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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...

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...

Rethinking the consumption of places

Journal Article
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...

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....

Researcher with a movie camera: visual ethnography in the field.

Journal Article
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...

Erfolgreiches Risikomanagement im Mittelstand

Book
Henschel, T. (2010)
Erfolgreiches Risikomanagement im Mittelstand. Erich Schmidt
Für mittelständische Unternehmen ist ein funktionierendes Risikomanagement unerlässlich: Es zählt zu den wichtigen Kriterien im Ratingverfahren der Banken und ist somit ein en...

Begging, rough sleeping and social exclusion: Implications for social policy.

Journal Article
Kennedy, C., & Fitzpatrick, S. (2001)
Begging, rough sleeping and social exclusion: Implications for social policy. Urban Studies, 38, 2001-2016. https://doi.org/10.1080/00420980120080907
Begging has become highly visible in the urban centres of Britain in recent years, yet the experiences and motivations of people involved in this activity have remained underr...

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...

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...

Employer recruitment preferences and discrimination: a stated preference experiment.

Report
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...