Jenny Hockey, Angela Meah and Victoria Robinson
Jenny Hockey is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Sheffield. Her research interests include gender, heterosexuality and masculinity; and ageing and the lifecourse. She has published widely in these areas; for example Social Identities across the Life Course (Palgrave 2002), co-authored with Allison James.
Dept of Sociological Studies
Angela Meah is a sociologist with an interest in gender, agency, the co-construction of knowledge and qualitative methods. She has worked across a diverse range of disciplines and has been involved in projects focusing on heterosexual theory and practice; disability, ill-health and employment; the negotiation of responsibility among children with long term conditions; motherhood and identity transitions; and lay involvement in public health. She is currently based in the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield, where she is working on CONANX, a four-year research programme funded by the European Research Council, which will explore a range of consumer anxieties about food. Key publications include: 'What's sex got to do with it? A family-based investigation of growing up heterosexual during the twentieth century', Sociological Review, 2008, 53 (3): 454-473 (co-authored with J.Hockey and V.Robinson) and .'Representing Sex in the Research Process', The International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Theory and Practice, 2007, 10 (3): 181-194 (co-authored with V.Robinson and J.Hockey)
Victoria Robinson is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Sheffield. Her monograph Everyday Masculinities and Extreme Sport- Male Identity and Rock Climbing was published by Berg in 2008. She has co-authored Mundane Heterosexualities (Palgrave, 2007) with Jenny Hockey and Angela Meah and co-edited the 3rd edition of the best selling book Introducing Gender and Women's Studies (Palgrave, 2008) with Diane Richardson. Also with Diane Richardson, she is co-editor of the new Palgrave book series on gender and sexualities.