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Can 'distant water ... quench the instant thirst'? The renegotiation of familial support in rural China in the face of extensive out migration (2016)
Journal Article
Cook, J., & Liu, J. (2016). Can 'distant water ... quench the instant thirst'? The renegotiation of familial support in rural China in the face of extensive out migration. Journal of Aging Studies, 37, 29-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaging.2016.02.002

This article addresses debates on modernisation, ageing and intergenerational support in developing/emerging economies. By examining the impact of rural to urban migration on elder support in Chinese rural families, it examines how support is being r... Read More

‘I think I'm more free with them' : conflict, negotiation and change in intergenerational relations in African families living in Britain (2015)
Journal Article
Cook, J., & Waite, L. (2016). ‘I think I'm more free with them' : conflict, negotiation and change in intergenerational relations in African families living in Britain. Journal of ethnic and migration studies, 42(8), 1388-1402. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2015.1073578

While the family is increasingly being recognised as pivotal to migration, there remain too few studies examining how migration impacts on intergenerational relationships. Although traditional intergenerational gaps are intensified by migration, argu... Read More

Banging on open doors? Stakeholder dialogue and the challenge of business engagement for UK NGOs (2011)
Journal Article
Burchell, J., & Cook, J. (2011). Banging on open doors? Stakeholder dialogue and the challenge of business engagement for UK NGOs. Environmental Politics, 20(6), (918-937). doi:10.1080/09644016.2011.617176. ISSN 0964-4016

In recent years, increased pressure from civil society and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has heightened the need for companies to engage with their critics. As the notion of corporate social responsibility has come to the fore in the business... Read More