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Recent publications


Adam, B. and Groves, C. (2007) Future Matters: Action, Knowledge, Ethics. Brill, Leiden & Boston.

Bloor, M, and Wood, F. (2006) Keywords in Qualitative Methods: a Vocabulary of Research Concepts, Sage, London.

Collins, H. M. and Evans, R. J. (2007) Rethinking Expertise, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Faulkner A. (forthcoming, 2008) Medical devices into healthcare: a political sociology of technology and governance, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Horlick-Jones, T., Walls, J., Rowe, G., Pidgeon, N., Poortinga, W., Murdock, G. and O’Riordan, T. (2007) The GM Debate: Risk, Politics and Public Engagement, Routledge, London.

Cropper, S., Porter, A., Williams, G., Carlisle, S., Moore, R., O’Neill, M., Roberts, C. and Snooks, H. (eds.) (2007), Community Health and Well-Being: Action Research on Health Inequalities, Policy Press, Bristol.


Papers and Book Chapters

Belousov, K., Horlick-Jones, T., Bloor, M., Gilinskiy, Y., Golbert, V., Kostikovsky, Y., Levi, M., and Pentsov, D. (2007) ‘Any port in a storm: fieldwork difficulties in dangerous and crisis-ridden situations’, Qualitative Research, 7, pp.155-175.

Bloor, M. (2005) ‘Observations of shipboard illness behaviour: work-discipline and the sick role in a residential work setting’, Qualitative Health Research, 15, pp.766-777.

Bloor, M., Datta, R., Gilinskiy, Y. and Horlick-Jones, T. (2006) ‘Unicorn among the cedars: on the possibility of “smart regulation” of the globalised shipping industry’, Social & Legal Studies, 15, pp.537-550.

Evans, R. (2007) ‘Social networks and private spaces in economic forecasting’, in Collins, H. (ed.) Special issue of Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 3894) pp.686-697.

Evans, R. and Plows, A. (2007) ‘Listening Without prejudice? Re-discovering the value of the disinterested citizen’, Social Studies of Science, 37(6) pp. 827-854.

Faulkner A.(2008) ‘Regulatory policy as innovation: constructing rules of engagement of a technological zone for tissue engineering in the European Union’, Research Policy.

Faulkner, A., Geesink, I., Kent, J. and Fitzpatrick, D. (2008) ‘Tissue-engineered technologies: scientific biomedicine, frames of risk and regulatory regime-building in Europe’, Science as Culture.

Faulkner, A., Kent, J., Geesink, I., Fitzpatrick, D. (2006) ‘Purity and the dangers of regenerative medicine: regulatory innovation of human tissue-engineered technology’, Social Science & Medicine 63(9) pp.2277-2288.

Geesink, I., Prainsack, B., Franklin, S. (2008) ‘Guest Editorial: Stem Cell Stories 1998-2008’, Special Issue of Science as Culture, 17 (1) pp 1-11.

Horlick-Jones, T. (2008) ‘Reasoning about safety management policy in everyday terms: a pilot study in citizen engagement for the UK railway industry’, Journal of Risk Research, in press.

Horlick-Jones, T. and Rosenhead, J. (2007) ‘The uses of observation: combining problem structuring methods and ethnography’, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 58 pp.588-601.

Horlick-Jones, T., Walls, J. and Kitzinger, J. (2007) ‘Bricolage in action: learning about, making sense of, and discussing issues about genetically modified crops and food’, Health, Risk & Society, 9(1) pp.83-103.

Sampson, H. (2005) ‘Left High and Dry? The lives of women married to seafarers in Goa and Mumbai’, Ethnography, 6(1) pp.61-85.

Sampson, H. and Schroeder, T. (2006) ‘In the Wake of the Wave: globalization, networks, and the experiences of transmigrant seafarers in Northern Germany’, Global Networks, 6(1) pp.61-80.

Sampson, H. and Bloor, M. (2007) ‘When Jack gets out the box: the problems of regulating a global industry’, Sociology, 41(3) pp.551-569.

Scourfield, J. and Coffey, A. (2006) Access, ethics and the (re)construction of gender: The case of researcher as suspected ‘paedophile’, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 9 (1) pp.29-40.

Scourfield, J. and Pithouse, A. (2006) ‘Lay and professional knowledge in social work: reflections from ethnographic research on child protection work’. European Journal of Social Work, 9(3) pp.323-337.

Scourfield, J., Jacob, N., Smalley, N., Prior, L. and Greenland, K. (2007) Young people’s gendered interpretations of suicide and attempted suicide. Child and Family Social Work,12 (3) pp.248-257.

Scourfield, J., Holland, S. andYoung, C. (2008) ‘Social work in Wales since democratic devolution’, Australian Social Work, 61(1) pp.42-56.

Fone, D., Dunstan, F., Williams, G., Lloyd, K. and Palmer, S. (2007) ‘Places, people and mental health: a multi-level analysis of economic inactivity’, Social Science and Medicine, 64, pp.633-645

Elliott, E and Williams, G. (in press) ‘Developing public sociology through health impact assessment’, Sociology of Health and Illness.