Tag Archives: ethnography

On SAGE Insight: Gang glocalization: How the global mediascape creates and shapes local gang realities From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal This article introduces the concept of ‘gang glocalization’ to capture the processes by which global media myths and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Materializing links between air pollution and health

Article title: Materializing links between air pollution and health: How societal impact was achieved in an interdisciplinary project From Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine There are increasingly explicit imperatives to achieve societal, … Continue reading

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Emotional baggage? Dirty occupation – Don’t taint our profession

Why would you want to do that?’: Defining emotional dirty work From Human Relations Social scientists suggest that we view workers in distasteful professions who do our “dirty work” as tainted – physically, socially or morally. Now researchers have named … Continue reading

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Aging out: Youths’ perspectives on foster care and the transition to independence

From Qualitative Social Work Former foster youth experience unemployment, homelessness, criminal justice system involvement, and early parenthood at higher rates than young adults in the general American population. Former foster youth seem to be particularly vulnerable during the transition from … Continue reading

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Digital workplaces: Vision and reality

From Business Information Review The last decade has seen some significant changes to the IT landscape. It has been a period where developments in consumer technology have had a major impact on enterprise technology. The most obvious example is mobile technology. However, the … Continue reading

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Banks, bailouts and bonuses

Banks, bailouts and bonuses: a personal account of working in Halifax Bank of Scotland during the financial crisis From Work, Employment & Society  Announcements made daily about the profits of some of the banks and the humongous bonuses still being paid … Continue reading

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