Contributors to Volume 5, Number 3

Sasha Roseneil
Sasha Roseneil is Professorial Research Fellow in Sociology and Gender Studies and Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies at the University of Leeds. She is the author of Disarming Patriarchy (Open University Press, 1995) and Common Women, Uncommon Practices: The Queer Feminisms of Greenham (Cassell, 2000), and co-editor (with Jeff Hearn) of Consuming Cultures (Macmillan, 1999) and Practising Identities (with Julie Seymour) (Macmillan, 1999). She is one of the grant-holders of the ESRC Research Group for the Study of Care, Values and the Future of Welfare, which is based at Leeds and runs from 1999-2004.
Anne Margrethe Brigham
Anne Margrethe Brigham is Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Technology and Science (NTNU), in Trondheim, Norway. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Political Science, specializing in Development Studies. Her thesis is on the relationship between agrarian structure (hereunder land reform) and food security in developing countries. She has also written on the distributional silence of the Neo-Malthusian debate, and on the politics of global warming.
Nick Ellison
Nick Ellison is senior lecturer in sociology and social policy at the University of Durham. His key interests relate to the changing nature of citizenship in late modern societies and he has published recent articles on this theme in Sociology and Critical Social Policy. Taking social policy as a focus for the exploration of the new forms of citizenship, Nick's other recent publications include Developments in British Social Policy (edited with Chris Pierson, Macmillan, 1998) as well as a number of chapters on New Labour's welfare politics.

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Jon Gubbay
Jon Gubbay has been a lecturer in Sociology at the University of East Anglia since 1967. He teaches in the fields of research methods, social inequality and political sociology. His research is mainly divided between studies relating to higher education and class analysis. Publications on class include 'A Marxist Critique of Weberian Class Analysis' Sociology Vol 31, 1997 and a review article of E.O Wright Class Counts in Historical Materialism Vol 5, 2000.
Clare Lewin and Myron Orleans
Clare Lewin is currently a researcher at Fullerton State University, California, U.S.A. Her recent industry experience is in organizational development for American firms where she held positions of systems analyst, system designer and organizational development specialist. Her recent research interests include qualitative, critical and interpretive approaches to organizations and linking organizational studies to larger social structures. E-mail address:

Myron Orleans has taught sociology for over thirty years. He is currently Professor of Sociology at California State University, Fullerton. His teaching and research interests focus on class and ethnicity-based access and use of informational technologies and entertainment media. His scholarly work in micro-constructions of social order emphasizes the analysis of discursive practices, action orientations, and power relations in family and work environments. He is also a co-editor of Mundane Behavior journal - Orleans received his doctorate in sociology from the New School of Social Research. Mailing Address: Department of Sociology, California State University, Fullerton, P.O. Box 34080 Fullerton, CA 92634-9480, USA, E-mail address:

Jo Moran-Ellis and Geoff Cooper
Jo Moran-Ellis is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, at the University of Surrey. She is the co-editor of two books concerning children: Hutchby I & Moran-Ellis, J (1998) Children and Social Competence, Falmer Press; and Hutchby &, I & Moran-Ellis, J (forthcoming) Children, Technology and Culture, Falmer Press. She has also published in the area of child protection.

Geoff Cooper is senior lecturer in the Department of Sociology, at the University of Surrey. He has published in the area of science and technology including Cooper G (1998) Context and its representation. Interacting with Computers, 3(3), pp243-252, and Cooper G , Hine C , Rachel J , Woolgar S (1995) Ethnography and human computer interaction. In: Thomas P ed. Social and Interactional Dimensions of Human-Computer Interfaces. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp11-36.

Jon Mulberg
Dr Mulberg is currently works as an Associate Lecturer in the Open University. Previously he has worked in Reading University, and in the Universities of Ulster, Bath and Plymouth.

His book Social Limits to Economic Theory was published by Routledge in 1995, and translated into Portuguese in February 2000. His paper Environmental Planning, Economic Planning and Political Economy was nominated for the International Sociological Association world-wide competition for young sociologists in 1994. He is currently writing a textbook on introductory data analysis, Figuring Figures, to be published by Pearson Education.

He is also convenor of the English Green Party Treasury Team, and has been a candidate in several council elections.

Pat O'Connor
Pat O Connor has been a teacher and researcher for almost 30 years. Before taking up her present position, she was Director of the MA in Women s Studies at the University of Limerick. She has worked at the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin; at WIT; the University of London and NISW, London. She has published widely on women s issues. In 1992 her Friendships Between Women ( published by Harvester/Wheatsheaf in the UK and Guildford in the US) was nominated by Choice as an outstanding academic book. Her fourth book, Emerging Voices: Women in Contemporary Irish Society was published by the Institute of Public Administration in Dublin in 1998.
Linda Perriton
After completing a Research Studentship at Lancaster, Linda Perriton joined the Centre for Management at the University of York as lecturer specialising in the teaching of Human Resource Management. Her research interests are based around issues of gender performance and identity in management, equality issues, post-structuralist feminism, reflexive research methodologies and Critical Management Education. Her previous published work has been in the area of gendered identities of management developers, reflexivity in management research and an exploration of 'alternative' critical forms in organisational education. She can be contacted at
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