Social Transformations Postgraduate Research Projects

Current students
Pardis Asadi Zeidabadi Conceptions of democracy in secular and religious feminism in contemporary Iran. An empirical exploration.
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 in North East England.
Alicia Crowther Food as identity work in a men's prison
Kathy Davies Understanding Women’s Holiday Relationships (UWHR)
Ipshita Debnath Log-in/log-out: A Sociology exploration on how family relationships are performed and maintained in the contest of social networking site
Clare Fearon The backlash against Political Correctness: An examination of the legacy of Political Correctness in a Post-Politically Correct culture
Diana Kopbayeva Building the Kazakh nation: an exploration of the discourse of nation building in Kazakhstan
William McGovern An exploration of social capital and self-help in non-traditional 12 steps setting
Lauren Powell NE1 Using This Space? A Study of Inchoate Open Spaces in an Urban Setting
Constance Sabiru Gender Performativity in Dagaaba Marriage: Implications for Social Relations and Community Development
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 students
Danna-Michelle Lewis Theorising Risk: From Macro to Micro perspectives of risk
Gemma Metcalfe The living and working experiences of young women in north east former mining communities
Cary Monreal Clark Wrap and Go: the mobile life of food and drink packaging
Iain Phillips First-Generation Students and Higher Education: Accreditation and Underemployment within the Knowledge Economy
Justine Uvuza Rwanda Female Politicians: The Private and Public Spheres