• A Childhood on Paper: Accessing the Social Services Care Files of Former Looked After Children in the UK. 

    Goddard, J.A., Kirton, D. and Feast, J. (2005). A Childhood on Paper: Accessing the Social Services Care Files of Former Looked After Children in the UK. Report. Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Bradford.
  • A conditional view of causality 

    Weinert F (2007) A conditional view of causality. In: Russo F and Williamson J (Eds.) Causality and Probability in the Sciences. Texts in Philosophy. Series 5. London: College Publications: 415-437.
    Causal inference is perhaps the most important form of reasoning in the sciences. A panoply of disciplines, ranging from epidemiology to biology, from econometrics to physics, make use of probability and statistics to infer ...
  • A Dialogical approach to experience-based inquiry 

    Sullivan PW and McCarthy J (2005) A Dialogical approach to experience-based inquiry. Theory and Psychology. 15(5): 621-638.
    The aim of this article is to describe a dialogical approach to inquiry that differs somewhat from those that are now influential in psychology, including Shotter's, Wertsch's, Hermans's and Hicks¿s. Although these authors ...
  • A hindrance or a help? The contribution of inspection to the quality of care in homes for older people 

    Furness SM (2009) A hindrance or a help? The contribution of inspection to the quality of care in homes for older people. British Journal of Social Work. 39(3): 488-505.
    In England, care homes for older people have been subject to four different regulatory bodies within the last six years (see Table 1). The government has announced further change with the creation of a new regulator of ...
  • A Liberal Nationalist and Europe 1920-25. Ewald Ammende and his Idea of a Peaceful Continent. 

    Housden, V.M. (2006). A Liberal Nationalist and Europe 1920-25. Ewald Ammende and his Idea of a Peaceful Continent. Przeglad Stosunkow Miedzynarodowych (The International Affairs Review).Vol. 2, No. 154.
    Ewald Ammende was a Baltic German businessman who championed the rights of national minorities in the 1920s. He helped set up the Verband der deutschen inderheiten in Europa, played a part in the achievement of cultural ...
  • A Middle Power Paradox? South African Diplomacy in the Post-apartheid Era. 

    Hamill J and Lee D (2001) A Middle Power Paradox? South African Diplomacy in the Post-apartheid Era. International Relations, 15 (4): 33-59.
  • A New Form of Warfare: The rise of non-lethal weapons. 

    Dando, M. (1996). A New Form of Warfare: The rise of non-lethal weapons. Brassey's Ltd. ISBN: 9781857531275.
    An exploration of deploying non-lethal weapons in todays chaotic post cold-war world; thereby facilitating peacekeeping deployments without casualties. Dando argues a more sinister outcome could be the result.
  • A phoenix of the modern world: the re-emergence of National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity and its implications for scientific partners 

    Walther, G. and Dando, M. (2015) A phoenix of the modern world: the re-emergence of National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity and its implications for scientific partners. In Rappert, B. and Balmer, B. (editors) Absence in Science, Security and Policy: from Research Agendas to Global Strategy.Global Issues. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 180-199.
    While there are many mythical stories of various kinds about the Phoenix it retains several features throughout all of them. In ancient Egypt, the Phoenix was the prodigy of the sun god Ra and appeared in the shape of a ...
  • A Political Economy Perspective of How Corruption Happens in Conflict and Peacebuilding. 

    Pugh, M. (2007). A Political Economy Perspective of How Corruption Happens in Conflict and Peacebuilding. Presented as a commentary for Colloquium on The Nexus: Corruption, Conflict and Peacebuilding, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 13 April 2007. Bradford: University of Bradford, Department of Peace Studies. Transformation of War Economies Project Working Paper.
    This commentary adopts a critical political economy perspective and therefore contests the liberal order that divorces the political from the economic. Orthodox `economy building¿ operations adopt unreflective assumptions ...
  • A quantitative method for evaluating the germicidal effect of upper room UV fields. 

    Beggs, C.B. and Sleigh, P.A. (2002). A quantitative method for evaluating the germicidal effect of upper room UV fields. Journal of Aerosol Science. Vol. 33, No. 12, pp. 1681-1699.
    With the general increase in the worldwide incidence of tuberculosis there is increasing interest in the use of upper room ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) systems to disinfect air. A number of researchers have ...
  • A socially situated approach to inform ways to improve health and wellbeing 

    Horrocks C and Johnson S (2014) A socially situated approach to inform ways to improve health and wellbeing. Sociology of Health & Illness. 36(2): 175-186.
    Mainstream health psychology supports neoliberal notions of health promotion in which self-management is central. The emphasis is on models that explain behaviour as individually driven and cognitively motivated, with ...
  • A study on entrepreneurial attitudes of upcountry vegetable farmers in Sri Lanka 

    Rohitha Rosairo HS and Potts DJ (2016) A study on entrepreneurial attitudes of upcountry vegetable farmers in Sri Lanka. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies. 6(1): 39-58.
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the entrepreneurial attitudes of upcountry vegetable farmers in Sri Lanka with respect to the characteristics of innovation, opportunity seeking and risk taking and ...
  • A War by any other name: Chechnya, 11 September and the War Against Terrorism 

    Russell, J. (2005). A War by any other name: Chechnya, 11 September and the War Against Terrorism. In: Sakwa, R. (ed.) Chechnya: From Past to Future. London, Anthem Press. pp.239-264.
  • A War too Far: Iraq, Iran and the New American Century 

    Roger, P.F. (2006). A War too Far: Iraq, Iran and the New American Century. London: Pluto Press.
    There are few today who can claim that the US occupation of Iraq has been a success, for Iraq or the US. A War Too Far takes this on by looking back on the many unanswered questions about the invasion itself. What was the ...
  • Access to finance: an empirical analysis 

    Arora RU (2014) Access to finance: an empirical analysis. European Journal of Development Research. 26(5): 798-814.
    Financial access is gradually being recognised as an important input to economic development. Using World Bank (2007) database, this study measures the extent of financial access in developed and developing countries. ...
  • Accomplishing parental engagement in child protection practice?: A qualitative analysis of parent-professional interaction in pre-proceedings work under the Public Law Outline 

    Broadhurst K, Holt K and Doherty P (2011) Accomplishing parental engagement in child protection practice?: A qualitative analysis of parent-professional interaction in pre-proceedings work under the Public Law Outline. Qualitative Social Work. 11(5): 517-534.
  • Accounting for success and failure: a discursive psychological approach to sport talk 

    Locke A (2004) Accounting for success and failure: a discursive psychological approach to sport talk. Quest 56(3): 302-320.
    In recent years, constructionist methodologies such as discursive psychology (Edwards & Potter, 1992) have begun to be used in sport research. This paper provides a practical guide to applying a discursive psychological ...
  • Actualising the `democratic family'? Swedish policy rhetoric versus family practices. 

    Ahlberg, J., Roman, C. and Duncan, S. (2008). Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society. Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 79-100.
    In this paper we examine empirically a key element of individualisation theory - the democratic family. We do so using the `acid test' of family policy, and family practice, in Sweden. First we review the progress of ...
  • Administrative Decision Making in Child-Care Work: Exploring Issues of Judgement and Decision Making in the Context of Human Rights, and Its Relevance for Social Workers and Managers 

    Holt K and Kelly N (2014) Administrative Decision Making in Child-Care Work: Exploring Issues of Judgement and Decision Making in the Context of Human Rights, and Its Relevance for Social Workers and Managers. British Journal of Social Work. 44(4): 1011-1026.
    The Public Law Outline (PLO) introduced in England and Wales in April 2008 appeared to hold out the promise of a fairer process for parents within pre-proceedings decision-making processes that determine whether or not the ...
  • Adult recollections of childhood memories: What details can be recalled? 

    Wells C, Morrison CM and Conway MA (2013) Adult recollections of childhood memories: What details can be recalled? The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 67(7): 1249-1261.
    In a memory survey, adult respondents recalled, dated, and described two earliest positive and negative memories that they were highly confident were memories. They then answered a series of questions that focused on memory ...