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Department of Sociology


Academic and Related Academic Staff


Professor John Dunn

Professor Geoffrey Hawthorn

Professor Juliet Mitchell

Professor Martin Richards

Professor Bryan Turner


Dr Robert Blackburn

Dr Christel Lane

Dr David Lehmann

Dr Jacqueline Scott

Dr John Thompson

Senior Research Associate

Dr David Lane

University Senior Lecturers

Dr John Barber

Dr Brendan Burchell

University Lecturers

Dr Patrick Baert (from 1 November 2000)

Dr Georgina Born

Dr Gerard Duveen

Dr David Good

Dr David Halpern

Dr Claire Hughes

Dr Geoffrey Ingham

Dr David Runciman (from 1 January 2001)

Dr Helen Thompson

Dr Pieter van Houten

Dr Darin Weinberg

University Assistant Lecturers

Dr Paul Martin

Dr David Runciman (until 31 December 2000)

Dr Marc Stears (from 1 April 2001)

Senior Research Associates and Research Associates

Dr Esa Alaraudanjoki

Dr Manjit Bola

Dr Liz Chapman

Ms Katharine Danton (from 1 January 2001)

Dr June Edmunds

Dr Judith Ennew

Dr Nina Hallowell

Dr Joanna Hawthorne

Dr Lynne Jones

Ms Bridget Lindley

Dr Christine Mann

Ms Alisi Mekatoa

Dr Zoe Morris

Mrs Frances Murton

Mrs Maggie Ponder

Dr Thelma Quince

Dr Jennifer Ridden

Ms Claire Snowdon

Ms Wendy Solomou

Ms Helen Statham

Dr Peggy Watson

Dr Jane Weaver

Dr Anji Wilson

British Academy Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Dr Ruth Scurr

Affiliated Lecturers

Dr Max Bergman

Dr Tim Dalgleish

Dr Judith Ennew

Dr Tom Ling

Dr Felicity O‘Dell

Ms Yvonne Sherratt

Ms Krishna Singh

Dr Chris Todd

Dr John Varty

Dr Simeon Yates

College Lecturers

Dr Susan Benson

Dr Andreas Bieler (until 31 July 2001)

Dr Barbara Bodenhorn

Dr Colin Fraser

Pitt Professor

Professor Randall Collins

Temporary Lecturers

Dr Cornel Sandvoss (from 15 January 2001 until 14 June 2001)

Dr Véronique Mottier

Newton Trust NUTO Fellows

Dr Patrick Baert (until 31 October 2000)

Dr Deborah Thom

Visiting Researchers

Prof Mikiko Murase Eto

Prof John Locke

Prof Jeremy Stolow

Directors of Studies (not listed elsewhere)

Ms Abigail Buckle(St Catharine's College)

Dr Raj Chandavarkar (Trinity)

Dr P Cornish (Wolfson)

Dr Peter Dickens (Fitzwilliam)

Mr Graham Howes (Trinity Hall)

Dr E Richardson (Lucy Cavendish)

Ms S Tomaselli (Hughes Hall)

College Research Fellows

Ms Rachel Murphy (Trinity)

Ms Ornit Shani Goldwasser (St John's)

Dr Tamsin Shaw (King's)


Ms Julia Nicholas (from 26 February 2001)

General Board Administrative Officer

Ms Kate Stacey

Computer Officers

Mrs Melanie Leggatt (for the CSHSS) (until 27 April 2001)

Mrs Glynis Pilbeam


Assistant Staff

Secretarial and Clerical

Mrs Jill Brown (Administrative Secretary, CFR)

Ms Marie Butcher (Administrative Secretary)

Mrs Deborah Clark (Part-time Accounts Clerk)

Mrs Silvana Dean (Graduate Secretary)

Miss Helen Gibson (Part-time Secretary)

Mrs Joy Labern (Secretary/Receptionist at 8/9 Jesus Lane Site)

Mrs Sally Roberts (Data Manager, CFR)

Mrs Odette Rogers (Junior Secretarial Assistant/Receptionist)

Ms Norma Wolfe (Secretary/Receptionist)

Computing Staff

Mr Peter Carter (Temporary Computing Technician) (from 11 June 2001)

Mr Stephen Ison (for the CSHSS) (until 6 April 2001)

Support Staff

Mrs Anne Burling (Cleaner)

Mr John Childerley (General Assistant)

Library Staff

Mr Richard Parker (from 17 October 2000)

Ms Wendy Sawford

Ms Jenny Webb (from 1 November 2000)

Report by the Head of Department of Social and Political Sciences

The academic year was dominated by a number of major audits. The Faculty made two separate submissions to the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) in which Sociology combined with Psychology and Politics with International Studies. This exercise is critical for the development of the Faculty and both academic and support staff were heavily involved in preparing the returns. The Faculty was also involved in preparation for the Quality Assurance Agency's Subject Review of teaching and learning. This process was enormously demanding and consumed a significant proportion of our administrative resources; much of the summer vacation was given over to preparation for the visit which took place in early October 2001. The Faculty achieved an excellent result of 23 out of 24 in the exercise. In addition, a Health and Safety Review was undertaken which will, eventually, improve our health and safety arrangements. The General Board reviewed the SPS Library in July 2001 prior to the QAA visit. Both the QAA and General Board reports recognised the excellence of the Library as a learning resource.

The year has also been busy in terms of a number of key promotions and appointments. Professor Tony Manstead was appointed to the Chair in Psychology and will join the Faculty in January 2002. We were also extremely pleased to have Professor Randall Collins appointed as the Pitt Professor of American Institutions for the academic year 2000-01. In addition from 1 October 2000, Juliet Mitchell was promoted to Professor of Psychoanalysis and Gender Studies and Dr Jackie Scott was promoted to Reader in Quantitative Sociology. Drs Brendan Burchell and John Barber were both promoted to Senior Lecturer. Dr Patrick Baert was appointed as a University Lecturer on 1 November 2000, Dr Claire Hughes was appointed as a University Lecturer in Developmental Psychology in November 2000 and has become a member of the Centre for Family Research. Dr David Runciman appointed to a University Lecturer from 1 January 2001, replacing his University Assistant Lecturer post and Dr Darin Weinberg was appointed to University Lecturer from 1 October 2000. Dr Marc Stears was appointed to University Assistant Lecturer from 1 April 2001 and Dr Pieter Van Houten was appointed to University Assistant Lecturer from 1 October 2000. Dr Véronique Mottier was appointed to an unestablished Lectureship from 1 October 2000 for two years and Dr Cornel Sandvoss was appointed to a temporary Lectureship from 15 January to 14 June 2001.

There were also several important research appointments during the year. Dr Chris Mann was promoted to Senior Research Associate from 1 October 2000 and Ms Katharine Danton was appointed as a Research Assistant from 1 January 2001.

Given the difficulties that had been experienced in the SPS Library, we were pleased to make a number of important appointments to restore Library services. Ms Julie Nicholas appointed as Librarian in February 2001, Mr Richard Parker was appointed as a Library Assistant in October 2000 and Mrs Jennifer Webb was appointed as a Library Assistant in November 2000.

There have also been staffing changes for the Faculty in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences Computing Service. Melanie Leggatt resigned from the Computing Officer post in April 2000 to join the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) and Stephen Ison (Computer Technician) resigned from April 2001. Mr Peter Carter joined the Faculty as Temporary Computing Technician from June 2001.

There were also resignations from amongst the academic staff; Dr Paul Martin, who gained his PhD in September 2000, resigned from his University Assistant Lectureship to return to Oxford.

There was one retirement. After a long and distinguished career at Cambridge Dr Robert Blackburn retired on 30 September 2001, but through his ongoing research interests he will retain close connections with the Faculty

There were two important secondments; Dr David Good was seconded to the CMI to take up the role of Programme Director from 1 November 2000 for five years and Dr David Halpern was seconded to the Government's Innovation Unit from 23 July 2001 for 18 months.

There were several distinguished awards during the academic year 2000-2001. Dr John Thompson won the European Amalfi prize for Sociology and Social Science for his recent book Political Scandal: Power and Visibility in the Media age. In June 2001, Dr Veronique Mottier was awarded the prestigious annual Jubileum Prize by the Swiss Academy of Social and Human Sciences for research on the social and political implications of eugenics. Dr Pieter Van Houten was awarded a dissertation prize of the American Political Science Association; the 2001 William Anderson Award, awarded annually for the best doctoral dissertation in the general field of federalism or intergovernmental relations, state and local politics.

In the New year's Honours List, Dr Lynne Jones of the Centre for Family Research received an OBE for her research and humanitarian work for the mental health and well-being of children in war zones, especially in the Balkans.

The Int 1 Project Prize winner was Mr Richard Sargeant, Robinson College.

It has also been a busy year in academic terms with a flow of distinguished guests and speakers. Professor Judy Dunn gave the Sage Lecture on psychology in November 2000, on ‘Changing families: the perspectives of children, parents and stepparents’ in the Interdisciplinarity series.

On behalf of the Faculty, I would like to thank both academic and support staff for their contributions to both the RAE and QAA exercises, which were completed effectively and professionally.

Professor Bryan Turner

The Social and Political Sciences Faculty Library

After a difficult start to the academic year, the end of Lent Term saw the Library with a full complement of staff, the books for the new tripos programme were catalogued and shelved and opening hours were extended during the Easter term.

A major review of the Library was completed and recommendations to improve the Library services over the next 3-5 years are now being implemented. The views of staff and students were canvassed via a user survey and the results formed the review proposals.

Reading lists were received in good time and all new material has been catalogued and shelved in time for the new academic year. A total of 1,658 items were added to the collection, including a significant number of books donated over several years.

The annual stock check was carried out and missing items have been replaced as appropriate and there has been a great deal of progress made on editing and amending records on the union catalogue. An urgently needed rearrangement of the journals was carried out and an evaluation of the journal collection is underway.

The major task of developing the Library web pages has begun and an investigation of electronic journal subscriptions, newsletters, and bibliographic tools continues as a key aspect of planning the long-term Library development.

The receipt of many publications from institutions and individuals is gratefully acknowledged, in particular the gift of a large number of books from the collections of Professor Martin Richards and Professor Quentin Skinner.

Ms Julie Nicholas

Faculty Librarian

Student Numbers

Undergraduate: Part I 101

Part IIA 105

Part II 143

Total 349

Graduate: New PhDs 13

Total PhDs 90

M.Phil: Psychology 10

Sociology 13

Total 113

Social And Political Sciences Graduate Students for 2000/2001

During the year the Graduate Education Committee received one hundred and forty four applications: 59 in politics, 44 in sociology, 22 in psychology and 19 in development. There were 30 acceptances and of those, 13 took up their places, with two of these students continuing from Cambridge M.Phil. courses. These students were from the following countries: Chile, Greece, Hong Kong, Israel, Korea, New Zealand, Portugal Spain, UK and USA. One student received a Domestic Research Scholarship, one student obtained ESRC funding; three students received ORS/COT awards, and four are self-funded. The remainder of students were funded by : British Chevening Scholarship, New Zealand Government scholarship, Portuguese Overseas Government fellowship, Pontifical Catholic University funding.

Ph.D. Students who began in October 2000:

Kit CHEUNG, Politics, social and economic transformation in the post-miracle societies

George GEORGIADIS, The International political economy of transition in East Central Europe and Russia

Alex GILLESPIE, Negotiating Modernity: Social Representations and Identity in Ladakh, North India

Jon GROSSMAN, Modern Japan and the participation of the Buddhist sects in issues of bioethics

Harry GRUNDY, Televised proceedings of the British Parliament

Josh KALDOR-ROBINSON, Diasphoric Nationalism and the Internet

David LARSEN, Technologies of embodiment; asceticism and consumption, the hidden and the obscene

Suk Houn LEE, Political Legitimacy in Non-Liberal Democracies: A Study of Singapore

Juan PECORT, Intellectuals in Spain 1970-1990

Efraim PODOKSIK, The Civil Society of M. Oakeshott

Filipe CARREIRA SILVA, George Herbert Mead. A classic amongst us

Angelica THUMALA, The sociology of religion

Nir TSUK, The resurgence of civil society

Eleven of these students have now been registered; two having their registration deferred until October 2001.

Two students, Adam Coutts (Dr B. Burchell) and Doug Mollard (Dr G. Duveen) began in Lent 2001.

Two students, Laura Corbett (Dr D. Halpern) and Sue Paulson (Dr D. Weinberg) began in Easter 2001.

Fifteen dissertations were submitted to the Degree Committee; of these, 8 were awarded the degree; one was asked to submit a revised dissertation and 6 are still in the process of being examined.

Ph.D and M.Phil Dissertations Submitted During the Academical Year 2000/2001

1. Tennyson Joseph [1996] (Prof G. Hawthorn), Decolonisation in the era of Globalisation: The Independence Experience of St. Lucia

2. Lauren Wild [1997] (Prof M. Richards) Interparental conflict and child adjustment: exploring the role of children’s emotional competence

3. Helen Yanacopulos [1996] (Dr J. Whitman) The Dynamics of Governance: The Emergence of Development NGO Coalitions in World Politics

4. David Chennells [1990] (Prof G. Hawthorn), The Politics of Exclusive Nationalism in Canada, 1760-1980

5. Yumi Horikane [April 1996] (Prof G. Hawthorn) Korean Economic Policy Making under the Park Regime

6. Ilavenil Ramiah [1997] (Dr C. Lane] The Commercial Diplomacy of National States and the Responses of International Firms

7. Tamsin Shaw [1993] (Dr R. Geuss) Nietzsche and the Problem of Secular Authority

8. Monica Badia [1996] (Prof B. Turner) Social Policy and Poverty in Spain and Chile

9. Julie Jessop [1998] (Prof M. Richards) Psychosocial dynamics of post-divorce parenting: pleasures, pitfalls and new partners

10. Claudia Downing [1993] (Prof M. Richards) Reproductive decision-making in families at risk for Huntington’s disease: perceptions of responsibility

11. Arlene Oak [April 1994] (Dr D. Good) Identities in practice: configuring design activity and social identity through talk

12. Sarah Michael [1998] (Dr C. Elliott) African NGOs: Turning Knowledge and Experience into Power

13. Christine Minas [1997] (Dr R. Blackburn) Coming of Age during the 1930s Great Depression: A Study of Young Adults in Canada

14. Lawrence Hamilton [1998] (Dr R. Geuss) The Significance of Need: A Political Conception

15. Ornit Shani [1996] (Dr R. Chandavarkar) The Making of EthnoHinduism in India: Communalism, Reservations and the Ahmedabad riots of 1985

16. Lucas Sierra [January 1998] (Dr J. Thompson) The Development of Law Governing Television broadcasting in Chile

17. Anna Bagnoli [1996] (Dr G. Duveen) Narratives of Identity and Migration: An Autobiographical Study on Young People in England and Italy

MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology

1. Julia Anderson (Dr B. Burchell), An ethnographic exploration of ‘studenting’.

2. Nicola Louise Doyle (Dr G Duveen), The development of social representations of gender and the effects of peer interaction

3. Jessica Hudson (Dr G. Duveen), Women playing rugby: challenging representations of identifies of gender

4. Daru Huppert (Dr G. Duveen), The Loss of Heimat in Migration; A Psychoanalytic Study

5. Alice Kneen (Dr M. Bergman), Conditions and Consequences of the Attribution of Racism

6. Constanze Lullies, National identity in an era of globalisation

7. Richard Matikanya (Dr M. Bergman), AIDS and me, never the twain shall meet: understanding the role of gender and risky sexual behaviour among a sample of Swiss university and polytechnic students

8. Charis Psaltis (Dr G. Duveen), Peer interaction, gender and cognitive development

9. Maria Psoinos (Dr B. Burchell), Racism at the workplace in the E.U. and its impact on the psychological health of foreign employees

10. Celia Sadie (Dr C. Hughes), Fledgling theory of mind skills: an experimental and observational study of mothers and toddlers

MPhil in Sociology and Politics of Modern Society

1. Olena Bagno (Dr R. Blackburn), Transformation of social inequalities under the transition: the Czech case

2. Vikki Boliver (Dr R. Blackburn), Employment-Agency-Based Temporary Work in Britain

3. Tat Heung Choi (Dr R Blackburn), The Nature and Reproduction of Social Inequalities: Access to Cambridge

4. Yifu Gong (Dr D. Lane), Applicability of the Chinese model of transformation to the Russian Federation

5. Gemma Hunt (Dr B. Blackburn), The construction and perception of masculinities among young men.

6. Zeynep Kadirbeyoglu (Dr A. Bieler), Gold rush in Bergama: peasant resistance to mining and the global links

7. Adisai Kunjara Na Ayudhya (Dr D. Lane), Poverty and social welfare in the Russian transition

8. Elena Leontiou (Dr R. Blackburn), Contesting Reality? Science Fiction, Alternative Universes and Gender

9. Laura MacInnis, (Dr A. Bieler), Globalization and Border Controls: Regional Trends in Europe and the Americas

10. Joanne March (Dr D. Lane), Who controls industry? A study of the dynamics of power during the Gorbachev era

11. Jessica Miller (Prof B. Turner), The Embodiment of Health Ideals

12. Giorgos Vourakis (Dr C. Lane), The Impact of Social and Political Institutions on the Athens Stock Exchange

13. Juhyun Woo (Dr D. Lane), Gender and Post-Communist Politics

Publications: Articles, Conference Papers and Book Reviews


Carreria Silva da F., (2001). The Public Sphere of Jürgen Habermas, Lisboa, Imprensa de Ciências Sociais, Portugal.


Carreira Silva da F., (Spring, 2001). ‘Public Sphere and Democracy’, in Análise Social, nºs 158/159, issue 36, pp. 435-459, Portugal.

Carreira Silva da F., (2001). ‘Habermas and the public sphere: the reconstruction of the history of an idea’, in Sociologia - Problemas e Práticas, nº 35, 2001, pp. 117-138, Portugal.

Cheung K. and Grossman J., (September 2001). ‘What kind of citizens are required for the 21st century: A case study of pre-service civic education teachers in Hong Kong and China’ in Pacific Asian Education, Volume 13 No. 1.

Cave B, Curtis S, Coutts A., (2001). Aviles M., Health impact assessment for regeneration projects. Volume II: Selected evidence base. Queen Mary, University of London and Regeneration Workstream, East London Health Action Zone, 2001.

Kuper, A., (October 2000). "Rawlsian Global Justice: Beyond The Law of Peoples to a Cosmopolitan Law of Persons," in Political Theory, vol. 28, no. 5.

Kuper, A., (2001). "Serving a New Democracy: Must the Media 'Speak Softly'?" co-authored with Jocelyn Kuper, presented at the World Association of Public Opinion Research Conference in Spain in November 2000; forthcoming in The International Journal of Public Opinion Research, vol. 13, no. 4.

Kuper, A., (2001). "Political Philosophy: The View from Cambridge," co-authored with Partha Dasgupta, Raymond Geuss, Melissa Lane, Peter Laslett, Onora O'Neill and Quentin Skinner; in The Journal of Political Philosophy, as lead article of the Tenth Anniversary Issue, vol. 10, no. 1.

Larsen, D., (August 2001). Theory, "South Park's Solar Anus, or, Rabelais Returns: Cultures of Consumption and the Contemporary Aesthetic of Obscenity". Culture and Society vol 18, Number 4.

Nolan, J. (2001). 'The Intensification of Everyday Life' in Burchell, B., Ladipo, D., and Wilkinson, F. (eds) Job Insecurity and Work Intensification, London, Routledge.

Spatharou, A., (January 2001). 'Geopolitics of Caspian Oil: the role of the integration of the Caspian region into world economy in maintaining stability in the Caucasus' in B. Gokay (ed), The Politics of Caspian Oil, Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp. 20-50.

Spatharou, A. (15 May 2001). 'Ten Years of Transition: Caspian Update and Azerbaijan's Predicament', in FSU Oil & Gas Monitor, No. 132, Week 19, 3-5.


Curtis S, Cave B and Coutts A., (March 2001). 'Urban Regeneration and Theories of the Impacts of Urban Change on Health. Is regeneration 'bad for health?'' Paper presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, New York.

Paulson, S., (10 June 2001). "Paradoxes of the Ageing Body; Vulnerability versus Resistance" presented at the Third International Cultural Gerontology Conference in Visby, Sweden.

Paulson, S., (14 June 2001). "Case-study of a 71 year old woman talking about her Body-image" presented at the Oxford University Centre for Ageing at a research students' conference on ageing.

Paulson, S., (29 August 2001). "Paradoxes of the Ageing Body: Comparison of Two Women in their Seventies Talking about Their Own and Others' Body Image" to be presented at the British Society of Gerontology in Stirling.

Spatharou, A. (29-30 June, 2001). 'Three periods of adjustment: the oil industry in Russian foreign policy'. Conference Proceedings, Centro Studi sulla Storia dell'Europa Orientale (CSSEO), Trento, Italy.

Spatharou, A. (April, 2001). 'The changing role of Russian oil in foreign policy: ‘From Soviet raw materialism to privately-sponsored economic nationalism’ Conference Proceedings, British Association of Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES), Cambridge.

Vittorini, P., Poster at the 2001 Biennial Meeting of the Society of Research in Child Development, Minneapolis, USA. Sole author: "The Development of the Self in Toddlers: Agency in Social Interactions and its Relations with Attachment Security".

Vittorini, P., ‘Self and Attachment in Toddlers’. Paper at the Tenth European Conference on Developmental Psychology in Uppsala, Sweden, August 2001.


Downing, Claudia (2001). Issues in pre-implantation genetic diagnosis. [Book Review] New Genetics and Society, 20, No.1.

Staff Publications and Research Interests 2000-2001*

Dr Patrick Baert

Social theory; philosophy of social sciences; sociology of knowledge.

Baert, P. (2001), Jurgen Habermas, in A. Elliott and B.S. Turner (eds), Profises in Social Theory, Sage, pp. 84-93.

Baert, P. (2001), “Pragmatismo e Critica Sociale”, Quaderni di Teoria Sociale 1, pp. 75-89.

Baert, P. (2001), La Teoria Sociale el Siglo XX , Madrid:Alianza Editorial.

Visiting Professor, University of British Columbia (2000).
Held La Chaire Internationale Henri Janne, Universite Libre de Bruxelles (2000-2001).
Organised ‘New Sources of Critical Theory’, in association with the International Sociological Association (2000).
Presented a paper at the American Sociological Association (Washington, 2000).

Dr John Barber

Modern Russian politics; Stalin and Stalinism; Soviet state and society during World War II.

Barber, J. (2000), “Borba s katastrofoi: leningradskii trest "Pokhoronnoe delo" v 1941-1942 gg.”, (“Coping with Catastrophe: the Leningrad Funeral Trust 1941-42”), Klio (St Petersburg), vol 3 (12), pp. 174-179.

Made four research trips to Russia during this academic year. Also gave the following papers.

Life and Death in Leningrad in the winter of 1941-42: at St Antony's College, Oxford, Russian History Seminar, May 2001.
The Meaning of Patriotism in the Great Patriotic War; at the Annual Conference of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, Birmingham University, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, June 2001.
Women in the Soviet War Effort; at the Conference on A World at Total War: Global Conflict and the Politics of Destruction, 1937-1945, Hamburg, August 2001.

Dr Susan Benson

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

Dr Max Bergman

Identity, acculturation and intergroup relations; cross-cultural psychology; links between attitudes, values, and social representations; research methodology and data theory.

Mottier, V. and Bergman, M. (2000), “Sexual interactions and the dynamics of intimacy in the context of HIV/Aids risk”, Second Intermediary Report to the Swiss Federal Commission on Aids.

Bergman, M. and Scott, J. (2001), “Young adolescents’ wellbeing and health-risk behaviours: gender and socio-economic differences”, Journal of Adolescence, 24, pp. 183-197.

Dr Andreas Bieler (until 31 July 2001)

Globalisation and regionalisation; European integration and International Relations theory; trade unions and the political economy of the European Union.

Dr Robert Blackburn

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

Blackburn, R.M, Brooks, B. and Jarman, J. (2001), “The Gendering of Work Around the World: Occupational Gender Segregation and Inequality”, Cambridge Studies in Social Research 8, Cambridge:SRG Publications.

Blackburn, R.M., Brooks, B. and Jarman, J. (2001), “The Vertical Dimension of Occupational Segregation”, Work Employment and Society, 15.3.

In September, an International conference on social stratification at Fitzwilliam College to mark Dr Blackburn’s retirement.
During the year participated in a conference workshop on the conception and measurement of stratification at Neuchatel, Switzerland.
In July attended the Life-course Seminar at King’s College.
In August visited Dalhousie University, Canada, for work on gender inequality and segregation.
Elected to the Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences.

Dr Georgina Born

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 postmodernism in art and music.

Born, G. (2000), “Inside television: Television research and the sociology of culture”, Screen vol 41, 4, pp. 68-96. Oxford:Oxford University Press.

Born, G. and Prosser, T. (2001), “Culture, citizenship and consumerism: The BBC’s fair trading obligations and public service broadcasting”,The Modern Law Review, vol 64, 5, pp. 657-687.

Awarded an ESRC Research Grant: Jan-Sept 2001: ‘Uncertain Futures: Public Service Broadcasting and the Transition to Digital’ (£38,000).
During sabbatical term completed collaborative research with Prof. Tony Prosser of Glasgow University and made progress on a major book on the BBC.
Gave invited plenary papers to: the BAAS annual meeting; a Scandinavian conference on European public service broadcasting; and to the Finnish Musicology Society’s annual conference.
Joined several editorial boards: Journal of the Royal Musical Association, Journal of Anthropological Theory, and New Media and Society.

Dr Brendan Burchell

Job insecurity; work intensification and stress in the workplace; gender, working conditions and health; interdisciplinary perspectives on the labour market.

Green, F. Felstead, A & Burchell, B. J. (2000), “Job Insecurity and the difficulty in regaining Employment: An empirical study of employment expectations”, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Special Issue, December, 855-883.

Burchell, B.J. & Fraser, C. (2001), “Social Psychology of Work and Unemployment”, in E. Morgunov (ed) Models and Methods of Human Resource Management, Moscow: Moscow business school Intel-syntes.

Burchell, B.J., Ladipo, D & Wilkinson, S.F. (eds) (2001), Job Insecurity and work Intensification, London: Routledge.

Burchell, B.J. & Fraser, C., with Hay, D. & Duveen, G. (eds), (2001), Introducing Social Psychology, Cambridge:Polity.

Burchell, B.J. (2001), “Perceiving and Understanding People”, in B.J. Burchell & C. Fraser (eds), Introducing Social Psychology, Cambridge:Polity.

Burchell, B.J. (2001), “Research Methods”, in B.J. Burchell & C. Fraser (eds), Introducing Social Psychology, Cambridge:Polity.

Fraser, C. & Burchell, B.J. (2001), “The World of Paid Work”, In B.J. Burchell & C. Fraser (eds), Introducing Social Psychology, Cambridge:Polity.

Burchell, B.J. (2001), “The prevalence and redistribution of job insecurity and work intensification”, in B.J. Burchell, D Ladipo & S.F. Wilkinson (eds), Job Insecurity and work Intensification, London: Routledge.

Invited plenary speaker, European Science Foundation, Helsinki, April 2001.
Active funded research projects:-
The Future of Professional Work (ESRC / Anglo German Foundation).
Gender and Working Conditions (EU).

Professor Randall Collins (Pitt Professor)

Sociological theory; macro-historical sociology; micro-sociology; sociology of intellectuals; sexuality; violent conflict.

Collins, R., (2000), "Situational Stratification: A Micro-macro Theory of Inequality”, Sociological Theory 18: 17-43.

Collins, R., (2000), "Vier Makro-Strukturen von Konflikten", in Dieter Bogenhold (ed), Moderne Amerikanische Soziologie, Stuttgart: Universitäts-taschenbucher (Lucius & Lucius). 99-134.

Collins, R., (2000), "Comparative and historical patterns of education", in Maureen T. Hallinan (ed), Handbook of the Sociology of Education, New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 213-239.

Collins, R., (2000), "The Sociology of Philosophies: a Précis", Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 30: 157-201.

Collins, R. (2000), "Reply to Reviewers and Symposium Commentators”, Philosophy of the Social Sciences30: 300-326.

Collins, R. (2000), "Reflexivity and Embeddedness in the History of Ethical Philosophies," in Martin Kusch (ed), The Sociology of Philosophical Knowledge, New Synthese Historical Library, Kluwer Publishers.

Collins, R. (2000), "The Multidimensionality of Social Evolution and the Historical Pathways of Asia and the West", Amsterdams Sociologisch Tijdschrift, 26; also in Iranian Social Science Journal.

Collins, R. (2000), "Predictions of Geopolitical Theory and the Modern World-System", in Georgi M. Derlugian and Scott L. Greer (eds), Questioning Geopolitics: Political Projects in a Changing World-System (with David Waller), Praeger Publishers, 51-68.

Collins, R. (2001), "Social Movements and the Focus of Emotional Attention", in Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta (eds), Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Collins, R. (2001), "Emotion as Key to Reconstructing Social Theory", in Jack Barbalet and Margot Lyon (eds), Emotion in Social Theory: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives, Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield.

Collins, R. (2001), "Ethnic Change in Macro-Historical Perspective", in Elijah Anderson and Douglas S. Massey (eds), Problem of the Century: Racial Stratification in the United States, New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Ms Katharine Danton

Social psychology; pro-social and anti-social behaviour and positive well-being with a particular focus on youth.

Dr Peter Dickens

Society-nature relations; evolutionary thought and social theory; urban sociology.

Professor John 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.

Dr Gerard Duveen

Social representations, especially from a developmental perspective and in particular the relations between representations, identities, influence and culture.

Duveen, G. (2000), “The Power of Ideas”, introduction to Social Representations: Explorations in Social Psychology, by Serge Moscovici (edited by Gerard Duveen), pp. 1-17, Cambridge:Polity Press.

Duveen, G. (2000), Translation from French of Serge Moscovici and Georges Vignaux "The Concept of Themata", in Serge Moscovici Social Representations: Explorations in Social Psychology, (edited by Gerard Duveen), pp. 156-183, Cambridge:Polity Press.

Duveen, G. (2001), “Representations, identities, resistance”, in K. Deaux and G. Philogène (eds) Representations of the Social, pp. 257-270, Oxford:Blackwell.

Duveen, G. (2001), “Genesis and structure: Piaget and Moscovici”, in F. Buschini and N. Kalampalikis (eds) Penser la vie, le social, la nature: Mélange en l’honneur de Serge Moscovici, pp. 163-173, Paris:Editions de la Maison des sciences de l’homme.

Duveen, G. (2001), “Social Representations”, in C. Fraser, B. Burchell, D. Hay and G. Duveen (eds) Introducing Social Psychology, pp. 268-287 Cambridge:Polity Press.

Spent a month as a Visiting Professor in the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.

Dr June Edmunds

Generational consciousness; gender; nationalism and national identity; ethnic politics; political parties and policy change; professionalism.

Edmunds, J. and Turner B. S., (2001), “The Re-Invention of a National Identity: Women and ‘Cosmopolitan’ Englishness”, Ethnicities, 1 (1) : 112-37.

Edmunds, J. and Calnan, M. (2001), ‘The Reprofessionalisation of Community Pharmacy? An Exploration of Attitudes to Extended Roles for Community Pharmacists amongst Pharmacists and GPs in the UK”, Social Science and Medicine, 53/7: 113-23.

Gave paper entitled ‘Elite Women and English Nationalism’ for the seminar series run by the Centre for Women Leaders at Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge. The paper is to appear in a series of Occasional Papers on the CWL website.

Dr Colin Fraser

Social psychology of pay; values and attitudes; fairness and attitudes to work.

Dr David Good

The psychology of conversation; the impact of information and communication technologies on social communication and personal relations; conversational breakdown.

Good, D. (2001), “Emotion”, in C. Fraser, et al (eds), Introduction to Social Psychology, Cambridge: Polity Press.

Good, D. (2001), “Language and communication”, in C. Fraser, et al (eds), Introduction to Social Psychology, Cambridge: Polity Press.

Good, D. (2001), “Personality”, in C. Fraser, et al (eds), Introduction to Social Psychology, Cambridge: Polity Press.

Good, D. (2001), “The cognitive basis of social behaviour”, in C. Fraser, et al (eds), Introduction to Social Psychology. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Dr David Halpern

Social capital; social factors in well-being; national differences in moral values and their consequences; UK policy.

Professor Geoffrey Hawthorn

International politics and political economy; aspects of political theory.

Dr Claire Hughes

Early developments in social understanding and self-regulation; atypical development, including autism and disruptive behaviour; young children's friendships and individual differences

Hughes, C., Adlam, A., Happé, F., Jackson, J., Taylor, A. and Caspi, A. (2000), “Good Test-Retest Reliability for Standard and Advanced False-Belief Tasks Across a Wide Range of Abilities”, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry,41: 483-490.

Hughes, C. and Dunn, J. (2000), “Hedonism or Empathy: Hard-to-Manage Children’s Moral Awareness, and Links with Cognitive and Maternal Characteristics”, British Journal of Developmental Psychology,18: 227-245.

Hughes, C., White, A., Sharpen, J. and Dunn, J. (2000), “Antisocial, Angry and Unsympathetic: ‘Hard to Manage’ Preschoolers’ Peer Problems, and Possible Cognitive Influences”, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 41: 169-179.

Hughes, C. and Plomin, R. (2000), “Individual Differences in Early Understanding of Mind: Genes, Nonshared Environment and Modularity”, in P. Carruthers and A. Chamberlain (eds), Evolution and the Human Mind: Language, Modularity and Social Cognition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hughes, C., Cutting, A., and Dunn, J. (2001), “Acting Nasty in the Face of Failure: Longitudinal Observations of ‘Hard to Manage’ Children Playing a Rigged Competitive Game with Friend”, Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 29: 403-416.

Hughes, C. (2001), “From Infancy to Inferences: Current Perspectives on Intentionality”, Journal of Cognition and Development,2: 221-240.

Hughes, C. (2001), “Executive Dysfunction in Autism: The Nature of the Impairment, and Implications for Everyday Nehaviours”, Chapter to appear in J. Burack, T. Charman, N. Yirmiya and P. Zelazo (eds), Perspectives on Autism, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Dunn, J. and Hughes, C. (2001), “I’ve Got Some Swords and You’re Dead!”, Violent Fantasy, Antisocial Behaviour, Friendship, and Moral Sensibility in Young Children., Child Development 72: 491-505.

I attended the Society for Research in Child Development Meeting in Minneapolis, USA, where I was discussant for a symposium on executive function and theory of mind, and presented a paper on disruptive behaviour in young children. My other main activity has been editing a special issue on early executive functions for the journal Infant and Child Development.

In collaboration with former colleagues at the Institute of Psychiatry, I’ve been analysing data from 1200 pairs of five-year-old twins, collected during one-hour home-visits. Here my twin interests have been a new observational paradigm for assessing disruptive behaviour, and the role of individual differences in executive function and theory of mind in explaining children’s vulnerability / resilience to adverse environments.

Within SPS I’ve set up a small-scale longitudinal study of mothers and toddlers that involves study participants visiting the Faculty’s observation room. Here my chief interest has been on fledgling theories of mind, and their relations to real-life social interactions. This study also provides pilot data for a grant proposal submitted to the ESRC, to explore early theory of mind and executive function skills in aggressive toddlers. Over the summer I plan to write a more substantial application for an MRC ‘Career Establishment Award’ that will encompass early socio-cognitive development in normally developing, disruptive and autistic children.

Dr Geoffrey Ingham

Economics and sociology, especially the sociology of money; historical development of British capitalism; sociology of symbols of status inequality.

Ingham, G. (2001), “Fundamentals of a Theory of Money: Untangling Zelizer, Fine and Lapavitsas”, Economy and Society, vol 31.

Invited to write and present one of four background papers for an OECD conference The Future of Money/L’Avenir de la Monnaie’ that was held in Luxembourg, July 11-13 2001. Contribution was entitled ‘New Monetary Spaces?/’Les espaces monetaire nouveaux?’ and will be published in the OECD series, Future Studies.

Dr Christel Lane

The changing position of the professions in Britain and Germany: impact of state, market and technology; multinational companies: domestic embeddedness, globalization strategy and organizational change; the emergence of the 'Knowledge Economy'.

Lane, C. (2000), “The professions between State and Market. A Cross-national study of convergence and divergence”, with M. Potton and W. Littek, Working Paper 189, CBR Working Paper Series, pp 1-47, Cambridge:University of Cambridge.

Lane, C. (2001), “The emergence of German transnational companies: a theoretical analysis and empirical study of the globalization process”, in G. Morgan and R. Whitley (eds), The Multinational Firm. Organizing Institutional and National Divides, pp. 69-96, Open University Press.

Dr David Lane

The outcomes of transition in Eastern Europe and the former USSR; evolution of the economic elite in Russia; Russian financial services and banking, its evolution, structure, ownership and control.

Dr David Lehmann

Development studies, especially Latin America; religion and popular culture in Latin America; fundamentalist and charismatic movements in Latin America and Israel. Currently engaged in research in Israel entitled “Shas – crossing frontiers in Israel”.

Lehmann, D. (2000), “Female-headed households in Latin America and the Caribbean”, in François Crouzet, Denis Rolland and Philippe Bonnichon (eds), Pour l’histoire du Brésil: hommage à Katia de Queiros Mattoso, ed. François Crouzet, Paris, L’Harmattan.

Lehmann, D. (2000), “Charisme et possession en Afrique et au Brésil”, in Jean-Pierre Bastian, Françoise Champion and Kathy Rousselet (eds), La globalisation du religieux, Paris, L’Harmattan.

Organized with Jeremy Stolow one-day meeting on ‘Unthinking Fundamentalism’, June 29th
Gave paper on ‘Shas – crossing frontiers in Israel’ at the Conference of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Ixtapan de la Paz, Mexico, July 2001.

Dr John Locke

The biology of human communication, including the evolution and development of language; effects of social technology on communication; developmental psycholinguistics; developmental language disorders.

Dr Chris Mann

Differential achievement in higher education; evaluating initiatives addressing differential achievement; theory and practice of qualitative research; incorporating the Internet in research methods.

Mann, C. and Stewart, F. (2001), “Internet Interviewing”, in J. Gubrium and J. Holstein (eds), Handbook of Interviewing, London: Sage.

Mann, C. and Stewart F. (2001), “The Internet”, in C. Kramarae and D. Spender (eds), The Routledge International Encyclopaedia of Women, New York:Routledge.

Mann, C. (2001), “Achievement in Education”, in C. Kramarae and D. Spender (eds), The Routledge International Encyclopaedia of Women,New York:Routledge.

Mann, C. (2001), “Innovative Teaching and Learning Practices in Higher Education: A Thematic Review of Recent Literature”, British Research Journal27.

Dr Paul Martin

The politics of constitutional and supreme courts; explaining decision making on the United States Supreme Court; modern U.S. politics; U.S. courts and political communication through new media; the relative policymaking capacity of courts in technology property, and the politics of intellectual property litigation; the history of desegregation politics in the US.

Ms Alisi Mekatoa

Aspects of media theory with particular reference to the contemporary publishing industry and developments in new communication technologies.

Professor Juliet Mitchell

Gender differences from a psychoanalytic and social history perspective with particular reference to hysteria; an examination of the construction of the mother-and-baby couple in studies of 2nd World War and post War psychology and in particular psychoanalysis.

Mitchell, J. (2000), “Non commettere aduterio” in eds M.T. Chialaut and E. Rao, Letteratura e Femminismi, Liguori Editore, Naples.

Mitchell, J. (2001), “Did Oedipus have a sister?”, in Psychoanalysis, Porte Alegre, Brazil.

Mitchell, J. (2001), “Drogue: un point de vue psychanalytique” in ed. Howard S. Becker, Qu’est-ce qu’une Drogue? Atlantica, Anglet.

Mitchell, J. review essay “Reflections on Ethel Spector Person’s The Sexual Century” in Studies in Gender & Society, 2(3), 2001.

Mitchell, J. review of Heineman, Witches: A Psychological Exploration of the killing of women, Critical Psychology, 2 June 2001.

Wrote Report of permanent Evaluation Commission on Research Units (Gender Studies), University of Lusófona, Lisbon, Portugal, October 2000.

“Mad Men and Medusas”, Psychoanalysis and History, Goldsmith’s and University of East London, London, November 2000.

“Subjectivity and Gender”, 4th European Feminist Research Conference (European Commission High Level Conferences), Bologna, Italy, Sept-Oct. 2000.

“Did Oedipus Have a Sister?”, Public Lecture, LSE, London, March 2001.

“Gender & Society”, Gender on the Modern Stage. The Glass Ceiling. Cottesloe Theatre, March 2001.

“Attachment and Maternal Deprivation”, Attachment and the Creation of the Family. The John Bowlby Memorial Conference March 2001.

Participant in “Forum Su Femminismoe Politica” Radio and published ed. M. Calloni. Reset, Bologna, Italy.

Participant in Analysis, Freudian Slip. BBC Radio 4 June 2001.

In Conversation with André Green, ICA, London June 2001.

In Conversation with Kate Millett, Jesus College, Cambridge, June 2001.

On the web, “La reconnaissance due traumatisme et la place du language” June 2001 (Lecture to Paris Psychoanalytical Society.)

Dr Zoe Morris

Social capital; political socialisation; community power; and education.

Dr Vronique Mottier

Social theory; the social and political regulation of gender and sexuality; HIV/Aids & eugenics; qualitative/interpretative research methods, especially discourse and narrative analysis.

Mottier, V. (2000), “Narratives of National Identity: Sexuality, Race and the Swiss ‘Dream of Order’”, Swiss Journal of Sociology, 26 (3), pp. 533-556.

Mottier, V. (2000), “Interactions sexuelles face au VIH/sida et dynamique de l’intimité, Suisse-Sida-Recherche (November): pp. 21-22.

Mottier, V. and Bergman, M. (2000), “Sexual interactions and the dynamics of intimacy in the context of HIV/Aids risk”, Second Intermediary Report to the Swiss Federal Commission on Aids.

Continued research on sexuality and Aids, and awarded the annual Jubileum Prize of the Swiss Academy of Human and Social Sciences for current research on eugenics. Became co-Convenor of the Standing Group on Political Theory of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), and a member of the Committee of Experts on the Research Program on Social Exclusion, Swiss National Science Foundation. Convened and chaired a one-week workshop on ‘Identity Politics’ at the Annual Joint Sessions of the ECPR in Grenoble, and panels on ‘Discourse and explaining policy change’ and ‘Gender and Sexuality’ at the International Conference of the ECPR in Kent.

Professor Martin Richards

Family life, including divorce and children and socio-legal issues; psycho-social aspects of the new human genetics.

Richards, M.P.M. (2000), “Commentary: Assessing Women’s Well-Being and Social and Emotional Needs in Pregnancy and Postpartum Period”,Birth27:102-103.

Richards, M.P.M., (edited with A. Bainham and S.Day-Sclater) (2000),“What is a Parent? A Socio-Legal Analysis”, Richard Hart Publishers.

Richards, M.P.M. (2001), “Predictive Testing for Huntington’s Disease”, The Lancet, 357: 883 (letter).

Statham, H., Weaver, J. and Richards, M.P.M. (2001), “Why Choose Caesarean Section?”, The Lancet, 357: 635. (letter).

Lindley, B., Richards, M.P.M. and Freeman, P. (2001), “Advice and advocacy for parents in child protection cases. What is happening in current practice?”,Child and Family Law Quarterly , 13, 167-196.

Lindley, B., Richards, M.P.M. and Freeman, P. (2001), “Advice and advocacy for parents in child protection cases - an exploration of conceptual and policy issues, ethical dilemmas and future directions”, Child and Family Law Quarterly, 13, 313-330.

Richards, M.P.M. (2001), “The Kin in the Gene – Commentary”, Current Anthropology,42: 235-263.

Weaver, J., Statham, H. and Richards, M.P.M. (2001), “High Rates [of Caesarean Section] May be Due to Perceived Potential for Complications”, British Medical Journal, 323:284 (4 August).

During the year I was awarded two grants, both held outside Cambridge, one from The Basque Government and University of the Basque Country. Family interaction and the psychological development of 5 year-old Basque children (with Enrique Arranz) and a second from The Swedish Council for Social Research. Conflict, negotiation and decision-making post divorce (with Helena Willen, Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenberg).

In March I gave the opening lecture in Science Week on ‘Making Babies in the Biotech Century’. This is being expanded into a book which is being written with Laura Riley on “designer babies”, from the 19th Century selective breeding experiments of the Oneida Community and the diverse eugenic policies and practices of the 20th Century, through current practices of prenatal screening and diagnosis and the use of some reproductive technologies to possible futures.

In November I made a research trip to Canada and gave lectures and seminars at the University of British Columbia, the University of Calgary, McGill University and the University of Montreal.
I continue to serve on the Human Genetic Commission, the body set up by the Government to advise on developments in human genetics. I am involved in the subgroups working on a consultation paper on genetic information and that on public consultation. I was involved in the planning of a national survey on attitudes to genetic technology which was carried out with the Citizens Panel by MORI.
I am a member of a working party of the Nuffield Council for Bioethics on genetics and behaviour.

Dr Eileen Richardson

The governance of human artificial reproduction; the regulation of medical ethics; families and social policy.

Richardson, E.H. & Bryan S. Turner (2001), “Sexual, Intimate or Reproductive Citizenship?”, Citizenship Studies.

Richardson, E.H. & Bryan S. Turner (2001), “Bodies as Property”, in Andrew Bainham, Martin Richards & Shelley Day-Sclater (eds), Body Lore and Laws.

Richardson, E.H. 2001. ‘The Regulation of Medical Ethics in Australia’. Report to the Health Science Research Group (Kosei kagaku kenkyu), Study for establishment of a new medical and nursing system in the 21 century. Sponsored by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan.

Attendance at the International Sociological Association New Natures, New Cultures, New Technologies conference, Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, 5-7 July 2001.

Attendance at the Teaching and Writing in Higher Education International Symposium at the University of Warwick, March 26 2001.

Work-Life Balance: Research, Policy and Practice. Organised and chaired this one-day workshop in the Centre for Women Leaders at Lucy Cavendish College, June 28 2001.

Essay Writing for Undergraduates. Workshop presented for students at Lucy Cavendish College, January 17, 2001.

Taking the Initiative: Women’s Leadership on National Issues. Commissioned and ran series of 7 seminars at Lucy Cavendish College, 2000-2001.

Work and Parents: Competitiveness and Choice. Organised Ministerial Round-table discussion at Lucy Cavendish College, as part of Government’s review of maternity pay and parental leave, 14 September 2000.

Dr Jennifer Ridden

Citizenship, civil society, and voluntary associations; nineteenth-century liberalism; nationalism, colonialism and elites; political ideology and social change in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Britain and Ireland.

Ridden, J. and Turner, B.S. (2001), “Balancing universalism anddiversity: cultural citizenship, civil society and the problem of transformation through adult education”, Bochum Studies in InternationalAdult Education, vol.2, 29-59.

Ridden, J. (2001), “The lessons of community politics: the NorthernIreland Women's Coalition”, Centre for Women Leaders Working Paper,University of Cambridge.

Ridden, J. (2001, forthcoming), “Reforming strategies in nineteenth-century Ireland”, in Joanna Innes and Arthur Burns (eds), Re-Thinking the Age of Reform,Cambridge University Press.

Dr David Runciman

Late-nineteenth and twentieth century political thought; theories of the state; various aspects of contemporary political philosophy

Dr Jacqueline Scott

Family and life-course in Europe and North America; social attitudes; generations and ageing; young people at risk; quantitative and qualitative social research methods; survey design.

Scott, J. (2000), “Is it a Different World Than When You Were Growing Up? Generational Effects on Social Representations and Child-Rearing Values”, British Journal of Sociology, vol 51:355-76.

Scott, J. (2000), “Children as Respondents: The Challenge for Quantitative Methods”, in A. James and P. Christensen (eds), Conducting Research with Children, pp. 98-119, Falmer Press.

Bergman, M. and Scott, J. (2001), “Young Adolescents’ Wellbeing and Health-risk Behaviours: Gender and Socio-economic differences”, Journal of Adolescence, 24, pp. 183-197.

Continuing work on ESRC research grant ‘Teenagers at Risk’ with the Youth, Citizenship and Social Change Programme. The project has a new Research Assistant Ms Katharine Danton. Early findings from the project were presented in a paper on ‘Agency, Family Influence and Young People at Risk. at the International Youth 2000 Conference at Keele University.

Was successful in obtaining an ESRC Seminar Competition Award on the Interdisciplinary perspectives on analysing the life-course (with Manchester and University of London). A very lively seminar on Theorising Across Disciplines was held at Kings College, Cambridge in July 2001.

Other Research related information:
Appointed to the National Strategy Committee for Longitudinal Data (2000 onwards).
Member of ESRC Resource Board and review group for Postgraduate Training in Sociology (2000 onwards).

Dr Ruth Scurr

The political thought of the French Revolution; late 18th Century developments in social science; the history of representative government.

Ms Claire Snowdon

Psychosocial aspects of the new genetics; the attitudes of couples carrying recessive disorders to various reproductive options (adoption, parental diagnosis, gamete donation, preimplantation diagnosis, informed consent and clinical trials).

Ms Wendy Solomou

Psychological and social implications of prenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormality; divorce and the elderly.

Ms Helen Statham

Psychological and social implications of prenatal diagnosis of fetal abnormality. >

Dr Marc Stears

Political ideologies; contemporary normative political thought; comparative politics, especially the study of the interaction of political ‘ideas’ and political ‘institutions’.

Stears, M. (with Stuart White) (2001), “New Liberalism Revisited”, in Henry Tam (ed), Progressive Politics in the Global Age, Cambridge:Polity Press.

Stears, M. (2001), “Beyond the Logic of Liberalism: Learning from Illiberalism in Britain and the United States”, Journal of Political Ideologies 6 (2),.pp. 201-213.

Stears, M. (2001), “Welfare with or without the State: British Pluralists, American Progressives, and the Conditions of Social Justice”, The European Legacy 6 (2), pp. 201-213.

Research associate on British Academy three-year funded international network, ‘Republicans without Republics’, led by Dr Karma Nabusli of European University Institute, Florence.

Dr Deborah 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.

Dr Helen Thompson

International political economy; the authority and power of modern democratic nation-states; Britain and the European Union.

Dr John Thompson

Contemporary social and political theory; sociology of the media and modern culture; the social organization of the media industries; the changing structure of the publishing industry; the social impact of new information and communication technologies.

Professor Bryan Turner

Sociology of ageing and generations; the body and society; medical sociology; citizenship, philanthropy and voluntary associations; social theory.

Turner, B.S and Rojek, C. (2001), Society & Culture. Principles of Scarcity and Solidarity, London:Sage.

Elliott, A. and Turner, B.S. (eds) (2001), Profiles in Contemporary Social Theory, London: Sage.

Turner, Bryan S. (2001), “Risks, Rights and Regulation: an overview”, Health Risk and Society, vol 3 (1): 9-18.

Turner, Bryan S. (with Ridden, J.) (2001), “Balancing Universalism and Diversity. On Cultural Citizenship, Civil Society and Adult Education” in A. Bron and M. Schemmann (eds), Civil Society Citizenship and Learning, Bochum Studies in International Adult Education, vol 2: 29-59.

Turner, Bryan S. (2001), “On the concept of axial space. Orientalism and the originary”, Journal of Social Archaeology, vol., 1(1): 63-74.

Turner, Bryan S. (2001), “The erosion of citizenship”, The British Journal of Sociology, vol. 52 (2): 189-209.

Turner, Bryan S. and (with Edmunds, J.) (2001), “The re-invention of a national identity? Women and “cosmopolitan” Englishness”, Ethnicities, vol.1 (1): 83- 108.

Turner, Bryan S. (2001), “Cosmopolitan virtue: on religion in a global age”, European Journal of Social Theory, 4 (2):131-152.

Turner, Bryan S. (2001), “Postmodernity, cosmopolitanism and identity”, E.Ben-Rafael with Y.Sternberg (eds), Identity Culture and Globalization, Leiden:Brill, pp, 527-542

Turner, B.S. (2001), ‘Orientalism or the politics of the text’ in H. Donnan (ed) Interpreting Islam, London:Sage, pp. 20-31.

Turner,B.S.(2001), “National Identities and Cosmopolitan Virtues: citizenship in a global age”, in F.Dallmayr and J.M.Rosales (eds), Beyond Nationalism? Sovereignty and Citizenship, Lanham:Lexington Books, pp.199-220.

Turner,B.S. (2001), “Social Systems and Complexity Theory”, in A.Javier Trevino (ed), Talcott Parsons Today. His Theory and Legacy in Contemporary Sociology, Lanham:Rowman & Littlefield, pp.83-100.

Dr Pieter van Houten

Comparative and European politics; rational choice theory; ethnic conflict.

Presented papers at conferences in San Diego, Grenoble and San Francisco, and attended further conferences in Philadelphia and Cambridge (MA, USA). Awarded the 2001 American Political Science Association William Anderson Award for dissertation.

Dr Peggy Watson

Theorising the transition to democracy after communism; East-West difference and the intersections of politics, health and gender; the experience of health risk in transition in Nowa Huta, Poland; mortality in a retrospective cohort of Polish steelworkers; the relationship between marriage and mortality in Poland; the reformulation of gender after communism.

Watson, P., (2000), “Education: Eastern Europe”, in C. Kramerae and D. Spender (eds) Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women, New York:Routledge.

Watson, P., (2000), “Education: Commonwealth of Independent States”, in C. Kramerae and D. Spender (eds) Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women, New York:Routledge.

Watson, P., (2001), “Gender and Politics in Postcommunism”, in G. Jaehnert, J. Gohrisch, D. Hahn, H.M. Nickel, I. Peinl, K. Schaefgen (eds), Gender in Transition in Eastern and Central Europe, im Auftrag des Zentrums fuer Interdisziplinaere Frauenforschung an der Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Berlin: Trafo Verlag, pp.37-48.

Organisation of ESRC-funded International Conference: Youth and Health in Transition, Churchill College Cambridge, December 15th, 2000; participants included academics from CEE and Western Europe, and representatives from UNICEF and DFID.

Invited Presentation entitled ‘Privacy and Space’, International Conference: Feminism and the Shifting Boundaries of Public and Private, Rockefeller Conference Centre, Bellagio, Italy, December 4-8, 2000.

Dr Darin Weinberg

Medical Sociology; Urban Sociology; Social Theory; Sociology of Science; Qualitative Research Methods.

Weinberg, D. ed. (2000), Qualitative Research Methods, Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Weinberg, D. (2000), “‘Out There’: The Ecology of Addiction in Drug Abuse Treatment Discourse”, Social Problems, 47(4): 606-621.

Weinberg, D. (2001), “Self Empowerment in Two Therapeutic Communities”, in Institutional Selves: Troubled Identities in a Postmodern World, edited by Jaber F. Gubrium and James A. Holstein, Oxford:Oxford University Press.

Weinberg, D. (2001), “Qualitative Research Methods: An Overview”, in Qualitative Research Methods, edited by Darin Weinberg. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Served on the Program Committee of the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems in Anaheim, California. Appointed to the International Advisory Board for the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance and made an Advisory Editor on the journal Body & Society.

* The Research Interests and Publications of members of the Centre for Family Research can be found in the CFR Annual Report. Copies can be obtained from Mrs Jill Brown at the Faculty address.

Faculty and Departmental Committees

Faculty Board
Chair: Professor Geoffrey Hawthorn (until 31 December 2000)
Dr David Lehmann (from 1 January 2001)
Secretary: Ms Kate Stacey
Appointments Committee
Chair: Professor Sandra Dawson
Secretary: Ms Kate Stacey
Committee of Management for the Centre for Family Research
Chair: Professor Ian Goodyer
Secretary: Ms Kate Stacey

Degree Committee
Chair: Professor John Dunn
Secretary: Professor Geoffrey Hawthorn

Graduate Education Committee
Chair: Professor John Dunn
Secretary: Professor Geoffrey Hawthorn

IT & WWW Committee
Chair: Dr David Halpern
Secretary: Miss Marie Butcher

Library Committee
Chair: Professor Bryan Turner
Secretary: Ms Kate Stacey

Staff-Student Committee
Chair: Professor Bryan Turner
Secretary: Ms Marie Butcher

Strategy Committee
Chair: Professor Bryan Turner
Secretary: Ms Kate Stacey

Subject Review & Tripos Reform Implementation Committee
Chair: Professor Bryan Turner
Secretary: Ms Kate Stacey

Teaching Committee
Chair: Professor Bryan Turner
Secretary: Ms Marie Butcher

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