Now showing items 21-36 of 36

  • 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 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)
  • 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 ...
  • When the business of sharing treatment decisions is not the same as shared decision making: a discourse analysis of decision sharing in general practice 

    Robertson, Maggie; Moir, James; Skelton, John; Dowell, Jon; Cowan, Sue (SAGE Publications, 2011-01)
    Although shared decision making (SDM) in general practice continues to be promoted as a highly desirable means of conducting consultations it is rarely observed in practice. The aim of this study is to identify the discursive ...
  • Why I want to be a psychiatric nurse: constructing an identity through contrasts with general nursing 

    Moir, James; Abraham, Charles (Wiley-Blackwell, 1996-02)
    The justification of psychiatric specialization among undergraduate nursing students is examined The data highlight how students are able to produce a positive view of their initial entry into nursing and then later create ...
  • Women, work and inequality: questioning the notion of work-life balance 

    Moir, James (International Sociological Association, 2008-09-06)
    This paper adopts a discourse analytic position with regard to talk about tacking inequality at work through work-life balance policies. This is examined from the point of view of looking at how this is essentialized for ...