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    • Missing and Missing Out: Social Exclusion in Children with an Incarcerated Parent 

      Dennison, Susan; Besemer, Kirsten (Prisons, Punishment, and the Family: Towards a New Sociology of Punishment?, 2018)
      This chapter explores the concept of social exclusion and the ways that it can be used to frame discussions about the consequences of parental imprisonment for children. It reviews emerging findings that show that parental ...
    • The History of Reading in Australia 

      Buckridge, Pat (Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature, 2018)
      A history of reading in Australia needs to go beyond the question of what Australians have read in the course of their history (though this question in itself is important) to tackle the more elusive question of how they ...
    • Event evolution and the planning process; the case of the Finnish Housing Fair 

      Dupre, Karine (Power, Construction and Meaning in Festivals, 2018)
      The Finnish housing fair is an event that promotes the quality of housing and living conditions in Finland by displaying building products and buildings in a different city across the country each year. It attracts more ...
    • Mobilising Critical Literacies: Text Production in Children's Hands 

      Kervin, Lisa; Woods, Annette; Comber, Barbara; Baroutsis, Aspa (Mobile Technologies in ChildrenⳠLanguage and Literacy: Innovative Pedagogy in Preschool and Primary Education, 2018)
      The structures, procedures and relationships within schools both constrain and enable the ways that children and teachers can engage with the everyday ‘business’ of literacy learning. In schools and classrooms, the resources ...
    • Interaction Design for Metacreative Systems 

      Bown, Oliver; Brown, Andrew (New Directions in Third Wave Human-Computer Interaction: Volume 1 - Technologies, 2018)
      In this paper, we examine digital creativity as a collective activity performed through socio-technological networks of agency. We introduce metacreation—the automation of creative tasks with machines—as a domain that is ...
    • Mitocans: Mitochondrially Targeted Anti-cancer Drugs 

      Boukalova, Stepana; Rohlenova, Katerina; Rohlena, Jakub; Neuzil, Jiri (Mitochondrial Biology and Experimental Therapeutics, 2018)
      Mitochondria are intriguing organelles that are inherently present in most eukaryotic cells, with notable exceptions. They undertake multiple vital functions in a cell, including energy conversion, metabolite synthesis, ...
    • Using Drosophila to Understand General Anesthesia: From Synapses to Behavior 

      Karunanithi, Shanker; Troup, Michael; van Swinderen, Bruno (Methods in Enzymology, 2018)
      Investigating mechanisms of general anesthesia requires access to multiple levels of neuronal function, from effects at individual synapses to responses in behaving animals. Drosophila melanogaster provides an excellent ...
    • Metaphors for womenⳠexperiences of early career academia: Buffy, Alice, and FrankensteinⳠcreature 

      Netolicky, Deborah M.; Barnes, Naomi; Heffernan, Amanda (Lived Experiences of Women in Academia: Metaphors, Manifestos and Memoir, 2018)
      Playfulness as an orientation to research can provide a way to re-see the world and spark imagination (Watson, 2015). Playfulness is also an irony (Haraway, 2000), where we hold together things which might be contradictory ...
    • Mortality, time and embodied finitude 

      Gibson, Margaret (Metaphysical Sociology: On the Work of John Carroll, 2018)
      This quote from the French philosopher Françoise Dastur speaks to a style of thinking about mortality encountered in John Carroll’s “metaphysical sociology”. Indeed, the tragic-comedy of modern life is a theme in much of ...
    • Professions and professional service firms in a global context: reframing narratives 

      Flood, John (Professions and Professional Service Firms: Private and Public Sector Enterprises in the Global Economy, 2018)
      It is often argued that the superior cognitive powers of homo sapiens enabled them to overcome the limitations of the Neanderthals through better abilities to make tools and diversify their agricultural processes. As a ...
    • The Role of Social Media in Public Involvement: Pushing for Sustainability in International Planning and Development 

      Alizadeh, Tooran; Farid, Reza; Willems, Laura (New Approaches, Methods, and Tools in Urban E-Planning, 2018)
      This chapter explores social media's potential to enhance public involvement to pursue sustainable practices on an international scale across planning and development projects. Using a case-study approach, the international ...
    • Marys, Lindas and other spirited vessels 

      Best, Susan (Mikala Dwyer: A Shape of Thought, 2018)
      The letterbox Marys. Just the title of Mikala Dwyer’s installation makes me chuckle. Marian devotion, roadside shrines and the postal service collide in this marvellous image. It is worthy of the British television comedy ...
    • Carbon Budgeting Post-COP21: The Need for an Equitable Strategy for Meeting CO2e Targets 

      Hales, Robert; Mackey, Brendan (Pathways to a Sustainable Economy: Bridging the Gap between Paris Climate Change Commitments and Net Zero Emissions, 2018)
      The Paris Climate Change Agreement is a mixed blessing. Although it has been heralded as a great success, there is a low probability that it will reduce carbon dioxide equivalent emissions at the pace required to ensure a ...
    • Community Music Research and Evaluation Through a Social Determinants Lens 

      Sunderland, Naomi; Istvandity, Lauren; Lakhani, Ali; Lenette, C. (Music, Health and Wellbeing: Exploring Music for Health Equity and Social Justice, 2018)
      Community music research and evaluation is expanding, and as such, interdisciplinary approaches can contribute innovative perspectives to the field. In this chapter, we share practical research lessons developed through ...
    • Silicon Micro-/Nanomachining and Applications 

      Phan, Hoang Phuong; Dao, Dzung; Nguyen, Nam-Trung (Micro and Nanomanufacturing, 2018)
      The invention of silicon (Si)-based diodes and especially the Si bipolar transistors by Shockley, Bardeen, and Brattain seven decades ago has triggered the era of fast-growing information and computer technologies. As a ...
    • Discovering the Who's Mod Past: The American Reception of Quadrophenia 

      Barrett, Christine (Quadrophenia and Mod(ern) Culture, 2018)
      During the 1970s, the Who became a leading “Arena Rock” band. The band’s bombastic performances earned the group a devoted following among hard-rock-loving audiences in the United States. For Americans coming of age in the ...
    • Fluid properties and hydrodynamics of microfluidic systems 

      Wibowo, David; Zhao, Chun-Xia; He, Yinghe (Microfluidics for Pharmaceutical Applications, 2019)
      Microfluidics has been an active research field and an indispensable tool for quantitative analyses of chemicals and biological specimens for decades. Its widespread application stems from its ability to accurately handle ...
    • Cost-Effectiveness 

      Barnsbee, Louise; Barnett, Adrian G.; Halton, Kate; Nghiem, Son (Mechanical Circulatory and Respiratory Support, 2018)
      If VADs and ECMO are to become part of routine care, they need to demonstrate that they are cost-effective. Otherwise, the time and money they consume would be better spent elsewhere in the health system. A cost-effective ...
    • Metalloglycomics 

      Farrell, Nicholas; Gorle, Anil Kumar; Peterson, Erica J.; Berners-Price, Sue (Metallo-Drugs: Development and Action of Anticancer Agents, 2018)
      Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) such as heparin and heparan sulfate (HS) are large complex carbohydrate molecules that bind to a wide variety of proteins and exercise important physiological and pathological processes. This ...
    • History and culture of ALARA: The Action Learning and Action Research Association 

      Zuber-Skerritt, Ortrun; Passfield, Ron (Conferences as Sites of Learning and Development: Using Participatory Action Learning and Action Research Approaches, 2017)
      This chapter sets the scene for the focus of this book through discussion of a voluntary network organization that fosters self-directed, collaborative, lifelong action learning, social inclusion and justice, participatory ...