Recently completed doctoral theses in Sociology

2017

2017

NameTitle
Jack Denham Dark Authenticities: Criminal Memorabilia and Consumer Culture
Germain Stockbridge Crafting Coincidence: The rhetoric of improbable events

2014/2015

2015

NameTitle
Paul Chappell Tracking changing eating patterns over time and space
Sara Stephenson Behind the scenes: an ethnographic study of a working kitchen
Matt Spokes The Contemporary avant-garde: Classification, organisation, spatiality and practices of resistance
Mark Johnson High Risk and long term: Future narratives of the space industry

 

2014

NameTitle
Graham Geddes Keyboard warriors': the production of Islamophobic identity and an extreme worldview within an online political community
Catherine Robson Seizure Clinic Encounters: Third party references and accompanying others

 

2013

2013

NameTitle
Triona Fitton The "Quiet Economy": an ethnographic study of the contemporary UK charity shop
Melahat Sahin-Dikmen A Bourdieusian lens onto professions: a case study of architecture
Nermeen Sayed Kassem Young Egyptian activists' perceptions of the potential of social media for mobilisation
Madeleine Frost

Online meditations : an autoethnographic study of spiritual tourism in the liquid internet age

Tamlyn Ryan

Virtual spirituality : the negotiation and (re)-presentation of psychic-spiritual identity on the Internet

2012

2012

NameTitle
Daryl Martin Producing spaces : neoliberalization in the North of England
Danielle Jones Family conversations with an Alzheimer's sufferer: a conversation analytic study
Kimberley Jamie Pharmacogenetics and the pharmacy profession : a sociological exploration
Clare Jackson Interaction, gender, identity : a conversation analytic examination of person reference
Beverly Geesin Resistance to surveillance in everyday life
Zeyi He The reality of using digital by-product data in social science analysis: a case study of Wikipedia
David Hill The ethical dimensions of a new media age : a study in contemporary responsibility
John Saddington The representation of suicide in the cinema
Naile Berberoglu  Children's childhoods: Exploring childhood through children's interpretations of television advertisements in North Cyprus

2011

2011

NameTitle
Bao Chuang Huang Risk and socio-technical systems : a study of the Taiwanese campus accident reporting system
Abbi Hobbs Vaccines against vice : a constructive technology assessment of immunotherapies for addiction
James Allen Robertson Digital culture industry : A History of digital distribution
Dan Mihai Mercea Communicating offline protest online : mapping changes in mobilization, identity-building and organization
Anthony Lloyd Life in a northern town : call centres, labour markets and identity in post-industrial Middlesbrough
Oliver Smith Late license : contemporary adulthood and the night time leisure economy
Marijana Cerovic Questions and questioning in Montenegrin police interviews

2010

2010

NameTitle
Cheng Wen Lin

Metaphor and Metonymy in Taiwanese Political Communication: A Case Study of the 2004 Taiwanese

Jonathan Minton              Work and its Other: A Multiple-perspective Analysis of Incapacity Benefit Reform
Madeleine Castro Talking of Transcendence: A Discursive Exploration into How People Make Sense of their Extraordinary
Chrissie Buse Online @ Home in Retirement: Situating Computer and Internet Use Within Bodies, Spaces and Biographies
Chi-Chih Lien

Contemporary Chinese migration : exploring the experiences of middle-class Chinese families living in England in the early 21st century