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  1. New Genetics, New Social Formations

    Edited by Peter Glasner, Paul Atkinson, Helen Greenslade

    Series: Genetics and Society

    New genetic technologies cut across a range of public regulatory domains and private lifeworlds, often appearing to generate an institutional void in response to the complex challenges they pose. As a result, a number of new social formations are being developed to legitimate public engagement and...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Genetics, New Identities

    Edited by Paul Atkinson, Peter Glasner, Helen Greenslade

    Series: Genetics and Society

    What implications are applications of new genetic technologies in biomedicine having on social identity in today’s society? New Genetics, New Identities, a wide-ranging multi-disciplinary volume in the CESAGen Genetics & Society Book series, presents not only theoretical reflection but also...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Creating Conditions

    The making and remaking of a genetic syndrome

    By Katie Featherstone, Paul Atkinson

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Based on original ethnographic research with scientists, clinicians and families, this book examines Rett syndrome to illuminate more general issues concerning the construction and interpretation of diseases and syndromes. It derives from research with a specialist team of clinicians and scientists...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

    By Paul Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work – especially that relating to language and social structure – is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Handbook of Genetics & Society

    Mapping the New Genomic Era

    Edited by Paul Atkinson, Peter Glasner, Margaret Lock

    Series: Genetics and Society

    An authoritative Handbook which offers a discussion of the social, political, ethical and economic consequences and implications of the new bio-sciences. The Handbook takes an interdisciplinary approach providing a synoptic overview of contemporary international social science research on genetics,...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Ethnographic Imagination (Routledge Revivals)

    Textual constructions of reality

    By Paul Atkinson

    First published in 1990, The Ethnographic Imagination explores how sociologists use literary and rhetorical conventions to convey their findings and arguments, and to 'persuade' their colleagues and students of the authenticity of their accounts. Looking at selected sociological texts in the light...

    Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ethnography

    Principles in Practice

    By Martyn Hammersley, Paul Atkinson

    Now in its third edition, this leading introduction to ethnography has been thoroughly updated and substantially rewritten. It offers a systematic introduction to ethnographic principles and practice. New material covers the use of visual and virtual research methods, hypermedia software and the...

    Published June 14th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Language, Structure and Reproduction

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

    By Paul Atkinson

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Doctoral Experience

    By Paul Atkinson, Sara Delamont, Odette Parry

    Richly illustrated with case studies and interviews, this book identifies key themes pervading academic life: the nature of research and research supervision; key social processes and problems; distinct and contrasting sub-cultures of departments and disciplines in universities; mentorship and...

    Published October 28th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Ethnography

    Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Hammersley, Paul Atkinson

    Thoroughly updated, this accessible introduction to the methods of ethnographic fieldwork reconsiders the status of ethnography and places it quite explicitly in a general methodological context....

    Published December 1st 1994 by Routledge

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