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May 27 2015

Access journal articles from Policy Press

Policy Press journals on Scopus

Families, Relationships and Societies and Voluntary Sector Review have recently been accepted for coverage on Scopus. Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, and acceptance for inclusion is a mark of high quality.

HKUL users can access the journals via http://library.hku.hk/record=b5361946  & http://library.hku.hk/record=b5361942

 

Read the following free journal articles for May 2015:

Policy & Politics

‘Multiculturalism is never talked about': community cohesion and local policy contradictions in England

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Evidence & Policy

Perceptions on the role of evidence: an English alcohol policy case study

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Journal of Poverty & Social Justice

Fuel poverty and high-rise living: using community-based interviewers to investigate tenants’ inability to keep warm in their homes

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Voluntary Sector Review

Mapping the environmental third sector in england: a distinctive field of activity?

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Families, Relationships & Societies

Troubling the family: coming out as lesbian and gay

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Critical and Radical Social Work

‘Everyone is blaming us!’ Conceptualising current anti-Roma racism in Europe and its necessary implications for anti-racist social work
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May 25 2015

Access articles from Routledge Gender Studies

Explore Asian Journal of Women’s Studies

Explore the latest issue with free access.

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Free article access: Shaping the online fat acceptance movement

Recently published online in Journal of Gender Studies – ‘Shaping the online fat acceptance movement: talking about body image and beauty standards’, is available to read for free here.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1983107

Is it fair that Gender affects the right to Education?

Read more about gender and education in relation to achieving the second Millennium Development Goal with free article access. Established to achieve universal primary education, progress has been made towards this goal, showing the value of a unifying agenda underpinned by goals and targets.

Please click here to begin exploring for free today.

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May 25 2015

Access articles from Routledge Behavioral Science

Mental Health Awareness Week #MHAW15

To support Mental Health Awareness Week taking place this year between May 11-17, read the articles on the theme of Mindfulness. Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment, without getting stuck in the past or worrying about the future. Mindfulness can be practiced anywhere at any time. Read these Mindfulness articles for free.

New to Routledge: Self & Society: An International Journal for Humanistic Psychology

Please click here to access to Volume 43, Issue 1, 2015.

Psychotherapy Research

To commemorate the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of Psychotherapy Research, the Editors Chris Muran & Wolfgang Lutz have looked back over the twenty-five years of the journal offering free access to the most cited articles. Please click here to access.

HKUL users can continue to access these articles via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2518336.

Diversity & Cultural Psychiatry Free Article Collection

Read a collection of over fifty-five articles on the topic of Diversity and Cultural Psychiatry. Please view and download these articles for FREE until May 31, 2016.

Access the collection here.

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May 21 2015

Access articles from Routledge Politics

UK General Election Research Collection

The 2015 UK General Election was tipped to be one of the most unpredictable ever, however, the main issues such as Europe, Trident, Immigration and the NHS were always going to be fiercely debated by the party leaders. Read a free article collection of over one hundred papers and five Special Issues to make research into fascinating election even easier and more enjoyable.

Please click here to enjoy free access until the end of June.

Visit the JEPP Resource Page

Visit  the Virtual Special Issues collated by the Editors, Jeremy Richardson and Berthold Rittberger.

Focus On: National Elections Free Collection

Take a look at Focus On: National Elections research collection – a wide assortment of free access articles which makes research into national electoral practices and issues. The collection is collated by region; Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and The Americas. It is free until the end of the year and will be updated regularly.

Journal of Human Rights Article Explores Migrant Deaths in the Mediterranean

Just who is responsible for saving – or not saving – the lives of the hundreds of migrants who perish each year while trying to cross the Mediterranean in search of a better life in Europe is the focus of a new study in the Journal of Human Rights. Click here to start reading now.

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May 19 2015

Access articles from Routledge Development Studies

Discover the latest special issue from The Journal of Development Studies

Entitled ‘Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development’, this special issue evaluates the database with articles on the quality of the data on GDP, health and education, poverty, labour, agriculture and income distribution. Free access expires on June 30, 2015.

Please click here to access today.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2013497

Gender & Development virtual issue: Intersectionality

This virtual special issue contains articles drawn from various issues of Gender & Development that have addressed the issues of diversity and working with women from marginalized groups. Currently free to view until the end of June 2015.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b1930161

New Research: Technological change in developing countries

Published in Development Studies Research, ‘Technological change in developing countries: opening the black box of process using actor–network theory’ (Heeks, Stanforth) offers three unique insights into the formation and dissolution of socio-technical structure. Please click here to read the article today.

Development Studies Research is a fully open access journal.

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May 19 2015

Access articles from Routledge Health & Social Care

Healthcare Inequality

The differences in access to and quality of healthcare around the globe are not only prevalent between that of the rich and the poor but across a much wider spectrum including genders, ethnicities, ages and sexual orientation, to name a few. Read the articles from this very special Healthcare collection available until May 31, 2015.

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May 15 2015

Read Brill’s most downloaded journal articles in Asian Studies

Read Brill’s most popular articles from Q1 2015 in the subject area of Asian Studies.

These articles are freely available until 31 July 2015!*

Indexing social space: A marketplace in Timor-Leste

David Hicks

Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, (Volume 168, No. 1, pp. 55-73) Open Access

The Crystal Forest: Notes on the Ontology of Amazonian Spirits

Eduardo Viveiros De Castro

Inner Asia, (Volume 9, No. 2, pp. 153-172)

Disaster Reproduction and the Crisis of Governance—The Shanxi Example in China’s Experience (灾害的再生产与治理危机 2 —中国经验的山西样本)

Yulin Zhang (张玉林)

Rural China, (Volume 10, No. 1, pp. 83-100) Sample Copy

Constructing a New Image. Hallyu in Taiwan

Sang-Yeon Sung

European Journal of East Asian Studies, (Volume 9, No. 1, pp. 25-45) Sample Copy

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2471126

Me and My Family: Perceptions of Individual and Collective among Young Rural Chinese

Mette Halskov Hansen and Cuiming Pang

European Journal of East Asian Studies, (Volume 7, No. 1, pp. 75-99)

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Circulating Women as Objects of Trade in Malay Historical Texts

Ruzy Suliza Hashim, Ungku Maimunah Mohd Tahir, Nor Hashimah Jalaluddin and Zulkarnaen Mohamad

Asian Journal of Social Science, (Volume 40, No. 1, pp. 34-50)

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The Problem of Identifying Mudan and the Tree Peony in Early China

Teruyuki Kubo

Asian Medicine, (Volume 5, No. 1, pp. 108-145) Sample Copy

Conceptualizing Chinese Migration and Chinese Overseas: The Contribution of Wang Gungwu

Jianli Huang

Journal of Chinese Overseas, (Volume 6, No. 1, pp. 1-21) Sample Copy

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b4074701

Why Do Balinese Make Offerings?

Richard Fox

Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, (Volume 171, No. 1, pp. 29-55) Open Access

The Cadusii in Archaeology? Remarks on the Achaemenid Period (Iron Age IV) in Gilan and Talesh

Christian Konrad Piller

Iran and the Caucasus, (Volume 17, No. 2, pp. 115-151)

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2997767

Saltpetre in Early and Medieval Chinese Medicine

Anthony Butler and John Moffett

Asian Medicine, (Volume 5, No. 1, pp. 173-185) Sample Copy

Ganyang! Indonesian Popular Songs from the Confrontation Era, 1963–1966

Steven Farram

Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia, (Volume 170, No. 1, pp. 1-24) Open Access

Devouring Perspectives: On Cannibal Shamans in Siberia

Charles Stépanoff

Inner Asia, (Volume 11, No. 2, pp. 283-307)

Printing for Prestige? Publishing and Publications by Ming Princes

East Asian Publishing and Society, (Volume 1, No. 1, pp. 39-73) Sample Copy

To Be or Not to Be Chinese: Diaspora, Culture and Postmodern Ethnicity

Ien Ang

Asian Journal of Social Science, (Volume 21, No. 1, pp. 1-17)

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May 14 2015

Access Routledge Social Work Articles

Special Issue: Caring for the Caregivers

Access this special double issue of the Journal of Gerontological Social Work for free. The issue highlights programs that support caregivers through varied approaches, providing comprehensive assessment and person-centrered approaches to meet caregiver needs, as well as empirical evidence regarding improved caregiver outcomes.

Please click here to read now.

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Explore the latest open access social work research

To access the latest open access social work articles published in Routledge journals, read all open access social work content on one handy page.

What were the most downloaded social work articles of 2014?

The most downloaded social work articles of 2014 are free to read online. Please click here to access the collection now.

Last chance to access: World Social Work Day

The theme of World Social Work Day 2015 is promoting the dignity and worth of peoples. This covers a range of issues including advocating the rights of migrants to have access to human services, ending discrimination, and protecting the rights of all peoples.

Access over 60 articles for free until 31 May.

 

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May 12 2015

Access Routledge Political Sociology article collection

Politics fever has hit the UK hard this year with many debates taking place all over the country: red vs. blue, nationalism vs. socialism…

In honour of this political atmosphere, read a selection of articles exploring different areas of Political Sociology. The included articles are free to access until 30th September 2015 and cover topics such as political movements, nationalism and national identity and the issues relating to social stratification.

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May 07 2015

Latest research from Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health, SpringerOpen

Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health provides a platform for scholars, experts and practitioners within and outside the Asian regions to share gambling research, prevention and intervention experiences, and to promote critical discussion on gambling policy and gambling related public health issues.

Read the most recent articles online:

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