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Weddings in Catholic strong belief communities: a qualitative examination of Catholic deep-faith spouses’ experience of their wedding. (2020)
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PHILLIPS, R. 2020. Weddings in Catholic strong belief communities: a qualitative examination of Catholic deep-faith spouses' experience of their wedding. International journal of religion and spirituality in society [online], 10(4), pages 87-103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18848/2154-8633/CGP/v10i04/87-103

Previous research indicated that traditional rituals, social codes, and contemporary norms strongly influence a wedding’s construction. This project aimed to understand how members from strong belief Roman Catholic communities negotiate between socia... Read More about Weddings in Catholic strong belief communities: a qualitative examination of Catholic deep-faith spouses’ experience of their wedding..

Representations of British armed forces veterans in the press: a quantitative analysis of newspaper articles. (2020)
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PHILLIPS, R., CONNELLY, V. and BURGESS, M. 2020. Representations of British armed forces veterans in the press: a quantitative analysis of newspaper articles. Journal of political and military sociology [online], 47(1), pages 77-98. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5744/jpms.2020.1003

Previous research has shown that British public perception of veterans can be negative and erroneous. Surveys, for example, indicate that veterans are characterized as skilled and valorous individuals but also as suffering from ill-health, unemployme... Read More about Representations of British armed forces veterans in the press: a quantitative analysis of newspaper articles..

Talk like an expert: the construction of expertise in news comments concerning climate change. (2020)
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COEN, S., MEREDITH, J., WOODS, R. and FERNANDEZ, A. 2021. Talk like an expert: the construction of expertise in news comments concerning climate change. Public understanding of science [online], 30(4), pages 400-416. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0963662520981729

This article explores how readers of UK newspapers construct expertise around climate change. It draws on 300 online readers’ comments on news items in The Guardian, Daily Mail and The Telegraph, concerning the release of the International Panel on C... Read More about Talk like an expert: the construction of expertise in news comments concerning climate change..

Obstacles vs. resources: comparing the effects of a problem-focused, solution-focused and combined approach on perceived goal attainability and commitment. (2020)
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ABDULLA, A. and WOODS, R. 2021. Obstacles vs. resources: comparing the effects of a problem-focused, solution-focused and combined approach on perceived goal attainability and commitment. International journal of applied positive psychology [online], 6(2), pages 175-194. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41042-020-00044-6

Previous research suggests that solution-focused (SF) questions may be superior to problem-focused (PF) alternatives for a range of practical and psychological outcomes. However, a great deal remains unknown regarding the effects of specific SF (or P... Read More about Obstacles vs. resources: comparing the effects of a problem-focused, solution-focused and combined approach on perceived goal attainability and commitment..

Balancing conflicting mitigation and adaptation behaviours of urban residents under climate change and the urban heat island effect. (2020)
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KONDO, K., MABON, L., BI, Y., CHEN, Y. and HAYABUCHI, Y. 2021. Balancing conflicting mitigation and adaptation behaviours of urban residents under climate change and the urban heat island effect. Sustainable cities and society [online], 65, article ID 102585. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102585

Under a warming climate and urban heat island effects, cooling behaviours are increasingly important for city dwellers. Cooling actions, especially air conditioning, receive increasing scrutiny in social science, as does engagement and communication... Read More about Balancing conflicting mitigation and adaptation behaviours of urban residents under climate change and the urban heat island effect..

Coastal landscapes, sustainable consumption and peripheral communities: evaluating the Miramar Resort controversy in Shanyuan Bay, Taiwan. (2020)
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HUANG, Y.-C. and MABON, L. 2021. Coastal landscapes, sustainable consumption and peripheral communities: evaluating the Miramar resort controversy in Shanyuan Bay, Taiwan. Marine policy [online], 123, article ID 104283. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104283

This paper elaborates challenges for sustainable development based on consumption of the coastal environment through tourism, evaluating the case of the Miramar Resort in Taitung County, Taiwan. Thinking in terms of the blue economy and more sensitiv... Read More about Coastal landscapes, sustainable consumption and peripheral communities: evaluating the Miramar Resort controversy in Shanyuan Bay, Taiwan..

Climate change, marginalised communities and considered debate within Scotland's climate emergency. (2020)
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MABON, L. and CRAWFORD, N.J.I. (eds.) 2020. Climate change, marginalised communities and considered debate within Scotland's climate emergency. Scottish geographical journal [online], 136(1-4): climate change, COP26 and the crucible of crisis, pages 41-48. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14702541.2020.1834335

The announcement by the Scottish Government of a global 'climate emergency' in May 2019, and the selection of Glasgow as the host city for the main COP26 talks to be held in late 2021 has helped focus attention to the impact of climate change in Scot... Read More about Climate change, marginalised communities and considered debate within Scotland's climate emergency..

Elaborating a people-centered approach to understanding sustainable livelihoods under climate and environmental change: Thang Binh District, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. (2020)
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MABON, L., NGUYEN, S.T., PHAM, T.T., TRAN, T.T., LE, H.N., DOAN, T.T.H., HOANG, T.N.A., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and VERTIGANS, S. 2021. Elaborating a people-centered approach to understanding sustainable livelihoods under climate and environmental change: Thang Binh District, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. Sustainability science [online], 16(1), pages 221-238. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-020-00861-3

This paper explores the maintenance of livelihoods under climate, environmental, and economic development pressures, through the case of Thang Binh District in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. Within widespread recognition of the need to link sustainable... Read More about Elaborating a people-centered approach to understanding sustainable livelihoods under climate and environmental change: Thang Binh District, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam..

There’s a time and a place: temporal aspects of place-based stigma. (2020)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2021. There's a time and a place: temporal aspects of place-based stigma. Community development journal [online], 56(2), pages 203-219. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsaa040

This paper provides an overview of current debates and themes in literature relating to place-based stigma, including a reflection on terminology use. Generally, we rely on Loïc Wacquant's framing of territorial stigma as a feature of advanced margin... Read More about There’s a time and a place: temporal aspects of place-based stigma..

Inherent resilience, major marine environmental change and revitalisation of coastal communities in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. (2020)
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MABON, L., KAWABE, M., HUANG, Y.-C., MOLLER, L., GU, J., WAKAMORI, D., NARITA, K., ITO, T., MATSUMOTO, A., NIIZEKI, K., SUZUKI, S. and WATANABE, M. 2020. Inherent resilience, major marine environmental change and revitalisation of coastal communities in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. International journal of disaster risk reduction [online], 51, article ID 101852. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101852

The Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident presents challenging circumstances for disaster recovery in coastal communities, as ongoing uncertainties around the nuclear plant's decommissioning may create new risks in the future. Within disaster risk stud... Read More about Inherent resilience, major marine environmental change and revitalisation of coastal communities in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan..

A qualitative investigation of lived experiences of long-term health condition management with people who are food insecure. (2020)
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DOUGLAS, F., MACIVER, E. and YUILL, C. 2020. A qualitative investigation of lived experiences of long-term health condition management with people who are food insecure. BMC public health [online], 20, article ID 1309. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09299-9

Background: As more people are living with one or more chronic health conditions, supporting patients to become activated, self-managers of their conditions has become a key health policy focus both in the UK and internationally. There is also growin... Read More about A qualitative investigation of lived experiences of long-term health condition management with people who are food insecure..

Exploring the victimization of British veterans: comparing British beliefs about veterans with beliefs about soldiers. (2020)
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PHILLIPS, R.H., CONNELLY, V. and BURGESS, M. 2022. Exploring the victimization of British veterans: comparing British beliefs about veterans with beliefs about soldiers. Armed forces and society [online], 48(2), pages 385-409. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0095327X20942244

Evidence suggests that most of the UK public appreciate currently serving UK Armed Forces personnel but are less positive in their beliefs about veterans. This research examined the social representations held by civilian participants of UK veterans... Read More about Exploring the victimization of British veterans: comparing British beliefs about veterans with beliefs about soldiers..

What natural and social scientists need from each other for effective marine environmental assessment: insights from collaborative research on the Tomakomai CCS demonstration project. (2020)
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MABON, L., KITA, J., ONCHI, H., KAWABE, M., KATANO, T., KOHNO, H. and HUANG, Y.-C. 2020. What natural and social scientists need from each other for effective marine environmental assessment: insights from collaborative research on the Tomakomai CCS demonstration project. Marine pollution bulletin [online], 159, article ID 111520. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111520

We propose actions to guide collaboration between ‘natural’ and ‘social’ science disciplines in marine environmental issues. Despite enthusiasm for interdisciplinarity on environmental issues, institutional and disciplinary barriers remain for interd... Read More about What natural and social scientists need from each other for effective marine environmental assessment: insights from collaborative research on the Tomakomai CCS demonstration project..

The adult safeguarding practice handbook. (2020)
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GIBSON, N. 2022. The adult safeguarding practice handbook. British journal of social work [online], 51(8), pages 3395-3396. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcaa108

Adult safeguarding is a complex area of social work and requires the practitioner to draw upon many skills as they engage with the challenges of referrals, information gathering, multi-agency working and asserting the rights of the adult at the centr... Read More about The adult safeguarding practice handbook..

Explaining the relationship between religiosity and increased wellbeing avoidance of identity threat as a key factor. (2020)
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PHILLIPS, R., CONNELLY, V. and BURGESS, M. 2021. Explaining the relationship between religiosity and increased wellbeing avoidance of identity threat as a key factor. Journal of beliefs and values [online], 42(2), pages 163-176. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13617672.2020.1799152

Previous research outlines a relationship between religiosity and increased mental and physical wellbeing. However, to date findings from quantitative and qualitative research do not offer an unambiguous explanation for this relationship. The study a... Read More about Explaining the relationship between religiosity and increased wellbeing avoidance of identity threat as a key factor..

Geographies of violence. (2020)
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BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Geographies of violence. Emotion, space and society [online], 36, article ID 100718. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2020.100718

Through Geographies of Violence, Marcus Doel, Professor of Human Geography at Swansea University, allows us to delve into a ‘carnival of cannibalism’. His monograph is a veritable curiosity cabinet of violence and terror that permits readers to explo... Read More about Geographies of violence..

Critical thinking skills for your social work degree. (2020)
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HENDERSON, L. 2020. Critical thinking skills for your social work degree. Journal of social work [online], 20(5), pages 696-697. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1468017320939368

This book is one of four key titles in a new series of study skills texts for social work students. The material contained in the book focuses on the foundations of critical thinking, reflective practice, and critical reading and writing. A link is m... Read More about Critical thinking skills for your social work degree..

The mental health and wellbeing of EU citizens in the UK: a systematic review of the qualitative literature. (2020)
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TEODDOROWSKI, P., WOODS, R. and KENNEDY, C. 2020. The mental health and wellbeing of EU citizens in the UK: a systematic review of qualitative literature. Border crossing [online], 10(1), pages 43-60. Available from: https://doi.org/10.33182/bc.v10i1.976

Moving to a new country impacts on migrants’ mental health and well-being. There are over 3.6 million European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom. We conducted a systematic review of the qualitative literature to explore what is known a... Read More about The mental health and wellbeing of EU citizens in the UK: a systematic review of the qualitative literature..

The deceptive mirror: the dressed body beyond reflection. (2020)
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RUGGERONE, L. and STAUSS, R. 2022. The deceptive mirror: the dressed body beyond reflection. Fashion theory: the journal of dress body and culture [online], 26(2), pages 211-235. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1362704X.2020.1766228

This paper explores the role of the mirror in the act of getting dressed. It argues that in daily practices of dress/ing the predominance of the sense of sight in defining the experience of both dress and our self is materialized and enhanced by the... Read More about The deceptive mirror: the dressed body beyond reflection..

Deep transformation toward decoloniality in social work: themes for change in a social work higher education program. (2020)
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HARMS SMITH, L. and RASOOL, S. 2020. Deep transformation toward decoloniality in social work: themes for change in a social work higher education program. Journal of progressive human services [online], 31(2), pages 144-164. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10428232.2020.1762295

This article describes thematic outcomes of a process of engagement around deep transformation toward Decoloniality in a university social work education program. Given the gravity of working toward Decoloniality for social work education in South Af... Read More about Deep transformation toward decoloniality in social work: themes for change in a social work higher education program..