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How are veterans perceived today? (2020)
Book Chapter
PHILLIPS, R. 2020. How are veterans perceived today? In My teeth don't chew on shrapnel: an anthology of poetry by military veterans. Oxford: Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre [online], chapter 4, pages 18-21. Available from: https://doi.org/10.24384/dnqr-wm30

There is always a considerable debate in the UK and the US about the health of military veterans. Data from representative opinion polls and surveys conducted in the last three decades highlight a persistent set of beliefs about military veterans, he... Read More about How are veterans perceived today?.

Deep transformation toward decoloniality in social work: themes for change in a social work higher education program. (2020)
Journal Article
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..

Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy. (2020)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. 2020. Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy. Critical social policy [online], 40(2), pages 317-318. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0261018319899390a

This is a book review of Kelly Bogue's The divisive state of social policy. Divided into seven chapters and an appendix with participant information and demographics, the book weaves together several theoretical and empirical strands. Chapters 1 and... Read More about Kelly Bogue: the divisive state of social policy..

An oral history of health psychology in the UK. (2020)
Journal Article
QUINN, F., CHATER, A. and MORRISON, V. 2020. An oral history of health psychology in the UK. British journal of health psychology [online], Early View. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12418

Purpose: An oral history of the development of health psychology in the United Kingdom. Methods: Standard oral history methods produced interviews with 53 UK health psychologists, averaging 92 min in length. All interviewees entered the field from th... Read More about An oral history of health psychology in the UK..

Fifty years of social work education: analysis of motivations and outcomes. (2020)
Journal Article
BUTLER-WARKE, A. and BOLGER, J. [2020]. Fifty years of social work education: analysis of motivations and outcomes. Journal of social work [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1468017320911603

Summary: This article uses the 50th anniversary of social work education provision at one of north-east Scotland’s universities as an opportunity to reflect on social work education outcomes and motivations for undertaking training. This empirical as... Read More about Fifty years of social work education: analysis of motivations and outcomes..

Managing demand in the North East. (2020)
Report
HOOD, C. and LAING, R. 2020. Managing demand in the North East. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University/Nestrans 2040

Local authorities and Regional Transport Partnerships may need to be seen to be reacting to the Scottish Government’s inclusion of Workplace Parking Charges in the recent Transport Scotland Bill, with provisions soon to be enshrined in legislation. T... Read More about Managing demand in the North East..

The stigmatized hero? A review of UK opinion polls and surveys on perceptions of British veterans in UK society. (2020)
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], 6(1), pages 64-84. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21061/jvs.v6i1.150

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..

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..

Social work and human rights: the international context. (2019)
Report
HARMS-SMITH, L., MARTINEZ-HERRERO, M.I., ARNELL, P., BOLGER, J., BUTLER-WARKE, A., DOWNIE, M., NICHOLLS, J. and MACDERMOTT, D. 2019. Social work and human rights: the international context. Birmingham: BASW [online]. Available from https://www.basw.co.uk/...-rights-guides-launched

This publication is a companion to ‘Social Work and Human Rights: A Practice Guide’. Both publications can be read separately or together. To maintain continuity between the two the numbering of ‘Social Work and Human Rights: The International Contex... Read More about Social work and human rights: the international context..

Social work and human rights: a practice guide. (2019)
Report
HARMS-SMITH, L., MARTINEZ-HERRERO, M.I.,ARNELL, P., BOLGER, J., BUTLER-WARKE, A., COOK, W., DOWNIE, M., FARMER, N., NICHOLLS, J. and MACDERMOTT, D. 2019. Social work and human rights: a practical guide. Birmingham: BASW [online]. Available from https://www.basw.co.uk/...-rights-guides-launched

The legislation and policy under which social workers practice is governed by human rights legislation. The Human Rights Act 1998 identified a number of protections including the right to liberty (Article 5) and the right to family life (Article 8).... Read More about Social work and human rights: a practice guide..

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..

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. 2020. 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], 11(1-2): special issue containing papers from 2018 Preaching to the choir (PREACH 2018): an international Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) psychology pre-conference to the 29th International congress of applied psychology (ICAT 2018), 24-25 June 2018, Montréal, Canada, pages 88-102. 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..


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