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This issue (Volume 21, Issue 4, December 2016, ISSN: 1360-7804)

Edited by Steve Roberts and Charlie Walker

Peer Reviewed Articles

Justifications Analysis: Understanding Moral Evaluations in Public Debates

Tuomas Ylä-Anttila and Eeva Luhtakallio

Reframing Research Ethics: Towards a Professional Ethics for the Social Sciences

Nathan Emmerich

‘I Can’t Settle if It’s Not Tidy; I Blame That on My Mum’: Exploring Women’s Relational Household Work Narratives

Jennifer Kettle

New Ways of Doing the “Good” and Gender Equal Family: Parents Employing Nannies and Au Pairs in Sweden

Sara Eldén and Terese Anving

Ethnicity and (Dis)advantage: Exchanging Cultural Capital in UK International Education and Graduate Employment

I Lin Sin

Negotiating Constructions of Insider and Outsider Status in Research with Veiled Muslim Women Victims of Islamophobic Hate Crime

Irene Zempi

Getting the Green Light: Experiences of Icelandic Mothers Struggling with Breastfeeding

Sunna Símonardóttir

Literary Ethnography of Evidence-Based Healthcare: Accessing the Emotions of Rational-Technical Discourse

Benet Reid

Concept-Formation, Complexity and Social Domains: Investigating Emotion(S) in a Prison Setting

Victoria Knight and Derek Layder

Special Section: Exploitation and Its Opposite. Researching the quality of working life in the sex industries

Quality of Work in Prostitution and Sex Work. Introduction to the Special Section

Stef Adriaenssens, Giulia Garofalo Geymonat and Laura Oso

On Our Own Terms: The Working Conditions of Internet-Based Sex Workers in the UK

Teela Sanders, Laura Connelly and Laura Jarvis King

Work Conditions and Job Mobility in the Australian Indoor Sex Industry

Fairleigh Evelyn Gilmour

€Too Much Suffering’: Understanding the Interplay Between Migration, Bounded Exploitation and Trafficking Through Nigerian Sex Workers’ Experiences

Nicola Mai

Precarious or Protected? Evaluating Work Quality in the Legal Sex Industry

Alice Orchiston

Transnational Social Mobility Strategies and Quality of Work Among Latin-American Women Sex Workers in Spain

Laura Oso

Ambivalent Professionalisation and Autonomy in Workers’ Collective Projects: The Cases of Sex Worker Peer Educators in Germany and Sexual Assistants in Switzerland

Giulia Garofalo Geymonat and P.G. Macioti

Book reviews

Life Phases, Mobility and Consumption: An Ethnography of Shopping Routes by Hansson, Niklas; Vayre, Jean-Sébastien; Brembeck, Helene and Lalanne, Michèle.

Reviewed by Conor Dowling

Ethnography for the Internet by Hine, Christine

Reviewed by Laura Hyrjak

Externalizing Migration Management: Europe, North America and the Spread of 'Remote Control' Practices (Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics) by Zaiotti, Ruben (ed.)

Reviewed by Daniel Martin

Books Received