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The abstract police: critical reflections on contemporary change in police organisations. (2022)
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TERPSTRA, J., SALET, R. and FYFE, N.R. (eds.) 2022. The abstract police: critical reflections on contemporary change in police organisations. The Hague: Eleven International Publishing [online]. Available from: https://www.boomdenhaag.nl/en/webshop/the-abstract-police

Over the past ten to fifteen years the police in many Western European countries have undergone a series of profound organisational changes. The police now appear to operate at a greater distance from citizens, they are more impersonal and decontext... Read More about The abstract police: critical reflections on contemporary change in police organisations..

Principles and practice of nurse prescribing. (2022)
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GOULD, J. and BAIN, H. 2022. Principles and practice of nurse prescribing. London: Sage [online]. Available from: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/principles-and-practice-of-nurse-prescribing/book265193

Feel prepared to take on nurse prescribing with this short and accessible text. Whether you are pre-registration or undertaking a prescribing course, this book is your perfect introduction to the world of nurse prescribing. Covering the legal, profes... Read More about Principles and practice of nurse prescribing..

The Routledge companion to political journalism. (2021)
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MORRISON, J., BIRKS, J. and BERRY, M. (eds.) 2022. The Routledge companion to political journalism. Abingdon: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429284571

This international edited collection brings together the latest research in political journalism, examining the ideological, commercial and technological forces that are transforming the field and its evolving relationship with news audiences. Compri... Read More about The Routledge companion to political journalism..

Overcoming art. (2021)
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BLACKWOOD, J., SAMANDOVA, I., VITANOVSKA, A. and IVANOV, B. 2021. Overcoming art. Skopje: Mala Galerija. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1481532

The origins of this project are in the pre-COVID world. It grew in part out of a desire to map and understand visual culture beyond Skopje; the conflation of contemporary art in North Macedonia with contemporary art in Skopje has been something of a... Read More about Overcoming art..

Intersections in the art of Elsa James. (2021)
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BLACKWOOD, J. 2021. Intersections in the art of Elsa James. Colchester: Firstsite. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1358411

In an era where nuance is prized least of all, for it does not translate well in 140 characters, something of a push back is being experienced in Essex. This is a place whose stereotypical portrayals are not a local, but a global joke. TV shows such... Read More about Intersections in the art of Elsa James..

Ecoart in action: activities, case studies and provocations for classroom and community. (2021)
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GEFFEN, A., ROSENTHAL, A., FREMANTLE, C. and RAHMANI, A. (eds.). 2022. Ecoart in action: activities, case studies and provocations for classroom and community. New York: New Village Press [online]. Available from: https://nyupress.org/9781613321461/ecoart-in-action/

Ecoart in Action defines and contextualizes the genre of ecoart while answering fundamental questions such as: How do we educate those who feel an urgency to address our environmental and social challenges? What ethical concerns do art-makers face wh... Read More about Ecoart in action: activities, case studies and provocations for classroom and community..

The politicization of Mumsnet. (2020)
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PEDERSEN, S. 2020. The politicization of Mumsnet. Bingley: Emerald Publishing [online]. Available from: https://books.emeraldinsight.com/page/detail/The-Politicization-of-Mumsnet/?K=9781839094712

This book investigates the growing politicization of Mumsnet and its use by politicians to influence middle-class women in the UK. The site's discussion topics go far beyond traditional 'mothering' subjects, and encompass politics, feminism and curre... Read More about The politicization of Mumsnet..

Berlin: a city awaits: the interplay between political ideology, architecture and identity. (2020)
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MAIR, N. and ZAMAN, Q.M. 2020. Berlin: a city awaits: the interplay between political ideology, architecture and identity. Springer geography. Cham: Springer [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-51449-5

This book is a companion to an earlier book ("Potsdamerplatz: the reshaping of Berlin") also by Quazi Mahtab Zaman. Political meaning in architecture has been a subject of interest to many critics and writers. The most notable of these include Charle... Read More about Berlin: a city awaits: the interplay between political ideology, architecture and identity..

The poverty of nations: a relational perspective. (2020)
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SPICKER, P. 2020. The poverty of nations: a relational perspective. Bristol: Policy Press [online]. Available from: https://policy.bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/the-poverty-of-nations

In this persuasive study, social welfare and policy expert Paul Spicker makes a case for a relational view of poverty. Poverty is much more than a lack of resources. It involves a complex set of social relationships, such as economic disadvantage, in... Read More about The poverty of nations: a relational perspective..

Thinking collectively: social policy, collective action and the common good. (2019)
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SPICKER, P. 2019. Thinking collectively: social policy, collective action and the common good. Bristol: Policy press [online]. Available from: https://policy.bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/thinking-collectively

In this book, well-respected author Paul Spicker lends a complementary voice to his Reclaiming Individualism, reviewing collectivism as a dimension of political discourse. Breaking down his analysis to examine collectivism through substantive, moral... Read More about Thinking collectively: social policy, collective action and the common good..

Duplex 100m2 and contemporary art in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2004-2018. (2019)
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BLACKWOOD, J. (ed.) 2019. Duplex 100m2 and contemporary art in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2004-2018. Sarajevo: Editions Riveneuve.

This book is a history of contemporary art in Bosnia-Herzegovina, through exhibitions from 2004 - 2018 in three galleries, Galerija 10m2, Duplex 10m2 and Duplex 100m2.

Designing usable and secure software with IRIS and CAIRIS. (2018)
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FAILY, S. 2018. Designing usable and secure software with IRIS and CAIRIS. Cham: Springer [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75493-2

Everyone expects the products and services they use to be secure, but 'building security in' at the earliest stages of a system's design also means designing for use as well. Software that is unusable to end-users and unwieldy to developers and admin... Read More about Designing usable and secure software with IRIS and CAIRIS..

Digital participation and collaboration in architectural design. (2018)
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LAING, R. 2018. Digital participation and collaboration in architectural design. Abingdon: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315161488

The emergence of new digital and visualisation technologies in recent years has led to rapid changes in the field of architecture. Current drives to incorporate building information modelling as a part of architectural design are giving way to the in... Read More about Digital participation and collaboration in architectural design..

The sociology of everyday life peacebuilding. (2018)
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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..

Time and temporality in transitional and post-conflict societies. (2018)
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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..

Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state. (2017)
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SPICKER, P. 2017. Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state. Translated to Arabic by H.M.I. Matter. Berlin: Democratic Arabic Centre [online]. Available from: http://democraticac.de/?p=46477

This book is about social policy and administration, which is a field of study mainly concerned with 'social welfare' and the 'social services'. Social policy is not a self-contained academic discipline. The book attempts to draw material together an... Read More about Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state..

交流 kōryū. (2017)
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CLARKE, J., HANAHUSA, R., LAI, I.-C., LUCAS, R., LYNCH, H., MILLER, M., SUGITA, Y., TAKAHUSHI, M. and VIONNET, C. 2017. 交流 kōryū. Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen [online]. Available from: https://knowingfromtheinside.org/files/koryu.pdf

The title I have given this book, 交流kōryū, is a Japanese word that can be broadly translated into English as ‘exchange(s)’. Its meanings correspond to the breadth of meaning ‘exchange’ offers in English, including acts of giving and receiving (ofte... Read More about 交流 kōryū..

Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist. (2017)
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PEDERSEN, S. 2017. Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

Aberdeen Art Gallery holds a unique collection of correspondence that belonged to a woman journalist called Caroline Phillips. As honorary secretary of the Aberdeen branch of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), otherwise known as the Suffr... Read More about Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist..

A textbook of community nursing. (2017)
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BAIN, H. and CHILTON. S. (eds.). 2017. A textbook of community nursing. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315157207

A Textbook of Community Nursing is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional topics, including professional approaches to care, public health, eHealth, therapeutic relationships and the role of community... Read More about A textbook of community nursing..