Historical sociology of 20th century Britain; the new middle classes, the changing nature of attachments to locality and place, the relationship between cultural inequalities and social class.
About this Fellow
Sociology & philospophy of knowledge, expertise & science; tacit knowledge; sociology of scientific knowledge; artificial intelligence; gravitational-wave detection since 1970; imitation Game for measuring expertise; science & the good society
- Distinguished Research Professor, Cardiff University
Social stratification and power, property ownership and business organisation; theory and its history in sociology, early British sociology; social network analysis, research methodology, the use of documents in social research.
Gender and ageing, including care-giving, older men, pensions; health inequalities, including women's health, social capital, cross-national comparisons; sociology of sleep, research on women, couples and ageing
Statistical theory, modelling, methods and computation; applications in health and social research