Professor Joanna Latimer Further Publications


Latimer, J. Creating text, analysing text: A note on ethnography, writing and power, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Working Paper 106.

Latimer, J. Distributing Knowledge and Accountability in Medical Work. An Ethnography of Multi-disciplinary Interaction.Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Working Paper 6.

Latimer, J. (forthcoming) Repelling Neoliberal World-Making: Aging, Biopolitics and Irresponse-Ability InTyler I. & Slater T. The Sociology of StigmaSociological Review Monograph Series.

Latimer, J., & Munro, R. (2017). Generalizability. In: The International Handbook of Interdisciplinary Research Methods, edited by Celia Lury et al. London: Routledge.


Latimer, J. (2016). Review ofDonna Haraway. Manifestly Haraway. The Cyborg Manifesto. The Companion Species Manifesto. Companions in Conversation (with Cary Wolfe). Posthumanities 37. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.  2016. Theory, Culture & Society, Online Review, 16th September,

Latimer, J., & Munro, R. (2016). About ‘Aboutness’: Extensionality, Dwelling and the Turn to Language In: Letiche H. G. Lightfoot and J.-L. Moriceau (eds.) Demo(s), Pp71-84. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.


Latimer, J., & Munro R. (2015). Unfolding Class? Culture, Modernity and Uprooting.  Special Issue: The Great British Class Survey.  The Sociological Review.  63: 415-432. 

Latimer, J., & Thomas G. (2015). In/Exclusion in the Clinic: Down's Syndrome, Dysmorphology, and the Ethics of Everyday Work in the Clinic. Special Issue: Sociologies of Everyday Life. Sociology. October.


Phillips, A., Upton, J., Latimer, J., & Davies, T. (2nd Author) (2014). Understanding Ageing: Biological And Social Constructions. In: Alan Walker (ed.) The New Sciences of Ageing. Bristol: Polity Press. Pp.25-76.

Latimer, J. (2014). Joanna Latimer on Wolfe, Barad & Posthuman Ethics, response to Florence Chiew’s TCS article ‘Posthuman Ethics with Cary Wolfe and Karen Barad: Animal Compassion as Trans-Species Entanglement’ Theory, Culture & Society,


Latimer, J. (2013). Naturecultures: Science, Affect and the Nonhuman. (with Mara Miele) Theory, Culture and Society, 30 (7-8).

Latimer, J. (2013). Rewriting Bodies, Portraiting Persons? The Gene, the Clinic and the (Post) Human. Body & Society: 19: 3-31.

Latimer, J. (2013). The Gene, the clinic and the family: diagnosing dysmorphology, reviving medical dominance. London/New York, Routledge. Winner 2014 FSHI/BSA Book Prize.

Latimer, J. (2013). Being Alongside: Rethinking Relations Amongst Different Kinds. Theory, Culture and Society, 30: 77-104 & Online First

Latimer, J., & Miele M. (2013). Naturecultures? Science, Affect and the Non-Human. Theory, Culture and Society, 30: 33-50 & Online First

Latimer, J., & Puig de la Bellacasa, M. (2013). Re-Thinking the Ethical: Everyday Shifts of Care in Biogerontology. In:  Priaulx N. & Wrigley A. (eds.) Ethics, Law and Society. Vol. V. (i) Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate. Pp. 153-174.


Latimer, J. (2012). Meadow Arts’ House of Beasts: Reimagining Human & Non-human Animal Relations at Attingham Park. Humananimalia 4(1)


Latimer, J. (2011). Home, Care and Frail Older People: Relational extension & the art of dwelling. Invited chapter in: Christine Ceci, Mary Ellen Purkis and Kristin Björnsdóttir (eds) Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People. New York: Routledge. ISBN 978 0 415 89590 3 Pp 35-61.

Latimer, J. (2011). The Politics of Imagination (with Bev Skeggs) Special Issue, The Sociological Review. 59 (3).

Latimer, J., Bagley, M., Davis, T., & Kipling, D. (2011). Ageing science, health care and social inclusion of older people. Quality in Ageing & Older Adults, 12(1): 11-16.

Latimer, J., & Skeggs, B. (2011). The Politics of Imagination: Keeping Open & Critical. In: Latimer J. & Skeggs B. (eds) The Politics of Imagination Special Issue, Sociological Review Monographs, The Sociological Review, 59(3): 393-410. 


Hillman, A., Latimer, J., & White, P.  (2010). Accessing Care: Technology and the Management of the Clinic. In:  Michael Schillmeier  & Miguel Domenech (eds) New Technologies and Emerging Spaces of Care. Ashgate. Pp: 197-220.

Latimer, J. (2010). Feminisation/defeminisation: primary school teaching and nursing. (with J.Ozga.) Cardiff School of Social Sciences Working Paper Series No.: 131.

Latimer, J. (2010). Conclusions: Defacing Horror, Realigning Nurses. In: Rudge T. & Homes D (eds.). Abjectly Boundless: Boundaries, Bodies and Health Work.  Ashgate Publishing. Pp 267-274.


Latimer, J. (2009). Personhood and Time: technologies of assessment, ambiguous identities and giving people a future, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Working Paper 119.

Latimer, J. (2009). Introduction: Body, Knowledge, World. In: Joanna Latimer and Michael Schillmeier (eds.) Un/knowing Bodies, Sociological Review Monograph Series. Oxford: Blackwell. Sociological Review Online Special Issue: Vol. 56 Monograph 2. Pp 1-22.

Latimer, J. (2009). Unsettling Bodies: Frida Kahlo’s Self-Portraits and Dividuality. In: Joanna Latimer and Schillmeier M. (eds.) Un/knowing Bodies, Sociological Review Monograph Series. Oxford: Blackwell. Sociological Review Online Special Issue: Vol. 56 Monograph 2 Pp 46-62.

Latimer, J., & Birke, L. (2009). Natural Relations: horses, knowledge and technologyThe Sociological Review, 57(1): 1-27. 

Latimer, J., & Letiche, H. (2009). Making Health Care Care, Greenwich CT: IAP.

Latimer, J., & Munro, R. (2009). Keeping & Dwelling: Relational Extension, the Idea of Home, and Otherness. Space and Culture, 12 (3): 317-331.

Latimer, J., & Schillmeier, M. (eds.) (2009). Un/knowing Bodies Sociological Review Monograph Series. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.


Latimer, J. (2008). Unsettling Bodies: Frida Kahlo's portraits and in/dividuality, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Working Paper 112.


Latimer, J. (2007). Critical Constructionism in Nursing Research.  J. Holstein and J. Gubrium (eds.) Handbook of Constructionist Research New York: Guilford Press. Pp153-170.

Latimer, J. (2007a). Diagnosis, Dysmorphology and the Family: Knowledge, Motility, Choice. Medical Anthropology, 26: 53-94.

Latimer, J. (2007b). Becoming In-formed: Genetic counselling, Ambiguity and Choice.  Special Issue on The Meaning of Genetics and Conceptions of Personhood, Health Care Analysis, 15 (2): 107-121.


Latimer, J., Featherstone, K., Atkinson, P., Clarke, A., Pilz, D., & Shaw, A. (2006). Rebirthing the Clinic: The Interaction of Clinical Judgment and Genetic Technology in the Production of Medical Science. Science, Technology and Human Values, 31(5): 599-630.

Latimer, J., & Munro, R. (2006). Driving the Social In: Bohm S, Jones C and Pattison M Against Automobility.  Sociological Review Monograph Series, Oxford: Blackwell.


Featherstone, K., Latimer, J., Atkinson, P., Pilz, D., & Clarke, A. (2005). Dysmorphology and The Spectacle of the Clinic. Sociology of Health and Illness, 27 (5): 551-574.


Latimer, J. (2004). Commanding Materials: Re-Accomplishing Authority in the Context of Multi-Disciplinary Work. Sociology, 38(4):757-775.


Charles-Jones, H., May, C., Latimer, J., & Roland, M. (2003). Telephone Triage by Nurses in Primary Care: What is it for and What are the Consequences Likely to be? Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 8: 154-159.

Charles-Jones, H., Latimer, J., & May, C. (2003). Transforming General Practice: The Redistribution of Medical Work In Primary Care (with).  Sociology of Health and Illness. 2003. 25(1): 71-92. Commendation by the Royal College of General Practice

Latimer, J. (2003). Women in Transition: A Study of the Experiences of Bangladeshi Women Living in Tower Hamlets. (with C. Phillipson and N. Ahmed). Bristol: The Policy Press.

Latimer, J. (ed.) (2003). Advanced Qualitative Research for Nursing. Oxford: Blackwell Science. 

Latimer, J. (2003). Studying the women in white. In: Latimer J. (ed.) Advanced Qualitative Research for Nursing. Oxford: Blackwell. pp.231-247.

Shaw, A., Latimer, J., Atkinson, P., & Featherstone, K. (2003). Surveying Slides: Clinical perception and clinical judgement in the construction of a genetic diagnosis.(with) New Genetics and Society.  22(1): 3-19.


Latimer, J.  (2001). All-consuming passions: materials and subjectivity in the age of enhancement.  In: N. Lee and R. Munro  (eds.) The Consumption of Mass.  Sociological Review Monographs. Oxford: Blackwell. pp 158-173. 


Latimer, J. (2000). The Conduct of Care: Understanding Nursing Practice.  Oxford: Blackwell Science. BSA Phillip Abrams Memorial Prize (Shortlisted).

Latimer, J. (2000). Socialising Disease: Medical Categories and Inclusion of the Aged. The Sociological Review. 2000, 48 (3): 383-407.

Latimer, J.  (2000). Technologising well-being? Methods and Difficulties of Representing ‘quality’ and ‘life’ for older people. In: Ageing, Well-being and Quality of Life. Helsinki: The Kuntokallo Foundation, Centre for Gerontological Training and Research. Pp. 6-18.


Latimer, J. (1999). Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Health Policy and Practice: Competing Interests or Complementary Interpretations?  (with Robinson, J., Avis, M., & Traynor, M.) Edinburgh: Churchill Livingston.

Latimer, J. (1999). The Dark at the Bottom of the Stair: Participation and performance of older people in hospital. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 1999, 13(2): 186-213.


Latimer, J. (1998). Organising Context: Nurses' assessments of older people in an acute medical unit. Nursing Inquiry, 1998, 5(1): 43-57.


Ashburner, L., & Latimer, J. (1997). Primary Care Nursing: How can nurses influence its development? Nursing Times Research, 2(4): 1-10.

Ashburner, L., Latimer, J., & Birch, K. Defining Role. (1997) Health Services Journal, July 17th: 32-33.

Latimer, J. (1997). Patterns of Care. London: South Bank University.

Latimer, J. (1997). Giving Patients a Future: the constituting of classes in an acute medical unit. Sociology of Health and Illness, 19(2): 160-185. 

Latimer, J.  (1997). Older People in Hospital: the Labour of Division, Affirmation and the Stop.  In K. Hetherington and R. Munro (eds.) Ideas of Difference: Social Spaces and the Labour of Division.  Sociological Review Monograph.  Oxford: Blackwell. pp 273-297.

Latimer, J. (1997) Figuring Identities: older people, medicine and time. In A. Jamieson, S. Harper  and C. Victor (eds.) Critical approaches to ageing and later life.  Milton Keynes: Open University Press. pp 143-59.


Latimer, J. (1995). The Nursing Process Re-examined: Diffusion or translation?  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 22: 213-220.