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‘Victims’ versus ‘offenders’ in British political discourse: the construction of a false dichotomy (2013)
Journal Article
Drake, D. H., & Henley, A. J. (2014). ‘Victims’ versus ‘offenders’ in British political discourse: the construction of a false dichotomy. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 53(2), (141-157). doi:10.1111/hojo.12057. ISSN 0265-5527

This article evaluates the contemporary discursive status of victims and people convicted of criminal offences. The rhetoric used by British politicians to convey the meaning of ‘rights’ is explored within media output, parliamentary speech-making an... Read More about ‘Victims’ versus ‘offenders’ in British political discourse: the construction of a false dichotomy.

Approaches to “mental health” in low-income countries: a case study of Uganda (2013)
Journal Article
Shaw, I., & Middleton, H. (2013). Approaches to “mental health” in low-income countries: a case study of Uganda. Mental Health Review Journal, 18(4), doi:10.1108/MHRJ-07-2013-0025

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the ways in which “mental health” difficulties are approached in low-income countries, using a case study of Uganda focus down upon the issues. Design/methodology/approach – The study involved two... Read More about Approaches to “mental health” in low-income countries: a case study of Uganda.

Second-hand emotion?: exploring the contagion and impact of trauma and distress in the asylum law context (2013)
Journal Article
Baillot, H., Cowen, S., & Munro, V. (2013). Second-hand emotion?: exploring the contagion and impact of trauma and distress in the asylum law context. Journal of Law and Society, 40(4), doi:10.1111/j.1467-6478.2013.00639.x

Applicants' accounts of experiences of fear, trauma, violence, and persecution are central to the process of claiming asylum. These narratives are, at a human level, primed to provoke emotional responses, not only in the narrator but also in those to... Read More about Second-hand emotion?: exploring the contagion and impact of trauma and distress in the asylum law context.

A Framework for the Investigation and Modeling of Online Radicalization and the Identification of Radicalized Individuals (2013)
Book Chapter
Staniforth, A., Bayerl, P. S., Akhgar, B., Brewster, B., & Johnson, K. (2014). A Framework for the Investigation and Modeling of Online Radicalization and the Identification of Radicalized Individuals. In Emerging Trends in ICT Security, (539-547). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-12-411474-6.00033-5

In this chapter we present an empirically-based theory-independent framework of online radicalization. The framework provides a systematic basis for (a) the representation of causal mechanisms of online radicalization and (b) the identification of ra... Read More about A Framework for the Investigation and Modeling of Online Radicalization and the Identification of Radicalized Individuals.

“I'm thrilled that you see that”: guiding parents to see success in interactions with children with deafness and autistic spectrum disorder (2013)
Journal Article
Pilnick, A., & James, D. (2013). “I'm thrilled that you see that”: guiding parents to see success in interactions with children with deafness and autistic spectrum disorder. Social Science and Medicine, 99, doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.10.009

Children with deafness who are also on the autistic spectrum are a group with complex support needs. Carers worry about their ability to communicate with them, and are often uncertain about what constitutes ‘good’ communication in this context. This... Read More about “I'm thrilled that you see that”: guiding parents to see success in interactions with children with deafness and autistic spectrum disorder.

Images of extreme weather: symbolising human responses to climate change (2013)
Journal Article
Nerlich, B., & Jaspal, R. (2013). Images of extreme weather: symbolising human responses to climate change. Science as Culture, 23(2), doi:10.1080/09505431.2013.846311

Extreme weather events have been increasingly in the news, accompanied by images. At the end of 2011, when such reports were ever present, the International Panel on Climate Change published a draft report on extreme weather and climate change adapta... Read More about Images of extreme weather: symbolising human responses to climate change.

Racial and ethnic differences in parenting stress: evidence from a statewide sample of new mothers (2013)
Journal Article
Nam, Y., Wikoff, N., & Sherraden, M. (2015). Racial and ethnic differences in parenting stress: evidence from a statewide sample of new mothers. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 24(2), doi:10.1007/s10826-013-9833-z

Parenting stress can have long-term effects on parents and children, but little research has been done on racial and ethnic differences. We examine parenting stress among White, Black, American Indian, and Hispanic mothers with infants younger than 9... Read More about Racial and ethnic differences in parenting stress: evidence from a statewide sample of new mothers.

A report into patterns of diet and exercise in the Pakistani community of Nottingham City (2013)
Book
Shaw, I., & Hussain, B. (2013). A report into patterns of diet and exercise in the Pakistani community of Nottingham City. Nottingham City Primary Care NHS Trust

This qualitative investigation considers dietary and exercise patterns of the Pakistani community residing in Nottingham. This is an important area of inquiry as the evidence suggests that these patterns cause higher rates of CHD among the members of... Read More about A report into patterns of diet and exercise in the Pakistani community of Nottingham City.

Climate change on Twitter: topics, communities and conversations about the 2013 IPCC report (2013)
Journal Article
Pearce, W., Holmberg, K., Hellsten, I., & Nerlich, B. Climate change on Twitter: topics, communities and conversations about the 2013 IPCC report. Manuscript submitted for publication

In September 2013 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published its first comprehensive assessment of physical climate science in six years, constituting a critical event in the societal debate about climate change. This paper analyses the... Read More about Climate change on Twitter: topics, communities and conversations about the 2013 IPCC report.

Contesting science by appealing to its norms: readers discuss climate science in the Daily Mail (2013)
Journal Article
Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B., & Koteyko, N. (2013). Contesting science by appealing to its norms: readers discuss climate science in the Daily Mail. Science Communication, 35(3), doi:10.1177/1075547012459274

This study examines the rhetorical aspects of social contestation of climate change in reader comments published in the Daily Mail, subsequent to climategate. The following themes are reported: (1) denigration of climate scientists to contest hegemon... Read More about Contesting science by appealing to its norms: readers discuss climate science in the Daily Mail.

UK media representations of carbon capture and storage: actors, frames and metaphors (2013)
Journal Article
Nerlich, B., & Jaspal, R. (2013). UK media representations of carbon capture and storage: actors, frames and metaphors. Metaphor and the Social World, 3(1), doi:10.1075/msw.3.1.02ner

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a climate change mitigation technology which has had a rather chequered history in British policy making and in the British public sphere. This article deals with the neglected topic of representations of CCS in th... Read More about UK media representations of carbon capture and storage: actors, frames and metaphors.

Climate change and ‘climategate’ in online reader comments: a mixed methods study (2013)
Journal Article
Koteyko, N., Jaspal, R., & Nerlich, B. (2013). Climate change and ‘climategate’ in online reader comments: a mixed methods study. Geographical Journal, 179(1), doi:10.1111/j.1475-4959.2012.00479.x

Climate change has rarely been out of the public spotlight in the first decade of this century. The high-profile international meetings and controversies such as ‘climategate’ have highlighted the fact that it is as much a political issue as it is a... Read More about Climate change and ‘climategate’ in online reader comments: a mixed methods study.