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  • Nineteenth century newspaper accounts of a murder committed by an inmate of a Scottish asylum 

    Ion, Robin M.; Pegg, Samantha; Moir, James (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    This study explores an incident from the late nineteenth century in which an inmate at the Royal Dundee Lunatic Asylum murdered a fellow patient while working in the hospital grounds. The incident was reported extensively ...
  • Of monsters, myths and marketing: 'the case of the Loch Ness monster' 

    Moir, James (Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Łódź, 2015)
    This paper examines the status of the Loch Ness Monster within a diverse body of literature relating to Scotland. Within cryptozoology this creature is considered as a source of investigation, something to be taken seriously ...
  • Perceptions of personal development planning in sociology and social science: the Scottish higher education context 

    Moir, James; Di Domenico, Catherine; Vertigans, Stephen; Sutton, Philip W. (University of Birmingham, 2008-11)
    In the United Kingdom (UK) it has been just over ten years since personal development planning (PDP) was proposed by the National Commission into Higher Education (Dearing 1997), and, since then, it has become a central ...
  • Personal development planning and graduate attributes: balancing employability and citizenship 

    Moir, James (Rīgas Pedagoģijas un izglītības vadības akadēmija, 2010)
    Introduction. Much has been made of students reflecting on their experience in higher education through personal development planning (PDP) and the acquisition and documenting of graduate attributes (GAs). This has ...
  • The personal, the platform & the political 

    Moir, James (The Higher Education Academy, 2009-01-16)
    This paper examines issues surround the use of electronic portfolios for personal development planning (PDP) in sociology. These are now a common feature of many virtual learning environments (VLEs) across higher education ...
  • The personal, the platform and the political 

    Moir, James (University of Birmingham, 2009-11)
    This paper examines issues surrounding the use of electronic portfolios for personal development planning (PDP) in sociology. These are now a common feature of many virtual learning environments (VLEs) across higher education ...
  • Presenting politics: persuasion and performance across genres of political communication 

    Moir, James (John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2013)
    The study of political persuasion has traditionally examined the components of communication in terms of the source, nature and recipients of messages. This approach is based on the assumption of communication as a ...
  • The role of computer software in the analysis of qualitative data: efficient clerk, research assistant or Trojan horse? 

    Morison, Moya; Moir, James (Wiley-Blackwell, 1998-07)
    In the last 15 years there has been a proliferation of computer software packages designed to facilitate qualitative data analysis. The programs can be classified, according to function, into a number of broad categories ...
  • Seeing and hearing children: an age of discourse 

    Moir, James (Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw, 2006-09-22)
    This paper explores discourse about children in terms of how they are made visible and how they are heard. The main concern is to explore how the category 'child' is related to notion of age in terms of adult-child relations ...
  • Studying dilemmas in gender-neutral discourse 

    Moir, James (The Centre for Gender Studies, Stockholm University, 2009-02-06)
    This paper considers the ideological effects of recent person-centred discourse concerning personal development planning (PDP) and work-life balance (WLB). Two inter-related areas are examined as key sites of this discourse: ...
  • Sustainability criteria for decision support in the UK water industry 

    Foxon, T. J.; Mcilkenny, G.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, C.; Souter, N.; Ashley, R.; Butler, D.; Pearson, P.; Jowitt, P.; Moir, James (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
    The incorporation of sustainability assessment into decision-making processes is a key task for water service providers in the UK and elsewhere. This paper describes the development and application of a set of sustainability ...
  • Sustainable disposal of domestic sanitary waste 

    Ashley, Richard; Blackwood, David J.; Souter, Nicki; Hendry, Sarah; Moir, James; Dunkerley, Judith; Davies, John; Butler, David; Cook, Andrew; Conlin, Jim; Squibbs, Martin; Britton, Andrew; Goldie, Peter (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2005-02)
    The study presented is an example of the assessment of the relative sustainability of either option for disposal of domestic sanitary waste, either via the toilet or via the solid waste route. This required an evaluation ...
  • SWARD: decision support processes for the UK water industry 

    Butler, D.; Jowitt, P.; Ashley, R.; Blackwood, David J.; Davies, J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, C.; McIlkenny, G.; Foxon, T.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Smith, H.; Cavill, S.; Leach, M.; Pearson, P.; Gouda, H.; Samson, W.; Souter, N.; Hendry, S.; Moir, James; Bouchart, F. (Emerald, 2003)
    In industrialised countries water service providers (WSPs) must provide an appropriate level of service with an acceptable performance at an acceptable cost to customers. In the UK a move towards sustainable development ...
  • Talking about pain: occurrences, abstractions, and frustrations 

    Moir, James (Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2014)
  • Talking realistically about nursing: a thematic analysis of nursing course selection interview discourse 

    Moir, James; Abraham, Charles (Wiley-Blackwell, 1995-04)
    This study examines the dialogue within selection interviews for places on a graduate nursing programme. The analysis focuses upon the way in which a ‘realistic’ knowledge of nursing is tested for, and demonstrated through, ...
  • Talking thoughts and feelings 

    Moir, James (Liguori Editore srl, 2008)
  • Time to talk 

    Moir, James (Peter Lang, 2014-03-27)
  • Tipping the scales: talking about women in science and work-life balance 

    Moir, James (Central European Centre for Women and Youth in Science (CEC-WYS), 2006-12-01)
    This paper adopts a discourse analytic position with regard to talk about women in science and the issue of work-life balance. This is examined from the point of view of looking at how this is essentialized for women as ...
  • Tourism: a visual leisure pursuit 

    Moir, James (International Sociological Association, 2008-09-07)
    This paper explores the ways in which tourism is located within an inner/outer dualism with respect to it being a perceptual experience. Sightseeing serves to construct social & personal worlds in the sense of ...