, UK, paper number isicsp5. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-4/isic/isicsp5.html

Introduction. The paper will present the preliminary results of a study of voters' online information behaviour being conducted during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum campaign. The referendum provides a rare opportunity to explore politicia... Read More about The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour..

Rough justice? Exploring the relationship between information access and environmental and ecological justice pertaining to two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. (2014)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G. 2014. Rough justice? Exploring the relationship between information access and environmental and ecological justice pertaining to two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland. Cosmopolitan civil societies: an interdisciplinary journal [online], 6(2), pages 94-116. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5130/ccs.v6i2.3914

This paper explores the relationship between information access and environmental and ecological justice through an historical comparison of two controversial coastal developments in Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland: the building of a North Sea gas... Read More about Rough justice? Exploring the relationship between information access and environmental and ecological justice pertaining to two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland..

The communication and exchange of information between state and stakeholders. (2014)
Thesis
BAXTER, G. 2014. The communication and exchange of information between state and stakeholders. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis presents a critical review of the candidates Portfolio of Public Output, which is based on research conducted in the period November 2000 to date, and which consists of 21 peer-reviewed, publicly available papers published since 2001. The... Read More about The communication and exchange of information between state and stakeholders..

The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. (2014)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and GRINNALL, A. 2014. The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. New technology, work and employment [online], 29(2), pages 160-176. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12028

This article investigates the concept of influence within a group of police work-bloggers. During the period studied (2007-2013), three influential police bloggers, well-known within the small and tightly knit UK police blogosphere, abruptly ended th... Read More about The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere..

Festival place or place of festival? (2014)
Presentation / Conference
DAVIS, A. and MARTIN, A. 2014. Festival place or place of festival? The role of place identity and attachment in the festival environment. Presented at the 2014 Annual conference of the Academy of Marketing (AM2014): marketing dimensions: people, places and spaces, 7-10 July 2014, Bournemouth, UK [online]. Available from: https://marketing.conference-services.net/resources/327/4002/pdf/AM2014_0243_paper.pdf

This paper addresses place identity and attachment theory in the context of events. Viewing place as a symbolic part of the consumption process, a "Model of Festival Place" is developed. This advances theories that presuppose environment as nothing m... Read More about Festival place or place of festival?.

Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and police use of storytelling. (2014)
Journal Article
SMITH, R., PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S. 2014. Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and police use of storytelling. Folklore [online], 125(2), pages 218-237. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/0015587X.2014.913853

For police officers, much of the working day consists of telling stories about everyday policing and events. Although the study of narrative and storytelling in organizational contexts is an expanding area of research, the same cannot be said of the... Read More about Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and police use of storytelling..

Information governance and assurance: reducing risk, promoting policy. (2014)
Book
MACLENNAN, A. 2014. Information governance and assurance: reducing risk, promoting policy. London: Facet.

In this chapter, we will examine the external drivers which influence organisations towards practising good information governance. These are pieces of legislation, regulation and standards which are imposed from outside the organization, and which e... Read More about Information governance and assurance: reducing risk, promoting policy..

Is it Friday yet? Mothers talking about sex online. (2014)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2014. Is it Friday yet? Mothers talking about sex online. Cyberpsychology: journal of psychosocial research on cyberspace [online], 8(2), article 4. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5817/CP2014-2-4

Inspired by the media furore over penis beaker gate (October 2013), this article investigates the discussion of sex on the UK parenting website Mumsnet. It asks why there was such shock at finding mothers discussing sexual matters online, what types... Read More about Is it Friday yet? Mothers talking about sex online..

The influencing effect of socialization agents on male children's sportswear choice decisions: a study of 8-11 year old male reactions to mother versus peers. (2014)
Thesis
MACKIE, G. 2014. The influencing effect of socialization agents on male children's sportswear choice decisions: a study of 8-11 year old male reactions to mother versus peers. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Academics, educationalists and parents have all expressed increasing concern about targeting and marketing towards children, particularly to those within the age group of eight to thirteen, and identified as tweenagers. Through an analysis of the lit... Read More about The influencing effect of socialization agents on male children's sportswear choice decisions: a study of 8-11 year old male reactions to mother versus peers..