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1 Jan 2015

The rapid development of the information society has accentuated the importance of digital divides, which refer to economic and social inequalities among populations due to differences in access to, use of, or knowledge of information and communication technologies (ICT). This book discusses the current state...


9 Jul 2014

In the first few months of 2014 Taylor & Francis carried out a worldwide survey, with the aim of exploring journal authors’ views on open access.

Having previously conducted a survey on open access in 2013, we have been able to see how authors’...

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Journal article

3 Dec 2017

Crowdsourced data hold great potential in creating metrics which can support city planning.

Journal article

14 Sep 2017

Political jurisdictions in the United States have begun to develop plans that address green buildings, a topic on which the Netherlands has extensive experience. This article analyzes the literature on Dutch green buildings to look for lessons that might be relevant for the development of...

Journal article

18 Dec 2016

An investigation into the immigration-crime relationship among metropolitan areas over a 40 year period from 1970 to 2010. Results indicate that immigration is consistently linked to decreases in violent (e.g., murder) and property (e.g., burglary) crime throughout the time period.

Journal article

21 Mar 2016

Over the last decade there has been at best limited implementation of preventive interventions for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families in remote communities of northern Australia despite growing involvement in the child protection system. This paper describes challenges for services...

Journal article

29 Apr 2015

While de-institutionalisation set out with the laudable aim to improve the quality of life of people with disability, the untethering of accommodation from support services has in some cases led to less than desirable outcomes. Poor regulation of for-profit boarding houses licensed to care for...

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Journal article

30 Jul 2015

Abstract: A little more than a decade after independence, the small island state of East Timor is exhibiting the hallmarks of a neo-patrimonialist state. Since 2008, utilizing its considerable oil reserves, the government has embarked on a major infrastructure development program. However, despite a...

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27 May 2015

This paper examines how Foucault's (1979) concept of the panopticon coexists in a dyadic relationship of social control with the system of the contemporary mass media – the “synopticon” (Mathiesen, 1997), and the relevance and significance of this dyad of social control to public health....

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4 Aug 2014

This paper provides commentary on Bailey et al.’s paper entitled ‘ Plant closures and taskforce responses: an analysis of the impact of and policy response to MG Rover in Birmingham ’ (2014). The paper argues that this contribution needs to be placed alongside other works...

Journal article

10 Jun 2014

Older age is often associated with asexuality. That is, older individuals are not viewed as desiring of sex, nor as sexually desirable to others. Broader social and cultural norms that downplay women's sexual desire and agency further compound these phenomena. Whether this popular image accurately...

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1 May 2013

Abstract: Visions about the use of nanotechnologies in the city, including in the design and construction of built environments, suggest that these technologies could be critically important for solving urban sustainability problems. We argue that such visions often overlook two critical and interrelated elements....