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Postdoctoral Researcher in Sociology and Criminology
23 Apr 2018

We are seeking an outstanding quantitative researcher to work on a project with Professor David Kirk, focusing on the legitimacy of the police as well as the geographic distribution of crime and criminal offenders in the United States.

Still open for applications: FAMSIZEMATTERS - Fully-funded DPhil studentship
29 Mar 2018

Applications are invited for one fully funded 3 year PhD (DPhil) studentship based in the Department of Sociology to begin in October 2018. This studentship is available on Professor Christiaan Monden's ERC funded project on Family Size and Social Inequalities (FAMSIZEMATTERS).

The Hoods: Crime and Punishment in Belfast by Professor Heather Hamill - now available in paperback
15 Mar 2018

In The Hoods, Heather Hamill explains why an informal system of policing and punishment developed and endured and why such harsh punishments as beatings, "kneecappings," and exile have not stopped hoods from offending.

Congratulations to Laura Bernal Bermudez on her successful completion of the DPhil in Sociology
29 Jan 2018

Congratulations to Laura Bernal Bermudez for successfully completing her DPhil titled ‘The Power of Business and the Power of People: Understanding Remedy and Business Accountability for Human Rights Violations - Colombia 1970 – 2014’ under the supervision of Professor Leigh Payne.

Part-Time MSc in Sociology now open for applications!
01 Dec 2017

Are you interested in pursuing the MSc in Sociology, but can't commit to full-time study?  Take a look at the part-time MSc - the same course of study, spread over two years.

Congratulations to Man Yee Kan on her ERC Consolidator Grant!
28 Nov 2017

Professor Man Yee Kan received an ERC Consolidator Grant for her GenTime Project - Temporal structures of gender inequalities in Asian and Western welfare regimes.

Book Review: Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime
23 Nov 2017

From Review:

In Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime, Federico Varese journeys into the everyday lives of members of different mafia groups across the globe, from the Sicilian Cosa Nostra to the Japanese Yakuza. Drawing on wiretaps, reportage, historical analysis, legal evidence and biography, this book offers readers the opportunity to go beyond the fabricated images of the Mafia usually offered to the public, writes Baris Cayli.

Professorship of Sociology
20 Nov 2017

The Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, in association with Nuffield College, is looking for a senior scholar of international distinction with an outstanding record of research publications in the discipline of sociology.
The applicant can be working within any subject area of sociology.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday January 15 2018.

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