Perret, C., Powers, S. T., Pitt, J., & Hart, E. (2018). Can justice be fair when it is blind? How social network structures can promote or prevent the evolution of despotism. In T. Ikegami, N. Virgo, O. Witkowski, M. Oka, R. Suzuki, & H. Iizuka (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Artificial Lifedoi:10.1162/isal_a_00058
Hierarchy is an efficient way for a group to organize, but often goes along with inequality that benefits leaders. To control despotic behaviour, followers can assess leaders'...
Stavert, J. (2018). Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland. Laws, 7(3), (26). doi:10.3390/laws7030026
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) highlights the need to actively remove obstacles to, and promote, the full and equal enjoyment ...
O'Neill, M., & Aston, E. (2018). Changing Stop and Search in Scotland. European Journal of Policing Studies, 5,
Compared to other areas in the UK, stop and search in Scotland was on a disproportionately large scale prior to 2015 and targeted children and young people. Scottish police of...
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
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Kind-hearted staff and students from Edinburgh Napier University have shown their support for a cause worth reading about after donating almost 1,000 books to a local homeless...
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Barnes Macfarlane, L. (2017). Patrick v Patrick and Re A letter to a Young Person : Judicial Letters to Children – an Unannounced, but not an Unwelcome, Development. Edinburgh Law Review, 22(1), (101-107). doi:10.3366/elr.2018.0458. ISSN 1364-9809
A letter”, Nietzsche once wrote, “is an unannounced visit, the postman the agent of rude surprises”.1 Given the extremely personal nature of many family law judgments, it is r...
Meldrum, S. (2017). Group Guidance - Is It Time To Flock Together?. Journal of the National Institute fro Career Education and Counselling. 38(1), 36-43. doi:10.20856/jnicec.3806. ISSN 2046-1348
This article calls for delivery models which encourage the collective career learning of groups to be brought to the centre stage of career guidance practice. It challenges th...
Tropp, L. R., Hawi, D. R., O'Brien, T. C., Gheorghiu, M., Zetes, A., & Butz, D. A. (2017). Intergroup contact and the potential for post-conflict reconciliation: Studies in Northern Ireland and South Africa. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 23(3), (239-249). doi:10.1037/pac0000236. ISSN 1078-1919
With surveys of Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland, and Whites and Blacks in South Africa, this research examines how both contact quality and exposure to intergrou...
Hallenberg, K. M. & Haddow, C. (2016). Beyond criminal justice: connecting justice and sustainability. Law Teacher. 50(3), 352-370. doi:10.1080/03069400.2016.1262985. ISSN 0306-9400
The potential of higher education in advancing sustainability has been widely accepted and even partly realised, although a wholesale reorientation of core activities and curr...
Yates, P., & Allardyce, S. (in press). Working with children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour
‘At a time when a better-informed picture about the realities of child sexual abuse is urgently needed, this book provides a vital part of this complex jigsaw’ from the Forewo...
Skinns, L., Rice, L., Sprawson, A., & Wooff, A. (2017). Police legitimacy in context: an exploration of “soft” power in police custody in England. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 40(3), (601-613). doi:10.1108/PIJPSM-06-2016-0077. ISSN 1363-951X
For the most part, the procedural justice model has been found to generalise across different social groups and social contexts in the Anglo-American world (e.g. Jackson et al...
Hopkins, P., Botterill, K., Sanghera, G., & Arshad, R. (2017). Encountering Misrecognition: Being Mistaken for Being Muslim. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 107(4), (934-948). doi:10.1080/24694452.2016.1270192. ISSN 2469-4452
Exploring both debates about misrecognition and explorations of encounters, this paper focuses upon the experiences of ethnic and religious minority young people who are mista...
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016). Which firms use Islamic financing?. Economics Letters, 150, (15-17). doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2016.10.036. ISSN 0165-1765
This study explores to what extent the Islamic financing instruments are used by non-financial firms and whether profitability influences such financing choice. Based on a pan...
Whitecross, R. (2016). Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education. Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education. 11(1), 23. ISSN 1476-0401
The Legal Education and Training Review highlighted concerns across all sectors, from academics to practitioners over a lack of understanding of professionalism and ethics. Bu...
Yates, P. (2017). Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(15-16), (2482-2494). doi:10.1111/jocn.13531. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
To explore two hypotheses for explaining why there is little written about sibling sexual abuse and to raise awareness of the subject in order better to pr...
McParland, J., Knussen, C., & Murray, J. (2016). The effects of a recalled injustice on the experience of experimentally induced pain and anxiety in relation to just-world beliefs. European Journal of Pain, 20(9), (1392-1401). doi:10.1002/ejp.862. ISSN 1090-3801
Background: A growing field of investigation into social justice cognitions and pain suggests perceived injustice has a negative impact on pain, but little is known about indi...
Brown, S. (2015). Teenage pregnancy, parenting and intergenerational relations. Palgrave Macmillan
Drawing on interviews and focus groups with young mothers and fathers, their parents and other relatives, this book provides a rich exploration of the experience of being a te...