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Roger Burrows

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PositionVisiting Professor
Department Sociology
Email r.burrows (@gold.ac.uk)
Roger Burrows

Roger Burrows is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Sociology, based in the Centre for Urban and Community Research.

Currently Professor of Cities at Newcastle University, Roger's research interests are in urban sociology; social media; the social life of methods; and the public life of data. He is currently developing specific projects on: Metrics, Software and Algorithmic Power in the Contemporary Academy; the Sociology of the Super-Rich ‘Communities’ in London; and Mobility, Globalization and Belonging in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Lastly, Roger is the author, co-author or editor of over 120 articles, chapters, books and reports.

 

Publications

Book Section

Measuring the Value of Sociology? Some Notes on Performative Metricisation in the Contemporary Academy
Kelly, Aidan and Burrows, Roger. 2012. Measuring the Value of Sociology? Some Notes on Performative Metricisation in the Contemporary Academy. In: Lisa Adkins and Celia Lury, eds. Measure and Value. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 130-150. ISBN 978-1-4443-3958-1

The enterprise culture and the welfare state: restructuring the management of the health and personal social services
Kelly, Aidan. 1991. The enterprise culture and the welfare state: restructuring the management of the health and personal social services. In: Roger Burrows, ed. Deciphering the enterprise culture: entrepreneurship, petty capitalism and the restructuring of Britain. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 136-151. ISBN 041504335

Article

Life in an Alpha Territory: Discontinuity and Conflict in an Elite London ‘Village’
Webber, Richard and Burrows, Roger. 2015. Life in an Alpha Territory: Discontinuity and Conflict in an Elite London ‘Village’. Urban Studies, ISSN 0042-0980

The impact of impact
Knowles, Caroline and Burrows, Roger. 2014. The impact of impact. Etnográfica, 18(2), pp. 237-254. ISSN 0873-6561

Popular Culture, Digital Archives and the New Social Life of Data
Beer, D. and Burrows, Roger. 2013. Popular Culture, Digital Archives and the New Social Life of Data. Theory, Culture & Society, 30(4), pp. 47-71. ISSN 0263-2764

Living with the h-index? Metric assemblages in the contemporary academy
Burrows, Roger. 2012. Living with the h-index? Metric assemblages in the contemporary academy. The Sociological Review, 60(2), pp. 355-372. ISSN 0038-0261

The Wire as Social Science-fiction?
Penfold-Mounce, Ruth; Beer, David and Burrows, Roger. 2011. The Wire as Social Science-fiction? Sociology, 45(1), pp. 152-167. ISSN 0038-0385

Consumption, Prosumption and Participatory Web Cultures: An introduction
Beer, D. and Burrows, Roger. 2010. Consumption, Prosumption and Participatory Web Cultures: An introduction. Journal of Consumer Culture, 10(1), pp. 3-12. ISSN 1469-5405

Experiencing Food Allergy and Food Intolerance: An Analysis of Lay Accounts
Nettleton, S.; Woods, B.; Burrows, Roger and Kerr, A.. 2010. Experiencing Food Allergy and Food Intolerance: An Analysis of Lay Accounts. Sociology, 44(2), pp. 289-305. ISSN 0038-0385

Some Further Reflections on the Coming Crisis of Empirical Sociology
Savage, M. and Burrows, Roger. 2009. Some Further Reflections on the Coming Crisis of Empirical Sociology. Sociology, 43(4), pp. 762-772. ISSN 0038-0385

Food allergy and food intolerance: towards a sociological agenda
Nettleton, S.; Woods, B.; Burrows, Roger and Kerr, A.. 2009. Food allergy and food intolerance: towards a sociological agenda. Health:, 13(6), pp. 647-664. ISSN 1363-4593

Geodemographic code and the production of space
Uprichard, Emma; Burrows, Roger and Parker, Simon. 2009. Geodemographic code and the production of space. Environment and Planning A, 41(12), pp. 2823-2835. ISSN 0308-518X

The views of doctors on their working lives: a qualitative study
Watt, I.; Nettleton, S. and Burrows, Roger. 2008. The views of doctors on their working lives: a qualitative study. JRSM, 101(12), pp. 592-597. ISSN 0141-0768

SPSS as an ‘inscription device’: from causality to description?
Uprichard, E.; Burrows, Roger and Byrne, D.. 2008. SPSS as an ‘inscription device’: from causality to description? The Sociological Review, 56(4), pp. 606-622. ISSN 0038-0261

SPSS as an ‘inscription device’: from causality to description?
Uprichard, Emma; Burrows, Roger and Byrne, David. 2008. SPSS as an ‘inscription device’: from causality to description? The Sociological Review, 56(4), pp. 606-622. ISSN 00380261

How do You Feel Doctor? An Analysis of Emotional Aspects of Routine Professional Medical Work
Nettleton, Sarah; Burrows, Roger and Watt, Ian. 2008. How do You Feel Doctor? An Analysis of Emotional Aspects of Routine Professional Medical Work. Social Theory & Health, 6(1), pp. 18-36. ISSN 1477-8211

Regulating medical bodies? The consequences of the ‘modernisation’ of the NHS and the disembodiment of clinical knowledge
Nettleton, Sarah; Burrows, Roger and Watt, Ian. 2007. Regulating medical bodies? The consequences of the ‘modernisation’ of the NHS and the disembodiment of clinical knowledge. Sociology of Health & Illness, 30(3), pp. 333-348. ISSN 01419889