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Neoliberalism, New Labour and the Welfare State (2017)
Book Chapter
Beech, M. (2017). Neoliberalism, New Labour and the Welfare State. In R. E. Backhouse, B. W. Bateman, T. Nishizawa, & D. Plehwe (Eds.), Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists & arguments for the Welfare State (118-130). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof%3Aoso/9780190676681.003.0007

This chapter argues that the New Labour governments (1997–2010) were not a political project wholly based on neoliberal assumptions, as the “majority view” in the scholarship asserts. In the area of welfare policy New Labour adopted a modified social... Read More about Neoliberalism, New Labour and the Welfare State.

Jihad online : how do terrorists use the internet? (2017)
Book Chapter
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2017). Jihad online : how do terrorists use the internet?. In X. Rúas Araújo, F. C. Freire, V. A. Martínez Fernández, & X. L. García (Eds.), Media and metamedia managementSpringer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46068-0

Terrorism is designed to attract attention to the terrorist's cause and to spread fear and anxiety among wide circles of the targeted population. This paper provides information about the ways terrorists are using the Internet. The threat of terroris... Read More about Jihad online : how do terrorists use the internet?.

The systemic role of technology in financial instability (2017)
Book Chapter
Demetis, D. (2017). The systemic role of technology in financial instability. In The financial crisis and white collar crime: legislative and policy responsesTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter examines the role of Information Systems (IS) in creating financial instability by automating critical decision-making processes. By following a systems theoretical approach after Lee and Demetis (2016) and based on a few fundamental sys... Read More about The systemic role of technology in financial instability.

Researching difficult-to-reach and vulnerable groups using grounded theory methods (2017)
Book Chapter
Cartwright, L. (2017). Researching difficult-to-reach and vulnerable groups using grounded theory methods. In SAGE Research Methods: Cases. Part 2. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781473992160

This case study describes a research project that used grounded theory methods. The aim of this research was to develop new knowledge about how parents experience their offspring’s problematic drug use. Unstructured interviews were used during the da... Read More about Researching difficult-to-reach and vulnerable groups using grounded theory methods.

Nursing and surgery: Professionalisation, education and innovation (2017)
Book Chapter
Wall, R., & Hallett, C. E. (2017). Nursing and surgery: Professionalisation, education and innovation. In T. Schlich (Ed.), The Palgrave handbook of the history of surgery (153-174). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95260-1_8

Nurses played an essential role in the major developments in surgery between the mid-nineteenth and the mid-twentieth centuries. This chapter focuses on the Anglo-American world, weaving in original research with a historiographical review. Three str... Read More about Nursing and surgery: Professionalisation, education and innovation.

Isotopic signatures (2017)
Book Chapter
Dean, J. R., Leng, M. J., & Mackay, A. W. (2018). Isotopic signatures. In Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene, v.1 (197-203). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809665-9.10023-0

© 2018 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Isotopes record human influence on the Earth System, providing evidence for the Anthropocene. Lead and sulfur isotopes detail pollution histories going back millennia. Carbon and nitrogen isotopes show substa... Read More about Isotopic signatures.

A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load (2017)
Book Chapter
Martin, S. (2017). A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load. In R. Z. Zheng (Ed.), Cognitive load measurement and application: A theoretical framework for meaningful research and practice (29-44). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315296258-3

The application of cognitive load theory has been at the forefront of work in cognition and learning for some time. Cognitive load theory seeks to explain how and why some material is more difficult to learn and is based on the proposition that the h... Read More about A critical analysis of the theoretical construction and empirical measurement of cognitive load.

Urban energy transitions through innovations in green building (2017)
Book Chapter
Preller, B., Schulz, C., & Affolderbach, J. (2017). Urban energy transitions through innovations in green building. In J. Ravetz, & A. König (Eds.), Sustainability Science, 218-233. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Recent debates on climate change have increasingly focused on cities as a strategic spatial scale to implementss climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies. Within this context, green building and the way the built environment interfaces wit... Read More about Urban energy transitions through innovations in green building.

Capturing the dynamics of cellular automata, for the generation of synthetic persian music, using conditional restricted Boltzmann machines (2017)
Book Chapter
Davis, D. N., & Arshi, S. (2017). Capturing the dynamics of cellular automata, for the generation of synthetic persian music, using conditional restricted Boltzmann machines. In Artificial Intelligence XXXIV; Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 72-86. Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71078-5_6

© Springer International Publishing AG 2017. In this paper the generative and feature extracting powers of the family of Boltzmann Machines are employed in an algorithmic music composition system. Liquid Persian Music (LPM) system is an audio generat... Read More about Capturing the dynamics of cellular automata, for the generation of synthetic persian music, using conditional restricted Boltzmann machines.

Cozarinsky's La guerre d'un seul homme and musical categories : (Re)-framing Pfitzner, Strauss, Schreker, and Schoenberg cinematically (2017)
Book Chapter
Binns, A. (2018). Cozarinsky's La guerre d'un seul homme and musical categories : (Re)-framing Pfitzner, Strauss, Schreker, and Schoenberg cinematically. In N. Attfield, & B. Winters (Eds.), Music, Modern Culture, and the Critical EarTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

The framing of music, especially that of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, is bound up not only with the effects of the two World Wars that (dis)figured the period but also with the discourse on musical value and identity within whic... Read More about Cozarinsky's La guerre d'un seul homme and musical categories : (Re)-framing Pfitzner, Strauss, Schreker, and Schoenberg cinematically.

Forecasting the return volatility of energy prices: A GARCH-MIDAS approach (2017)
Book Chapter
Salisu, A. A., & Swaray, R. (in press). Forecasting the return volatility of energy prices: A GARCH-MIDAS approach. In S. Goutte, & D. K. Nguyen (Eds.), Handbook of energy finance: Theories, practices and simulationsWorld Scientific Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1142/11213

This chapter offers an extension to the literature on energy prices by forecasting the return volatility of these prices using the GARCH-MIDAS approach. In addition to the realized volatility, it also evaluates the predictability of relevant macroeco... Read More about Forecasting the return volatility of energy prices: A GARCH-MIDAS approach.

Oil palm cultivation as a development vehicle: Exploring the trade-offs for smallholders in East Malaysia (2017)
Book Chapter
Majid Cooke, F., Hezri, A. A., Azmi, R., Morent Mukit, R., Jensen, P. D., & Deutz, P. (2017). Oil palm cultivation as a development vehicle: Exploring the trade-offs for smallholders in East Malaysia. In A. McGregor, L. Law, & F. Miller (Eds.), Routledge handbook of Southeast Asian development (330-341). London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315726106-29

This chapter examines the decision to cultivate oil palm under the different conditions that independent smallholders experience in the East Malaysian oil palm frontier. It provides a different context in which oil palm is produced, a setting grappli... Read More about Oil palm cultivation as a development vehicle: Exploring the trade-offs for smallholders in East Malaysia.