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Challenges and opportunities in the reuse of abandoned urban space. (2019)
Thesis
ZECCA, C. 2019. Challenges and opportunities in the reuse of abandoned urban space. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Contemporary cities have emerged as a result of diverse urban and architectural transformations, new interventions and redevelopment, as well as through a cycle of abandonment and regeneration. New categories of resulting spaces are generated through... Read More about Challenges and opportunities in the reuse of abandoned urban space..

National identity and "Muslim immigrant" representation in the British and Danish press, 2005-2015. (2019)
Thesis
LAWRIE, M. 2019. National identity and "Muslim immigrant" representation in the British and Danish press, 2005-2015. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This thesis examines, through a diachronic analysis, how the British and Danish press utilise national identity when constructing a representation of Muslims. Key cluster events are examined to identify media discourses over a ten-year time period be... Read More about National identity and "Muslim immigrant" representation in the British and Danish press, 2005-2015..

What is citizen journalism? A critical analysis from the perspective of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation. (2016)
Thesis
RAI, N. 2016. What is citizen journalism? A critical analysis from the perspective of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

With the rise of internet literacy across the world, men and women on the street are increasingly participating in the news media more than ever before. Early speculations about the influence of citizen journalism imbued the practice with an almost m... Read More about What is citizen journalism? A critical analysis from the perspective of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation..

A linguistic and cultural analysis of localisation practices on oil and gas company websites. (2015)
Thesis
UMOH, I.E. 2015. A linguistic and cultural analysis of localisation practices on oil and gas company websites. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Oil and Gas companies have the inevitable need to operate in a global environment and therefore have a global reach. This thesis seeks to understand the nature and degree of localisation of the websites in this industry. This thesis introduces two no... Read More about A linguistic and cultural analysis of localisation practices on oil and gas company websites..

Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the 'mobile professional'. (2015)
Thesis
WHITEHEAD, G. 2015. Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the 'mobile professional'. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis examined to what extent a particular class of highly mobile professionals has internalized the contemporary discourse of corporate global nomadism, proposed by the researcher as an example of the kind of corporate discourses that are emer... Read More about Global nomadism: a discursive and narratological analysis of identity concepts in the 'mobile professional'..

The road to nowhere? A critical case study of the political discourses in the debates around the decision to construct a bypass road around Aberdeen. (2014)
Thesis
FURRIE, N. 2014. The road to nowhere? A critical case study of the political discourses in the debates around the decision to construct a bypass road around Aberdeen. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research examined the role of communication “ and in particular public relations (PR) and public affairs activities “ in the decision-making processes around the proposal to build a bypass road around the city of Aberdeen. The study focused on t... Read More about The road to nowhere? A critical case study of the political discourses in the debates around the decision to construct a bypass road around Aberdeen..