Social Transformations Postgraduate Research Projects

Current PGR Students:
Paradis Asadi-Zeidabadi Conceptions of democracy in secular and religious feminism in contemporary Iran
Ursula Balderson

Environmental injustice and social conflict: social movements against mining pollution and over-extraction of water sources in the Andes

Deborah Burn The Social World of Allotment Gardens
Clare Fearon The backlash against Political Correctness: An examination of the legacy of Political Correctness in a Post-Politically Correct culture
William McGovern An exploration of social capital and self-help in non-traditional 12 steps setting

Cary Monreal Clark

Wrap and Go: the mobile life of food and drink packaging
Lauren Powell NE1 Using This Space? A Study of Inchoate Open Spaces in an Urban Setting
Constance Sabiru Gender, equality in Marriage
Diana Kopbayeva Building the Kazakh nation: an exploration of the discourse of nation building in Kazakhstan
Maksym Zherebkin

PhD Project title: The Logic of Shareholder Activism and the Contemporary Social Movements (on the example of Divestment from Fossil Fuels)

Recently Completed PGR Students:
Gemma Metcalfe The living and working experiences of young women in north east former mining communities
Danna-Michelle Lewis Theorising Risk: From Macro to Micro perspectives of risk
Iain Phillips

First-Generation Students and Higher Education: Accreditation and Underemployment within the Knowledge Economy

Gary Pritchard Routes and branches: the localised appropriation of Hip Hop culture in South Africa
Yi-Ting Shih The journey of becoming and being a mother with a disabled child
Justine Uvuza Rwanda Female Politicians: The Private and Public Spheres