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  • Cultural symbols and landowners’ power: the practice of managing Scotland’s natural resource 

    Samuel, Andy M. M. (Cambridge University Press, 2000-11)
    This article deals with the claim that Scottish landowners' power is directly related to their status in law, by arguing that it is, in fact, much more to do with their (inter)relationship with particular cultural symbols ...
  • The language of western homogeneity: a rose by any other name is a potential lawsuit 

    Kouletakis, Jade (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016-07-01)
    It has sometimes been stated that international legislation favours the developed nations that create it to the detriment of the developing nations who must abide by it. This paper shall pose this question with regard to ...
  • Meme transmission in artificial proto-cultures 

    Guest, Andrew K. (Abertay University Science Engineering and Technoloy, 2014-10)
    "I daresay you haven’t had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." Lewis Carroll, ...
  • Playing outside the box: transformative works and computer games as participatory culture 

    Mavridou, Orion; Sloan, Robin J. S. (Aberystwyth University, 2013-11)
    The main purpose of this study is to examine the creative fan community as a paradigm of participatory culture, from a computer games perspective. A review of relevant literature is used to examine transformative works and ...
  • The “saying is repeating” effect: dyadic communication can generate cultural stereotypes 

    Bratanova, Boyka; Kashima, Yoshihisa (Taylor & Francis, 2014-02-11)
    It has been long established that interpersonal communication underpins the existence of cultural stereotypes. However, research has either examined the formation of new or the maintenance of existing stereotypes. In a ...
  • Social traditions 

    Wood, Lara A.; Whiten, Andrew (John Wiley & Sons, 2017-04-16)
    Social traditions, here defined as displaying inter-group behavioural differences acquired through social learning, have been identified in a number of primate species. Here we review research methods used in the wild and ...