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Annual-Report-1997 - 1998

SPS Annual Report 1997 - 1998


Staff List

Faculty and Departmental Committees

Report by the Head of Department

Student Numbers

Ph.D and M.Phil Disserations Submitted

Library

Staff Publications and Research Interests

STAFF LIST

Professors

Professor John M Dunn

Professor Martin P M Richards

 

Readers

Dr Robert M Blackburn

Mr Geoffrey P Hawthorn

Dr David S Lane

Dr John B Thompson

 

University Lecturers

Dr John D Barber

Dr Brendan J Burchell

Dr Gerard M Duveen

Dr Gerard Evans

Dr Colin Fraser

Dr David A Good

Dr Dale F Hay

Dr Geoffrey K Ingham

Mr Ray G Jobling

Dr Christel O Lane

Dr Sonia P Mazey

Juliet Mitchell

Dr Helen E Thompson

 

Assistant Director of Development Studies

Dr A David Lehmann

 

Assistant Directors of Research

Dr Gill Jones

Dr Kenneth Prandy

Dr Jacqueline L Scott

 

University Assistant Lecturers

Dr Georgina Born

Dr David S Halpern

 

Senior Research Associates and Research Associates etc

Dr Wendy Bottero

Mr Brad Brooks

Dr Gill Dunne (until 16 July 1998)

Ms Margaret Ely

Dr Judith Ennew

Ms Gail Ewing

Dr Nina Hallowell

Dr Joanna Hawthorne Amick (until 30 April 1998)

Dr Lynne Jones

Dr Patrick Leman

Dr Bridget Lindley

Dr Christine Mann

Dr Ginny Morrow (until 31 December 1997)

Mrs Frances Murton

Ms Ros Pickford

Mrs Maggie Ponder

Dr Frances Price (until 31 July 1998)

Ms Claire Snowdon

Ms Wendy Solomou

Ms Helen Statham

Dr Margaret Watson

Ms Liora Zion (until 31 July 1998)

 

Affiliated Lecturers

Ms Shelley Day-Sclater

Dr Kostas Kafetsios

Dr Felicity O’Dell

Dr Tom Shakespeare

Ms Khrishna Singh

Mr Ray Thomas

 

College Lecturers

Dr Cecilia Albin (until 25 September 1998)

Dr Patrick Baert

Dr Barbara Bodenhorn

Ms Abigail Buckle

 

Samuel Reichmann Fellow

Dr Ines Molinaro

 

Newton Trust NUTO Fellows

Dr Susan Benson

Dr Deborah Thom

 

Visiting Researchers

Ms Ann Buckley

Dr Paul Nixon

Dr Akiko Saito

 

Directors of Studies (not categorised elsewhere)

Dr Raj Chandavarkar

Dr A J Milbank

 

College Research Fellow

Dr Alena Ledeneva

 

Global Security Fellows Initiative

Dr Jack Shepherd (Director)

Dr J Whitman (Deputy Director)

Ms Jane Brooks (Administrator)

 

Librarian

Ms Stephanie Macek

 

General Board Administrative Officer

Mrs Brenda Young (until 12 June 1998)

Jean Margrie (acting from 8 July 1998)

 

Computer Officer (for the CSHSS)

Mrs Melanie Leggatt

 

ASSISTANT STAFF

Secretarial and Clerical

Mrs Jill Brown (Administrative Secretary, CFR)

Mrs Silvana Dean (Graduate Secretary)

Ms Norma Easy (Secretary)

Miss Helen Gibson (Administrative Secretary)

Mrs Joy Labern (Secretary/Receptionist at 8/9 Jesus Lane) (from 17 November 1997)

Mrs Angela Pollentine (Senior Secretary, GSFI)

Mrs Odette Rogers (Junior Secretarial Assistant/Receptionist) (from 23 February 1998)

Mrs Sally Roberts (Data Manager, CFR)

 

Computing Staff

Mrs Glynis Pilbeam (Chief Computing Assistant)

 

Support Staff

Mrs Anne Burling (Cleaner)

Mr John Childerley (General Assistant)

 

Library Staff

Mrs Barbara Parr

Mr Henry Pipe (from 6 July 1998)

Ms Wendy Sawford

Miss Jenni Steers (until 26 June 1998)

FACULTY AN DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEES

Faculty Board

Chair: Dr D Good

Secretary: Mrs B Young

 

Degree Committee

Chair: Mr G Hawthorn

Secretary: Mrs B Young

 

Teaching Committee

Chair: Dr K Prandy

Secretary: Miss H Gibson

 

Strategy Committee

Chair: Prof M Richards

Secretary: Mrs B Young

 

Research Committee

Chair: Dr J Scott

Secretary: Mrs B Young

 

Graduate Admissions and Progress Committee

Chair: Mr G Hawthorn

Secretary: Dr J Whitman

 

Staff-Student Committee

Chair: Prof M Richards

Secretary: Dr K Prandy

 

Library Working Committee

Chair: Dr J Scott

Secretary: Dr J Scott

 

Appointments Committee

Chair: Professor A W Cuthbert

Secretary: Mrs B Young

Report by the Head of the Department

In July Professor Bryan Turner was elected to the Professorship of Sociology. Bryan, who is currently Dean of Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australia, will be taking up the Chair in November. Our other appointment during the year was of Dr David Runciman to an assistant lectureship in Political Theory. David has been a Research Fellow at Trinity College. Three members of staff are leaving us. In March Dr Gerard Evans retired on health grounds. Gerard, who has been responsible for teaching American politics, has been dogged by ill health for some time. Mr Ray Jobling has resigned his lectureship in Sociology to take up a full-time position as Senior Tutor in St John’s College. His responsibility has been teaching in medical sociology. Dr Colin Fraser has retired from his lectureship in Psychology. He will be continuing as Senior Tutor of Churchill College on a part-time basis. We send all three our best wishes in their new endeavours.

We congratulate Geoffrey Hawthorn who has been given a Personal Chair in International Politics and Christel Lane who has a Readership in Economic Politics.

The whole Department was shocked by the sudden death, on 12 June, of Mrs Brenda Young our General Board Administrative Officer. Brenda’s quiet efficiency and warm humanity endeared her to all of us and she will be sadly missed. We are very grateful to Jean Margrie who has taken over temporarily as our Administrative Officer.

Easter brought the delivery of the Report of the General Board Review Committee. Reassuringly, the main thrust of the Report’s recommendations followed the lines of development we already had begun. Central to these are a restructuring of our Tripos teaching to make it more progressive over the three years and to draw more strongly on our research specialities in the final year of teaching and to strengthen our research through developing a stronger infrastructure of support. It has not been the easiest experience having a Committee of distinguished academics examine all aspects of our operation in considerable detail. But the view from outside has provided an invaluable perspective on our activities and much of our energies over the coming year will be concerned with carrying through plans for the future in the light of its recommendations.

The Review Report placed emphasis on our links both in teaching and in research across the University. Given the steady state assumption that underlies our future planning, closer collaboration with other Faculties provides an obvious way forward - our growth is likely to be more lateral than vertical. One move in this direction has been the planning of a new research centre concerned with the study of ageing which is being set up with the involvement of colleagues from several Faculties across the University. But given that the University has just embarked on a round of cuts in order to finance improved performance related pay and promotion prospects for staff, these are challenging times to undertake new developments.

An innovation that has now become established in the Department has been research days. These have proved to be very successful occasions on which we inform each other about the very diverse research that is carried out within the Faculty and discuss research issues.


Student Numbers

(I) Undergraduate:

Part I 99

Prelims 107

Part II 168

Total 374

 

(II) Graduate:

New PhDs 33

Total PhDs 113

M.Phil 22

Total 168

Ph.D and M.Phil Dissertations Submitted

PhD Theses submitted during 1997/98

1. Mark Bendall [1992] (Dr G. Evans) John F. Kennedy and a culture of conspiracy

2. Max Bergman [1995] (Dr C. Fraser) Acculturation, identity, and inter-group relations of Mexican Americans and European Americans

3. Eric Breton [1993] (Dr M. Lane) Reconciling Diversity and Equality: Federalism, Identifies and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

4. I-Chung Chen [1993] (Prof. G. Stedman Jones) The Decline and Fall of Western Marxism

5. Robert Edwards [1993] (Dr G. McCann) The Ghost in the Machine: The Cartoonist as Cultural Critic

6. Elizabeth Gray [1994] (Dr D. Lane) Signposts to the past: re-inventing political symbols, Moscow 1985-1996

7. Dean Kolbas [1992] (Dr S. Jarvis) Politics and Aesthetics of the Literary Canon: Critical Theory and the Contemporary Debate

8. Albert Lai [1994] (Dr C. Fraser) Fairness, social identification and attitudes towards work

9. David Ladipo [Jan. 1994] (Dr B. Burchell) West Indians in Britain and North America: Windows on the Market and the Prison

10. Anne Mesny [1993] (Prof. W. Outhwaite) The appropriation of social science knowledge by "lay people": the development of a lay sociological imagination

11. Veroniqué Mottier [1993] (Prof. A. Giddens) Subjectivity and Social Theory; Merleau-Ponty, Lacan and Foucault

12. Sara Savage [1994] (Dr D. Good) Fundamentalism and Moral Reasoning: Rules for a Perfect World

13. John Sutcliffe [1993] (Dr S. Mazey) Subnational actors and the European Union: the case of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland

14. Yoko Tachibana [1991] (Dr C. Fraser) A social psychological analysis of the transferability of Japanese management practices: people’s values and identities

15. Karl Thompson [1993] (Prof. J. Dunn) The Logic of Political Prudence

16. Vittorio Veltroni [1993 ] (Dr R. Geuss) Eduard Bernstein and the Roots of the Third Way: social liberalism and the construction of the general social interest

 

M.Phil Theses submitted during 1997/98

M.Phil in Social and Developmental Psychology

Bradley Brenner (Dr C. Mann) Self and Achievement

Carly Henderson (Dr J. Scott) Family communication, conflict and adolescent well-being: an analysis of child and parent perceptions

Isabel Rodriguez (Dr G. Duveen) Collective memory and the reconstruction of identities after forced migration

Martin Rosema (Dr D. Halpern) A psychological perspective on voting

Polly Vittorini (Dr D. Hay) Self and attachment in autism

 

M.Phil in Sociology and Politics of Modern Society

Benjamin Bolger (Dr R. Blackburn) The inequality of illiteracy

Matthew Brooks (Dr J. Whitman) Reconciling Peace and Justice in Post-Conflict Societies

Elisa Cecchi (Dr R. Blackburn) Young single mothers: patterns of deprivation and barriers to independent living

Lenka Cecetkova (Dr D. Lane) The Transformation of the Media Landscape in the Czech and Slovak Republics

Emiliano Grossman (Dr C. Lane) Financial liberalisation in Britain and France: a process of Europeanization?

Guy Horsington (Dr J. Collin) Re-assessing ‘conventional wisdoms’: prime ministerial power and cabinet government in Britain

Cathy Hayles (Dr J. Scott) Gender inequality in academia: the role of productivity

Nigel Kettley (Dr R. Blackburn) Masculinity, class and educational attainment: commodification, ‘complicity; and conceit

Cedric de Leon (Dr R. Blackburn) Legitimacy and democracy in collective action

Robertas Pogorelis (Dr D. Lane) Ideologies of political parties in post-communist Lithuania

Nikolai Potchkaev (Dr D. Lane) ‘National interest’ and democratisation in post-communist systems

Rebecca Powell (Dr G. Howe) Methodism and modernity: transformation and conflict within a religious institution

Mark Rhinard (Dr H. Thompson) The future of the nation-state: territorial management in an integrated Europe

Daisy Sinlaratana (Dr J. Scott) How Bangkok women manage work and marriage as portrayed in Thai newspapers: a three decade comparison (1975, 1985, 1995)

Laurentiu Stefan-Scalat (Dr D. Lane) From a Stalinism to Another. A study of Romanian political elites from 1954 to 1974

Samiera Toma (Dr R. Blackburn) Gender issues in the labour market: a critical examination of female careers

The Politics, Psychology, Sociology and International Studies Faculty Library

The usage of the Politics, Psychology, Sociology and International Studies Library continues to increase. During the year 1997-1998 the number of lendings was 31,918. The Social and Political Sciences (now PPSIS) Library spent £24,802 on the purchase of 1,308 titles. A shelf check was completed over the long vacation, and the number of losses for a two-year period was 56 volumes.

The Library is grateful for the 70 donations and the grants received from the Smuts Memorial Fund (£515) and the Development Studies Fund (£600) which enabled the Library to allocate more resources to its collection of books in the fields of Commonwealth Studies and Development Studies.

The courses attended by the Library Staff to enable them to improve standards of services offered in the Library include:

- ATHENS authentification and Electronic Information Services update

- What’s new on the WWW, Web search engines and Web Interface to the University Library Catalogue

- Electronic Information Services for the Social Sciences

- Year 2000 issues for Librarians

- Managing and Networking CD-Roms

- Introduction to UNIX

- HTML for Beginners

Barbara Parr and Wendy Sawford represent the SPS Library on the SPS Faculty Web Working Party. Ms Macek’s post of Librarian was upgraded to Grade B in January 1998. Ms Jenni Steers left to take up a Library post at King’s College Library. Mr Henry Pipe was appointed to the CS2 post in July 1998.

STAFF PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

INTERESTS 1997 - 1998

Dr C Albin (until 25 September 1998)

Theories and practices of negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution; conflict analysis; Middle Eastern affairs, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the Jerusalem problem; justice and fairness in international affairs; environmental issues and other global security problems.

 

Dr P Baert

Social theory; philosophy of the social sciences.

Baert, P. (1997), "Algumas Limitacoes das Explicacoes da Escolha Racional na Ciencia Politica e na Sociologia", in Revista Brasiliera de Ciencias Sociais, 12, 35, pp. 63-74.

Baert, P. (1998), Social Theory in the 20th Century, Cambridge: Polity Press

Baert, P. (1998), "Pierre Bourdieu", in Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Baert, P. (1998), "A Critique of Realist Philosophy of Science", in Einstein meets Magritte: Social and Cultural Studies of the Sciences, (ed. Aerts, D.), New York/Amsterdam:Kluwer Academic Publishers.

 

Dr J Barber

Modern Russian politics. Leninist and Stalinist strategies for socialist revolution. Soviet state and society during World War II.

Barber, J. (1997), "Opposition in Russia", Government and Opposition, Vol. 21, No 4, pp. 598-613.

 

Dr S Benson

Race, ethnicity and gender; feminist theory, Islam, society and political economy in twentieth century Nigeria; colonial history and socio-economic change.

 

Dr R M Blackburn

Social inequality - including stratification, gender and ethnicity; sociology of work.

Blackburn, R.M., with Jarman, J., Brooks, B. and Dermott, E. (1998), "International Variations in Overall Occupational Gender Segregation", Working Paper 27, Cambridge: Sociological Research Group.

 

Dr G Born

The sociology of culture and media: television, broadcasting and media policy; music; information technologies; cultural production and cultural institutions; intellectual property; media in the developing world. Cultural theory; ethnographic method; social semiotics. Modernism and post-modernism in art and music.

Born, G. (1997), "Computer Software as a Medium: Textuality, Orality and Sociality in an Artificial Intelligence Research Culture" in Banks, M. and Morphy, H. (eds.), Rethinking Visual Anthropology, London and New Haven: Yale University Press.

Born, G. (1997), Modernist Discourse, Psychic Forms, and Agency: Aesthetic Subjectivities at IRCAM", Cultural Anthropology, Vol. 12, No 4.

Born, G. (1997), "IRCAM: Legitimation, Mythologies and Indisciplines in Contemporary Music", in Sorensen, Soren Moller (ed.), In the Plural: Institutions, Pluralism and Critical Self-Awareness in Contemporary Music", Copenhagen: ISCM.

Born, G. (1998), "Anthropology, Kleinian Psychoanalysis, and the Subject in Culture", American Anthropology, Vol. 100, No 2 (July).

Born, G. (1998), "The Public Museum, Museum Photography, and the Limits of Reflexivity", Journal of Material Culture, Vol. 3, No 2 (July).

 

Dr W Bottero

Stratification and inequality; gender, household and employment processes.

Prandy, K. and Bottero, W. (1998), "The use of marriage data to measure the social order in nineteenth-century Britain", Sociological Research Online, March, Vol 3. No 1.

 

Dr B Burchell

The social psychological effects of unemployment, job insecurity and labour market deprivation; economic psychology; data analysis; statistics; research methods.

Yagil, D. and Burchell, B.J. (1997), "Socioeconomic and Political Initiators of Pay Comparisons", Work, Employment and Society, Vol. 11, No. 4 (December), pp. 737-748.

Burchell, B.J. (1998), "The Unequal Distribution of Job Insecurity, 1966-1986", CBR Working Paper 88, (June).

Nolan, J., Wichert, I. and Burchell, B.J. (1998, in press), "Job Insecurity, Psychological Well-being, Work Orientation and Family Life", to appear in Heery, E. (ed.), The Insecure Workforce, Routledge.

Burchell, B.J. (1998, in press), "Pertaining to the Teaching of an Economic Psychology of Working Lives", to appear in Webley, P. and Walker, C. (eds.), Teaching Handbook in Economic and Consumer Psychology.

Felstead, A., Burchell, B. and Green, F. (1998), "Insecurity at Work", New Economy, Vol. 5, Issue 3 (September), pp. 180-184.

 

Professor J Dunn

Rethinking modern political theory; the historical formation and intellectual weakness of liberal and socialist conceptions of political value and political possibility; explaining the political trajectories of the varieties of modern states.

Dunn, J, (ed. with Harris, I.), (1998) Great Political Thinkers (Collected Articles), Edward Elgar: Aldershot, 21 Vols.

Dunn, J, (1998), "The Heritage and Future of the European Left", in Viale, R. (ed.), What is Left?, La Rosa Editrice:Torino, pp. 25-38.

Dunn, J. (ed.), (1997), Demokratia, Institouto tou Bibliou: Athens

Dunn, J., Ferenc Horkay Horcher (ed.), (1997), A Koramodern Politikai Eszmetortenet Cambridge-i Latkepe,

Tanulmany Kiado:Pecs, pp. 193-208, 263-285.

 

Dr G Dunne (until 16 July 1998)

Gender, sexuality and the organization of work and family life. Use of a wide range of methods, mostly qualitative, to explore the relationship between these. Has carried out a life-history study of lesbian attitudes to and experiences of work. Currently working on a case study of divisions of labour in lesbian households with dependent children and intends to develop research interests in a study of the parenting experiences of gay men.

Dunne, G.A. (1998), "Por que los hombre no se parecen mas a las mujeres? Hacia un mejor balance en la organizacion del trabajo entre parejas", in Asparkia: Investigacion Feminista, Numero 9 (Publicacions de la Universitat Jaume I, Castellon).

Dunne, G. A. (1998), "Pioneers Behind Our Own Front Doors: New Models for the Organization of Work in Partnerships", Work, Employment and Society, Vol 12, No. 2.

Dunne, G.A. (1998, in press), "A Passion for ‘Sameness’: Sexuality and Gender Accountability’ in Silva, E and Smart, C. (eds), The ‘New’ Family?, London:Sage.

 

Dr G Duveen

Social representations, particularly developmental work around social representations; development studies of gender; social development; cultural psychology.

Duveen, G. (1997) "Pro social Behaviour Questionnaire" in Sylva, K. and Stevenson, J., Child Psychology Portfolio: Social Behaviour and Competence in Childhood, Windsor: NFER-Nelson. This portfolio of research instruments includes substantial reprinted material from an earlier paper (written with Kirk Weir). Further development and validation of the Pro social Behaviour Questionnaire for use by teachers, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 1981, Vol. 22, pp. 357-374.

Duveen, G., with Arnot, M., Ruddock, J., Gray, J. and James, M. (1998), Gender and Performance: A Review of

Recent Research, Report commissioned by OFSTED.

Duveen, G. (1998), Translations from French of (i) Moscovici, S.: "The history and actuality of social representations", pp. 209-247, and (ii) Doise, W., Mugny, G. and Pérez, J.A.: "The social construction of knowledge: social marking and socio-cognitive conflict", pp. 77-90. Both chapters appear in Flick, U. (ed.), The Psychology of the Social, Cambridge: CUP.

 

Ms M Ely

Statistical analysis of large complex data sets and longitudinal data, problems of missing data, especially attrition in longitudinal surveys; medical statistics.

Ely, M., Brayne, C., Huppert, F.A., O’Conner, D.W. and Pollitt, P.A. (1997), "Cognitive Impairment: A Challenge for Community Care - A study of the domiciliary service receipt of cognitively impaired compared to equally dependent physically impaired elderly women", Age and Ageing, Vol. 26, No 4, pp. 301-308.

Melzer, D., Ely, M., Brayne, C. (1997), "Cognitive Impairment in Elderly People: population based estimate of the future in England, Scotland and Wales", BMJ, Vol. 315, No 23, p. 462.

Melzer, D., Ely, M., Brayne, C. (1997), "Local Population Differences and the Needs of People with Cognitive Impairment", International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Vol. 12, pp. 883-887.

Richards, M.P.M. and Ely, M. (1998), "Children’s well-being, Parental Divorce and Family Life: what seems to make the difference in the longer term?", in Smith, A. (ed.), Enhancing Children’s Potential: Minimising Risk and Maximising Resiliency, Dunedin, New Zealand:University of Otago Press.

Ely, M., Richards, M.P.M., Wadsworth, M.E.J., Elliott, B.J. (1998, in press), "Secular changes in the association of parental divorce and children’s educational attainment - evidence from three British Cohorts, Journal of Social Policy.

Ely, M. (1998, in press), "The importance of estimates and confidence intervals rather than P value", Sociology.

 

Dr J Ennew

Children’s rights; child work in developing countries, indicator for monitoring children’s rights; research methods

 

Dr G Evans

Modern American politics; the study of radicalism in the 1930s and 1940s in the USA; modern British politics.

 

Dr G Ewing

Early motherhood experiences of infant feeding and weaning; the provision of palliative care in primary care; Qualitative Research Methods.

 

Dr C Fraser

Pay fairness and pay satisfaction; attitudes, values, social representations and widespread beliefs.

 

Dr D Good

The psychology of conversation. The impact of information and communication technologies on social communication and personal relations. Conversational breakdown.

Good, D. (1998), "Pragmatics and presence", Artificial Intelligence and Society, Vol. 10, pp. 309-314.

Good, D. (1998), "On why the blind leading the blind is a good idea", in Marsh, J., Gorayska, B., and Mey, J.L. (eds., Humane Interfaces: Questions of Method and Practice in Cognitive Technology, Amsterdam: Elsevier.

 

Dr N Hallowell

The psychosocial implications of the new genetic technologies; gender issues and the body.

Hallowell, N. (1998), "You don’t want to lose your ovaries because you think ‘I might become a man’": women’s perceptions of prophylactic surgery as a cancer risk management option, Psycho-Oncology, Vol 7, pp. 263-275.

Hallowell, N. (1998), Patients find summary letters useful (letter), British Medical Journal, Vol 316, pp. 18-30.

Hallowell, N. and Murton, F. (1998), The value of written summaries of genetic consultations, Patient Education and Counseling.

Hallowell, N, Statham, H. and Murton, F. (1998), Women’s understanding of their risk of developing breast/ovarian cancer before and after genetic counselling, Journal of Genetic Counselling, Vol. 7.

Hallowell, N. (1998, in press), Controlling dangerous bodies: the dilemma faced by women at risk of breast or ovarian cancer, in the Body Politic, Harris, B, Hook, D. and Landsman, C. (eds.), UNISA Press.

 

Dr D Halpern

Social and environmental factors and mental ill health; national differences and time-trends in moral and social values and attitudes; strategic policy development and the policy-making process in the UK.

Neeleman, J., Halpern, D., Leon, D., and Lewis, G. (1997), "Tolerance of suicide, religion and suicide rates: an ecological and individual study in 19 Western countries", Psychological Medicine, Vol. 27, pp. 1165-1171.

Halpern, D.S. (1997), "What’s your degree worth to you?", New Statesman, Vol. 19, 26 December 1997 pp. 22-25.

Halpern, D.S. (1998), The Third Way: summary of the Nexus on-line discussion, Nexus: London.

Halpern, D.S. (1998), "This is what it really means", The Daily Telegraph, 15 May 1998, p. 28.

Halpern, D.S. (1998), "Poverty, social exclusion and the policy-making process: the road from theory to practice, in Oppenheim, C. (ed.), An Inclusive Society: Strategies for tackling poverty, Institute for Public Policy Research: London.

 

Mr G Hawthorn

International and domestic politics of developing countries, with particular reference to East Asia; some issues in political theory.

 

Dr J Hawthorne Amick (until 30 April 1998)

Parent-infant relationships, especially in medical settings; early psycho social interventions; prenatal diagnosis and maternity services.

 

Dr D F Hay

The development of social interaction and emotion; conflict and co-operation; developmental perspectives on psychopathology.

Stimson, C.A., Castle, J. and Hay, D.F. (1997), "Mothers’ Construction of their Toddlers’ Personalities", Child Study Journal.

Hay, D.F. and Demetriou, H. (1998), "The Development of Social Understanding", in Campbell, A. and Muncer, S. (eds.), The Social Child, Hove: Psychology Press.

 

Dr G Ingham

Economics and sociology; historical development of British capitalism; sociology of symbols of status inequality.

Ingham, G. (1998), "On the underdevelopment of the ‘sociology of money’", Acta Sociologica, Vol 41, No 1, pp. 1-17.

Ingham, G. (1998), "Still a lot of value left in money", Financial Times, 6 January 1998.

 

Mr R Jobling

Health and illness especially chronic disorders; special interest in dermatology and skin conditions. Health policy and health services in UK and Western Europe. International and trans-national aspects of health care.

 

Dr G Jones

Youth: transitions to social and economic independence, rights and responsibilities, parent-child relations, youth policies. Social inequality and social exclusion. Quantitative and qualitative social research methods. Chair of the Executive Committee of the British Sociological Association; Academic Advisor to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation programme of research on young people.

Jones, G. (1997), "Youth Homelessness and the Underclass", in Macdonald, R. (ed.), Youth, the ‘Underclass’ and Exclusion, London: Routledge.

Jones, G. and Jamieson, J. (1997), "Young People in Rural Scotland: getting out or staying on", CES Briefing, No. 13, Centre for Educational Sociology, University of Edinburgh.

Jones, G. and Jamieson, J. (1997), Migrating or staying on: decision-making and behaviour among young people in rural Scotland, End-of-award report, R000 23 5394, Economic and Social Research Council.

Crosland, P., Deakin, S., Gelsthorpe, L., Jones, G., Quince, T. and Sutherland, H. (1998), Using Social Science: a pilot audit of non-academic exploitation of social science at the University of Cambridge, Research report to the ESRC.

Jones, G. (1998), "Writing, publishing and contract research", in Writing and Publishing, BSA Standing Committee on the Equality of the Sexes.

Jones, G. and Martin, C.D. (1998, in press), "The ‘Young Consumer’ at home: Dependence, resistance and autonomy", in Hearn, J. and Roseneil, S. (eds.), Consuming Cultures: Power and Resistance, Basingstoke, Macmillan.

 

Dr L Jones

Children’s understanding of war (in particular the relationship between political understanding and mental health); the political implications of humanitarian aid; refugee issues; post-war mental health services.

 

Dr C Lane

Comparative political economy/economic sociology: Britain, Germany, France; globalization strategies of MNCs; organisational sociology; risk and trust.

Lane, C. (1998), "Introduction: Theories and Issues in the Study of Trust", Lane, C. and Bachmann, R. (eds.), Trust within and between Organizations. Conceptual Issues and Empirical Applications, Oxford University Press, pp. 1-30.

Lane, C. (with Bachmann, R.) (eds.), (1998), Trust within and between Organizations, Conceptual Issues and Empirical Applications, OUP, p. 334.

 

Dr D Lane

The sociology of politics; social class, social mobility, inequality and social stratification; the sociology of socialism; revolution and socialism; Russian and East European politics and society; political leadership and elites; transition in post-communist society.

Lane, D.S. (1997), "Transition under Eltsin: The Nomenklatura and Political Elite Circulation", Political Studies, Vol. 45, No 4, pp. 855-874.

Lane, D.S. with Ross, C. (1997), "Russian Political Elites, 1991-1996: Recruitment and Renewal", International Politics, Vol. 34, pp. 1-24.

Lane, D.S. with Seifulmulukov, I. (1997), "The Transition from State Socialism in Russia: the Case of LUKoil", Research Papers in Management Studies, Cambridge:Judge Institute of Management Studies, WP24, p. 27.

Lane, D.S. (1998), "Elite Cohesion and Division: Transition in Gorbachev’s Russia", in Higley, J., Pakulski, J. and Wesolowski, W. (eds.), Post Communist Elites in Eastern Europe, Macmillan.

Lane, D.S. (1998), "Sociology, Equality and Socialism", in Mach, B. et al, Essays in Honor of Wlodek Wesolowski.

 

Dr A Ledeneva

Social theory; economic anthropology; theories of exchange; barter economy in post-socialist societies.

Ledeneva, A. (1998), Russia’s Economy of Favours: Blat, Networking and Informal Exchange, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ledeneva, A. (1998), "Blat and socialism", in Miller, A. (ed.), Polyaki i Russkie: 100 Klyuchevykh ponyatii, Moscow-Warsaw (to appear in Polish and Russian).

Ledeneva, A (1998), "Organised crime in Russia today", Prism: a bi-weekly on the post-Soviet states, April 17 1998, Vol. IV, No 8.

Ledeneva, A. (1998, in press), "The blat roots of corruption: continuity and change of corrupt practices in Russia", in Ledeneva, A., Lovell, S., Rogatchevsky, A. (eds.), Bribery and Blat in Russia, Macmillan.

 

Dr A D Lehmann

Development studies; Religion in Latin America; Pentecostalism and ultra-Orthodox Judaism as world wide phenomena.

Lehmann, A.D. with Bebbington, A. (1998), "NGOs and the Development Process: dilemmas of institutionalization", in Vellinga, M. (ed.), The changing role of the state in Latin America, Boulder, Colorado, Oxford: Westview Press.

Lehmann, A.D. (1998, forthcoming), "Globalism and Fundamentalism", in Third World Quarterly, Vol. 19, No 4.

 

Dr P Leman

Moral development; Piagetian approaches to developmental psychology; social representations; the development of social identities; moral epistemology; social interaction and development; social influence processes; academic performance in university undergraduates.

 

Ms B Lindley

Child protection and family rights; child care issues and legal framework; adoption.

Lindley, B. (1997), "Open Adoption - Is the door ajar?", Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 9, p. 115.

Lindley, B. (1997/8), "Partnership or Panic? A Survey of Adoption Agency Practice on Working with Birth Parents in the Adoption Process", Adoption and Fostering, Vol. 21, No 4, p. 23.

 

Dr C Mann

Development of identity in adolescent girls; girls’ educational achievement; differential educational achievement; family influences on achievement. Qualitative methodologies; biography, life stories and Internet dialogues. History of education; feminism and education; Democratic and Free schools.

Mann, C. (1998), "Adolescent Girls Reflect on Educational Choices", in Erben, M. (ed.), Education Biography, Falmer Press:Basingstoke, pp. 46-58.

Mann, C. (1998), "Family Fables", in Chamberlain, M. and Thompson, P. (eds.), Narrative Genre, London; USA; Canada:Routledge, pp. 81-98.

Mann, C. (1998), "The Impact of Working Class Mothers on the Educational Success of their Adolescent Daughters at a Time of Social Change", in Special Issue of British Journal of Sociology of Education, Vol.19, No 2, pp. 211-226.

 

Dr S Mazey

West European politics and public policy; European integration; French politics and public administration; gender and European public policy; Sweden and the EU.

Mazey, S. and Richardson, J. (1997), "The Commission and the Lobby", in Edwards, G. and Spence, D. (eds.), The European Commission (second edition), London:Cartermill, pp. 178-198.

Mazey, S. (1998), "The European Union and Women’s Rights: from the Europeanization of national agendas to the nationalization of a European agenda", Journal of European Public Policy, Vol. 5 (1), pp. 131-152.

Mazey, S. (1998), "The European Union and Women’s Rights: from the Europeanization of national agendas to the nationalization of a European agenda", in Hine, D., Kassim, H. and Menon, A. (eds.), Beyond the Market: the European Union and National Social Policy, London:Routledge, pp. 134-155.

 

Juliet Mitchell

Gender differences from a psychoanalytic and social history perspective with particular reference to hysteria; changes in the contemporary western family with particular reference to issues concerning women and children.

Mitchell, J. (1997), "Jacques Lacan and Feminine Sexuality", Freud titokzatos tárgya. Pszichoanalízis és nôi szexualitás, Csabai and Eros (eds.), Budapest.

Mitchell, J. (1998), "Introduction to Melanie Klein", in Reading Melanie Klein, (ed.), Phillips, J. and Stonebridge, L. (eds.), Routledge.

Mitchell, J. (1998), "Memory and Psychoanalysis", in Memory (Darwin Lectures), Fara, P. and Patterson (eds.). Cambridge University Press.

Mitchell, J. (1998), Don’s Diary. Cam.

Mitchell, J. (1998), "Psychoanalysis and Feminism Reconsidered", Conference papers: SUNY Stonybrook.

Mitchell, J. (1998), "Rape and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder", interview in Página 12, Buenos Aires.

Mitchell, J. (1998), "Sexuality, Psychoanalysis and Social Changes", The Institute of Psycho-Analysis News, Summer 1998, Reprint.

Mitchell, J. (1998, in press), "Trauma, Recognition and Language", in Diacritics.

Mitchell, J. (1998, in press), "Hysteria and the Body", Hysteria, The Body and Femininity, Zanardi, C. (ed.). Bologna.

Mitchell, J. (1998, in press), "The Gendering of Hysteria", in Feminism and Psychoanalysis, Collaizzi, J. (ed.).

Mitchell, J. (1998, in press), "Reflections on States of Emptiness", in The Dead Mother Essays in Honour of André Green, Routledge.

Mitchell, J. (1998, in press), "Psychoanalysis and its Discontents", in Whose Freud? The Place of Psychoanalysis in Contemporary Culture, Papers from the Yale Conference, April 1998.

Mitchell, J. (1998, in press), Femininity at the Margins", Proceedings of the Winnicott Conference, March 1997, Milan: University of Rome.

Mitchell, J. (1998, in press), "Questioning the Story", Winnicott Studies.

 

Dr I Molinaro

Canadian and Quebec politics; politics of the USA; the politics of liberal democracies.

Molinaro, I. (1998), "Quebec and the Charter: Exploring the Limits of Constitutional Authority", in Anderson, G. (ed.), Rights and Democracy in Canada and the UK, Oxford:Blackstone.

 

Dr V Morrow (until 31 December 1997)

Sociology and anthropology of childhood, child labour in Western countries; children’s accounts of family and kinship; issues in researching children.

Morrow, V. (1998), Understanding Families: Children’s Perspectives, Joseph Rowntree Foundation/NCB, London, p 55.

 

Ms R Pickford

Family law and socio-legal studies.

 

Dr K Prandy

Social inequality and social stratification; the family and the reproduction of advantage, especially in nineteenth-century Britain; occupations and careers.

Prandy, K. (1997), "Cambridge Scale Scores for Census Classifications 1961-1991", Working Paper 26, Cambridge:Sociological Research Group.

Prandy, K. and Bottero, W. (1998), "The use of marriage data to measure the social order in nineteenth-century Britain", Sociological Research Online, March, Vol. 3. No 1.

Prandy, K. (1998), "Class and continuity in social reproduction: an empirical investigation", Sociological Review, May, Vol. 46, No 2, pp. 340-364.

Prandy, K. (1998), "Understanding Social Class and Inequalities in Health", Working Paper 29, Cambridge:Sociological Research Group.

Prandy, K. (1998), "Class, Stratification and Party Identification", Working Paper 30, Cambridge:Sociological Research Group.

 

Dr F Price (until 31 July 1998)

Social and political theory (with particular reference to science and medicine). Gender and relations of reproduction. Qualitative research methodology.

 

Professor M P M Richards

Parent-child relationships and marriage, including divorce and children; adolescence and transitions to adulthood; social and psychological aspects of the new human genetics.

Dasgupta, C. and Richards, M.P.M. (1997),"Support for children of separating parents: developing practice, Representing Children, Vol. 10, pp. 106-115.

Richards, M.P.M. (1997), "It runs in the family: lay knowledge about inheritance", in Clark, A. (ed.), Culture, Kinship and Genes, Macmillan Press.

Hallowell, N., Murton, F., Statham, H., Green, J.M. and Richards, M.P.M. (1997), "Women’s need for information before attending genetic counselling for familial breast or ovarian cancer: a questionnaire, interview and observational study, British Medical Journal, Vol. 314, pp. 281-283.

Hallowell, N., Green, J.M., Statham, H., Murton, F. and Richards, M.P.M. (1997), "Recall of numerical risk estimates and counsellees’ perceptions of the importance of risk information following genetic counselling for breast and ovarian cancer", Psychology, Health and Medicine, Vol. 2, pp. 149-159.

Hallowell, N., Statham, H., Murton, F., Green, J.M. and Richards, M.P.M, (1997), "Talking about chance: the presentation of risk information during genetic counselling for breast and ovarian cancer", J. Genetic Counselling, Vol. 6, pp. 269-286.

Richards, M.P.M. and Ely, M. (1998), "Children’s well-being, parental divorce and family life: What seems to make the difference in the longer term?", in Smith, A. (ed.), Children’s Potential: Minimising Risk and Maximising Resiliency, University of Otago Press.

Sweeting, H., West, P. and Richards, M.P.M. (1998), "Teenage family life and lifestyle: associations with family structure, conflict with parents and joint family activities", Int. J. Law Policy and the Family, Vol. 12, pp. 15-46.

Richards, M.P.M. (1998), "The meeting of nature and nurture and the development of children: some conclusions", in Panter-Brick, C. (ed.), Biosocial Perspectives on Children, Cambridge University Press.

Richards, M.P.M. (1998), "The ill treatment of children: some developmental considerations", in Van Bueren, G. (ed.), Childhood Abused, Aldershot:Ashgate.

Richards, M.P.M. (1998), "Annotation: genetic research, family life and clinical practice", J. Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Vol. 39, pp. 291-306.

Ponder, M., Murton, F., Hallowell, N., Statham, H., Green, J. and Richards, M.P.M. (1998), "Genetic counselling, reproductive behaviour and future reproduction intentions of people with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)", J. Genetic Counselling, Vol. 7, pp. 331-344.

 

Dr J Scott

Family change; changing attitudes and demographic trends in Europe and America; children and family dynamics; household formation and dissolution; quantitative and qualitative social research methods and survey design.

Scott, J. (1997), "Changing Households in Britain: Do Families Still Matter?", The Sociological Review, Vol. 45, No 4, pp. 591-620.

Scott, J. (1997), "Changing Gender-Roles", in Dench, G. (ed.), Re-negotiating the Sexual Contract, London:Institute of Community Studies, pp. 126-140.

Scott, J. (1998), "Generational Changes in Attitudes to Abortion: A Cross-National Comparison", European Sociological Review, Vol. 14, No 2, pp. 1-14.

Scott, J. and Alwin, D. (1998), "Retrospective vs Prospective Reports in Family and Household Biographies", in Giele, J. and Elder G. (Jnr) (eds.), Crafting Life Studies: Intersection of Personal and Social History, London:Sage, pp. 98-127.

Braun, M. and Scott, J. (1998), "Multi-Dimensional Scaling and Equivalence", in Harkness, J. (ed.), Cross- Cultural Survey Equivalence, Zuma-Nachrichten Spezial, pp. 129-144.

 

Dr T Shakespeare

Disability studies; sociology of health and illness, gender and sexuality; childhood.

Shakespeare, T. (1998), "Social constructionism as a political strategy," in Velody, I. and Williams, R. (eds.), The Politics of Constructionism, Sage:London.

Shakespeare T., (1998) (ed.), The Disability Reader: Social Science Perspectives, London:Cassells

Shakespeare, T. (1998), with Watson, N., "Theoretical Perspectives on Disabled Childhood", in Robinson C. & Stalker, K., Growing Up with Disability, London:Jessica Kingsley.

Shakespeare, T., (1998), "When is a man not a man?", in Wild. J. (ed.), Working with Men for Change, London:UCL Press.

 

Dr J Shepherd

Scarce resources - food and water - as "triggers" to conflict and as possible "instruments" for conflict resolution; food and food aid as instruments to foreign policy and negotiation; environmental issues in conflicts and negotiations; the role of "co-operation" in global security issues. Early warning systems as a means of identifying potential conflicts, especially famine early-warning systems. Trans-boundary co-operation models, especially as they apply to the sharing of scarce resources.

 

Ms C Snowdon

Interview studies of parents and medical staff involved in neo-natal clinical trials.

Snowdon C., Garcia J., Elbourne D. (1997), "Understanding randomisation: parental responses to the allocation of alternative treatments in a clinical trial involving their critically ill new born babies", Social, Science and Medicine, Vol. 45, No 9, pp.1337-1355.

Snowdon C., Garcia J., Elbourne D. (1998), "Reactions of Participants to the results of a randomised controlled trial: an exploratory study", BMJ, Vol. 21, No 6, p. 317.

 

Ms W Solomou

Foetal abnormality at different gestations: impact on parents and service implications; divorce and the elderly

Solomou, W., Richards, M., Huppert, F.A., Brayne, C. and Morgan, K. (1998), "Divorce, current marital status and well-being in an elderly population", International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, Vol. 12.

Huppert, F., Solomou, W., O’Conner, S., Morgan, K., Sussams, P. and Brayne, C. (1998), "Ageing and lymphocyte subpopulations: Whole blood analysis of immune markers in a large population sample of healthy elderly individuals, Experimental Gerontology, Sept issue.

 

Ms H Statham

Psychological and social implications of pre-natal diagnosis of foetal abnormality.

Green, J.M., Richards, M.P.M., Murton, F.E., Statham, H.E. and Hallowell, N. (1997), "Family communication and genetic counseling: the case of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer", J. Genetic Counselling, Vol. 6, pp. 45-60.

Hallowell, N., Green, J.M., Statham, H., Murton, F. and Richards, M.P.M. (1997), " Recall of numerical risk estimates and counsellees’ perceptions of the importance of risk information following genetic counselling for breast and ovarian cancer", Psychology Health and Medicine, Vol. 2, pp. 149-159.

Hallowell, N., Murton, F., Statham, H., Green, J.M. and Richards, M.P.M. (1997), "Women’s need for information before attending genetic counselling for familial breast or ovarian cancer: a questionnaire, interview, and observational study", British Medical Journal, Vol. 314, pp. 281-283.

Hallowell, N., Statham, H., Murton, F., Green, J.M. and Richards M.P.M. (1997), "Talking about chance: the presentation of risk information during genetic counselling for breast and ovarian cancer", J. Genetic Counseling, Vol.6, pp. 269-286.

Hallowell, N., Statham, H. and Murton, F. (1998, in press), "Women’s understanding of their risk of developing breast/ovarian cancer before and after genetic counselling", J. Genetic Counselling.

Ponder, M., Murton, F., Hallowell, N., Statham, H., Green, J. and Richards, M.P.M. (1998), "Meeting the information needs of patients and families: a study of young adults with Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)", J. Genetic Counselling, Vol. 7, pp. 331-344.

 

Dr D Thom

History of feminism and women’s work; history of child psychology and social welfare; current project is on corporal punishment in Britain, the Empire and Europe.

Thom, D. (1998), Nice Girls and Rude Girls Women workers in the First World War, I.B. Tauris, London

Thom, D. (1998), "Somewhere a child is being beaten", International conference on child welfare and social action, University of Liverpool, 6-9 July 1998.

 

Mr R Thomas

The unwitting evidence given by statistical systems. The measurement of unemployment according to registration statistics and the statistics produced in accordance with International Labour Office definitions from survey data. The economics of new town development.

Thomas, R. (1998), "Statisticians and the drive for integrity", A paper for the ESRC Public Understanding of Mathematics Seminar, Birmingham University, (at: <http://www.ioe.ac.uk/esrcmaths>).

Thomas, R. (1998), "Integrity of statistics or integrity of statisticians? A critique of the Green paper, Statistics - a Matter of Trust", Radical Statistics, Vol. 68.

Thomas, R. (1998), "ILO unemployment and registered unemployment - a case study of Britain", Bulletin Methodologique de Sociologie, Vol. 55.

Thomas, R. (1998), "Measuring unemployment with a flexible labour force", International Labour Market Conference, Skilling the Unskilled, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

Thomas, R. (1998), The Politics and Reform of Unemployment and Employment Statistics", in Dorling and Simpson (eds.), Statistics and Society, Arnold, pp. 324-334.

Thomas, R. (1998), "How enlarged Travel to Work Areas conceal inner city unemployment", Radical Statistics, Vol. 67, pp. 35-45.

 

Dr H Thompson

British politics; Britain and the European Union; international political economy.

Thompson, H. and Elgie, R. (1998), The Politics of Central Banks, London:Routledge.

 

Dr J Thompson

Contemporary social theory; the changing nature of the public sphere in modern societies; the analysis of culture and the media, with particular reference to the social organisation of the media industries, the social impact of electronic media and new communication technologies, and the reception of media products.

Thompson, J. (1997), "Scandal and Social Theory", in Lull, J. and Hinerman, S. (eds.), Media Scandals: Morality and Desire in the Popular Culture Marketplace, Cambridge:Polity Press; New York: Columbia University Press, pp. 34-64.

Thompson, J. (1997), "Die Globalisierung der Kommunikation", Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie, Vol 45, No 6, pp. 881-894.

Thompson, J. (1998), "Paul Ricoeur" in Craig,, E. (ed.), The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, London: Routledge.

 

Dr M (Peggy) Watson

Health in transition; gender politics after communism; gender/feminism; post-communism.

Watson, P. (1998), "Health Difference in Eastern Europe: Preliminary Findings from the Nowa Huta Study. Social Science and Medicine.

Watson, P. (1998), "The Difference Democracy Makes: Gender in Transition", Working Paper, Cambridge Sociological Research Group.

 

Dr J Whitman

United Nations matters; international institutions; war and peace; political aspects of infectious diseases.

Whitman, J. (1997), "A Resource that Contains a Journal: the first two years of the Journal of Humanitarian Assistance" in Meadows, J. and Rowland, F. (eds.), Electronic Publishing: New Models and Opportunities, Capman & Hall.

Whitman, J. (1998), "Those that have the Power to Hurt but would do None, The Military and Humanitarianism", in Gordon, S. (ed.), Aspects of Peacekeeping, Frank Cass.

Whitman, J. (1998), "Comments on UNOMIL", in Azimi, N. (ed.), Humanitarian Action and Peace-Keeping Operations: Debriefing and Lessons, Kluwer International Law.




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