Talja Blokland is Research Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. This research was supported by the Royal Netherlands Academy, the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam, the Wenner Gren Foundation and the Netherlands Scientific Organization (NWO).Tim Butler
Tim Butler is Reader in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences at the University of East London, United Kingdom.Graham Crow
Graham Crow is Reader in Sociology at the University of Southampton, where he has worked since 1983. His recent publications include Social Solidarities (Open University Press, 2002), and Social Conceptions of Time (Palgrave, 2002, co- edited with Sue Heath).Angela Dale
Angela Dale is Professor of Quantitative Social Research at the Centre for Census and Survey Research, University of Manchester. She is also director of the ESRC Research Methods Programme.Muriel Egerton
Muriel Egerton is a Chief Research Officer at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex. She works in the ESRC-funded Centre for Longitudinal Analysis of Social Policy, whose support is gratefully acknowledged.Yaojun Li, Mike Savage, Gindo Tampubolon, Alan Warde and Mark Tomlinson
Yaojun Li is Research Associate at the Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research, University of Manchester. He has worked on divisions within the middle classes and on social capital. Recent papers have been published in European Journal of SociologyLarry Ray
Larry Ray is Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent, Canterbury. His most recent books include Theorizing Classical Sociology (Open University Press 1999) and Key Contemporary Social Theorists (co-edited with Anthony Elliott, Blackwell 2002) and has published extensively on racist violence and hate crime (with David Smith). He is currently working on books on post-communism and on globalization.Andrew Sayer
Andrew Sayer is Professor of Social Theory and Political Economy at the University of Lancaster, Department of Sociology. His books include Realism and Social Science (2000) and Culture and Economy after the Cultural Turn (edited with L.J.Ray) (1999). He is currently working on morality and economic relationships.