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The Ethnography Award 'Short List'

Laurie Taylor presents a special programme devoted to the academic research that has been shortlisted for Thinking Allowed's new annual ethnography award.

The Ethnography award 'short list': Thinking Allowed, in association with the British Sociological Association, presents a special programme devoted to the academic research which has been short listed for our new annual award for a study that has made a significant contribution to ethnography, the in-depth analysis of the everyday life of a culture or sub culture. Laurie Taylor is joined by three of the judges: Professor Beverley Skeggs, Professor Dick Hobbs and Dr Louise Westmarland.

Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes

Beverley Skeggs

Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths at the University of London


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Dick Hobbs

Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex



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Louise Westmarland

Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Social Policy and Criminology at the Open University



Find out more about Dr Louise Westmarland 


Heidi Hoefinger - Sex, Love and Money in Cambodia:  Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships 


Coretta Phillips - The Multicultural Prison: Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners


Tanya Bunsell - Strong and Hard Women: An ethnography of female bodybuilding


Marloes Janson - Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia - The Tablighi Jama'at


Helen Sampson - International seafarers and transnationalism in the twenty-first century


Jeremy Morris - Beyond coping? Alternatives to consumption within a social network of Russian workers


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