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Decoupling the link between economic growth, transport growth and carbon emissions in Scotland. (2006)
Report
GRAY, D., ANABLE, J., ILLINGWORTH, L. and GRAHAM, W. 2006. Decoupling the link between economic growth, transport growth and carbon emissions in Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

Unlike most other sectors of the economy, transport energy consumption and carbon emissions are increasing. The transport sector accounted for about 17% of Scotlands 17.6 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions in 2003 (excluding air travel and ma... Read More about Decoupling the link between economic growth, transport growth and carbon emissions in Scotland..

Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer. (2010)
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SMITH, R., 2010. Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer. SIPR Briefing Paper, 10. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, University of Dundee.

This briefing paper discusses the new and innovative role of the police Early Intervention Officer or ˜Early Intervention Worker. This specialist role is the latest in the portfolio of police staff specialisms in Scotland. In this paper the author ex... Read More about Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer..

Adopting 'agile leadership' in the Police Service. (2008)
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SMITH, R. 2008. Adopting 'agile leadership' in the Police Service. SIPR Briefing Paper, 5. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee.

The police service in Britain is undergoing a period of rapid and significant change both organisationally and environmentally a fact appreciated Sir Ronnie Flannigan (Flannigan, 2008: 1) in his review of policing in England and Wales. Flannigan (200... Read More about Adopting 'agile leadership' in the Police Service..

Exploring the policing-entrepreneurship nexus. (2008)
Report
SMITH, R. 2008. Exploring the policing-entrepreneurship nexus. SIPR Briefing Paper, 5. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee.

Although the term ˜Entrepreneurial Policing (EP) is in vogue it remains little more than meaningless rhetoric because traditionally, the term entrepreneur itself has not been part of the pragmatic lexicon of Policing. Indeed, the term is little more... Read More about Exploring the policing-entrepreneurship nexus..

The Scottish campus officer: past present and future. (2013)
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FRONDIGOUN, L., SMITH, R. and MACLEOD, I. 2013. The Scottish campus officer: past present and future. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee.

Campus Officers were first deployed in Scottish Schools in 2002. The Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) provides a hub for information sharing and training of Campus Officers. However, the appointment and deployment of Campus Officers currently lies with... Read More about The Scottish campus officer: past present and future..

Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus: a case study. (2013)
Report
SMITH, R. and FRONDIGOUN, L. 2013. Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus: a case study. SIPR Practice Notes Number 2. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social and Environmental Sciences, University of Dundee.

The illicit exploitation of children and young persons for commercial gain by rogue shopkeepers and unscrupulous business proprietors is an important topic seldom considered by criminologists. In this case study we report on research with School Link... Read More about Tackling the illicit commercial exploitation of children off campus: a case study..

Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study. (2013)
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SMITH, R. and LAING, A. 2013. Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study. SIPR Research Summary Number 15. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee.

This summary reports on the pilot phase of an ongoing study, funded by SIPR, into the changing nature of rural crime and what constitutes rural criminality. We set out to listen to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality and to speak... Read More about Listening to alternative perspectives on rural crime and criminality: a report on the pilot study..

Waste management in USA through case studies: e-waste recycling and waste energy plant. (2016)
Conference Proceeding
GHOSH, S.K., LEE, J., GODWIN, A.C., OKE, A., AL-RAWI, R. and EL-HOZ, M. 2016. Waste management in USA through case studies: e-waste recycling and waste energy plant. In Proceedings of the 31st international conference on solid waste technology and management, 3-6 April 2016, Philadelphia, USA. Pennsylvania: Widener University.

USA has improved waste management system than many other countries, namely India, China, Middle East countries and South Africa. In 2012, Americans generated about 251 million tons of trash. It recycled and composted almost 87 million tons, equivalen... Read More about Waste management in USA through case studies: e-waste recycling and waste energy plant..

Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state. (2013)
Book
SPICKER, P. 2013. Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state. [Self-published]

Author's note, 2013 Principles of social welfare was my second book. First published 1988 by Routledge, ISBN 0-415-00630-9 and 0-415-00631-7. The rights to publish have reverted to me,and I am making it freely available on the internet. The book was... Read More about Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state..

The communication consequences of downsizing trust, loyalty and commitment. (2003)
Book Chapter
TOURISH, D. and HARGIE, O., 2004. The communication consequences of downsizing trust, loyalty and commitment. In Tourish, D. and Hargie, O. (eds.) Key issues in organizational communication. London: Routledge [online], chapter 2, pages 17-36. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203634394

Researchers have increasingly argued that much of mainstream management practice is characterized by the enthusiastic adoption of fads (for example, Shapiro, 1995; Jackson, 2001). Managers embark on radical programmes of restructuring that throw thei... Read More about The communication consequences of downsizing trust, loyalty and commitment..

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