Rethinking the consumption of places
Rakić, T., & Chambers, D. (2012)
Rethinking the consumption of places. Annals of Tourism Research, 39, 1612-1633. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2011.12.003
The phenomenological concept of embodiment has underpinned the ‘performance turn’ in tourism studies which, along with the ‘mobilities paradigm’, has contributed to the disrup...
Good jobs, McJobs and skills: job seekers’ attitudes to low-skilled service work.
Lindsay, C. (2005)
Good jobs, McJobs and skills: job seekers’ attitudes to low-skilled service work. Human Resource Management Journal, 15, 50-65. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2005.tb00146.x
This article focuses on unemployed job-seekers' attitudes towards entry-level jobs in three areas of the service sector – retail, hospitality and call-centre work. The article...
The intervention effect of SMS delivery on Chinese adolescent's physical activity.
Lau, P. W. C., Pitkethly, A. J., Leung, B. W. C., Lau, E. Y., & Wang, J. (2019)
The intervention effect of SMS delivery on Chinese adolescent's physical activity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(5), 787. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16050787
To examine the effects of short messaging service (SMS) frequency and timing on the 13 efficacy of an SMS-intervention for Hong Kong Chinese adolescents. Sixty nine students a...
Good practice towards homeless drug users: research evidence from Scotland.
Neale, J., & Kennedy, C. (2002)
Good practice towards homeless drug users: research evidence from Scotland. Health and Social Care in the Community, 10, 196-205. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2524.2002.00357.x
Evidence of large numbers of people who are both homeless and drug dependent, the complexity of their needs, and the many difficulties which they can encounter when trying to ...
Sensational Interests, Mating Effort, and Personality: Evidence for Cross-Cultural Validity
Egan, V., Figueredo, A. J., Wolf, P., McBride, K., Sefcek, J., Vasquez, G., & Charles, K. (2004)
Sensational Interests, Mating Effort, and Personality: Evidence for Cross-Cultural Validity. Journal of Individual Differences, 26(1), 11-19. doi:10.1027/1614-0001.26.1.11
We assessed whether violent or macabre interests ("sensational interests") were related to mating effort and a higher-order personality construct reflecting the combined featu...
The links between begging and rough sleeping: a
question of legitimacy?
question of legitimacy?. Housing Studies, 16, 549-568. https://doi.org/10.1080/02673030120080053)
question of legitimacy?. Housing Studies, 16, 549-568. https://doi.org/10.1080/02673030120080053
Begging is one of the most potent, and controversial, symbols of social exclusion in modern British society. This paper concentrates on the relationship between begging and ro...
The ‘employability gap’: long-term unemployment and barriers to work in buoyant labour markets.
McQuaid, R. W., & Lindsay, C. (2002)
The ‘employability gap’: long-term unemployment and barriers to work in buoyant labour markets. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 20, 613-629. https://doi.org/10.1068/c22m
We analyse the main barriers limiting the employability of long-term unemployed job seekers within a local labour market characterised by generally high levels of demand. We u...
World Heritage: Issues and debates.
Rakić, T. (2007)
World Heritage: Issues and debates. Tourism, 55, 209-219
In over thirty years of its existence, World Heritage has proven to be very popular. It attracted the attention of not only the heritage professionals, but also of tourists, t...
Parenting a young person with mental health problems: temporal disruption and reconstruction.
Harden, J. (2005)
Parenting a young person with mental health problems: temporal disruption and reconstruction. Sociology of health and illness, 27, 351-371. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9566.2005.00446.x
The article explores the experiences of parents living with a young person with mental health problems. Qualitative interviews were conducted with 25 parents (18 mothers and 7...
Researcher with a movie camera: visual ethnography in the field.
Rakić, T., & Chambers, D. (2009)
Researcher with a movie camera: visual ethnography in the field. Current Issues in Tourism, 12, 255-270. https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500802401972
This paper seeks to ‘promote’ the use of moving image visual ethnography within tourism research while concurrently acknowledging the methodological and practical challenges i...