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Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. (2011)
Book Chapter
COPELAND, S. 2011. Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research. In Rikowski, R. (ed.) Digitisation perspectives. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pages 103-113.

Since the 1990s an increasing number of higher education institutions and research-related organisations have been encouraging the submission of theses and dissertations in electronic format. The transition from print theses and dissertations to ETDs... Read More about Electronic theses and dissertations: promoting 'hidden' research..

Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. (2011)
Book Chapter
HALPIN, D., BAXTER, G. and MACLEOD, I. 2012. Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy. In Halpin, D. and Jordan, G. (eds.) The scale of interest organization in democratic politics: data and research methods. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 118-140. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230359239_6

The basic premise of this book is that counting populations of organized interests is a worthwhile activity. The opening chapter - not to mention many of the contributions - provides numerous persuasive reasons. In this chapter, all this is taken for... Read More about Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy..

Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. (2011)
Book Chapter
MORRISON, J. 2011. Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency. In Charles, A. and Stewart, G. (eds.) The end of journalism: news in the twenty-first century. Bern: Peter Lang [online], pages 193-210. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0150-2

If there is one realm of public life in which the provincial press has long justified the mantle 'fourth estate', it is in fulfilling its time-honoured role as principal scrutinizer (and critic) of local government. For generations, regional newspape... Read More about Spin, smoke-filled rooms, and the decline of council reporting by British local newspapers: the slow demise of town hall transparency..

The 'ins' and 'outs' of terrorism: the roles of emotions throughout 'terrorists' careers. (2011)
Book Chapter
VERTIGANS, S. 2011. The 'ins' and 'outs' of terrorism: the roles of emotions throughout 'terrorists' careers. In Gallore, A.M. (ed.) Terrorism: motivation, threats and prevention. New York: Nova Science Publishers [online], chapter 6, pages 199-134. Available from: http://www.novapublishers.org/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=13869

Terrorism is a subject that arouses considerable emotions. These emotions are largely associated with public reactions to attacks and particular events. Analysis of terrorism and 'terrorists', in particular, also identifies the significance of emotio... Read More about The 'ins' and 'outs' of terrorism: the roles of emotions throughout 'terrorists' careers..

Islam and the construction of modern nationalism: the unintended consequences of state sponsored socialisation. (2011)
Book Chapter
VERTIGANS, S. 2011. Islam and the construction of modern nationalism: the unintended consequences of state sponsored socialisation. In Franco, G.H. and Cervantes, S.L. (eds.) Islam in the 21st century. New York: Nova Science Publishers [online], pages 1-26. Available from: http://www.novapublishers.org/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=11164

Around the world approaches by Muslim governments to introduce secularisation and create national consciousness have relied heavily upon processes of state sponsored socialisation. Across the overwhelming majority of Muslim societies, secular structu... Read More about Islam and the construction of modern nationalism: the unintended consequences of state sponsored socialisation..

Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. (2011)
Book Chapter
MCDONALD, S. 2011. Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace. In Bartlett, D. (ed.) Going green: the psychology of sustainability in the workplace. Leicester: The British Psychological Society, chapter 7, pages 59-64.

In 2008 the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency reported that commercial waste amounted to 5.75 million tonnes, compared with 2.94 million tonnes of domestic waste. Despite the fact that waste arising in commercial premises is nearly double that... Read More about Green behaviour: difference in recycling behaviour between the home and the workplace..