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Dr John Roberts

Dr John Roberts
Divisonal Lead - Sociology

Marie Jahoda 155

Summary

I completed my PhD at Cardiff University in 2000 on urban space and free speech. I’ve studied and taught various universities including Essex, Lancaster, Leeds, and Manchester universities. I joined Brunel in 2004.

Qualifications:

  • PhD Sociology (Cardiff)
  • MA Sociology (Essex)
  • BA Sociology (Lancaster)
  • PG Cert Research (Cardiff)
  • PG Cert Teaching and Learning (Brunel)

Newest selected publications

Roberts, JM. (2018) 'The Public Sphere', in Orum, T. (ed.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies. Wiley-Blackwell.

Book chapter

Roberts, JM. (2018) 'Speakers' Corner', in Orum, T. (ed.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies. Wiley-Blackwell.

Book chapter

Roberts, JM. and Cremin, C. (Accepted) 'Prosumer Culture and the Question of Fetishism'. Journal of Consumer Culture, Forthcoming. ISSN: 1469-5405

Journal article

Roberts, JM. (2017) 'Outline of a Marxist Commodity Theory of the Public Sphere'. Historical Materialism, Forthcoming. ISSN: 1569-206X Open Access Link

Journal article

Roberts, J. and Cremin, C. (2016) 'Contested Meanings, Myths and Hyperimages of the Apocalypse: The Bakhtin Circle and the Politicisation of Catastrophism'. Social Semiotics, 27 (2). ISSN: 1470-1219 Open Access Link

Journal article
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