Publications

Surprise, surprise! (again) The 2017 British general election exit poll
04 Aug 2017

Steve Fisher discusses how (and why!) the 2017 British general election exit poll works in his new article in Significance.

Flexible men and successful women: the effects of flexible working hours on German couples’ wages
03 Aug 2017

Laura Langner discusses how couples benefit from flexible working hours - especially when men use this flexibility to support their wives' careers.

The application of Signalling Theory to health-related trust problems: The example of herbal clinics in Ghana and Tanzania
31 Jul 2017

New article by Heather Hamill in Social Science & Medicine looks at the signals herbalists use to communicate trustworthiness to patients in Ghana and Tanzania.

Offline and Local: The Hidden Face of Cybercrime
31 Jul 2017

Jonathan Lusthaus and Federico Varese investigate a neglected aspect of the phenomenon of cybercrime – the offline and local dimension in the case of Romania.

Why do people remain childless?
05 Jul 2017

New study by Melinda Mills and Felix Tropf finds genetic sexual dimorphism may explain childlessness.

Class and eating: Family meals in Britain by Ewa Jarosz
28 Jun 2017

Ewa Jarosz, Research Officer at the Centre for Time Use Research, discusses social differentiation in eating patterns in Britain in her new paper in Appetite, Vol 116.

European Sociological Review ranked in top 15% of Sociology journals
16 Jun 2017

Congratulations to everyone working on the European Sociological Review (ESR), including the Department’s own Melinda Mills (Editor in Chief), Patrick Präg (Deputy Editor) and Christiaan Monden (Associate Editor).

Mafia Life: Love, Death, and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime: a new book by Federico Varese
05 Jun 2017

WE SEE MAFIAS AS VAST, POWERFUL ORGANISATIONS, HARVESTING BILLIONS OF DOLLARS ACROSS THE GLOBE AND WRAPPING THEIR TENTACLES AROUND EVERYTHING FROM GOVERNANCE TO FINANCE. BUT IS THIS THE TRUTH?

IVF babies do not have lower cognitive skills than naturally conceived children
02 Jun 2017

DPhil Student Anna Barbuscia publishes article in Human Reproduction

New publication for Dr Turkay Salim Nefes
27 Apr 2017

Dr Turkay Salim Nefes has written an aricle about 'The impacts of the Turkish government’s conspiratorial framing of the Gezi Park protests'


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