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Publication date: 1 November 2000

This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/00400919910279973. When citing…

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This article has been withdrawn as it was published elsewhere and accidentally duplicated. The original article can be seen here: 10.1108/00400919910279973. When citing the article, please cite: Roger Henderson, Martyn Robertson, (1999), “Who wants to be an entrepreneur? Young adult attitudes to entrepreneurship as a career”, Education + Training, Vol. 41 Iss: 5, pp. 236 - 245.

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Career Development International, vol. 5 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1362-0436

Article
Publication date: 1 April 2005

Roger Henderson

To evaluate the impact of rural renaissance projects aimed at overcoming issues of accessibility and out‐migration of the younger, more economically active population and…

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Purpose

To evaluate the impact of rural renaissance projects aimed at overcoming issues of accessibility and out‐migration of the younger, more economically active population and to consider what young people feel about education, training and rural living in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.

Design/methodology/approach

Twenty Single Regeneration Budget (SRB) 5 projects focus on the 10‐29 age group to improve their confidence, employability and opportunities to encourage them to remain in, or return to, Ryedale. Research includes interviews with project managers and a survey of Year 11 students in four secondary schools to reveal views on education, jobs and rural living. The 320 replies are compared with 378 from a 2001 survey.

Findings

Educational attainment is rising. Young people expect to remain in education post‐16, but leave Ryedale for educational and employment opportunities. Job aspirations suggest mismatches between requirements and availability, especially in skilled professional, associate professional and technical fields. Ryedale is increasingly perceived as a pleasant, secure environment; many wish to stay or return eventually.

Research limitations/implications

The surveys feature Year 11 pupils. Further work might examine different age groups, areas and factors encouraging young people to stay in rural areas.

Practical implications

The SRB 5 projects produced positive impacts, however, scope remains for greater representation of young peoples' needs and inputs into local services and decision‐making.

Originality/value

The paper offers a temporal comparison of surveys and projects related to young people in a rural area. It is of value to policy‐makers and educationalists examining young peoples' perceptions and out‐migration influences.

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Education + Training, vol. 47 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0040-0912

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Publication date: 1 July 1999

Roger Henderson and Martyn Robertson

The changing nature of work suggests that young people may face the prospect of a “portfolio” career including periods of paid employment, non‐work and self‐employment, of…

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The changing nature of work suggests that young people may face the prospect of a “portfolio” career including periods of paid employment, non‐work and self‐employment, of which the latter implies greater scope for entrepreneurial activity. Reports questionnaire surveys of young adults which examine their attitudes to entrepreneurship as a career. Reference is also made to current policy initiatives and entrepreneurship education in the UK. The findings suggest that generally positive images of entrepreneurship are hampered by a lack of identifiable role models, poor media presentation of individuals or small firms, and lack of encouragement from important influencers on career choice such as teachers and career guidance specialists. University courses have their limitations but can have a role in providing a useful insight into the challenges involved in being an entrepreneur and also encouraging skill development and self‐reliance.

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Education + Training, vol. 41 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0040-0912

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Publication date: 30 November 2020

Diane L. Shoos

In this chapter I employ a hybrid critical framework that draws on feminist media studies, feminist critiques of post-feminism, theories of intersectionality, and genre…

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In this chapter I employ a hybrid critical framework that draws on feminist media studies, feminist critiques of post-feminism, theories of intersectionality, and genre theory to consider a range of domestic violence stories on screen. The chapter begins with a summary of prototypical patterns of narrative and character in contemporary Hollywood films about abuse and subsequently explores two recent media representations that, while conforming to certain of these patterns, also introduce alternative perspectives: the 2017/2019 Home Box Office miniseries Big Little Lies and French director Xavier Legrand's 2018 film Custody (Jusqu’à la garde). I argue that both of these media texts draw on familiar genres that engage audiences not simply to generate sympathy for the abused woman-turned-heroine, but to challenge persistent myths about domestic violence such as that abusers are monsters who never show love towards their partners; that abused women are weak, passive, and the victims of their own bad judgment; that the effects and repercussions of abuse end with the departure of the abuser; that, ultimately, the problem of abuse must be “solved” by the individual; that the “solution” is as simple as leaving; and that there is little as a community or a society that we can do. I conclude that, in different ways and to different degrees, each of these media texts succeeds in making small but significant interventions into the predictable formulas of mainstream Hollywood domestic violence films through narratives that foreground the complexities, contradictions, and dilemmas of abuse.

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Gendered Domestic Violence and Abuse in Popular Culture
Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1-83867-781-7

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Article
Publication date: 1 May 1975

At the passing of the Fair Trading Act, 1973, and the setting up of a Consumer Protection Service with an Office of Fair Trading under a Director‐General, few could have…

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At the passing of the Fair Trading Act, 1973, and the setting up of a Consumer Protection Service with an Office of Fair Trading under a Director‐General, few could have visualized this comprehensive machinery devised to protect the mainly economic interests of consumers could be used to further the efforts of local enforcement officers and authorities in the field of purity and quality control of food and of food hygiene in particular. This, however, is precisely the effect of a recent initiative under Sect. 34 of the Act, reported elsewhere in the BFJ, taken by the Director‐General in securing from a company operating a large group of restaurants a written undertaking, as prescribed by the Section, that it would improve its standards of hygiene; the company had ten convictions for hygiene contraventions over a period of six years.

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British Food Journal, vol. 77 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0007-070X

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Publication date: 1 June 1987

Rossana Kendall

The purpose of the organisational development programme run for Brent Library Service was to cultivate three competences: interpersonal, change, and process competence…

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The purpose of the organisational development programme run for Brent Library Service was to cultivate three competences: interpersonal, change, and process competence. The design of the course is described, covering interactive skills, assertiveness, team development, the difference between process and task, action learning, and the individual in the organisation. The training methods were experiential and participative, and the change in organisation culture is being sustained.

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Industrial and Commercial Training, vol. 19 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0019-7858

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Article
Publication date: 1 May 2003

John Douglas Pratten and Neil Towers

Some food allergies are described briefly. The proprietors/managers of a variety of establishments serving food in a small town and its surrounding area were interviewed…

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Some food allergies are described briefly. The proprietors/managers of a variety of establishments serving food in a small town and its surrounding area were interviewed to discover their knowledge of food allergies and how readily they could feed such sufferers. The results showed that the more exclusive establishment had the greatest knowledge of allergies, and seemed capable of providing suitable meals. Other outlets gave serious cause for concern. The proprietors recognised a need for greater education, and potential providers are suggested.

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British Food Journal, vol. 105 no. 4/5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0007-070X

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Article
Publication date: 1 May 1974

Edmund Davies, L.J. Cairns and L.J. James

February 15, 1974 Master and servant — Wrongful dismissal — Gardener — Contract providing for six months' service and thereafter terminable annually — Obscene language on…

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February 15, 1974 Master and servant — Wrongful dismissal — Gardener — Contract providing for six months' service and thereafter terminable annually — Obscene language on one occasion by efficient gardener — Provocation by employer — Whether summary dismissal justified.

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Managerial Law, vol. 16 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

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Publication date: 1 January 1983

The judgment by the House of Lords in the matter of Pirelli General Cable Works Ltd v Oscar Faber and Partners (The Times, 11 December 1982) is of the greatest…

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The judgment by the House of Lords in the matter of Pirelli General Cable Works Ltd v Oscar Faber and Partners (The Times, 11 December 1982) is of the greatest significance to building owners, redefining as it does the starting point of the six‐year period during which architects or designers may be liable for defects occurring in buildings.

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Facilities, vol. 1 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0263-2772

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Publication date: 1 April 1984

Space planning is an American term dating back to the fifties and sixties which was introduced into the United Kingdom in the early seventies—and which still arouses…

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Space planning is an American term dating back to the fifties and sixties which was introduced into the United Kingdom in the early seventies—and which still arouses derision. What is special about space planning? How does it differ from interior design or architecture? And what has it to offer the British facilities manager?

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Facilities, vol. 2 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0263-2772

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