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What’s in a word? Victims on ‘victim’

Journal Article
Fohring, S. (2018)
What’s in a word? Victims on ‘victim’. International Review of Victimology, 24(2), 151-164. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269758018755154
Identifying as a victim of crime is a complex process involving both social and personal motivations. This paper utilises data gathered from victims of crime to examine how th...

Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland

Journal Article
Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Sanghera, G. S. (2017)
Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland. Social and Cultural Geography, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2017.1346197
This paper uses a framework of ‘ontological security’ to discuss the psycho-social strategies of self-securitization employed by ethnic and religious minority young people in ...

When is bigger better? The effects of group size on the evolution of helping behaviours: Effects of group size on evolution of helping

Journal Article
Powers, S. T., & Lehmann, L. (2017)
When is bigger better? The effects of group size on the evolution of helping behaviours: Effects of group size on evolution of helping. Biological Reviews, 92(2), 902-920. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12260
Understanding the evolution of sociality in humans and other species requires understanding how selection on social behaviour varies with group size. However, the effects of g...

How institutions shaped the last major evolutionary transition to large-scale human societies

Journal Article
Powers, S. T., van Schaik, C. P., & Lehmann, L. (2016)
How institutions shaped the last major evolutionary transition to large-scale human societies. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, 371(1687), 20150098. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2015.0098
What drove the transition from small-scale human societies centred on kinship and personal exchange, to large-scale societies comprising cooperation and division of labour amo...

Power to the Population? the population census under review.

Conference Proceeding
Killick, L., Duff, A., Hall, H., & Deakin, M. (2016)
Power to the Population? the population census under review. In ACTIS 2015, (27-34
Many regard the population census as the backbone of national statistics. It is also regarded as a national institution; a data source held in high regard by the academic, pol...

Book review: Victims of terrorism. A comparative and interdisciplinary study-Lynch, Orla & Argomaniz, Javier (eds) Routledge: London, 2015; ISBN 9780415836593

Journal Article
Fohring, S. (2015)
Book review: Victims of terrorism. A comparative and interdisciplinary study-Lynch, Orla & Argomaniz, Javier (eds) Routledge: London, 2015; ISBN 9780415836593. International Review of Victimology, 21(3), 363-364. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269758015591933
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Cultural Geography

Book Chapter
Hannam, K. (2015)
Cultural Geography. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), 409 - 413. (Second Edition). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.72077-0
This article is a revision of the previous edition article by G. Pratt, volume 5, pp. 3070–3075, © 2001, Elsevier Ltd. Abstract Early conceptualizations of cultural geography ...

Putting a face on the dark figure: Describing victims who don’t report crime

Journal Article
Fohring, S. (2014)
Putting a face on the dark figure: Describing victims who don’t report crime. Temida časopis o viktimizaciji, ljudskim pravima i rodu / Viktimološko Društvo Srbije i Prometej, Beograd, 17(4), 3-18. https://doi.org/10.2298/tem1404003f
Since the inception of large scale victimisation surveys a considerable amount of research has been conducted investigating the so called ‘dark figure’ of unreported crime. Al...

Lifestyle Migration in East Asia: Integrating Ethnographic Methodology and Practice Theory

Book
O'Reilly, K., Stones, R., & Botterill, K. (2014)
Lifestyle Migration in East Asia: Integrating Ethnographic Methodology and Practice Theory. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013509192
This project was designed to study the lifestyle migration of British migrants in Thailand and Malaysia and Hong Kong Chinese migrants to mainland China. With a focus on the m...

Looking at bullying and cyberbullying: mapping approaches and knowledge.

Report
Stone, K. (2014)
Looking at bullying and cyberbullying: mapping approaches and knowledge. Edinburgh. Scotland: Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People
This report looks at how bullying and cyberbullying are defined, approaches to handling both in Scotland, and children and young people's views and experiences of cyberbullyin...