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The Aggregation of Political Rhetoric in Zeitoun

Journal Article
Keeble, A. (2014)
The Aggregation of Political Rhetoric in Zeitoun. Comparative American Studies, 12(3), 173-189. https://doi.org/10.1179/1477570014Z.00000000081
While the initial literary and cultural response to 9/11 consisted mostly of domestic narratives of trauma and mourning that avoided explicit political discourse, narrative re...

Won’t bow: Don’t know how: Treme, New Orleans and American exceptionalism

Journal Article
Keeble, A. (2016)
Won’t bow: Don’t know how: Treme, New Orleans and American exceptionalism. European Journal of American Culture, 35(1), 51-67. https://doi.org/10.1386/ejac.35.1.51_1
This article examines the depiction of exceptionalism in David Simon and Eric Overmeyer’s television series, Treme, and argues that the series uses its New Orleans microcosm t...

'Naw, Naw, Aye - Activism and Alternative Media in the 2014 Scottish Referendum'

Book Chapter
Macleod, K. (2016)
'Naw, Naw, Aye - Activism and Alternative Media in the 2014 Scottish Referendum'. In S. Price, & R. Sanz Sabido (Eds.), Sites of ProtestLanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield
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The Spirit of India: An Exploration of Rabindranath Tagore’s and Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas on Nationalism

Book
Fraser, B. (2016)
The Spirit of India: An Exploration of Rabindranath Tagore’s and Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas on Nationalism. In K. Tuteja, & K. Chakraborty (Eds.), Tagore and Nationalism, 245-256. BioMed Central. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-3696-2_16
Rabindranath’s stand on the ideas of nation and nationalism has become a part of a national debate that often left him isolated and misunderstood in his own country. This pape...

Designing for mobility, collaboration and information use by blue-collar workers

Journal Article
Brodie, J., & Perry, M. (2001)
Designing for mobility, collaboration and information use by blue-collar workers. SIGGROUP bulletin : a publication of the Special Interest Group on Supporting Group Work, 22(3), 22-27. https://doi.org/10.1145/567352.567356
The uptake of mobile phones in the UK has increased exponentially in the past two years, indicating that a wider range of users are now utilising mobile technologies in differ...

Can justice be fair when it is blind? How social network structures can promote or prevent the evolution of despotism

Conference Proceeding
Perret, C., Powers, S. T., Pitt, J., & Hart, E. (2018)
Can justice be fair when it is blind? How social network structures can promote or prevent the evolution of despotism. In T. Ikegami, N. Virgo, O. Witkowski, M. Oka, R. Suzuki, & H. Iizuka (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Artificial Lifehttps://doi.org/10.1162/isal_a_00058
Hierarchy is an efficient way for a group to organize, but often goes along with inequality that benefits leaders. To control despotic behaviour, followers can assess leaders'...

Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”

Journal Article
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (2019)
Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 40(3), 324-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2018.1489219
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...

‘Living Rights’, rights claims, performative citizenship and young people – the right to vote in the Scottish independence referendum

Journal Article
Sanghera, G., Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Arshad, R. (2018)
‘Living Rights’, rights claims, performative citizenship and young people – the right to vote in the Scottish independence referendum. Citizenship Studies, 22(5), 540-555. https://doi.org/10.1080/13621025.2018.1484076
This paper examines the rights claims-making that young people engaged in during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum when the right to vote was extended to 16- and 17-ye...

The co-evolution of social institutions, demography, and large-scale human cooperation

Journal Article
Powers, S. T., & Lehmann, L. (2013)
The co-evolution of social institutions, demography, and large-scale human cooperation. Ecology Letters, 16(11), 1356-1364. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12178
Human cooperation is typically coordinated by institutions, which determine the outcome structure of the social interactions individuals engage in. Explaining the Neolithic tr...

Blue paint and white underwear: miscommunication and humour in intercultural contexts.

Book Chapter
Victoria, M. (2016)
Blue paint and white underwear: miscommunication and humour in intercultural contexts. In J. N. Singh, A. Kantara, & D. Cserző (Eds.), Downscaling Culture: Revisiting Intercultural Communication, 92-113. Cambridge Scholars Publishing
When two individuals from different cultural backgrounds fail to achieve mutual understanding, the accusatory finger is almost always automatically pointed at ‘cultural differ...