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  • Evaluating the Consent Preferences of UK Research Volunteers for Genetic and Clinical Studies 

    Kelly, Susan E.; Spector, TD; Cherkas, Lynn F.; Prainsack, Barbara; Harris, Juliette M. (Public Library of Science, 2015-03-11)
    Abstract Objectives To establish the views of research volunteers on the consent process; to explore their views on the consent process in different research scenarios; to inform debate on emerging models of consent for ...
  • Everything counts in large amounts: A critical realist case study on data-based production 

    Aaltonen, Aleksi; Tempini, Niccolò (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014-01-07)
    Contemporary digital ecosystems produce vast amounts of data every day. The data are often no more than microscopic log entries generated by the elements of an information infrastructure or system. Although such records ...
  • Evidencing similarity: The language of judgement, spin, and accountability 

    Rappert, Brian (John Benjamins Publishing, 2011)
    Accusations that some purposefully manipulate information in order to create a favourable impression in others are commonplace in political life. The term ‘spin’ has emerged in recent decades as a versatile but ill-defined ...
  • The Experimental Hut: Hosting Vectors 

    Kelly, Ann H. (2012-06-01)
    In southeast Tanzania, ten canvass huts raised on wooden foundations occupy a plot of cleared rice field. Designed to simulate malaria transmission on the domestic scale, the experimental hut is constructed in the fashion ...
  • Extending Emotional Consciousness 

    Roberts, Tom (Ingenta, 2015)
    Recent work on extended mind theory has considered whether the material realizers of phenomenally conscious states might be distributed across both body and world. A popular framework for understanding perceptual consciousness ...
  • Extending the Extended Mind: The Case for Extended Affectivity 

    Colombetti, Giovanna; Roberts, Tom (Springer, 2014-06-24)
    The thesis of the extended mind (ExM) holds that the material underpinnings of an individual’s mental states and processes need not be restricted to those contained within biological boundaries: when conditions are right, ...
  • Fact and Value 

    Dupré, John (Oxford University Press, 2007)
  • Failure to protect: a case for the prohibition of cluster munitions 

    Rappert, Brian; Moyes, Richard (Landmine Action, 2006-08)
    This report, launched during the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) in Geneva, lays out the policy framework of Landmine Action in relation to cluster munitions. It provides the broad basis for Landmine ...
  • The Female Combat Soldier 

    King, Anthony (Cambridge University Press, 2016)
    As a result of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, women have increasingly served on the frontline performing in combat roles, once reserved exclusively for men. This paper explores the ways in which western military culture ...
  • Football hooliganism and the practical paradigm 

    King, Anthony (Human Kinetics, 1999-09)
    There has been a convergence in the study of football hooliganism in the 1990s between the approaches of Clifford Stott and Steve Reicher, and Anthony King, whose work emphasizes the interactional rather than predispositional ...
  • For science and for the Pope-king: writing the history of the exact sciences in nineteenth-century Rome 

    Mazzotti, Massimo (Cambridge University Press, 2000-09)
    This paper analyses the contents and the style of the Bullettino di bibliografia e di storia delle scienze matematiche e fisiche (1868–1887), the first journal entirely devoted to the history of mathematics. It is argued ...
  • Forever Young? Life Extension and the Ageing Mind 

    Hauskeller, Michael (Peeters Publishers, 2011)
    This paper argues that the goal that the proponents of radical life extension wish to attain is in fact unattainable and that therefore, with regard to this goal, the whole project of conquering ageing and death is likely ...
  • Friends at last? Distributed cognition and the cognitive/social divide 

    Toon, Adam (Taylor and Francis, 2013-08-12)
    Distributed cognition (d-cog) claims that many cognitive processes are “distributed” across groups and the surrounding material and cultural environment. Recently, Nancy Nersessian, Ronald Giere and others have suggested ...
  • From 1968 to 1999 

    King, Anthony (Ashgate, 2003-12)
  • From affect programs to dynamical discrete emotions 

    Colombetti, Giovanna (Taylor & Francis, 2009-08)
    According to Discrete Emotion Theory, a number of emotions are distinguishable on the basis of neural, physiological, behavioral and expressive features. Critics of this view emphasize the variability and context-sensitivity ...
  • From Inhibition to Commitment: politics in the Czech Underground 

    Hagen, Trever (MOKK Media Research,Department of Sociology and Communications,Department of Sociology and Communications, and Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS), Central European University, 2012)
    This article takes the case of the Czech Underground in normalized Czechoslovakia and contemporary Czech Republic as fertile ground for understanding conditions and configurations of disposition formation. By examining ...
  • Fundamental issues in systems biology. 

    O'Malley, Maureen A.; Dupré, John (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2005-12)
    In the context of scientists' reflections on genomics, we examine some fundamental issues in the emerging postgenomic discipline of systems biology. Systems biology is best understood as consisting of two streams. One, ...
  • The future of the European Security and Defence Policy 

    King, Anthony (Taylor & Francis, 2005-04)
    The European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) marks an important political moment when European integration has been extended to the issue of defence. Understandably, there has been extensive commentary on the ESDP, most ...