Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies

Staff Profile

Professor Roger Burrows

Professor of Cities


Roger Burrows is Professor of Cities at Newcastle. He began this role at the beginning of 2016, moving back to Newcastle - where he had previously lived in the early 1990s - from London. He is committed to interdisciplinary working across the arts, humanities and the social sciences but also has a keen interest in creative and social technologies. He is currently playing a leading role in various aspects of interdisciplinary development at Newcastle.

His academic background is in sociology, statistics and political economy but he has also worked in the fields of social policy and cultural studies. About one-half of his published outputs have been in the field of housing and urban studies with the rest being variously concerned with: consumption; digital technologies; health, illness and the body; migration; the use of metrics in higher education; social class and other inequalities; work and employment; and other topics. He is the author of some 150 articles, chapters, books and reports. His most recent book is The Predictive Postcode: The Geodemographics Classification of British Society(Sage, 2018), co-authored with Richard Webber, a visiting professor in SAPL.

In his career he has worked at: Kingston Polytechnic; North East London Polytechnic; the University of Surrey; the LSE; University of Teesside; University of York (where he worked for 17 years including spells as both Co-Director of the Centre for Housing Policy and as Head of the Department of Sociology); and, most recently, Goldsmiths, University of London. At Goldsmiths he was Pro-Warden (PVC) for Interdisciplinary Development and the Head of the School of Culture & Society. He remains a Visiting Professor at Goldsmiths.

Between 2005-2007 he led the ESRC E-Society Programme. Between 2002-2005 he was the co-editor of Housing Studies. He is currently on the editorial boards of  Body & Society and Theory, Culture & Society. He was an output assessor for the Social Policy and Social Work UoA in the 2014 REF and will play an interdisciplinary role in REF 2021. He has supervised 17 PhD students to successful completion and is keen to supervise more.


Over the last decade, he has helped secure research grants worth almost £2m (£1.5m as PI). In his career to date, he has obtained 43 grants (23 as PI). The topics investigated have been varied but include: the impact of unsustainable homeownership on children, families and health; residential mobility in the social rented sector; the geodemographics industry and the social implications of geo-locative technologies more generally; the use of digital technologies by people with chronic illnesses; virtual self-support systems; and, most recently, the impact of the 'super-rich' on neighbourhoods in London. 

He is currently working on a project examining 'Luxified Troglodytism' which is mapping out the new subterranean geographies - mega-basements - of plutocratic London.

He is also examining the impact of alt-right, neo-reactionary (NRx) philosophies on urban imaginaries and smart cities ideologies.

He is about to start fieldwork for a new book: Lost England? A Post-Brexit Travelogue. 


He has taught courses on urban studies, social research methods, social theory, social policy, digital sociology and many other topics throughout his career. At Newcastle, he contributes sessions to modules such as: Understanding Place; Urban Poverty; Houses and Homes; and Understanding Cities.  


  • Baldwin S, Holroyd E, Burrows R. Luxified Troglodytism? Mapping the Subterranean Geographies of Plutocratic London. arq: Architectural Research Quarterly 2019, 23(3), 267-282.
  • Burrows R, Knowles C. The “HAVES” and the “HAVE YACHTS”: Socio- Spatial Struggles in London between the “Merely Wealthy” and the “Super- Rich”. Cultural Politics 2019, 15(1), 72-87.
  • Webber R, Burrows R. The Predictive Postcode? The Geodemographic Classification of British Society. London, UK: Sage Publications Ltd, 2018.
  • Burrows R. Urban Futures and The Dark Enlightenment: A Brief Guide for the Perplexed. In: Keith Jacobs and Jeff Malpas, ed. Towards a Philosophy of the City: Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Perspectives. London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018. Submitted.
  • Atkinson R, Parker S, Burrows R. Elite Formation, Power and Space in Contemporary London. Theory, Culture & Society 2017, 34(5-6), 179-200.
  • Atkinson R, Burrows R, Glucksberg L, Kei-Ho H, Knowles C, Rhodes D. Minimum City? The Deeper Impacts of the 'Super Rich' on Urban Life. In: R. Forrest, B. Wissink, and S. Yee Koh, ed. Cities and the Super-Rich: Real Estate, Elite Practices and Urban Political Economies. London: Palgrave, 2017, pp.253-272.
  • Knowles C, Burrows R. Reimagining Chinese London. In: R. Burdett and S. Hall, ed. The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City. London: Sage, 2017, pp.87-103.
  • Burrows R. "Studying Up” in the Era of Big Data. In: McKie, L; Ryan, L, ed. An End to the Crisis of Empirical Sociology?: Trends and Challenges in Social Research. London, UK: Routledge, 2016, pp.65-80.
  • Atkinson R, Burrows R, Rhodes D. Capital City? London’s Housing Market and the ‘Super Rich’. In: Hay,I; Beaverstock,J, ed. International Handbook of Wealth and the Super Rich. London: Edward Elgar, 2016, pp.225-243.
  • Glucksberg L, Burrows R. Family Offices and the Contemporary Infrastructures of Dynastic Wealth. Sociologica 2016, 2/2016, 1-23.
  • Atkinson R, Burrows R, Glucksberg L, Ho HK, Knowles C, Rhodes D, Webber R. International Capital Flows into London Property. Sheffield, UK: SPERI, 2016. Available at: http://speri.dept.shef.ac.uk/2016/02/01/international-flows-of-capital-into-london-property-new-speri-global-political-economy-brief/.
  • Webber R, Burrows R. Life in an Alpha Territory: Discontinuity and conflict in an elite London 'village'. Urban Studies 2016, 53(15), 3139-3154.
  • Smith H, Hardey M, Hardey M, Burrows R. Social Cartography and 'Knowing Capitalism': Critical Reflections on Social Research and the Geo-Spatial Web. In: N. Fielding, R.M. Lee and G. Blank, ed. The Sage Handbook of Online Research Methods. London: Sage, 2016, pp.596-610.
  • Burrows R, Webber R, Atkinson R. Welcome to 'Pikettyville'? Mapping London's Alpha Territories. Sociological Review 2016, 65(2), 184-201.
  • Burrows R. Area Based Classification Systems. In: N. Thrift, A. Tickell, S. Woolgar and W. Rupp, ed. Globalisation in Practice. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2015, pp.257-260.
  • Atkinson R, Parker S, Burrows R. The Power of Raw Money. Le Monde Diplomatique 2015, 16.
  • Atkinson R, Burrows R. A City in Thrall to Capital? London, Money-Power and Elites. Discover Society 2014, 16.
  • Burrows R, Savage M. After the Crisis? Big Data and the Methodological Challenges of Empirical Sociology. Big Data & Society 2014, 1-6.
  • MacLeod D, Burrows R. Home and Away: Family Matters in the Lives of Young Transnational Couples. Journal of Sociology 2014, 50(3), 368-382.
  • Knowles C, Burrows R. The Impact of Impact. Ethnografica 2014, 18(2), 237-254.
  • Castro M, Burrows R, Wooffitt R. The Parnormal is (still) Normal: Considering the Sociological Implications of a Survey of Paranormal Exeriences in Great Britain. Sociological Research Online 2014, 19(3), 16.
  • Beer D, Burrows R. Popular Culture, Digital Archives and the New Social Life of Data. Theory, Culture & Society 2013, 30(4), 47-71.
  • Burrows R, Beer D. Rethinking Space: Urban Informatics and the Sociological Imagination’. In: Prior, N. and Orton-Johnson, K, ed. Digital Sociology: Critical Perspectives. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2013, pp.61-78.
  • Burrows R. The New Gilded Ghettos: The Geodemographics of the Super Rich. Discover Society 2013, 3.
  • Burrows R. Living with the H-Index? Metric Assemblages in the Contemporary Academy. Sociological Review 2012, 60(2), 355-372.
  • Kelly A, Burrows R. Measuring the Value of Sociology? Some Notes on the Performative Metricisation of the Contemporary Academy’. Sociological Review 2012, 59(s2), 130-150.
  • Holmes M, Burrows R. Ping Pong Poms? Emotional Reflexivity in Contemporary Return Migration from Australia to the UK. Australian Journal of Social issues 2012, 47(1), 105-123.
  • Penfold-Mounce R, Beer D, Burrows R. The Wire as Social Science Fiction?. Sociology 2011, 45(1), 152-167.
  • Burrows R. Visualisation, Digitalisation and the “Descriptive Turn” in Contemporary Sociology. In: I. Heywood and B. Sandywell, ed. The Handbook of Visual Culture. London: Berg, 2011, pp.572-588.
  • Beer D, Burrows R. Consumption, Prosumption and Participatory Web Cultures. Journal of Consumer Culture 2010, 10(1), 1-10.
  • Nettleton S, Woods B, Burrows R, Kerr A. Experiencing Food Allergy and Food Intolerance: An Analysis of Lay Accounts. Sociology 2010, 44(2), 289-305.
  • Burrows R. The Geodemographics of Elective Belonging. Housing, Theory & Society 2010, 27(2), 145-150.
  • Beer D, Burrows R. The Sociological Imagination as Popular Culture. In: J. Burnett, S. Jeffers and G. Thomas, ed. New Social Connections: Sociology’s Subjects and Objects. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2010, pp.233-251.
  • Nettleton S, Woods B, Burrows R, Kerr A. Food Allergy and Intolerance: Towards a Sociological Agenda. Health 2009, 13(6), 647-664.
  • Uprichard E, Parker S, Burrows R. Geodemographic Code and the Production of Space. Environment & Planning A 2009, 41(12), 2823-2835.
  • Savage M, Burrows R. Some Further Reflections on the Coming Crisis of Empirical Sociology. Sociology 2009, 43(4), 765-775.
  • Kerr A, Woods B, Nettleton S, Burrows R. Testing for Food Intolerance: New Markets in the Age of Biocapital. BioSocieties 2009, 4(1), 3-24.
  • Burrows R. Urban Informatics and Social Ontology. In: M. Foth, ed. Handbook of Research on Urban Informatics: The Practice and Promise of the Real-Time City. Hershy, PA: Information Science Reference, IGI, 2009, pp.450-454.
  • Hardey M, Burrows R. Cartographies of Knowing Capitalism and the Changing Jurisdiction of Empirical Sociology. In: N. Fielding, R.M. Lee and G. Blank, ed. The Sage Handbook of Online Research Methods (1st ed). London: Sage, 2008, pp.507-518.
  • Burrows R. Geodemographics and the Construction of Differentiated Neighbourhoods. In: J. Flint and D. Robinson, ed. Cohesion in Crisis? New Dimensions of Diversity and Difference. Bristol: Policy, 2008, pp.219-237.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R, Watt I. How do you Feel Doctor? An Analysis of Emotional Aspects of Routine Professional Medical Work. Social Theory and Health 2008, 6(1), 18-36.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R, Watt I. Regulating Medical Bodies? An Analysis of Doctors’ Accounts of the Consequences of the “Modernization” of the NHS for the Disembodiment of Clinical Knowledge. Sociology of Health and Illness 2008, 30(3), 333-348.
  • Uprichard E, Burrows R, Byrne D. SPSS as an Inscription Device: From Causality to Description?. Sociological Review 2008, 46(4), 606-622.
  • Watt I, Nettleton S, Burrows R. The Views of Doctors on their Working Lives: A Qualitative Study. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 2008, 101, 592-597.
  • Savage M, Burrows R. Wither the Survey?. International Journal of Market Research 2008, 50(3), 305-307.
  • Parker S, Uprichard E, Burrows R. Class Places and Place Classes: Geodemographics and the Spatialisation of Class. Information, Communication & Society 2007, 10(6), 901-920.
  • Ellison N, Burrows R. New Spaces of (Dis)engagement? Social Politics, Urban Technologies and the Rezoning of the City. Housing Studies 2007, 22(3), 299-316.
  • Beer D, Burrows R. Sociology and, of and in Web 2.0: Some Initial Considerations. Sociological Research Online 2007, 12(5).
  • Savage M, Burrows R. The Coming Crisis of Empirical Sociology. Sociology 2007, 41(5), 885-899.
  • Burrows R, Gane N. Geodemographics, Software and Class. Sociology 2006, 40(5), 793-812.
  • Burrows R, Ellison N, Woods B. Neighbourhoods on the Net: Internet-Based Neighbourhood Information Systems and their Consequences. Bristol: Policy Press, 2005.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R, O'Malley L. The Mundane Realities of the Lay Use of the Internet for Health and their Consequences for Media Convergence. Sociology of Health and Illness 2005, 27(7), 972-992.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R, O'Malley L, Watt I. ‘Health e-Types? An Analysis of the Everyday Use of the Internet for Health'. Information, Communication and Society 2004, 7(4), 531-553.
  • Rugg J, Ford J, Burrows R. Housing Advantage? The Role of Student Renting in the Construction of Housing Biographies. Journal of Youth Studies 2004, 7(1), 19-34.
  • Burrows R, Wilcox S. Low Income Home Owners in Wales. York: CHP, University of York, 2004.
  • Quilgars D, Burrows R, Wright K. Refugee Housing and Neighbourhood Issues: A Scoping Review. York: CHP, University of York, 2004. A Report to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
  • Ford J, Quilgars D, Burrows R, Rhodes D. Risk, Home Owners and Safety Nets: MPPI and Beyond. London: ODPM, 2004. A Report for the ODPM.
  • Burrows R, Ellison N. Sorting Places Out? Towards a Social Politics of Neighbourhood Informatisation. Information, Communication and Society 2004, 7(3), 321-336.
  • Ford J, Quilgars D, Burrows R, Rhodes D. Widening the mortgage safety-net; some questions of effectiveness. Benefits: A Journal of Social Security Research, Policy and Practice 2004, 12(2).
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R. E-scaped Medicine? Information, Reflexivity and Health. Critical Social Policy 2003, 23(2), 165-185.
  • Burrows R. How the Other Half Lives? An Exploratory Analysis of Poverty and Home Ownership in Britain. Urban Studies 2003, 40(7), 1223-1242.
  • Burrows R. Information and Communication Technology and Social Policy. In: N. Ellison and C. Pierson, ed. Contemporary Developments in Social Policy. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2003, pp.301-316.
  • Burrows R. Poverty and Home Ownership in Contemporary Britain. Bristol: Policy Press, 2003.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R, Pleace N, Muncer S, Loader B. The Reality of Virtual Social Support. In: S. Woolgar, ed. Virtual Society? Technology, Cyberbole, Reality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp.176-188.
  • Ford J, Rugg J, Burrows R. Conceptualising the Contemporary Role of Housing in the Transition to Adult Life in England. Urban Studies 2002, 39(13), 2455-2467.
  • Loader B, Muncer S, Burrows R, Nettleton S, Pleace N. Medicine on the Line? Computer Mediated Social Support and Advice for People with Diabetes. International Journal of Social Welfare 2002, 11(1), 53-65.
  • Burrows R, Nettleton S. Reflexive Modernization and the Emergence of Wired Self Help. In: K. A. Renninger and W. Shumar, ed. Building Virtual Communities: Learning and Change in Cyberspace. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002, pp.249-268.
  • Craigie M, Loader B, Burrows R, Muncer S. Reliability of Health Information on the Net: An Examination of Experts’ Ratings. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2002, 4(1).
  • Pleace N, Burrows R, Nettleton S, Loader B, Muncer S. A Safety Net? Some Reflections on the Emergence of Virtual Social Support. In: L. Keeble and B. Loader, ed. Community Informatics: Computer Mediated Social Networks. London: Routledge, 2001, pp.71-85.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R. Families Coping with the Experience of Mortgage Repossession in the “New Landscape of Precariousness”. Community, Work and Family 2001, 4(3), 253-272.
  • Ford J, Burrows R, Nettleton S. Home Ownership in a Risk Society: A Social Analysis of Mortgage Arrears and Possessions. Bristol: Policy Press, 2001.
  • Burrows R, Bradshaw J. How Much Does Place Matter? Evidence Based Policy and Practice. Environment and Planning A 2001, 33(8), 1345-1348.
  • Muncer S, Burrows R, Pleace N, Loader B, Nettleton S. Births, Deaths, Sex and Marriage...But Very Few Presents? A Case Study of Social Support in Cyberspace. Critical Public Health 2000, 18(1), 1-18.
  • Muncer S, Loader B, Burrows R, Pleace N, Nettleton S. Form and Structure of Newsgroups Giving Social Support: A Network Approach. Cyberpsychology and Behavior 2000, 3(6), 1017-1029.
  • Pleace N, Burrows R, Loader B, Muncer S, Nettleton S. From Self-Service Welfare to Virtual Self-Help?’. In: E. Harlow and S. Webb, ed. Information and Communication Technologies in the Welfare Services. London: Jessica Kingsley, 2000, pp.183-197.
  • Burrows R, Wilcox S. Half the Poor: Home Owners with Low Incomes. London: Council of Mortgage Lenders, 2000.
  • Burrows R, Ford J, Wilcox S. Half the Poor? Policy Responses to Low Income Home Ownership’. In: S. Wilcox, ed. Housing Finance Review 2000/2001. York: Chartered Institute of Housing, Council of Mortgage Lenders and Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2000, pp.12-20.
  • Burrows R, Rhodes D. Hitting the Target? Area Disadvantage, Social Exclusion and the Geography of Misery in England. In: I. Anderson and D. Sim, ed. Social Exclusion and Housing: Context, Critiques and Challenges. London: Chartered Institute of Housing, 2000, pp.58-80.
  • Pleace N, Burrows R, Loader B, Muncer S, Nettleton S. On-Line with the Friends of Bill W: Problem Drinkers, the Internet and Self Help. Sociological Research On-Line 2000, 5, 2.
  • Burrows R, Rhodes D. The Geography of Misery: Area Disadvantage and Patterns of Neighbourhood Dissatisfaction in England i. In: J. Bradshaw and R. Sainsbury, ed. Researching Poverty. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000, pp.191-213.
  • Burrows R, Nettleton S, Pleace N, Loader B, Muncer S. Virtual Community Care? Social Policy and the Emergence of Computer Mediated Social Support. Information, Communication and Society 2000, 3(1), 95-121.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R. When a Capital Investment Becomes an Emotional Loss: the Health Consequences of the Experience of Mortgage Possession. Housing Studies 2000, 15(3), 463-479.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R, England J, Seavers J. Losing the Family Home: Understanding the Social Consequences of Mortgage Repossession. York: York Publishing Services, 1999. A Report to the JRF.
  • Burrows R. Residential Mobility and Residualisation in Social Housing in England. Journal of Social Policy 1999, 28(1), 27-52.
  • Rugg J, Burrows Rp. Setting the Context: Young People and Housing. In: J. Rugg, ed. Young People, Housing and Social Policy. London: Routledge, 1999, pp.1-16.
  • Ford J, Burrows R. The Costs of Unsustainable Home Ownership in Britain. Journal of Social Policy 1999, 28(2), 305-330.
  • Ford J, Burrows R. To Buy Or Not to Buy? A Home of One’s Own’. In: R. Jowell, J. Curtice, A. Park and K. Thomson, ed. British Social Attitudes: The 16th Report: Who Shares New Labour Values?. Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999, pp.97-112.
  • Burrows R. The Dynamics of the Owner Occupied Market . London: CML, 1998.
  • Burrows R, Ford J, Quilgars D, Pleace N. A Place in the Country? The Housing Circumstances of Young People in Rural England. Journal of Youth Studies 1998, 1(2), 177-194.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R. Home Ownership and Health in the United Kingdom. In: A. Petersen; C. Waddell, ed. Health Matters: A Sociology of Illness, Prevention and Care. Buckingham: Open University Press, 1998, pp.308-319.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R. Individualization Processes and Social Policy: Insecurity, Reflexivity and Risk in the Restructuring of Contemporary Health and Housing Policies. In: Carter, J, ed. Postmodernity and the Fragmentation of Welfare. London: Routledge, 1998, pp.153-167.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R. Mortgage Debt, Insecure Home Ownership and Health: an Exploratory Analysis. Sociology of Health and Illness 1998, 20(5), 735-757.
  • Burrows R. Mortgage Indebtedness in England: An “Epidemiology”. Housing Studies 1998, 13(1), 5-22.
  • Burrows R, Ford J. Self-Employment and Home Ownership after the Enterprise Culture. Work, Employment and Society 1998, 21(1), 97-119.
  • Ford J, Burrows R, Wilcox S, Cole I, Beatty C. Social Housing Rent Differentials and Processes of Social Exclusion. York: Centre for Housing Policy, 1998. For the ODPM.
  • Burrows R. The Geography of Neighbourhood Dissatisfaction. Rising East: the Journal of East London Studies 1998, 2(3), 100-121.
  • Ford J, Quilgars D, Burrows R, Pleace N. .Young People and Housing. London: Rural Development Commission, 1997.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R. “Knit Your Own Without a Pattern”: Health Promotion and the Internal Market. Social Policy and Administration 1997, 31, 2(2), 191-201.
  • Burrows R. Contemporary Patterns of Residential Mobility in Relation to Social Housing in England. York: Centre for Housing Policy, 1997. For the JRF.
  • Burrows R. Cyberpunk as Social Theory: William Gibson and the Sociological Imagination’. In: S. Westwood; J. Williams, ed. Imagining Cities: Scripts, Signs and Memories. London: Routledge, 1997, pp.235-248.
  • Burrows R, Pleace N, Quilgars D, ed. Homelessness and Social Policy. London: Routledge, 1997.
  • Pleace N, Burrows R, Quilgars D. Homelessness in Contemporary Britain: Issues of Conceptualisation and Measurement. In: R. Burrows; N. Pleace; D. Quilgars, ed. Homelessness and Social Policy. London: Routledge, 1997, pp.1-18.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R. If Health Promotion is Everybody’s Business what is the Fate of the Health Promotion Specialist?. Sociology of Health and Illness 1997, 19(1), 23-47.
  • Burrows R. The Social Distribution of the Experience of Homelessness. In: R. Burrows, N; Pleace; D. Quilgars, ed. Homelessness and Social Policy. London: Routledge, 1997, pp.50-68.
  • Burrows R, Rhodes D. Unpopular Places? Area Disadvantage and the Geography of Misery. Bristol: Policy Press, 1997.
  • Burrows R. Virtual Culture, Urban Social Polarisation and Social Science Fiction. In: B. Loader, ed. The Governance of Cyberspace: Politics, Technology and Global Restructuring. London: Routledge, 1997, pp.38-45.
  • Burrows R, Nettleton S. Women’s Smoking in the Employers and Managers Socio-Economic Group. Health Promotion International 1997, 12(3), 209-214.
  • Bradshaw N, Bradshaw J, Burrows R. Area Variations in the Prevalence of Lone Parent Families in England and Wales. Regional Studies 1996, 30(8), 823-827.
  • Bunton R, Burrows R. Consumption and Health in the “Epidemiological” Clinic of Late Modern Medicine. In: R. Bunton; S. Nettleton; R. Burrows, ed. The Sociology of Health Promotion: Critical Analyses of Consumption, Lifestyle and Risk. London: Routledge, 1995, pp.206-222.
  • Featherstone M, Burrows R. Cultures of Technological Embodiment. Body & Society 1995, 1(3/4), 1-19.
  • Featherstone M, Burrows R, ed. Cyberspace/Cyberbodies/ Cyberpunk: Cultures of Technological Embodiment. London: Sage, 1995.
  • Burrows R, Nettleton S. Going against the grain: smoking and ‘heavy’ drinking amongst the British middle classes. Sociology of Health and Illness 1995, 17(5), 668-680.
  • Burrows R, Nettleton S, Bunton R. Sociology and Health Promotion: Health, Risk and Consumption under Late Modernism. In: R. Bunton; S. Nettleton; R. Burrows, ed. The Sociology of Health Promotion: Critical Analyses of Consumption, Lifestyle and Risk. London: Routledge, 1995, pp.1-12.
  • Burrows R, Bunton R, Muncer S, Gillen K. The Efficacy of Health Promotion, Health Economics and Late Modernism. Health Education Research: Theory and Practice 1995, 10(2), 241-249.
  • Bunton R, Nettleton S, Burrows R, ed. The Sociology of Health Promotion: Critical Analyses of Consumption, Lifestyle and Risk. London: Routledge, 1995.
  • Nettleton S, Burrows R. From Bodies in Hospitals to People in the Community: A Theoretical Analysis of the Relocation of Health Care. Care in Place: the International Journal of Networks and Community 1994, 1(2), 93-103.
  • Burrows R, Loader B, ed. Towards a Post-Fordist Welfare State?. London: Routledge, 1994.
  • Loader B, Burrows R. Towards a Post-Fordist Welfare State? Socio-Economic Restructuring, Social Policy and the Future of Welfare. In: R. Burrows; B. Loader, ed. Towards a Post-Fordist Welfare State?. London: Routledge, 1994, pp.1-10.
  • Curran J, Burrows R. Shifting the Focus: Problems and Approaches in Studying the Small Enterprise in the Services Sector. In: R. Atkin; C. Mason; E. Chell, ed. New Directions in Small Business Research. Aldershot: Avebury, 1993, pp.177-191.
  • Burrows R, Marsh C, ed. Consumption and Class: Divisions and Change. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1992.
  • Burrows R, Marsh C. Consumption, Class and Contemporary Sociology’. In: R. Burrows; C. Marsh, ed. Consumption and Class: Divisions and Change. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1992, pp.1-14.
  • Gilbert GN, Burrows R, Pollert A, ed. Fordism and Flexibility: Divisions and Change. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1992.
  • Burrows R, Gilbert GN, Pollert A. Fordism, Post-Fordism and Economic Flexibility’. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1992, pp.1-9.
  • Burrows R. A Socio-Economic Anatomy of the British Petty Bourgeoisie. In: R. Burrows, ed. Deciphering the Enterprise Culture: Entrepreneurship, Petty Capitalism and the Restructuring of Britain. London: Routledge, 1991, pp.53-73.
  • Burrows R, ed. Deciphering the Enterprise Culture: Entrepreneurship, Petty Capitalism and the Restructuring of Britain. London: Routledge, 1991.
  • Burrows R. Entrepreneurship, Petty Capitalism and the Restructuring of Britain. In: R. Burrows, ed. Deciphering the Enterprise Culture: Entrepreneurship, Petty Capitalism and the Restructuring of Britain. London: Routledge, 1991, pp.1-16.
  • Burrows R, Curran J. Not Such a Small Business: Reflections on the Rhetoric, the Reality and the Future of the Enterprise Culture. In: M. Cross; G. Payne, ed. Work and the Enterprise Culture. Brighton: Falmer Press, 1991, pp.9-29.
  • Burrows R. The Restructuring of Britain and the Discourse of the Enterprise Culture: A Polemical Contribution i. In: J. Curran; R. Blackburn, ed. Paths of Enterprise: the Future of Small Business. London: Routledge, 1991, pp.17-33.
  • Burrows R. Who are the Contemporary British Petty Bourgeoisie?. International Small Business Journal 1991, 9(2), 1-15.
  • Burrows R, Butler T. Middle Mass and the Pit: A Critical Review of Peter Saunders’ Sociology of Consumption. Sociological Review 1989, 37(2), 338-364.
  • Curran J, Burrows R. National Profiles of the Self-Employed. Employment Gazette 1989, 97(7), 376-385.
  • Burrows R, Curran J. Sociological Research on Service Sector Small Enterprises: Some Conceptual Considerations. Work, Employment and Society 1989, 3, 4, 527-539(4), 527-539.
  • Burrows R. Some Notes Towards a Realistic Realism: the Practical Implications of Realist Philosophies of Science for Social Research Methods. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 1989, 9(4), 47-64.
  • Curran J, Burrows R. Ethnographic Approaches to the Study of the Small Business Owner. In: K. O'Neill; R. Bhambri, T; Faulkner; T. Cannon, ed. Small Business Development: Some Current Issues. Aldershot: Avebury, 1987, pp.3-24.
  • Curran J, Burrows R. The Social Analysis of Small Businesses: Some Emerging Themes. In: R. Goffee; R. Scase, ed. Entrepreneurship in Europe: The Social Processes. London: Croom Helm, 1987, pp.164-191.
  • Curran J, Burrows R. The Sociology of Petit Capitalism: A Trend Report. Sociology 1986, 20(2), 265-279.