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Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa. (2019)
Journal Article
LANGA, M., REBELLO, S. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2019. Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa. Community development journal [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsz023

This paper reflects on the Marikana massacre of August 2012, subsequent violent strikes and responses by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) as a case study, and provides an analysis about whether these interventions bring transformative change or... Read More about Do non-governmental organisations bring change or maintain the status quo in times of crisis? A case study of the Marikana massacre in South Africa..

Foundational stigma: place‐based stigma in the age before advanced marginality. (2019)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Foundational stigma: place-based stigma in the age before advanced marginality. British journal of sociology [online], 71(1), pages 140-152. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12719

This paper joins the debate on the formation of territorial stigma by uncovering the existence of a form of “foundational stigma” that preceded place-based stigma of the era of advanced marginality. I show that not only were the traces of stigma pres... Read More about Foundational stigma: place‐based stigma in the age before advanced marginality..

What role for CCS in delivering just transitions? An evaluation in the North Sea region. (2019)
Journal Article
SWENNENHUIS, F., MABON, L., FLACH, T.A. and DE CONINCK, H. 2020. What role for CCS in delivering just transitions? An evaluation in the North Sea region. International journal of greenhouse gas control [online], 94: special section on the proceedings of the 14th international conference on greenhouse gas control technologies (GHGT-14), 21-25 October 2018, Melbourne, Australia, article number 102903. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2019.102903

This paper assesses the role of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) in addressing challenges in the energy transition, in regions reliant on carbon-intensive industries for employment and as an economic base. The assessment is based on semi-stru... Read More about What role for CCS in delivering just transitions? An evaluation in the North Sea region..

Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: barriers identified by the expert community. (2019)
Journal Article
SHIH, W.-Y., MABON, L. and PUPPIM DE OLIVEIRA, J.A. 2020. Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: barriers identified by the expert community. Land use policy [online], 91, article ID 104291. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104291

This paper assesses barriers to local biodiversity and ecosystem (BES) governance within cities, drawing on findings from an international expert survey encompassing forty-five cities in twenty-five countries. BES is recognised as a key foundation fo... Read More about Assessing governance challenges of local biodiversity and ecosystem services: barriers identified by the expert community..

The stigmatized hero? A review of UK opinion polls and surveys on perceptions of British veterans in UK society. (2019)
Journal Article
PHILLIPS, R. [2020]. The stigmatized hero? A review of UK opinion polls and surveys on perceptions of British veterans in UK society. Journal of veterans studies [online], (accepted).

Findings from representative opinion polls and surveys provide information on pertinent perceptions of veterans in British society. The present project compares these findings and contrasts them with factually correct information. This allows resear... Read More about The stigmatized hero? A review of UK opinion polls and surveys on perceptions of British veterans in UK society..

Social science studies of the environment in Taiwan: what can the international community learn from work published within Taiwan? (2019)
Journal Article
HUANG, Y.-C., FAN, M.-F., YANG, C.-Y. and MABON, L. 2020. Social science studies of the environment in Taiwan: what can the international community learn from work published within Taiwan? Local environment [online], 25(1), pages 36-42. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2019.1693987

This contribution translates and synthesises critical environmental social science research produced in Taiwan, which is published largely in Chinese. Taiwan is distinctive in east Asia in that it has had, over several decades, a relatively large and... Read More about Social science studies of the environment in Taiwan: what can the international community learn from work published within Taiwan?.

Shaping the modern world with a stone-age brain: the Brexit referendum and the moral foundations theory. (2019)
Journal Article
SMITH, D.S. 2019. Shaping the modern world with a stone-age brain: the Brexit referendum and the moral foundations theory. Journal of social and political psychology [online], 7(2), pages 863-889. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5964/jspp.v7i2.1032

Decision making is not always a reasoned process. It is often subject to reflexive heuristics. The Moral Foundations Theory is a popular theoretical framework that characterises political decisions by adherence to an evolutionary criterion. Based on... Read More about Shaping the modern world with a stone-age brain: the Brexit referendum and the moral foundations theory..

Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research? (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L. 2020. Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research? Urban climate [online], 31, article ID 100537. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2019.100537

This paper evaluates the role of socio-cultural issues in developing climate information services that are accessible and engaging to urban communities. Two public-facing city-level climate information provision initiatives in Japan are evaluated in... Read More about Making climate information services accessible to communities: what can we learn from environmental risk communication research?.

Use of ‘gay dating apps’ and its relationship with individual well-being and sense of community in men who have sex with men. (2019)
Journal Article
ZERVOULIS, K., SMITH, D.S., REED, R. and DINOS, S. 2019. Use of 'gay dating apps' and its relationship with individual well-being and sense of community in men who have sex with men. Psychology and sexuality [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/19419899.2019.1684354

There is growing literature and empirical work that is investigating if and how mobile phone and tablet dating apps are influencing the lives of their users. An online questionnaire-based study was developed to investigate how men who have sex with m... Read More about Use of ‘gay dating apps’ and its relationship with individual well-being and sense of community in men who have sex with men..

Incidence and prevalence of post-stroke insomnia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2019)
Journal Article
BAYLAN, S., GRIFFITHS, S., GRANT, N., BROOMFIELD, N.M., EVANS, J.J. and GARDANI, M. 2020. Incidence and prevalence of post-stroke insomnia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep medicine reviews [online], 49, article ID 101222. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.smrv.2019.101222

Problems with sleep are reported to be common after stroke but the incidence and prevalence of insomnia and insomnia symptoms following stroke is not yet established. The aim of this review was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of the... Read More about Incidence and prevalence of post-stroke insomnia: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

Who is a ‘veteran’? Understanding definitions of the term among the British public: a research note. (2019)
Journal Article
GRIBBLE, R., WESSELY, S., KLEIN, S., ALEXANDER, D.A., DANDEKER, C. and FEAR, N.T. 2019. Who is a ‘Veteran’? Understanding definitions of the term among the British public: a research note. RUSI journal [online], 164(7), pages 10-17. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/03071847.2019.1700683

There are currently an estimated 2.8–3.8 million people in the UK who fulfil the UK Ministry of Defence definition of a military veteran (a minimum of one day’s military service). Despite these numbers, there is little research on who the public view... Read More about Who is a ‘veteran’? Understanding definitions of the term among the British public: a research note..

'If I die, I die, I don't care about my health': perspectives on self-care of people experiencing homelessness. (2019)
Journal Article
PAUDYAL, V., MACLURE, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K., MCKENZIE, M., MACLEOD, J., SMITH, A. and STEWART, D. 2020. 'If I die, I die, I don’t care about my health': perspectives on self‐care of people experiencing homelessness. Health and social care in the community [online], 28(1), pages 160-172. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12850

Self-care, which refers to what people do to prevent disease and maintain good health, can alleviate negative health consequences of people experiencing homelessness. The aim of the study was to apply a theoretically informed approach in exploring en... Read More about 'If I die, I die, I don't care about my health': perspectives on self-care of people experiencing homelessness..

The changing face of social work: social worker perceptions of a neoliberalising profession. (2019)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A., YUILL, C. and BOLGER, J. 2019. The changing face of social work: social worker perceptions of a neoliberalising profession. Critical and radical social work [online], Fast Track. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986019X15633629305936

This article engages with literature on the neoliberalisation of social work but advances the debate by building an argument based on interviews with social work graduates that reveal the perceived changes to the profession over the last 50 years. Ba... Read More about The changing face of social work: social worker perceptions of a neoliberalising profession..

Epistemic decoloniality as a pedagogical movement: a turn to anticolonial theorists such as Fanon, Biko and Freire. (2019)
Book Chapter
HARMS SMITH, L. 2019. Epistemic decoloniality as a pedagogical movement: a turn to anticolonial theorists such as Fanon, Biko and Freire. In Kleibl, T., Lutz, R., Noyoo, N., Bunk, B., Dittmann, A. and Seepamore, B. (eds.) The Routledge handbook of postcolonical social work. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 9, pages 113-126. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9781138604070

The failure of decolonisation as a process to rid postcolonial contexts of the ongoing complexities and structural dynamics of coloniality has led to the emergence of a vibrant movement for epistemic decoloniality. In the South African context, the #... Read More about Epistemic decoloniality as a pedagogical movement: a turn to anticolonial theorists such as Fanon, Biko and Freire..

Resilience and social cohesion through the lens of residents in a Kenyan informal settlement. (2019)
Journal Article
VERTIGANS, S. and GIBSON, N. 2019. Resilience and social cohesion through the lens of residents in a Kenyan informal settlement. Community development journal [online], Advanced Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/cdj/bsz012

Over recent years, resilient attitudes and behaviour are widely seen within the Global North to be potential solutions to community developmental challenges. Although greater international emphasis is being placed on ‘bottom up’ approaches, learning... Read More about Resilience and social cohesion through the lens of residents in a Kenyan informal settlement..

Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. (2019)
Journal Article
ALCALDE, J., HEINEMANN, N., MABON, L., WORDEN, R.H., DE CONINCK, H., ROBERTSON, H., MAVER, M., GHANBARI, S., SWENNENHUIS, F., MANN, I., WALKER, T., GOMERSAL, S., BOND, C.E., ALLEN, M.J., HASZELDINE, R.S., JAMES, A., MACKAY, E.J., BROWNSORT, P.A., FAULKNER, D.R. and MURPHY, S. 2019. Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province. Journal of cleaner production [online], 233, pages 963-971. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.06.087

Research to date has identified cost and lack of support from stakeholders as two key barriers to the development of a carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) industry that is capable of effectively mitigating climate change. This paper responds to... Read More about Acorn: developing full-chain industrial carbon capture and storage in a resource- and infrastructure-rich hydrocarbon province..

Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L., KONDO, K., KANEKIYO, H., HAYABUCHI, Y. and YAMAGUCHI, A. 2019. Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment? Cities [online], 93, pages 273-285. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2019.05.007

This paper profiles Fukuoka City in Kyushu, Japan. We focus on the city’s local climate change adaptation policies, and in particular the role of urban and greenspace planning in facilitating adaptation actions within Fukuoka. Fukuoka is a humid subt... Read More about Fukuoka: adapting to climate change through urban green space and the built environment..

Relative strangers: sibling estrangements experienced by children in out-of-home care and moving towards permanence. (2019)
Journal Article
JONES, C., HENDERSON, G. and WOODS, R. 2019. Relative strangers: sibling estrangements experienced by children in out-of-home care and moving towards permanence. Children and youth services review [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.05.038

Loss of sibling relationships is a common experience across international jurisdictions for children entering public care. This is the case despite statutory guidance that emphasizes the need to place siblings together when in their best interests, a... Read More about Relative strangers: sibling estrangements experienced by children in out-of-home care and moving towards permanence..

What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. (2019)
Journal Article
MABON, L., SHIH, W.-Y., KONDO, K., KANEKIYO, H. and HAYABUCHI, Y. 2019. What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. Geoforum [online], 104, pages 158-169. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.04.024

This paper evaluates the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy, through the case of management of environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan. Amidst increasing global interest in the role... Read More about What is the role of epistemic communities in shaping local environmental policy? Managing environmental change through planning and greenspace in Fukuoka City, Japan..

Assessing the effectiveness of the WFD as a tool to address different levels of water scarcity based on two case studies of the Mediterranean region. (2019)
Journal Article
APOSTOLAKI, S., AKINSETE, E., TSANI, S., KOUNDOURI, P., PITTIS, N. and LEVANTIS, E. 2019. Assessing the effectiveness of the WFD as a tool to address different levels of water scarcity based on two case studies of the Mediterranean region. Water [online], 11(4), article ID 840. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/w11040840

Despite being a natural phenomenon, water scarcity is, to a great extent, human-induced, particularly affected by climate change and by the increased water resources vulnerability. The Water Framework Directive (WFD), an ‘umbrella’ directive that aim... Read More about Assessing the effectiveness of the WFD as a tool to address different levels of water scarcity based on two case studies of the Mediterranean region..