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Behind the scenes of Place revisited: class, stigma and urban restructuring in the case of Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games

By Kirsteen Paton, Vikki McCall and Gerry Mooney Our article was based upon our Beyond Stigma: Exploring Everyday lives in the East End of Glasgow and the CWG2014 research which recorded the local lived experiences of the Commonwealth Games (CWG), as it happened, for residents in the East End of Glasgow. In terms of scale of insight, for […]

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The Sociological Review award for Outstanding Scholarship 2017

Originally posted 21st December 2018 We are delighted to announce that The Sociological Review award for Outstanding Scholarship 2017 has been awarded to Kirsteen Paton, Vikki McCall, and Gerry Mooney for their article Place revisited: class, stigma and urban restructuring in the case of Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games. As well as receiving a prize of £100  in […]

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An Interview with the Winners of our Prize for Outstanding Scholarship 2014

Originally posted 28th February 2016 We announced last month that Bryan S. Turner and Berna Zengin Arslan were the winners of the 2014 Sociological Review Prize for Outstanding Scholarship for their article Legal pluralism and the Sharia: a comparison of Greece and Turkey. See here for past winners, as well as details of the outstanding articles which were included on […]

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Brave New Brains: Sociology, Family and the Politics of Knowledge

In this podcast, our Digital Fellow Mark Carrigan talks to Val Gillies and Rosalind Edwards about their paper Brave New Brains: Sociology, Family and the Politics of Knowledge, co-authored with Nicola Horsley, which won The Sociological Review award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016. We also conducted interviews with those authors whose articles were short-listed for the prize. Originally posted 9th January 2018.

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Our 2015 Prize Winner: Terence Heng

Earlier this year, Terence Heng was awarded the 2015 Sociological Review Prize for Outstanding Scholarship for his paper An Appropriation of Ashes: Transient Aesthetic Markers and Spiritual Place-Making as Performances of Alternative Ethnic Identities. We caught up with him to ask him about his prize-winning paper and the background to it: Originally posted 18th August 2017.

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Do Those Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s Disease Lose Their Souls? Whitehead and Stengers on Persons, Propositions and the Soul

An interview with Michael Halewood, author of Do Those Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s Disease Lose Their Souls? Whitehead and Stengers on Persons, Propositions and the Soul, shortlisted for The Sociological Review Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? As soon as you start trying to define Alzheimer’s Disease, you run into problems. If it is classed […]

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Eros in the Field? Bourdieu’s Double Account of Socialized Desire

An interview with Helene Aarseth, author of Eros in the Field? Bourdieu’s Double Account of Socialized Desire, shortlisted for The Sociological Review Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016. What role did psychoanalytical theory play in Bourdieu’s later works? In his later works Bourdieu draws extensively on psychoanalytic ideas. He talks, for instance, about projections, energies, drives, sublimations, desire […]

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Exploring Micro-Sociality through the Lens of Figurational Dynamics

By Rachel Swann and Gordon Hughes An interview with Rachel Swann and Gordon Hughes, authors of Exploring Micro-Sociality through the Lens of ‘Established-Outsider’ Figurational Dynamics in a South Wales Community, shortlisted for The Sociological Review Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016. What was The Established and the Outsiders? Rachel: E&O is a seemingly standard community case study of […]

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Charitable Giving and Lay Morality

An interview with Balihar Sanghera, author of Charitable Giving and Lay Morality: Understanding Sympathy, Moral Evaluations and Social Positions, shortlisted for The Sociological Review Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016. What is lay morality? The term is taken from Andrew Sayer’s work, including his book Why Things Matter to People. It refers to our evaluative relation to the world, […]

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The Sociological Review award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016

We are delighted to announce that The Sociological Review award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016 has been awarded to Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, Nicola Horsley for their article ‘Brave New Brains: Sociology, Family and the Politics of Knowledge’. This is an important paper with lessons for both the discipline of sociology and for how we conceptualise […]

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A Small Sociology of Maternal Memory: an Interview with Ann Oakley

An interview with Ann Oakley, author of A small sociology of maternal memory, shortlisted for The Sociological Review Award for Outstanding Scholarship 2016. Why have women’s memories of childbirth been treated as special cases by the sociology of memory? Most sociology has treated women, and the study of women, as a special case. They tend to be […]

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