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Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-28. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. [2019]. Speaking as citizens: women's political correspondence to Scottish newspapers 1918-1928. In Cavanagh, A. and Steel, J. (eds.) Letters to the editor. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], (In Press). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26480-2

Scholars investigating those who write letters to the editor on the subject of politics agree that the typical correspondent is middle-aged or older, male, well educated, with an above-average income and frequently conservative in his politics. While... Read More

The arbitration agreement. (2019)
Book Chapter
KOTELNIKOV, A. 2019. The arbitration agreement. In Kotelnikov, A., Kurochkin, S. and Skvortsov, O. Arbitration in Russia. Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer, chapter 3.

It is a well-established rule that commercial arbitration stems from an agreement to arbitrate, which is a prerequisite and a basis for the arbitral procedure. The entire process, from its inception to the award, originates in the agreement of the pa... Read More

Award. (2019)
Book Chapter
KOTELNIKOV, A. 2019. Award. In Kotelnikov, A., Kurochkin, S. and Skvortsov, O. Arbitration in Russia. Alphen aan den Rijn: Wolters Kluwer, chapter 10.

An arbitral award is the ultimate result of the proceedings, and parties normally expect their arbitration to end in a final and binding award. It is therefore unsurprising that Article 2 of the Arbitration Act 2015 defines arbitration as a process w... Read More

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

Building a supportive culture for sustained organizational learning in public sectors including project learning. (2019)
Book Chapter
SENARATNE, S., VICTORIA, M.F. and SAMARAWEERA, A. 2019. Building a supportive culture for sustained organizational learning in public sectors including project learning. In Albastaki, Y.A., Al-Alawi, A.I. and Al-Bassam, S.A. (eds.) Handbook of research on implementing knowledge management strategy in the public sector. Hershey: IGI Global [online], pages 91-111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-9639-4.ch005.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide an approach to build a supportive organizational culture for sustained organizational learning in public sectors and means of extending such learning culture to project level. Changing culture is not an easy... Read More

Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. (2019)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2019. Schoolbooks and textbook publishing. In Nash, A., Squires, C. and Willison, I. (eds.) The twentieth century and beyond. The Cambridge history of the book in Britain, 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pages 341-364. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1017/9780511862489

In this chapter the author looks at the history of schoolbooks and textbook publishing. The nineteenth century saw a rise in the school book market in Britain due to the rise of formal schooling and public examinations. Although the 1870 Education an... Read More

Embedding entrepreneurial skills within computing. (2019)
Book Chapter
ZARB, M., BRADY, C. and MCDERMOTT, R. 2019. Embedding entrepreneurial skills within computing. In H.T.M. Bui, H.T.M. Nguyen and D. Cole (eds.) Innovate higher education to enhance graduate employability: rethinking the possibilities. London: Routledge [online], chapter 11. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429058899

The Scottish government launched a nationwide drive to increase entrepreneurial skills, looking to become a “world-leading entrepreneurial and innovative nation". One of the key ambitions of this is to build an education system with entrepreneurship... Read More

Interest organizations and European Union politics. (2019)
Book Chapter
GREENWOOD, J. 2019. Interest organizations and European Union politics. In Thompson, W.R. (ed.) Oxford encyclopedia of European Union politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press [online], article ID 1162. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093.../9780190228637.013.1162

Interest representation plays a systemic role in EU policy making and integration, recognised as such in the Treaty on European Union. Interest organisations supply technical and political information to the EU institutions, and EU institutions use i... Read More

Birth and spirituality. (2019)
Book Chapter
CROWTHER, S. 2019. Birth and spirituality. In Laszlo, Z. and Flanagan, B. (eds.) The Routledge international handbook of spirituality and society. London: Routledge [online], pages 113-119. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9781138214675

Spirituality and healthcare is predominantly focussed on end of life care, the central concern of this chapter is spirituality at the start of life. Although there is emergent literature gesturing towards spirituality and healthcare there remains a p... Read More

Adopting the International Standard 'Becoming a human-centred organization (ISO 27500)' supports a strategic approach to internationalisation. (2019)
Book Chapter
VOSPER, H. 2019. Adopting the International Standard ' Becoming a human-centred organization (ISO 27500)' supports a strategic approach to internationalisation. In Hoffman, J., Blessinger, P. and Makhanya, M. (eds.) Strategies for fostering inclusive classrooms in higher education: international perspectived on equity and inclusion. Innovations in higher education teaching and learning, 16. Bingley: Emerald [online], pages 233-249. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-364120190000016018

Educational development is increasingly focussed on quality assurance and enhancement. Individual states/countries have their own mechanisms for assuring the student experience, and this has been accompanied by development of tools (including the UK’... Read More

Walking the tightrope: the funding of South African NGOs and the governance of community development. (2019)
Book Chapter
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2019. Walking the tightrope: the funding of South African NGOs and the governance of community development. In McCrea, N. and Finnegan, F. (eds.) Funding, power and community development. Bristol: Policy Press [online], chapter 3, pages 39-53. https://policy.bristolu...d-community-development

This chapter examines the role of intermediary NGOs in community development in Post-Apartheid South Africa, specifically exploring how these organisations have been shaped by changing funding modalities. The South African non-profit sector is very l... Read More

Interest representation in the EU: an open and structured dialogue? (2018)
Book Chapter
GREENWOOD, J. 2019. Interest representation in the EU: an open and structured dialogue? In Dialer, D. and Richter, M. (eds.) Lobbying in the European Union: strategies, dynamics and trends. Cham: Springer [online], pages 21-31. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98800-9_2

Since 1992, the European Commission has sought to build ‘An Open and Structured Dialogue’ with interest groups, and since 2001 a broader ‘Dialogue with Civil Society’. A core feature of this dialogue involves instruments of transparency, and pluralis... Read More

Resistance and change in a depleted community: personal, pragmatic and paradoxical. (2018)
Book Chapter
WARREN, L., ANDERSON, A.R. and BENSEMANN, J. 2018. Resistance and change in a depleted community: personal, pragmatic and paradoxical. In Higgins, D., Jones, P. and McGowan, P. (eds.) Creating entrepreneurial space: talking through multi-voices, reflections on emerging debates. Contemporary issues in entrepreneurship research, 9A. Bingley: Emerald [online], chapter 7, pages 113-127. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-72462018000009A007

In this chapter, the authors explore entrepreneurial change in Stanton, a rural small town in New Zealand. This once prosperous place has suffered economically and socially as its past core industries have vanished, and it can be considered now as a... Read More

Context matters: entrepreneurial energy in the revival of place. (2018)
Book Chapter
GADDEFORS, J. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2018. Context matters: entrepreneurial energy in the revival of place. In Higgins, D., Jones, P. and McGowan, P. (eds.) Creating entrepreneurial space: talking through multi-voices, reflections on emerging debates. Contemporary issues in entrepreneurship research, 9A. Bingley: Emerald [online], chapter 4, pages 63-78. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-72462018000009A004

This chapter is positioned at the conjunction of these literatures. The authors have studied this community for 10 years; regularly interviewing the entrepreneur and residents; attending meetings and making observations. The authors found that the en... Read More

Taming trilogues: the EU's law-making process in a comparative perspective. (2018)
Book Chapter
GREENWOOD, J. and ROEDERER-RYNNING, C. 2019. Taming trilogues: the EU's law-making process in a comparative perspective. In Costa, O. (ed.) The European Parliament in times of EU crisis: dynamics and transformations. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 121-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97391-3_6

As the directly elected institution of representative democracy, the European Parliament (EP) is at the centre of debates about the nature of the EU polity. The dramatic increase in its legislative powers since becoming a directly elected instituti... Read More

Online news audiences as co-authors? (2018)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2018. Online news audiences as co-authors? The extent and limits of collaborative citizen-professional journalism on newspaper comment threads. In Višnovský, J. and Radošinská, J. (eds.) Social media and journalism: trends, connections, implications. London: IntechOpen [online], chapter 2, pages 13-33. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.77098

Recent research has demonstrated how comment threads published beneath online news articles are being transformed into fluid interfaces between professional journalists, their work and their audiences. Today's audience-members are not only able to re... Read More

Censoring contemporary art in Macedonia. (2018)
Book Chapter
BLACKWOOD, J. 2018. Censoring contemporary art in Macedonia. In Kennedy, R. and Coulter, R. (eds.) Censorship art: silencing the artwork. London: IB Tauris [online], chapter 8. Available from: https://www.bloomsbury....ring-art-9781788313834/

In this essay, we will consider how censorship affects discourses of contemporary art in the Republic of Macedonia. To do so, we must first outline the cultural, political and social contexts in Macedonia; consider some differing standpoints on what... Read More

In the shadow of Alexander the Great: censorship, ideology and contemporary art in Macedonia. (2018)
Book Chapter
BLACKWOOD, J. 2018. In the shadow of Alexander the Great: censorship, ideology and contemporary art in Macedonia. In Kennedy, R. and Coulter, R. (eds.) Censoring art: silencing the artwork. London: I.B. Tauris [online], pages 137-155. Available from: https://www.bloomsbury....ring-art-9781838608118/

In this chapter the author discusses how censorship affects discourses of contemporary art in the Republic of Macedonia. The cultural, political and social contexts in Macedonia are outlined and differing standpoints on what constitutes contemporary... Read More

NGOs in the European Union. (2018)
Book Chapter
GREENWOOD, J. 2018. NGOs in the European Union. In Kellow, A. and Murphy-Gregory, H. (eds.) Handbook of research on NGOs. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing [online], pages 391-403. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781785361685.00027

NGOs play an institutionalised role in the European Union (EU), serving as unofficial opposition in a system otherwise orientated around consensus, and as policy partner to in times of need. Dialogue with institutions is structured along pluralist li... Read More

Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. (2018)
Book Chapter
WARRENDER, D. and MACPHERSON, S. 2019. Making sense: death, dying, and mental health. In Cooper, D.B. and Cooper, J. (eds.) Palliative care within mental health: ethical practice. Abingdon: Routledge [online], chapter 23, pages 324-337. Available from: https://www.crcpress.com/9781138609822

The causation of mental health problems remains burdened with an uncertainty which freely allows a variety of assertions to be made (Pilgrim 2014). It is therefore crucial, in this arena of confusion, that some sense be available. This chapter will b... Read More