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Sacred sites, contested rights/rites: heritage discourse, pagan resistance

Dr Jenny Blain | Social Anthropology | 01 December 2002

This application seeks funding for a 9-month collaborative project investigating discourses of sacred site and preservation in heritage management and pagan or alternative documents, websites, and discussions. Increasingly prehistoric archaeological ...

Home-based telework in the european labour market

Professor Helen Jane Richardson | 09 December 2013

The seminar series uniquely focuses on the under researched area of home-based telework (hbtw) in the european labour market. The challenges to counteract economic downturn in europe have led organisations to embrace ideas of ‘new’ ways a ...

The intra-urban economic and development impacts of tranport investment

Prof Townroe | Environmental Planning/Planning | 01 October 1992

Application abstract: cost-benefit analysis procedures for the evaluation of investments in transport infrastructure are well developed and are applied by the department of transport in the united kingdom. However these procedures focus very much on ...

Responses to contemporary change in britain's mining communities

Prof Chas Critcher | Sociology | 01 April 1991

Abstract: these are the main results of study of four mining communities undertaken by researchers at sheffield hallam university from april 1991 to november 1993. 320 past or present miners or their wives were surveyed from four pits: two closed, on ...

An evaluation of local authority anti-poverty work.

Professor Peter Alcock | Social Policy | 01 September 1994

Application abstract: in recent years a growing number of local authorities have begun to undertake specific strategic initiatives to combat poverty in their local area. These have been developed as a result of fears over growing levels of poverty in ...

Labour market adjustment in the uk coalfields

Professor Stephen Fothergill | Human Geography | 01 April 1994

Application abstract: the uk coal industry has experiences near- terminal decline of employment, mostly in areas where it was previously the dominant source of jobs for men and where there was already above-average unemployment. Yet despite the decl ...

Economic inactivity and unemployment amongst men in the uk

Professor Stephen Fothergill | Human Geography | 01 April 1997

There has been a substantial fall in economic activity amongst men in the uk. In essence, more men of working age are neither in employment nor recorded as unemployed. One possibilty, widely canvasssed, is that the rise in inactivity hides unemployme ...

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