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Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. (2018)
Journal Article
GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., QUINN, F., KLEIN, S. and STEWART, D. 2018. Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework. International maritime health [online], 69(4), pages 248-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5603/IMH.2018.0040

Background: Previous research has identified the importance of promoting behaviour change within the offshore workforce. This qualitative study sought to: identify self-care behaviours perceived to require behaviour change within the offshore workfor... Read More about Offshore workers and health behaviour change: an exploration using the Theoretical Domains Framework..

A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. (2018)
Journal Article
SUEMATSU, M., JOSEPH, S., ABE, K., YASUI, H., TAKAHASHI, N., OKAZAKI, K., HAXTON, J., MCFADYEN, M., WALKER, P. and DIACK, L. 2018. A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar. Nagoya journal of medical science [online], 80(4), pages 465-473. Available from: https://doi.org/10.18999/nagjms.80.4.465

To minimise the global burden of diabetes, the awareness of appropriate intervention methods for diabetes education and practice is essential. This project is the first international interprofessional education (IIPE) for the awareness of diabetes, w... Read More about A Scottish and Japanese experience of patient-centred diabetic care: descriptive study of interprofessional education on live webinar..

Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page. (2018)
Journal Article
STEVENS, G., O'DONNELL, V.L. and WILLIAMS, L. 2018. Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page. International journal of web based communities [online], 14(4), pages 417-431. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJWBC.2018.096253

Online support groups play an increasingly important role in patients' lived experience of chronic illness. The objective of this study was to explore how learning takes place from patients' interactions in an online chronic illness support group. Qu... Read More about Patients' learning in cyberspace: a thematic analysis of patient-patient discussions in a chronic illness Facebook page..

Politics, power and community development. (2018)
Journal Article
HARMS SMITH, L. 2018. Politics, power and community development. Critical and radical social work [online], 6(3), pages 429-433. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225942229

This review looks at a book that is a collection of writings forming the first of a series on ‘Rethinking community development’. The series in intended to challenge readers of various disciplines to critically rethink what community development mean... Read More about Politics, power and community development..

Social workers and alienation: the compassionate self and the disappointed juggler. (2018)
Journal Article
YUILL, C. 2018. Social workers and alienation: the compassionate self and the disappointed juggler. Critical and radical social work [online], 6(3), pages 275-289. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986018X15388225375247

British social work has been undergoing a series of radical transformations from the 1980s onwards. The main shift has been a move away from the parochial professionalism of the 1970s to a profession that is being constantly reshaped by the impulses... Read More about Social workers and alienation: the compassionate self and the disappointed juggler..

Women's experiences of peacebuilding in violence-affected communities in Kenya. (2018)
Journal Article
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2019. Women's experiences of peacebuilding in violence-affected communities in Kenya. Third world quarterly [online], 40(1), pages 163-179. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2018.1509701

Despite the attention to gender and conflict in empirical positivist peace research, and the interest in local agency in recent peacebuilding literature, women's understandings and lived experiences of peacebuilding are not necessarily well accounted... Read More about Women's experiences of peacebuilding in violence-affected communities in Kenya..

Is there a role for therapeutic photography in social work with groups? (2018)
Thesis
GIBSON, N.F. 2018. Is there a role for therapeutic photography in social work with groups? Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Therapeutic photography is the term given to the use of photography to elicit positive outcomes for the user, yet these benefits appear to be underutilised within professional practice, particularly where a therapeutic relationship already exists whi... Read More about Is there a role for therapeutic photography in social work with groups?.

Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017. (2018)
Journal Article
WOODS, R. and HENDERSON, G. 2018. Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017. Adoption and fostering [online], 42(3), pages 282-294. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0308575918790435

UK policy has increasingly promoted early intervention and permanence planning for children who experience, or are at risk of experiencing, abuse or neglect, raising the question of whether these practices have actually increased 'on the ground.' The... Read More about Changes in out of home care and permanence planning among young children in Scotland, 2003 to 2017..

Mapping social work across 10 countries: structure, intervention, identity and challenges. (2018)
Journal Article
ORNELLAS, A., SPOLANDER, G., ENGELBRECHT, L.K., SICORA, A., PERVOVA, I., MARTÍNEZ-ROMÁN M.-A., LAW, A.K., SHAJAHAN, P.K., DAS DORES GUERREIRO, M., CASANOVA, J.L., GARCIA, M.L.T., ACAR, H. MARTIN, L. and STRYDOM, M. 2019. Mapping social work across 10 countries: structure, intervention, identity and challenges. International social work [online], 62(4), pages 1183-1197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0020872818788395

An emerging global consciousness and rising attention given to international social work development has seen the recognition of comparative research within the profession. Understanding the functioning and organisation of social work within various... Read More about Mapping social work across 10 countries: structure, intervention, identity and challenges..

Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. (2018)
Journal Article
YUILL, C. and MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2019. Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work. Time and society [online], 28(4), pages 1532-1551. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463X18785030

While previous literature has examined time discourses in social work and demonstrated that social work is predicated on linear understandings of time, one area that has received little theoretical and empirical attention in the literature on time an... Read More about Paperwork, compassion and temporal conflicts in British social work..

The lifestyle behaviours of young adults with intellectual disabilities as they transition from school to adulthood: a pilot and feasibility study. (2018)
Journal Article
MITCHELL, F., STEVENS, G., JAHODA, A., MATTHEWS, L., HANKEY, C., MURRAY, H. and MELVILLE, C. 2018. The lifestyle behaviours of young adults with intellectual disabilities as they transition from school to adulthood: a pilot and feasibility study. Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities [online], 31(6), pages 1154-1163. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12489

Background: In the general population, the transition from adolescence to adulthood has been identified as a 'high-risk' period for weight gain. There has been no research examining health behaviours over this transition in adults with intellectual d... Read More about The lifestyle behaviours of young adults with intellectual disabilities as they transition from school to adulthood: a pilot and feasibility study..

Forgiveness and the practice of compromise in post-apartheid South Africa. (2018)
Book Chapter
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2018. Forgiveness and the practice of compromise in post-apartheid South Africa. In Brewer, J.D. (ed.) The sociology of compromise after conflict. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 5, pages 103-128. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78744-2_5

Forgiveness has become a striven-for societal goal in post-conflict societies in the past decade or two. The rise of 'policies of forgiveness' can, for instance, be illustrated by the increasing popularity of truth commissions to deal with past human... Read More about Forgiveness and the practice of compromise in post-apartheid South Africa..

Mapping the socio-political landscape of heat mitigation through urban greenspaces: the case of Taipei Metropolis. (2018)
Journal Article
MABON, L. and SHIH, W.-Y. 2019. Mapping the socio-political landscape of heat mitigation through urban greenspaces: the case of Taipei Metropolis. Environment and urbanization [online], 31(2), pages 552-574. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0956247818767318

We assess socio-political challenges for urban heat island (UHI) mitigation in greenspace planning, focusing on Taipei Metropolis, Taiwan. Through analysis of articles from two newspapers, we suggest that attention to greenery and heat tends to refle... Read More about Mapping the socio-political landscape of heat mitigation through urban greenspaces: the case of Taipei Metropolis..

#NotDomestication #NotIndigenisation: decoloniality in social work education. (2018)
Journal Article
HARMS SMITH, L. and NATHANE, M. 2018. #NotDomestication #NotIndigenisation: decoloniality in social work education. Southern African journal of social work and social development [online], 30(1), article number 2400. Available from: https://doi.org/10.25159/2415-5829/2400

This article argues that South African social work education, situated in Western modernism and broadly within the ideological project of colonialism and racist capitalism, should move from knowledge and discourses which are domesticating and oppress... Read More about #NotDomestication #NotIndigenisation: decoloniality in social work education..

The sociology of everyday life peacebuilding. (2018)
Book
BREWER, J.D., HAYES, B.C., TEENEY, F., DUDGEON, K., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and WIJESINGHE, S.L. 2018. The sociology of everyday life peacebuilding. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78975-0

This chapter gives voice to our sample of South African victims and explains the South African sample of victims. The chapter begins with a history of South Africa and the development of policies of racial segregation under the British and apartheid... Read More about The sociology of everyday life peacebuilding..

Moral (dis)engagement with anthropogenic climate change in online comments on newspaper articles. (2018)
Journal Article
WOODS, R., COEN, S. and FERNANDEZ, A. 2018. Moral (dis)engagement with anthropogenic climate change in online comments on newspaper articles. Journal of community and applied social psychology [online], 28(4), pages 244-257. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/casp.2355

Anthropogenic climate change (ACC) is widely acknowledged to be morally significant, but little is known about everyday moralising around ACC. We addressed this gap via quantified thematic analysis of 300 online comments to British newspaper articles... Read More about Moral (dis)engagement with anthropogenic climate change in online comments on newspaper articles..

Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks? (2018)
Journal Article
STALKER, L., ROBERTS, J.J. and MABON, L. 2018. Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks? The APPEA journal: journal of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association [online], 58(2), pages 612-616. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1071/AJ17091

Laboratory experiments, natural analogues and pilot projects have been fundamental in developing scientific understanding of risk and uncertainty from georesource exploration. International research into CO2 and CH4 leakage provide scientific underst... Read More about Bursting bubbles: can experiments and analogues help stakeholders and the public visualise risks?.

An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore. (2018)
Journal Article
YIN, B.C.L., LAING, R., LEON, M. and MABON, L. 2018. An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore. Sustainable cities and society [online], 39, pages 613-620. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2018.03.024

Environmental challenges and risks associated with climate change face all of our cities, and the construction industry has a major role to play in terms of changed practice. The Singaporean government has, over a period of many decades, made efforts... Read More about An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore..

Time and temporality in transitional and post-conflict societies. (2018)
Book
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and RIOS OYOLA, S. (eds.) 2018. Time and temporality in transitional and post-conflict societies. Routledge advances in sociology, 244. Abingdon: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315208930

Time and Temporality in Transitional and Post-Conflict Societies examines how time is experienced, constructed and used in transitional and post-conflict societies. This collection critically questions linear, transitional justice time and highlights... Read More about Time and temporality in transitional and post-conflict societies..

What might 'just green enough' urban development mean in the context of climate change adaptation? The case of urban greenspace planning in Taipei Metropolis, Taiwan. (2018)
Journal Article
MABON, L. and SHIH, W.-Y. 2018. What might 'just green enough' urban development mean in the context of climate change adaptation? The case of urban greenspace planning in Taipei Metropolis, Taiwan. World development [online], 107, pages 224-238. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.02.035

This paper argues that climate change adaptation through strategic greenspace planning requires scholars and planners to think differently about what equity means in an urban greenspace context. We use the heat mitigation potential of greenspace and... Read More about What might 'just green enough' urban development mean in the context of climate change adaptation? The case of urban greenspace planning in Taipei Metropolis, Taiwan..