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

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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...

What do parents feel they need? Implications of parents' perspectives for the facilitation of parenting programmes

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Miller, S., & Sambell, K. (2003)
What do parents feel they need? Implications of parents' perspectives for the facilitation of parenting programmes. Children & Society, 17(1), 32-44. https://doi.org/10.1002/chi.726
This paper is based upon in-depth interview studies with a range of parents and explores their beliefs, expectations and experiences of parenting support. Three dominant ways ...

Recruiting Women into Scottish Wood Chain Industries

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Ridley-Ellis, D., MacPherson, S., & Thomson, E. (2008)
Recruiting Women into Scottish Wood Chain Industries. Timber Engineering, 1, 477-485
In common with many countries, the composition and attitudes of Scotland’s population are changing. It is the regions where the industries in the wood products value chain are...

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

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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...

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

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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 ...

Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and ‘doing’ male identities across the life course.

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Idris, D. R., Forrest, S., & Brown, S. (2019)
Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and ‘doing’ male identities across the life course. Sociology of health and illness, 41(6), 1071-1087. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12885
Using data collected through semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions with 37 adult men living in Brunei Darussalam, this paper explores how masculinities and ex...

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

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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...

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

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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...

Unemployment duration and employability in remote rural labour markets.

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Lindsay, C., McCracken, M. G., & McQuaid, R. W. (2003)
Unemployment duration and employability in remote rural labour markets. Journal of Rural Studies, 19, 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0743-0167%2802%2900067-0
This paper analyses the barriers to work faced by long- and short-term unemployed people in remote rural labour markets. Applying a broad concept of 'employability' as an anal...

Rethinking the consumption of places

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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...