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“Arabic is the language of the Muslims - that’s how it was supposed to be”: exploring language and religious identity through reflective accounts from young British-born Asians.
(Taylor and Francis, 2010)
This study explores how a group of young British-born South Asians understood and defined their religious and linguistic identities, focusing upon the role played by heritage languages and liturgical languages and by ...
Human Responses to Climate Change: Social Representation, Identity and Socio-Psychological Action.
(Environmental Communication, 2014)
Climate change is one of the most important global challenges in the twenty-first century, given that a changing climate is likely to have negative and potentially irreversible consequences for the environment and human ...
Images of Extreme Weather: Symbolising Human Responses to Climate Change
Extreme weather events have been increasingly in the news, accompanied by images. At the end of 2011, when such reports were ever present, the International Panel on Climate Change published a draft report on extreme weather ...
Media representations of British Muslims and hybridised threats to identity.
Muslims have never before occupied such a central position in the British media, given their general absence from more ‘normalised’ representational positions such as in popular soaps, literature and reality television. ...
The Attitudes toward Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Scale: Development and Validation
PrEP is a novel, clinically effective biomedical HIV prevention tool but it has not met with widespread public acceptance. In this article, the results of a study designed to develop a scale for measuring attitudes toward ...
Language and identity among British South Asians: a theoretical review.
Given the pervasiveness of language in social life and the implications that language use can have for one’s individual and collective identities, attempts were made to explore the theoretical and empirical advantages in ...
Public perception of shale gas extraction in the UK: How people's views are changing
Global energy consumption is forecast to increase at an average annual rate of 1.6 % over the next two decades with total consumption rising from 504.7 to 769.8 quads between 2008 and 2035, according to EIA figures.1 ...
Bridging micro, meso and macro processes in social psychology
Sexuality, migration and identity among gay Iranian migrants to the UK.
Homosexuality is strictly forbidden in Iran and, under certain circumstances, carries the death penalty. Many gay and lesbian Iranians emigrate to avoid persecution. Using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, this ...