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Mass-Observation

John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 153 words.

An independent social research organization created in 1937 in Britain by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, sociologist Charles Madge, and film-maker Humphrey Jennings. Their aim was to...

Under Way

James Herbert.

in Creating the AHRC

June 2008; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 1197 words.

This chapter discusses the developments in terms of research grants and research funding of the newly established AHRB. By 2002 to 2003, during its fifth year, the AHRB's total budget had...

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Mitchell and Kenyon

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon were two English film-makers who established their film company in 1897, and whose early filming of people in everyday public life captured the range of...

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What’s exotic about The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel? Cinema, everyday life and the materialisation of ageing

Sally Chivers.

in Ageing in Everyday Life

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing. 6296 words.

This chapter examines The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel cinema franchise (UK, 2011 & 2015) in relation to the care home franchise it represents. The films characterize the British seniors’...

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Representing family troubles through the 20th century

Janet Fink.

in Family troubles?

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 4732 words.

This chapter gives an overview regarding the historiography of work on family troubles, before embarking on an exploration of the specific historical contexts of children’s family troubles...

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The British countryside: nostalgia, romanticism and intervention

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent and Mark Bevan.

in The rural housing question

September 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 3727 words.

Popular conceptions of rurality are not accidental, nor are they natural representations of fact. Rather they are transforming social constructs, based on received remembrance of a past,...

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Harold Maurice Abrahams

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

(1899–1978) An English athlete and athletics administrator, who both epitomized and challenged the prevailing ethos of amateurism. Born in Bedford, England, Abrahams was the youngest of...

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message

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Sport and Leisure.

Variously, either a text, its content, or its meaning—referents which literalists tend to conflate (see also transmission models). In semiotics, messages are regarded as requiring encoding...

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Media Ownership and Concentration in the United Kingdom

Petros Iosifidis.

in Who Owns the World's Media?

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics; Economic Sociology. 11097 words.

This chapter describes media ownership and concentration in the United Kingdom. After summarizing the British media landscape, the chapter focuses on print media (newspapers, book...

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The Psychology of Seeking Protection

Jane Herlihy and Stuart W. Turner.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

July 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 9383 words.

Claims for asylum entail many complex psychological interactions. The claimant presents his or her claim, interviews are conducted, appeals heard and decisions made. In other areas of law,...

Refugee Status Determinations and the Limits of Memory

Hilary Evans Cameron.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 21714 words.

Refugee status decision makers typically have unreasonable expectations of what and how people remember. Many assume that our minds record all aspects of the events that we experience, and...

The Protection Paradox: Why Hasn’t the Arrival of New Media Transformed Refugee Status Determination?

Rosemary Byrne.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 13201 words.

The arrival of new media and communications technology has given rise to a protection paradox for refugees. In principle, it should enhance protection for asylum seekers by developing a...

Movie Moguls: British American Tobacco's covert strategy to promote cigarettes in Eastern Europe†

Eric M. LeGresley, Monique E. Muggli and Richard D. Hurt.

in The European Journal of Public Health

October 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 3360 words.

Background: Though the cigarette companies have long publicly denied paying for product placement in films, the documentary evidence from the 1950s-1980s overwhelmingly suggests...

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Letter from Toronto: Post-World Pride 2014 Reflections on LGBTQ Art and Activism

Brian Phillips.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5120 words.

LGBTQ-themed exhibitions mounted by some of Toronto's key art institutions in conjunction with World Pride 2014 offered a significant opportunity to think about what (if anything specific)...

Finding Your Feet in the Field: Critical Reflections of Early Career Researchers on Field Research in Transitional Societies

Brendan Browne and Luke Moffett.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6399 words.

Fieldwork that takes place in conflict or transitional regions is becoming increasingly popular amongst early-career and more seasoned researchers, but is an area that retains an air of...

From Discretion to Necessity: Third State Responsibility for Israel's Control of Stay and Entry into Palestinian Territory

Valentina Azarov.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 13608 words.

Since 1967, Israel has controlled freedom of movement, immigration, residency and nationality in the occupied Palestinian territory through the establishment and administration of the...