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Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines (2020)
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Bankoff, G. (2020). Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines. Environment and History, 2020(1), 7-29. https://doi.org/10.3197/096734019X15755402985532

Rich volcanic soils have long attracted human settlements which have traded the risk of eruption against the benefits of higher agricultural yields. Yet little research has been done on how societies have normalized the risks and adapted to living in... Read More about Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines.

Muddy knees and muddy needs: parents perceptions of outdoor learning (2019)
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Parsons, K. J., & Traunter, J. (2019). Muddy knees and muddy needs: parents perceptions of outdoor learning. Children's Geographies, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2019.1694637

Research highlights that children across the UK access the outdoors less than previous generations, often at levels below that prescribed by the United Nations as a basic level of outdoor access for prisoners. School staff and parents are intrinsic p... Read More about Muddy knees and muddy needs: parents perceptions of outdoor learning.

Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery (2019)
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Capern, A. (2019). Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery. Journal of British Studies, 58(4), 701-716. https://doi.org/10.1017/jbr.2019.91

This article is a case study of female litigants acting in the capacity of mother in the English equity court of Chancery between 1550 and 1700. It starts by asking how prevalent mothers were as plaintiffs and defendants in Chancery, though the burde... Read More about Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery.

Learning Outcomes -A Good Idea, Yet with Problems and Lost Opportunities (2019)
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Holmes, A. G. (2019). Learning Outcomes -A Good Idea, Yet with Problems and Lost Opportunities. Educational Process: International Journal, 8(3), 159-169. https://doi.org/10.22521/edupij.2019.83.1

Learning outcomes are used throughout assessment processes in higher education. In many countries their use is mandatory, with a frequent assumption that they bring many positive benefits to educational processes. Yet, there are tensions associated w... Read More about Learning Outcomes -A Good Idea, Yet with Problems and Lost Opportunities.

Towards effective mobilization of social participation: from an instrumental approach to a value-oriented approach in China (2019)
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Yang, Y., Xu, Y., & Wilkinson, M. (in press). Towards effective mobilization of social participation: from an instrumental approach to a value-oriented approach in China. Policy studies : the journal of the Policy Studies Institute, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/01442872.2019.1667966

State mobilization is crucial for promoting social participation in mainland China. Due to its historically weak roots, social participation’s limited popularity reflects the failure of China’s current instrumental mobilization approach which focuses... Read More about Towards effective mobilization of social participation: from an instrumental approach to a value-oriented approach in China.

Models of SEND: the impact of political and economic influences on policy and provision (2019)
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Rolfe, S. (2020). Models of SEND: the impact of political and economic influences on policy and provision. British Journal of Special Education, 46(4), 423-444. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8578.12284

The content and direction of policy can be impacted upon by broader political and economic influences that are of central concern to the government in office. With regard to education, the concepts of inclusion and SEND are at the forefront of... Read More about Models of SEND: the impact of political and economic influences on policy and provision.

What Choice Risk And Responsibilisation In Cvd Policy (2019)
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Hutchison, J., & Holdsworth, J. (in press). What Choice Risk And Responsibilisation In Cvd Policy. Health,

Employing a policy-as-discourse approach, we explore how the language of choice, risk and responsibilisation influences cardiovascular disease policy. We analyse four key pieces of public health literature produced in the UK between 1999 and 2013 tha... Read More about What Choice Risk And Responsibilisation In Cvd Policy.

Principles underpinning innovative mobile learning: Stakeholders’ priorities (2019)
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Burden, K., Kearney, M., Schuck, S., & Burke, P. (2019). Principles underpinning innovative mobile learning: Stakeholders’ priorities. TechTrends, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-019-00415-0

This article discusses the results of a survey that measured school teachers’ and mobile learning (m-learning) experts’ perceptions of the relative importance and effectiveness of various pedagogical principles underpinning m-learning designs. A scan... Read More about Principles underpinning innovative mobile learning: Stakeholders’ priorities.

City branding and the popular music star: The case of Mina, Cremona, and ‘Cremona canta Mina’ (2018) (2019)
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Haworth, R. (in press). City branding and the popular music star: The case of Mina, Cremona, and ‘Cremona canta Mina’ (2018). Italian Studies, 74(4), https://doi.org/10.1080/00751634.2019.1658956

Mina (born Anna Maria Mazzini, 1940) is arguably the best-loved and most successful female Italian popular music star. More than this, she has become part of Italian everyday life and cultural heritage, and an icon of Italy of which the country can a... Read More about City branding and the popular music star: The case of Mina, Cremona, and ‘Cremona canta Mina’ (2018).

Educating young people about society in China, England, Mexico and Spain: similar approaches to values education from different contexts (2019)
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Brown, E., Chen, D., Davies, I., Urbina Garcia, A., & Munguia Godinez, I. (2019). Educating young people about society in China, England, Mexico and Spain: similar approaches to values education from different contexts. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2019.1647513

Following remarks about the nature and significance of values and values education, generally and more specifically in China, England, Mexico and Spain, we explain the methods used to analyse official policies that apply to moral education, citizensh... Read More about Educating young people about society in China, England, Mexico and Spain: similar approaches to values education from different contexts.

Language intermediaries and local agency: peacebuilding, translation/interpreting and political disempowerment in 'mature' post-Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina (2019)
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Baker, C. (2019). Language intermediaries and local agency: peacebuilding, translation/interpreting and political disempowerment in 'mature' post-Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 12(3), 236-250. https://doi.org/10.1080/17526272.2019.1644413

The peace negotiations that ended the 1992–95 war in Bosnia-Herzegovina established a constitutional system of ethnic power-sharing that satisfied its signatories (the presidents of Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia) enough for war to cease and provided for... Read More about Language intermediaries and local agency: peacebuilding, translation/interpreting and political disempowerment in 'mature' post-Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Preschool transition in Mexico: Exploring teachers' perceptions and practices (2019)
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Urbina-Garcia, A. (2019). Preschool transition in Mexico: Exploring teachers' perceptions and practices. Teaching and Teacher Education, 85, 226-234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2019.06.012

This study explored the perceptions of preschool and first grade teachers regarding preschool to first grade transition practices in public schools in Mexico City. A survey was administered to a sample of 15 preschool and 15 primary school teachers,... Read More about Preschool transition in Mexico: Exploring teachers' perceptions and practices.

Learning to belong? ‘culture’ and ‘place making’ among children and young people in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017 (2019)
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Ploner, J., & Jones, L. (in press). Learning to belong? ‘culture’ and ‘place making’ among children and young people in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017. Children's Geographies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2019.1634245

Despite the rise of ‘child-friendly cities’ internationally, and a growing interest in youth engagement in urban planning, the role of children and young people in culture-led regeneration and ‘place making’ schemes, remains under-researched. Notwith... Read More about Learning to belong? ‘culture’ and ‘place making’ among children and young people in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017.

Book Review: Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia by Daniel Black, Olivia Khoo, and Koichi Iwabuchi and Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia by Tania Lewis, Fran Martin, and Wanning Sun (2019)
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Hernández-Pérez, M. (2019). Book Review: Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia by Daniel Black, Olivia Khoo, and Koichi Iwabuchi and Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia by Tania Lewis, Fran Martin, and Wanning Sun. Journalism & mass communication quarterly, 96(3), 940-942. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077699019856868

Television style/stylish television: Mad Men, television, and the fashioning of the self (2019)
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Kleinecke-Bates, I. (2019). Television style/stylish television: Mad Men, television, and the fashioning of the self. Journal of Popular Television, 7(2), 217-234. https://doi.org/10.1386/jptv.7.2.217_1

Mad Men utilises television, quotes, and contemplates and negotiates its role to the extent that the show is also about television, mediating it as diegetic and non-diegetic, within and without, deliberately returning to the medium’s early days in me... Read More about Television style/stylish television: Mad Men, television, and the fashioning of the self.

Staying afloat via guanxi : student networks, social capital and inequality in Chinese adult higher education (2019)
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Guan, S., & James, F. (in press). Staying afloat via guanxi : student networks, social capital and inequality in Chinese adult higher education. British journal of educational studies, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1080/00071005.2019.1618788

This study illuminates students’ purposive cultivation of guanxi, or social networks based on continuous exchange of resources, in the context of China’s Adult Higher Education (HE) system. Interviews with 30 students reveal the motivations underpinn... Read More about Staying afloat via guanxi : student networks, social capital and inequality in Chinese adult higher education.

Reconceptualising early years teacher training: policy, professionalism and integrity (2019)
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Traunter, J. (2019). Reconceptualising early years teacher training: policy, professionalism and integrity. Education 3-13, 47(7), 831-841. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2019.1622498

This paper seeks to identify the impact of the undergraduate Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) qualification on the emerging professional identity of a group of undergraduate students. The research explored the practical and academic self-... Read More about Reconceptualising early years teacher training: policy, professionalism and integrity.

Engaging with young children’s voices: implications for practitioners’ pedagogical practice (2019)
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Shaw, P. A. (2019). Engaging with young children’s voices: implications for practitioners’ pedagogical practice. Education 3-13, 49(7), 806-818. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2019.1622496

The paper seeks to extend the knowledge and understanding of how engaging with young children’s voices in a meaningful way, can alter practitioners’ pedagogical practice and thus create environments for learning that are more inclusive. It draws on t... Read More about Engaging with young children’s voices: implications for practitioners’ pedagogical practice.