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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...

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...

The intervention effect of SMS delivery on Chinese adolescent's physical activity.

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

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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.

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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 ...

Evaluating the effectiveness of domestic abuse prevention education: Are certain children more or less receptive to the messages conveyed?

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Fox, C. L., Corr, M., Gadd, D., & Sim, J. (2016)
Evaluating the effectiveness of domestic abuse prevention education: Are certain children more or less receptive to the messages conveyed?. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 21(1), 212-227. https://doi.org/10.1111/lcrp.12046
Purpose A number of school-based domestic abuse prevention programmes have been developed in the United Kingdom, but evidence as to the effectiveness of such programmes is lim...

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

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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....

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...

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...

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...