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Sibling birth order, use of statutory measures and patterns of placement for children in public care: implications for international child protection systems and research. (2017)
Journal Article
HENDERSON, G., JONES, C. and WOODS, R. 2017. Sibling birth order, use of statutory measures and patterns of placement for children in public care: implications for international child protection systems and research. Children and youth services review [online], 82, pages 321-328. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.10.001

Public care of abused and neglected children is one important element of statutory intervention which aims to address the major global challenge of protecting children from abuse and neglect. Where a child is part of a sibling group, this introduces... Read More about Sibling birth order, use of statutory measures and patterns of placement for children in public care: implications for international child protection systems and research..

The effect of person order on egress time: a simulation model of evacuation from a neolithic visitor attraction. (2017)
Journal Article
STEWART, A., ELYAN, E., ISAACS, J., MCEWEN, L. and WILSON, L. 2017. The effect of person order on egress time: a simulation model of evacuation from a neolithic visitor attraction. Human factors [online], 59(8), pages 1222-1232. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0018720817729608

Objective: The aim of this study was to model the egress of visitors from a Neolithic visitor attraction. Background: Tourism attracts increasing numbers of elderly and mobility-impaired visitors to our built-environment heritage sites. Some such sit... Read More about The effect of person order on egress time: a simulation model of evacuation from a neolithic visitor attraction..

Unintentional social consequences of disorganised marketing of corporate social responsibility: figurational insights from the oil and gas sector in Africa. (2017)
Book Chapter
VERTIGANS, S. 2017. Unintentional social consequences of disorganised marketing of corporate social responsibility: figurational insights from the oil and gas sector in Africa. In Connolly, J. and Dolan, P. (eds.) The social organisation of marketing: a figurational approach to people, organisations and markets. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan [online], chapter 4, pages 93-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51571-7_4

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a concept that is widely associated with large transnational corporations (TNCs) and increasingly small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The concept is contentious with wide ranging debates about i... Read More about Unintentional social consequences of disorganised marketing of corporate social responsibility: figurational insights from the oil and gas sector in Africa..

Hostage taking. (2017)
Book Chapter
ALEXANDER, D.A. 2017. Hostage taking. In Puri, B.K. and Treasaden, I.H. (eds.) Forensic psychiatry: fundamentals and clinical practice. Boca Raton: CRC Press [online], chapter 46, pages 339-344. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315380797

A hostage incident is a crime which may have many motives. It can have long term and serious effects on the hostage. Steps can be taken to reduce the risk of being taken hostage, and there are ways to minimize the adverse effects of being a hostage.

The development of non-essentialist concepts of ethnicity among children in a multicultural London community. (2017)
Journal Article
WOODS, R. 2017. The development of non-essentialist concepts of ethnicity among children in a multicultural London community. British journal of development psychology [online], 35(4), pages 546-567. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjdp.12194

Ethnic constancy, the belief that a person cannot change ethnicity, is an important component of ethnic essentialism, the conviction that members of ethnic groups share an immutable underlying essence. Most children in previous research viewed ethnic... Read More about The development of non-essentialist concepts of ethnicity among children in a multicultural London community..

Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. (2017)
Journal Article
COOPER, K., JEHU, L.M., KLEIN, S., SMITH, B.H. and SCHOFIELD, P. 2018. Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study. Physiotherapy [online], 104(2), pages 239-247. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2017.07.001

Objective - To determine the feasibility and acceptability of a training programme for peer volunteers to support older adults with chronic low back pain (CLBP) following discharge from physiotherapy. Design - Feasibility study. Setting - Community-b... Read More about Training peers to support older people with chronic low back pain following physiotherapy discharge: a feasibility study..

Compare and contrast two different ontological perspectives that might apply to qualitative research in psychology evaluating the impact on epistemology and choice of data collection method in studying straight men who sleep with men (MSM). (2017)
Journal Article
BROADWAY-HORNER, M. 2018. Compare and contrast two different ontological perspectives that might apply to qualitative research in psychology evaluating the impact on epistemology and choice of data collection method in studying straight men who sleep with men (MSM). International journal of culture and mental health [online], 11(2), pages 171-175. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17542863.2017.1343860

When embarking on a piece of research it is important to decide on which ontological basis the researcher stands. Do they see the world in absolute terms thereby having a positivist view or do they believe in observing through the constructions of th... Read More about Compare and contrast two different ontological perspectives that might apply to qualitative research in psychology evaluating the impact on epistemology and choice of data collection method in studying straight men who sleep with men (MSM)..

A comparison of car driving, public transport and cycling experiences in three European cities. (2017)
Journal Article
WOODS, R. and MASTHOFF, J. 2017. A comparison of car driving, public transport and cycling experiences in three European cities. Transportation research, part A: policy and practice [online], 103, pages 211-222. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2017.06.002

Private car use in large cities causes congestion and pollution, and should be reduced. Previous research has shown that private cars are preferred over public transport, but it is not known whether that preference holds in large cities that attenuat... Read More about A comparison of car driving, public transport and cycling experiences in three European cities..

Challenges for social impact assessment in coastal regions: a case study of the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project. (2017)
Journal Article
MABON, L., KITA, J. and XUE, Z. 2017. Challenges for social impact assessment in coastal regions: a case study of the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project. Marine policy [online], 83, pages 243-251. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.06.015

This paper assesses challenges for social impact assessment (SIA) for coastal and offshore infrastructure projects, using the case study of the Tomakomai Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Demonstration Project in Hokkaido, Japan. Interest in SIA and l... Read More about Challenges for social impact assessment in coastal regions: a case study of the Tomakomai CCS Demonstration Project..

The use of abduction in alienation research: a rationale and a worked example. (2017)
Journal Article
YUILL, C. 2017. The use of abduction in alienation research: a rationale and a worked example. Social theory and health [online], 15(4), pages 465-481. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41285-017-0038-1

Abduction as a form of inference is recommended as a means of analysis within theory-driven research. Its capacity to provide creative (re)interpretations of data that add to a theory allowing it to become a growing dynamic and nuanced body of though... Read More about The use of abduction in alienation research: a rationale and a worked example..

Making sense of complexity in risk governance in post-disaster Fukushima fisheries: a scalar approach. (2017)
Journal Article
MABON, L. and KAWABE, M. 2017. Making sense of complexity in risk governance in post-disaster Fukushima fisheries: a scalar approach. Environmental science and policy [online], 75, pages 173-183. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.06.001

This paper evaluates how geographical theories of scale can give a more robust understanding of the governance of complex environmental risks. We assess the case of fisheries in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture in Japan following the 2011 nuclear dis... Read More about Making sense of complexity in risk governance in post-disaster Fukushima fisheries: a scalar approach..

A case study about a gay man who wants to follow his Sri Lankan culture and dedicate his life to a person - a man. (2017)
Journal Article
BROADWAY-HORNER, M. 2017. A case study about a gay man who wants to follow his Sri Lankan culture and dedicate his life to a person - a man. International journal of culture and mental health [online], 10(4), pages 414-446. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17542863.2017.1327548

The study from an Interpersonal Phenomenological Approach of gay sexuality in cultural terms offers an opportunity to identify the driving force behind why some men will marry a woman to fit into the society they grew up in. This study presents a cas... Read More about A case study about a gay man who wants to follow his Sri Lankan culture and dedicate his life to a person - a man..

Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; a think aloud study. (2017)
Journal Article
MACVICAR, S., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. 2017. Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; a think aloud study. Midwifery [online], 50, pages 239-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.04.013

Objective International guidelines recommend the promotion and, protection of breastfeeding for the substance exposed mother and baby. Yet few studies have explored the facilitators, moderators and barriers, to successful breastfeeding for women enro... Read More about Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; a think aloud study..

The state of the art and future opportunities for using longitudinal n-of-1 methods in health behaviour research: a systematic literature overview. (2017)
Journal Article
MCDONALD, S., QUINN, F., VIEIRA, R., O'BRIEN, N., WHITE, M., JOHNSTON, D.W. and SNIEHOTTA, F.F. 2017. The state of the art and future opportunities for using longitudinal n-of-1 methods in health behaviour research: a systematic literature overview. Health psychology review [online], 11(4), pages 307-323. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17437199.2017.1316672

N-of-1 studies test hypotheses within individuals based on repeated measurement of variables within the individual over time. Intra-individual effects may differ from those found in between-participant studies. Using examples from a systematic review... Read More about The state of the art and future opportunities for using longitudinal n-of-1 methods in health behaviour research: a systematic literature overview..

A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school. (2017)
Journal Article
STEVENS, G., JAHODA, A., MATTHEWS, L., HANKEY, C., MELVILLE, C., MURRAY, H. and MITCHELL, F. 2018. A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school. Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities [online], 31(S1), pages 52-67. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12340

Background: - The prevalence of obesity is higher in those with intellectual disabilities than the general population. The aim of the study was to understand the determinants of physical activity and dietary patterns in this population during their f... Read More about A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school..

#FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline. (2017)
Journal Article
NATHANE, M. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2017. #FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline. Critical and radical social work [online], 5(1), pages 115-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986017X14835300150779

This paper looks at the student protests and demands for free and deconloised education which began in 2015 in South African universities. These protests were also representative of deep anger about broader inequalities in South Africa, which is stil... Read More about #FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline..

Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. (2017)
Journal Article
GIBSON, N. 2017. Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. Journal of kidney care [online], 2(1), pages 46-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2017.2.1.46

Using photography with patients to help them express concerns, investigate coping strategies and learn from their peers is known as therapeutic photography. The practice has benefits to both professionals and participants, particularly with 'hard to... Read More about Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication..

The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body. (2016)
Journal Article
RUGGERONE, L. 2016. The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body. Fashion theory [online], 21(5), pages 573-593. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1362704X.2016.1253302

In sociological and cultural studies the relationship we have with our clothes has been mostly analyzed in terms of fashion and identity, with a focus on the ways in which we use clothing to represent ourselves to and in the world. The article argues... Read More about The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body..

Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies. (2016)
Journal Article
MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2017. Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies. Sociological forum [online], 32(1), pages 186-206. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/socf.1232

Researchers in peace and conflict studies have rarely focused on time and temporality. This article seeks to extend the literature on the politics of victimhood by examining the context of a mature post-transition society, drawing on qualitative rese... Read More about Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies..