Skip to main content

Browse


The abolition of dual administration of NGOs in China: Imperatives and challenges (2015)
Journal Article
Yang, Y., Zhang, X., Tang, D., & Wilkinson, M. (2015). The abolition of dual administration of NGOs in China: Imperatives and challenges. International journal of social science and humanity, 5(6), 546-552. https://doi.org/10.7763/ijssh.2015.v5.515

The abolition of dual administration of NGOs in China has brought it with many challenges for development and governance of NGOs. In the context of China, the decisive role the government plays in NGOs development, which is criticized by many scholar... Read More about The abolition of dual administration of NGOs in China: Imperatives and challenges.

Children’s Spatialities: Embodiment, Emotion and Agency (2015)
Book
J. Seymour, A. Hackett, & L. Procter (Eds.), (2015). Children’s Spatialities: Embodiment, Emotion and Agency. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137464989

Drawing from a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, architecture and geography, and international contributors, this volume offers both students and scholars with an interest in the interdisciplinary study of childhood a rang... Read More about Children’s Spatialities: Embodiment, Emotion and Agency.

'Yeah, they’ve started to get a bit fucking cocky’… Culture, economic change and shifting power relations within the Scottish lap-dancing industry (2015)
Journal Article
Lister, B. (2015). 'Yeah, they’ve started to get a bit fucking cocky’… Culture, economic change and shifting power relations within the Scottish lap-dancing industry. Graduate journal of social sciences, 11(2), 38-54

This article is informed by data taken from wider findings from a Ph.D study in which the author worked as a stripper in a lap-dancing venue in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and, at the time of writing, is home to... Read More about 'Yeah, they’ve started to get a bit fucking cocky’… Culture, economic change and shifting power relations within the Scottish lap-dancing industry.

Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people? (2015)
Book Chapter
Hope, M. A. (2015). Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people?. In C. Cooper, S. Gormally, & G. Hughes (Eds.), Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice, 107-126. Palgrave Macmillan UK. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137393593_6

For those of us who have spent our professional lives working alongside children and young people who are disaffected with education, re-imagining education — or more specifically, re-imagining schools — is crucial. Could it be possible for the state... Read More about Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people?.

‘Imagining otherwise’ or tinkering with the system? (2015)
Book Chapter
Hughes, G. (2015). ‘Imagining otherwise’ or tinkering with the system?. In C. Cooper, S. Gormally, & G. Hughes (Eds.), Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice: Re-imagining ways of working with young people, 220-244. Palgrave Macmillan

Breakbeat syncretism: The drum sample in African American popular music (2015)
Book Chapter
Oliver, R. (2015). Breakbeat syncretism: The drum sample in African American popular music. In J. Metcalf, & C. Spaulding (Eds.), African American Culture and Society After Rodney King: Provocations and Protests, Progression and 'Post-Racialism', 177-192. Ashgate

The selected works of Margaret Oliphant, Part V Volume 20 - Hester (2015)
Book
V. Sanders (Ed.), (2015). The selected works of Margaret Oliphant, Part V Volume 20 - Hester

Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and mor... Read More about The selected works of Margaret Oliphant, Part V Volume 20 - Hester.

Are chimeras ‘natural’? Disgust, ethics and ‘nature’ (2015)
Book Chapter
Gonzalez-Arnal, S. (2015). Are chimeras ‘natural’? Disgust, ethics and ‘nature’. In A. D. Ornella (Ed.), Making Humans: Religious, Technological and Aesthetic Perspectives, 107-127. Inter-Disciplinary Press

In this chapter I argue, against Mary Midgley, that the ‘yuk’ feeling that is elicited by chimeras should not be taken into account when making moral evaluations of the kind of biotechnology that creates them (‘algeny’, according to Midgley). She lin... Read More about Are chimeras ‘natural’? Disgust, ethics and ‘nature’.

Does more education always lead to better health? Evidence from rural malaysia (2015)
Journal Article
Leeves, G., & Soyiri, I. (2015). Does more education always lead to better health? Evidence from rural malaysia. Biomed research international, 2015, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/539212

Background. Education is usually associated with improvement in health; there is evidence that this may not be the case if education is not fully utilised at work. This study examines the relationship between education level, occupation, and health o... Read More about Does more education always lead to better health? Evidence from rural malaysia.

La perception de la peine d’emprisonnement entre privation et solidarité: Une analyse des conditions matérielles de vie des détenus (2015)
Journal Article
Santorso, S. (2015). La perception de la peine d’emprisonnement entre privation et solidarité: Une analyse des conditions matérielles de vie des détenus. Déviance et Société, 39(2), 171. doi:10.3917/ds.392.0171

The aim of this article is to investigate how changes within the Italian prison population have affected the prison living conditions. Without doubt, the chronic overcrowding which characterizes the Italian prison system, combined with a lack of stab... Read More about La perception de la peine d’emprisonnement entre privation et solidarité: Une analyse des conditions matérielles de vie des détenus.

Musielak-Orlicz spaces that are isomorphic to subspaces of L1 (2015)
Journal Article
Prochno, J. (2015). Musielak-Orlicz spaces that are isomorphic to subspaces of L1. Annals of Functional Analysis, 6(1), 84-94. doi:10.15352/afa/06-1-7

We prove that 1/n! ∑π∈Gn (∑ni=1 |xiai,π(i)|2)1/2 is equivalent to a Musielak-Orlicz norm ||x||∑Mi. We also provide the converse result, i.e., given the Orlicz functions, we provide a formula for the choice of the matrix that generates the correspondi... Read More about Musielak-Orlicz spaces that are isomorphic to subspaces of L1.


;