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The perils of blogging

I love blogging for both my research and teaching. It helps me with my writing it is great at making thoughts coherent as well as… 509 more words


Rare Moment On Talk Radio

I don’t really listen to talk radio because it will tick me off. Last Friday was different. This is a (paraphrased) text from their program: 79 more words


Sweetening the Pill

In 2013 Holly Grigg-Spall published her book Sweetening The Pill Or How We Got Hooked On Hormonal Birth Control.

I was so relieved to read this book and engage with the debates surrounding it. 1,127 more words


The Pervert's Guide to Ideology: Film Review

Recently I’ve found myself searching through Netflix for the unusual, the oddball, the just plain bizarre.  When I happened upon a documentary called The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology… 588 more words


The Future: Part I

In 2012, the COPS Office in the U.S. Department of Justice published a series of essays on the future of policing edited by Debra R. Cohen McCullough and Deborah L. 632 more words


About Credibility and Inherent Biases

The American sociologist Howard S. Becker introduced for the first time in the social sciences the notion of “hierarchy of credibility,” in his paper, Whose Side Are We On? 309 more words

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Researching Sexed Spaces: (Re)Imagining the Researcher and (Re)Discovering the ‘Other’ in Understanding Lived Experiences of Exclusion” (Sponsored by the Space, Sexualities & Queer Research Group)

I am very pleased to advertise our special session at the RGS Annual International Conference (28th August 2014).  Gemma Ahearne (@princessjack) and I are looking forward to hearing some fantastic papers.   398 more words

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