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The ‘employability gap’: long-term unemployment and barriers to work in buoyant labour markets.

Journal Article
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...

Transnational network formation through sports related regional development projects in the Arabian Peninsula

Journal Article
Amara, M., & Theodoraki, E. (2010)
Transnational network formation through sports related regional development projects in the Arabian Peninsula. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2, 135-158. https://doi.org/10.1080/19406940.2010.488060
The exploration of the phenomenon of regional development through sports related projects in the Arabian Peninsula shows ways in which urban regeneration investment projects a...

News cultures and new social movements: radical journalism and the mainstream media.

Journal Article
Atton, C. (2002)
News cultures and new social movements: radical journalism and the mainstream media. Journalism Studies, 3, 491-505. https://doi.org/10.1080/1461670022000019209
Radical media can be viewed as an extremely democratic form of communication, where people normally denied access to the mainstream media are able to speak on issues that conc...

Parenting a young person with mental health problems: temporal disruption and reconstruction.

Journal Article
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...

Employer recruitment preferences and discrimination: a stated preference experiment.

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McQuaid, R. W., & Bergmann, A. (2008)
Employer recruitment preferences and discrimination: a stated preference experiment
This paper presents a novel approach of applying stated preference methods in the field of labour economics. Differences in behaviour and labour market disadvantage are connec...

Innovative techniques in tourism research: An exploration of visual methods and academic filmmaking

Journal Article
Rakić, T., & Chambers, D. (2010)
Innovative techniques in tourism research: An exploration of visual methods and academic filmmaking. International Journal of Tourism Research, 12, 379-389. https://doi.org/10.1002/jtr.761
While visual methods have long been utilised as legitimate research techniques in the social sciences, within mainstream tourism research these techniques are rarely employed....

Good jobs, McJobs and skills: job seekers’ attitudes to low-skilled service work.

Journal Article
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...

Good practice towards homeless drug users: research evidence from Scotland.

Journal Article
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 ...

The Development of a Holistic and Quantitative Tool for the Assessment and Improvement of Survey Quality.

Thesis
Chen, T. The Development of a Holistic and Quantitative Tool for the Assessment and Improvement of Survey Quality. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4404
There are a variety of guidelines and methods available to measure and assess survey quality. Most of these are based on qualitative descriptions. In practice, they are not ea...

Sensational Interests, Mating Effort, and Personality: Evidence for Cross-Cultural Validity

Journal Article
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...