Higher Education & Knowledge

(with Chaime Marcuello Servós) ‘Challenges to Public Universities: Digitalisation, Commodification and Precarity’, Social Epistemology, 33(4), 2019. Pdf available here.

‘Race and the Neoliberal University: Lessons from the Public University’, in Gurminder K Bhambra, Dalia Gebrial, and Kerem Nisancioglu (eds) Decolonizing the University? Pluto Press, 2018. Abailable free online here.

‘Inegalitarian Populism and the University: British reflections on Newfield’s The Great Mistake: How We Wrecked Public Universities and How We Can Fix Them’, British Journal of Sociology, 69(2), 2018. Pdf available here.

(with Jan Balon) ‘Monstrous markets: neo-liberalism, populism and the demise of the public university’, in Brigitte Nerlich, Alexander Smith, Sarah Hartley and Sujatha Raman, (eds) ‘Here be Monsters’: Science, Politics and the Dilemmas of Openness, Manchester University Press, 2018. Pdf available here.

‘Patrimonial capitalism re-booted and the end of the liberal university’ and ‘Social Science Inc’ in Alejandro Abraham-Hamanoiel, Des Freedman, Gholam Khiabany, Kate Nash and Julian Petley (eds) Overview Liberalism in Neoliberal Times: Dimensions, Contradictions, Limits. Goldsmiths Press, 2017.

‘The ‘turn of the screw’: marketization and higher education in England’, Prometheus 34(1), 2016. Pdf available here.

‘The university, democracy and the public sphere’, British Journal of the Sociology of Education. Online first. 2016 Pdf available here.

‘Sociology: The Impact of External Structure, Policy and Financing’ in J. Holmwood and J. Scott (eds) A Handbook of British Sociology, (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014). Pdf available here.

‘From social rights to the market: neo-liberalism and the knowledge economy’. International Journal of Lifelong Learning, 33(1), 2014. Available online here.

‘Commercial Enclosure: Whatever happened to Open Access?’, Radical Philosophy 181, Sept/October, 2013. Available online here.

‘Markets versus publics: the new battleground of higher education’ Harvard International Review (Fall 2012) Available online here.

(with Gurminder K. Bhambra) ‘The attack on education as a social right’ South Atlantic Quarterly, 111(2), 2012 . Pdf available here.

‘Introduction’ and ‘The idea of a public university’ in John Holmwood (ed) A Manifesto for the Public University. Bloomsbury Academic, 2011. Available online here.

‘The impact of ‘impact’ on UK social science’, Methodological Innovations 6(1), 2011. Available online here.

‘Research Ethics Committees and the Creaking Piers of Peer Review Sociological Research Online, 15 (4). Available online here.

‘The international benchmarking of Sociology: the UK case’ in Michael Burawoy, Mau-Kuei Chang and Michelle Fei-yo Hsieh (eds) Facing and Unequal Worlds: Challenges for a Global Sociology, Taipei: Academica Sinica and The International Sociological Association.  [Also published in the ISA Association July, 2009, E-Bulletin to members, as a discussion paper for the ‘Task Force of Evaluation and Audit Cultures in Sociology’]. Available online here.