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Stan Cohen (1942 - 2013)

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 13 February 2013

Stan Cohen - Laurie Taylor presents a special programme which pays tribute to the work and legacy of one of the most significant sociologists of our times. Eminent social scientists, Stuart Hall, Conor Gearty and Howard Becker, highlight his unique personality and contribution. And in the studio, three younger academics, Dr Claire Moon, Senior Lecturer in the Sociology of Human Rights, Dr Karen Lumsden, Lecturer in Sociology and David Scott, Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice, discuss Stan Cohen's ongoing influence .

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

  • Stuart Hall

    Professor emeritus, cultural theorist and sociologist


    Find out more about Stuart Hall


    Doing Cultural Studies: The Story of the Sony Walkman

    Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd

    ISBN-10: 1849205493

    ISBN-13: 978-1849205498


  • Conor Gearty

    Professor of Human Rights Law at the London School of Economics


    Find out more about Conor Gearty


    Liberty and Security

    Publisher: Polity Press

    ISBN-10: 0745647197

    ISBN-13: 978-0745647197


  • Howard S. Becker

    American Sociologist


    Find out more about Howard S. Becker


    Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article

    Howard S. Becker and Pamela Richards

    Publisher: ReadHowYouWant

    ISBN-10: 1459605551

    ISBN-13: 978-1459605558


  • Karen Lumsden

    Lecturer in Sociology at Loughborough University and honorary research fellow at the University of Aberdeen


    Find out more about Dr Karen Lumsden


    Boy Racer Culture: Youth, Masculinity & Deviance

    Publisher: Routledge

    ISBN-10: 1843929856

    ISBN-13: 978-1843929857


  • David Scott

    Senior Lecturer in Criminology & Criminal Justice at the University of Central Lancashire


    Find out more about Dr David Scott


    A disobedient visionary with an enquiring mind: Reflections on the contribution of Stanley Cohen

    David Scott’s Paper presented at: British Society of Criminology Manheim Lecture, London School of Economics - 13th February 2013


    Punishment and Crime (Sage, forthcoming)


    Controversial Issues in Prisons

    David Scott and Helen Codd

    Publisher: Open University Press

    ISBN-10: 0335223036

    ISBN-13: 978-0335223039


  • Claire Moon

    Senior Lecturer in the Sociology of Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science


    Find out more about Dr Claire Moon


    'Interpreters of the dead': forensic knowledge, human remains, and the politics of the past

    doi: 10.1177/0964663912463724

    Social Legal Studies January 8, 2013 0964663912463724




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