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Environmental values and attitudes among farmers in China – a case study in the watershed of Yuqiao reservoir of Tianjin Municipality, China
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
Failure to curb water pollution in China brings to the fore the issue of environmental values and attitudes among Chinese farmers. Applying the New Ecological Paradigm Scale this study finds that the pro-environmental value ...
Longitudinal associations between late-life depression dimensions and cognitive functioning: a cross-domain latent growth curve analysis
(Cambridge University Press, 2016)
Background. Cognitive impairment and depression often co-occur in older adults, but it is not clear whether depression is a risk factor for cognitive decline, a psychological reaction to cognitive decline, or whether ...
Catching up and Falling behind: An Appraisal of Brazilian Industrial Policy in the Twenty-First Century
(Centre for Latin American Research and Documentation, 2016)
Amidst analyses of industrial policy’s renaissance in Latin America, Brazil is often hailed as the paragon of this movement. The mix of old and new institutions and instruments would constitute a unique effort in promoting ...
Opportunities and risks among migrant workers in the hotel industry in Oslo
(De Gruyter Open, 2016-07-23)
This article examines working conditions, careers and aspirations among immigrants working in the hotel industry in the Greater Oslo region. Using theories of labour market segregation and segmentation, and drawing ...
Network Governance in Russia: Costs and Benefits
(The George Washington University, 2016)
Wool wash: Technical performance and Consumer Habits
(Carl Hanser Verlag, 2016)
This paper discusses consumers’ wool washing habits and the possibilities for improving the laundering process with the aim of reducing the total environmental impacts of clothing consumption. Wool has great potential when ...
Social Life Cycle Assessment as a resource for Responsible Research and Innovation
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-05-21)
Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a currently important proposal for doing science and innovation with and for society. Sustainability has for the last 30 years had a similar function in providing limits and ...
Food security in welfare capitalism: Comparing social entitlements to food in Australia and Norway
The concept of food security is often anchored in popular understandings of the challenge to produce and supply enough food. However, decades of policies for intensive agriculture have not alleviated hunger and ...
Encouraged but controlled: governance networks in Russian regions
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016-06-10)
The article examines the role of civil society in Russian governance networks, focusing on power relations between state and non-state actors. The analysis is based on empirical evidence from concrete governance networks ...
Openness in Scandinavian Classrooms: Student Perceptions of Teaching Practices and High Achievers of Civic Knowledge
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2016-04-29)
In this paper, we explore how teaching practices in classrooms influence students’ civic knowledge achievement in three Scandinavian countries: Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Using data from the 2009 International ...