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STEP-based CAD/CAPP integration for finish machining operations. (2010)
Book Chapter
ARIVAZHAGAN, A., MEHTA, N.K. and JAIN, P.K. 2010. STEP-based CAD/CAPP integration for finish machining operations. In Katalinic, B. (ed.) DAAAM international scientific book 2010. 2010 edition. Vienna, Austria: DAAAM International [online], chapter 37, pages 395-412. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2507/daaam.scibook.2010.37

This chapter presents various CAD/CAPP integration methodologies adopted in Feature Recognition Module (FRM) of a “Finish Machining – Computer Aided Process Planning system” (FM-CAPP). The FRM contains three sub modules to process the inputted STEP A... Read More about STEP-based CAD/CAPP integration for finish machining operations..

Membership and activity in an online parenting community. (2010)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. and SMITHSON, J. 2010. Membership and activity in an online parenting community. In Taiwo, R. (ed.) Handbook of research on discourse behavior and digital communication: language structures and social interaction. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, volume 1, chapter 5, pages 88-103.

Recent studies have shown that British women, especially mothers of young children, spend a particularly large amount of time online. Many are logging on to parenting websites. This chapter investigates Mumsnet, a large British parenting site, and ev... Read More about Membership and activity in an online parenting community..

Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere. (2010)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2010. Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere. In Dumova, T. and Fiordo, R. (eds.) Handbook of research on social interaction technologies and collaboration software: concepts and trends. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, volume 1, chapter 25, pages 281-291.

Previous researchers investigating motivations for blogging have suggested mainly intangible benefits: for instance, documenting the authors life, providing commentary and opinions, expressing deeply felt emotions, working out ideas through writing,... Read More about Women bloggers seeking validation and financial recompense in the blogosphere..

Female form in the media: body image and obesity. (2010)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2010. Female form in the media: body image and obesity. In Tsichlia, G. and Johnstone, A. (eds.) Fat matters: from sociology to science. Keswick: M and K Publishing, chapter 1, pages 5-12.

Can we blame the media for the ‘thin ideal’? Many commentators suggest that the media’s influence on body image stems from the 1920s when the illustrations in fashion magazines changed from drawings to photographs. Readers could now see, and aspire t... Read More about Female form in the media: body image and obesity..

The client perspective on factors in the retrofitting of sustainable technologies to traditional rural homes in North East Scotland. (2010)
Journal Article
MOORE, D.R. 2010. The client perspective on factors in the retrofitting of sustainable technologies to traditional rural homes in North East Scotland. Journal of building appraisal [online], 6(2), pages 117-128. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/jba.2010.18

Through the study of a project completed in 2009, this article seeks to determine what barriers can be encountered by homeowners when trying to improve the performance of older properties with regard to energy use and CO2 emissions. The scope of the... Read More about The client perspective on factors in the retrofitting of sustainable technologies to traditional rural homes in North East Scotland..

Organisational information behaviour in the public consultation process in Scotland. (2010)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and ILLINGWORTH, L. 2010. Organisational information behaviour in the public consultation process in Scotland. Information research [online], 15(4), paper 442. Available from: http://www.informationr.net/ir/15-4/paper442.html

This study explored the information behaviour of representative groups in responding to Scottish Government consultations. It investigated how organizations find out about relevant consultations, how they go about gathering information in preparation... Read More about Organisational information behaviour in the public consultation process in Scotland..

Removing barriers to BIM adoption: clients and code checking to drive changes. (2010)
Book Chapter
HARTY, J. and LAING, R. 2010. Removing barriers to BIM adoption: clients and code checking to drive changes. In Underwood, J. and Isikdag, U. (eds.) Handbook of research on building information modeling and construction informatics: concepts and technologies. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, chapter 24, pages 546-560.

Building information modelling (BIM) is not only an authoring tool for architects and engineers, but also for all stakeholders in the building programme procurement process. Analysis tools like code checking of building regulations and environmental... Read More about Removing barriers to BIM adoption: clients and code checking to drive changes..

Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. (2010)
Book Chapter
BROOM, I. and ROLLAND, C. 2010. Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. In Tsichlia, G. and Johnstone, A.M. (eds.) Fat matters: from sociology to science. Keswick: M and K Publishing, chapter 5, pages 51-66.

The current obesity epidemic, indeed pandemic, is a major public health problem affecting not only the developed nations but also developing countries as they become modern industrialised nations. Over the last thirty years the prevalence of obesity... Read More about Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention..

Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. (2010)
Journal Article
BOJE, D. and SMITH, R. 2010. Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson. Culture and organization [online], 16(4), pages 307-331. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14759551003769250

The storytelling in textual and visual re┬Éconstructions of Bill Gates and Richard Branson by their organizations produces entrepreneurial identities bound into particular social power“knowledge relations. Our purpose is to examine how these organizat... Read More about Re-storying and visualizing the changing entrepreneurial identities of Bill Gates and Richard Branson..

On probation; 'Tracey Emin' as sign. (2010)
Journal Article
KOKOLI, A.M. 2010. On probation; 'Tracey Emin' as sign. Wasafiri [online], 25(1), pages 33-40. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02690050903425342

Emin’s multimedia practice is not merely profoundly autobiographical, narrating intimate details of her teens in Margate and beyond, but has become emblematic of a genre of confessionalism, which attracts popular attention, if not always critical acc... Read More about On probation; 'Tracey Emin' as sign..

Masculinity, doxa and institutionalisation of entrepreneurial identity in the novel Cityboy. (2010)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2010. Masculinity, doxa and institutionalisation of entrepreneurial identity in the novel Cityboy. International journal of gender and entrepreneurship [online], 2(1), pages 27-48. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/17566261011026538

Purpose “ As a result of a plethora of scholarly articles by feminist scholars of entrepreneurship, it is now widely accepted that the notion of entrepreneurship is ideologically skewed towards masculine ideology. Although this body of work has been... Read More about Masculinity, doxa and institutionalisation of entrepreneurial identity in the novel Cityboy..

Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer. (2010)
Report
SMITH, R., 2010. Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer. SIPR Briefing Paper, 10. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, University of Dundee.

This briefing paper discusses the new and innovative role of the police Early Intervention Officer or Early Intervention Worker. This specialist role is the latest in the portfolio of police staff specialisms in Scotland. In this paper the author exa... Read More about Developing the role of the Police Early Intervention Officer..

Policing the changing landscape of rural crime: a case study from Scotland. (2010)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. 2010. Policing the changing landscape of rural crime: a case study from Scotland. International journal of police science and management [online], 12(3), pages 373-387. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1350/ijps.2010.12.3.171

Although the notion of rural crime has an idyllic aura to it, crime occurs in a changing social landscape and is affected by demographic changes, changing crime trends and by the introduction of new policing practices. Similarly, exactly what constit... Read More about Policing the changing landscape of rural crime: a case study from Scotland..

UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption. (2010)
Journal Article
ARNELL, P. and QUIROZ-ONATE, D. 2010. UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption. International journal of liability and scientific enquiry [online], 3(3), pages 183-212. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJLSE.2010.033355

UK compliance with its international obligations in the area of bribery and corruption is in question. Recent domestic and international developments have brought this issue to the fore. This article addresses UK compliance. In doing so it highlights... Read More about UK compliance with international law: bribery and corruption..

An investigation of the prevalence and impact of organisational learning in UK police forces. (2010)
Thesis
RITCHIE, S.H. 2010. An investigation of the prevalence and impact of organisational learning in UK police forces. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This research aims to inform the relevance of Organisational Learning (OL) to policing management practice by investigating its impact and prevalence in UK policing. In the prescriptive literature, OL is propounded as an important aspect of effective... Read More about An investigation of the prevalence and impact of organisational learning in UK police forces..

A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications. (2010)
Journal Article
MACLEOD, C. and GOW, K.S. 2010. A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications. Journal of the British Interplanetary Society [online], 63(5/6), pages 192-205. Available from: http://jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2010.63.192

Most present-day research into Nuclear Fusion concentrates on high-temperature plasmas combined with Inertial or Magnetic Confinement. However, there exists another body of less well-known work based on Electrostatic Acceleration and Confinement. The... Read More about A reconsideration of electrostatically accelerated and confined nuclear fusion for space applications..

An entrepreneurial theorising of the recycling industry. (2010)
Thesis
GAN, B.C. 2010. An entrepreneurial theorising of the recycling industry. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The research interest for this study began with a general observation of the lack of theory-practice integration between the academic context of recycling and entrepreneurship set against the growth in the recycling industry. The research thus began... Read More about An entrepreneurial theorising of the recycling industry..

Meaningful engagement: computer-based interactive media art in public space. (2010)
Conference Proceeding
HER, J.-J. and HAMLYN, J., 2010. Meaningful engagement: computer-based interactive media art in public space. In Huang, F. and Wang, R.-C. (eds.) Arts and Technology: revised selected papers from the proceedings of the 1st International conference on arts and technology (ArtsIT 2009), 24-25 September 2009, Yi-Lan, Taiwan. Lecture notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, 30. Berlin: Springer [online], pages 17-24. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-11577-6_3

Interactive technologies, including electronic devices are increasingly being utilized as a medium for artistic expression and have been placed in freely accessible public environments with mixed results. When audiences encounter computer-based inter... Read More about Meaningful engagement: computer-based interactive media art in public space..

Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience. (2010)
Journal Article
GUTHRIE, C. and ANDERSON, A.R. 2010. Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience. Qualitative market research: an international journal [online], 13(2), pages 110-129. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/13522751011032575

Purpose: This paper argues that whilst destination benchmarking and visitor surveys seek to measure the visitor experience, they privilege the destination manager or researcher rather than taking the visitors viewpoint. It suggests that capturing and... Read More about Visitor narratives: researching and illuminating actual destination experience..