New insights into disabled young people who 'succeed but don't proceed' at school
Stella Chatzitheochari's research on barriers to higher education for young people with disabilities in England has been featured in the Guardian newspaper today.
- Read Frances Ryan's Guardian article, 'A few more Oxbridge places for disadvantaged children is just tinkering'
- Hear about the research in more detail in the University's press release, '
- Check out the policy briefing, 'CHILDHOOD DISABILITY & EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT THE IMPACT OF PARENTAL EXPECTATIONS AND BULLYING'
- Read the article by Stella Chatzitheochari and Lucinda Platt in the British Journal of Sociology, 'Disability differentials in educational attainment in England: primary and secondary effects'
New publication announcement: New Religious Movements and Counselling: Academic, Professional and Personal Perspectives
We are very pleased to announce that Emeritus Professor Jim Beckford's new book is now available (both in hardback and e-book format):
Hila Zaban: "Diaspora Jews shouldn't be Israel's top priority"
This week Dr Hila Zaban published an article in Haaretz (an Israeli newspaper which is equivalent to The Guardian) following her current research on British Jews.
The article was published in Hebrew first and also in the English edition available below.
Hila has also been invited to discuss the topic on an Israeli TV show two weeks from now.
- Download the article (PDF)
Jim Beckford awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Association for the Sociology of Religion
Our colleague Jim Beckford has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Association for the Sociology of Religion. Jim received the Award during a ceremony at its annual meeting in Montréal in August.
Congratulations to Jim. It is good to see his work recognised in such a way
Dr Ana Chamberlen awarded article prize - BSC Annual Conference
Dr Ana Chamberlen has been awarded the article prize for the Women, Crime and Criminal Justice section of the British Society of Criminology. She will receive the award in person in Sheffield next week at the BSC Annual Conference www.bsc2017.org.uk/
The prize winning article is: Chamberlen, A. (2016) ‘Embodying Prison Pain: Women's' self-injury practices in prison and the emotions of punishment’, Theoretical Criminology 20(2), pp 205-219.
Dr Lucy Mayblin awarded SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence for her article: Other Posts in Other Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens?
The SAGE Prize for Innovation and Excellence is awarded annually to one paper in each of the BSA’s four prestigious journals: Cultural Sociology Sociological Research Online Sociology Work, Employment and Society
Dr Lucy Mayblin's winning article
‘Other’ Posts in ‘Other’ Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens? (co-authored with Aneta Piekut and Gill Valentine) available http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0038038514556796
was announced at the BSA conference in Manchester in April.
The SAGE award panel commented: While all of the shortlisted articles exhibited significant levels ...
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Two Warwick Sociology academics nominated for Sage Prize
We are all proud that two of our academics have been nominated (out of 7) for the Sage Prize 2017 British Sociological Association:
Gurminder Bhambra, Postcolonial Reflections on Sociology
Lucy Mayblin, Aneta Piekut, and Gill Valentine, ‘Other’ Posts in ‘Other’ Places: Poland through a Postcolonial Lens?
We wish them good luck in the results announced later this year
Dr Ana Chamberlen in The Conversation
Dr Ana Chamberlen article 'The real prison crisis is the damage the system does to its prisoners' has been published on The Conversation.
On June 14th 2016, CSWG organised a launch event for the book Genes and the Bioimaginary: Science, Spectacle, Culture, written by our very own Prof. Deborah L. Steinberg. The event featured talks by Deborah, and also by Prof. Elizabeth Ettorre and Prof. Stuart Murray.
A video of the full event is now available here.