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The Lived Experiences of Young People, between the ages of 18 and 30, currently Queen Margaret University (QMU) Students and Employed in Low-Paid Employment in Scotland (2020)The main focus of this research was to look at how working in a low paid occupation on a part-time basis affected the lived experiences of students at Queen Margaret University. Semi-structured interviews were used to ...
A Sociological Analysis of the Ways in Which Women of Different Age Groups Engage with Social Media (2020)This thesis presents a sociological analysis of the ways in which women of different age groups engage with social media. This study is conducted from a phenomenological theoretical and methodological perspective, which ...
(2020)This study takes as its point of departure the basic sociological fact that adult human beings are not autonomous individuals (as per the liberal imagination) but, in accordance with the sociological imagination, are ...
How significantly, if at all, does austerity and social policy impact on the professional practice of homeless organisation service providers? (2020)In recent years the British and Scottish government have been undertaking strict austerity measures and the restructuring of social care legislation. A specific area that has seen significant cuts to the funding available ...
A Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis of the Representation of the #MeToo Movement in British Journalism. (2020)The #MeToo movement was a prominent feminist social movement in 2017 highlighting the universal prevalence of sexual harassment and abuse. Actress Alyssa Milano took to the social media website “Twitter” to urge those who ...