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Dr Ben Fincham
Research Associate

 

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Ben has now left Cardiff University and is working at Brighton University as a lecturer. Whilst at Qualiti he worked on the 'Qualitative Sociological Autopsy Study of Gendered Suicide' project and the first Commissioned Inquiry.

Research Interests
Transport - especially cycling
Culture
Danger
Suicide

Research Activities
Currently working on node project concerning sociology of suicide
Continuing to write and publish on aspects of cycling and work

Teaching Activities
Ben will be providing teaching in qualitative methods throughout the duration of the Qualiti project

Publications
Books:

Book Proposal – Pedalling Culture: Bicycle messengers in the global workplace (under review)

Chapters in Edited Volumes:
Fincham, B. (2006) 'Bicycle Messengers and the Road to Freedom' in Jones, Bohm, Land and Pederson (eds) Against Automobility Oxford: Blackwell

Fincham, B. (2006) 'Spinning Culture' in Horton and Rosen (eds) Cycling and Society Ashgate

Papers:
Fincham, B. (2004) 'Bicycle Couriers in the New Economy' Cardiff Working Paper Series. Paper 46 January 2004

Fincham, B. (2006) 'Back to the Old School: Bicycle Messengers, Employment and Ethnography' Qualitative Research 6 (2)

Fincham, B. (2005) 'Cycling, Sport and Culture: Bicycle Messengers and Competition' International Review for the Sociology of Sport (under review)

Fincham, B. (2005) ‘Get the message: Bicycle Messengers and Subcultural Affiliation’ Sociological Review (under review)

Curriculum Vitae

 

ESRC National Centre for Research Methods
ESRC - Economic & Social Research Council