Alex Law

Professor of Sociology

  • 296 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
19992020

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2020

Fear images and the eclipse of utopia

Law, A., 6 Jan 2020, In : Media Education Journal. 66, p. 3-7 5 p.

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2019

Avant-garde and leisure: the art critic as intermediary ‘specialist in verbalisation’

Law, A., 11 Jul 2019, p. 33. 1 p.

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Fear images and the eclipse of utopia

Law, A., 23 Nov 2019.

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Relational approaches to social theory and the crisis of education

Law, A., 9 Jul 2019.

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2018

The trouble with sectarianism

Law, A., 22 Feb 2018, No problem here: understanding racism in Scotland. Davidson, N., Liinpaa, M., McBride, M. & Virdee, S. (eds.). Edinburgh: Luath Press, p. 90-112 22 p.

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Thomas Reid’s ‘civilised controversy’: sociology of Utopia in the Scottish Enlightenment

Law, A., 8 Dec 2018, p. 80. 1 p.

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2017
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Post-truth and fake news

Law, A., 3 Jun 2017, In : Media Education Journal. 61, p. 3-6 4 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
1054 Downloads (Pure)

Scotland's referendum and the media

Law, A., 20 Dec 2017, In : Media Education Journal. 62, p. 50-51 2 p.

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Scottish exceptionalism? Normative codes of civic nationalism

Law, A., 8 Sep 2017.

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Spontaneous order and relational sociology: from the Scottish Enlightenment to human figurations

Translated title of the contribution: Spontannyy poryadok i relyatsionnaya sotsiologiya: ot Shotlandskogo Prosveshcheniya k chelovecheskim figuratsiyamLaw, A., 21 Dec 2017, In : Russian Sociological Review. 16, 4, p. 14-36 23 p.

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مفاهیم کلیدی در نظریه اجتماعی کلاسیک

Translated title of the contribution: Key concepts in classical social theoryLaw, A., 15 Feb 2017, 1 ed. Tehran: Agah Publishers, Tehran. 343 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2016

Propaganda

Law, A., 31 Dec 2016, In : Media Education Journal. 60, p. 55-57 3 p.

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Sectarianism, criminalisation and the civilising process in Scotland

Law, A., 2016, Crime, justice and society in Scotland. Croall, H., Mooney, G. & Munro, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 99-114 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

Equality

Law, A., 14 Dec 2015, Vocabulary for the study of religion. Segal, R. A. & von Stuckrad, K. (eds.). Leiden: Brill

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Mediating the Scottish independence debate

Law, A., 2015, In : Media Education Journal. 56, p. 3-7 5 p.

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Sociological amnesia: cross-currents in disciplinary history

Law, A. (ed.) & Lybeck, E. R. (ed.), Jul 2015, Farnham: Ashgate. 228 p. (Classical and contemporary social theory)

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Sociological amnesia: an introduction

Law, A. & Lybeck, E. R., 28 Jun 2015, Sociological amnesia: cross-currents in disciplinary history. Law, A. & Lybeck, E. R. (eds.). Farnham: Ashgate, p. 1-15 15 p.

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2014

Playing with tension: national charisma and disgrace at Euro 2012

Law, A., 29 Oct 2014, Exploring the cultural, ideological and economic legacies of Euro 2012. Kennedy, P. & Kassimeris, C. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 27-45 19 p. (Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives).

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Playing with tension: national charisma and disgrace at Euro 2012

Law, A., 2014, In : Soccer & Society. 15, 2, p. 203-221 19 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
41 Downloads (Pure)

Social theory for today: making sense of social worlds

Law, A., 2014, London: SAGE. 333 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2012

Between autonomy and dependency: state and nation in devolved Scotland

Law, A., 25 Apr 2012, Social Justice and Social Policy in Scotland. Mooney, G. & Scott, G. (eds.). Policy Press, p. 25-41 17 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Competitive nationalism: state, class, and the forms of capital in devolved Scotland

Law, A. & Mooney, G., 2012, In : Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 30, 1, p. 62-77 16 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
80 Downloads (Pure)

Devolution in a 'stateless nation': nation-building and social policy in Scotland

Law, A. & Mooney, G., Apr 2012, In : Social Policy & Administration. 46, 2, p. 161–177 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Key concepts in classical social theory

Law, A., 20 Dec 2011, London: SAGE. 240 p. (Sage Key Concepts)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

5 Citations (Scopus)

'Poverty porn’ and The Scheme: questioning documentary realism

Law, A. & Mooney, G., 2011, In : Media Education Journal. 50, p. 9-12 4 p.

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Social welfare struggle in an era of austerity: the case of the UK

Law, A. & Mooney, G., 2011, In : Hard Times. 90, p. 2-7 6 p.

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The decivilizing process and urban working class youth in Scotland

Law, A. & Mooney, G., 2011, In : Social Justice. 38, 4, p. 106-126 21 p.

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2010

Financialisation and proletarianisation: changing landscapes of neoliberal Scotland

Law, A. & Mooney, G., 1 Jan 2010, Neoliberal Scotland: class and society in a stateless nation. Davidson, N., McCafferty, P. & Miller, D. (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 137-160 24 p.

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Geddes, Patrick

Law, A., 2010, Encyclopedia of urban studies. Hutchinson, R. (ed.). London: SAGE, Vol. 1. p. 294-295 2 p.

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Urban 'disorders', 'problem places' and criminal justice in Scotland

Law, A., Mooney, G. & Helms, G., 2010, Criminal Justice in Scotland. Croall, H., Mooney, G. & Munro, M. (eds.). Abingdon: Willan Publishing, p. 43-64 22 p.

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2009

'The callous credit nexus': ideology and compulsion in the crisis of Neoliberalism

Law, A., Aug 2009, In : Sociological Research Online. 14, 4, 5 p., 5.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
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Thinking beyond the hybrid: “actually-existing” cities “after neoliberalism” in Boyle et al.

Law, A. & Mooney, G., Sep 2009, In : Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography. 91, 3, p. 289-294 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding social welfare movements

Annetts, J., Law, A., McNeish, W. & Mooney, G., 2009, Bristol: Policy Press. 304 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

28 Citations (Scopus)

Unredeemed Marxism: political commitment in Bourdieu and MacIntyre

Law, A., Dec 2009, In : Critique. 37, 4, p. 665-681 17 p.

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2008

The elixir of social trust: social capital and cultures of challenge in health movements

Law, A., 2008, Researching trust and health. Brownlie, J., Greene, A. & Howson, A. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 175-193 19 p. (Routledge Stuides in Health and Social Walfare; no. 1).

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2007

Ambiguities and resistance: academic labour and the commodification of higher education

Law, A. & Work, H., Oct 2007, New Labour/hard labour? Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry. Mooney, G. & Law, A. (eds.). Bristol: Policy Press, p. 137-162 26 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond New Labour: work and resistance in the ‘new’ welfare state

Law, A. & Mooney, G., Oct 2007, New Labour/hard labour?: restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry. Mooney, G. & Law, A. (eds.). Bristol: Policy Press, p. 263-286 24 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Contesting the new irrational actor model: a case study of mobile phone mast protest

Law, A. & McNeish, W., Jun 2007, In : Sociology. 41, 3, p. 439-456 18 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

New Labour, ‘modernisation’ and welfare worker resistance

Mooney, G. & Law, A., Oct 2007, New Labour/hard labour?: restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry. Mooney, G. & Law, A. (eds.). Bristol: Policy Press, p. 1-22 22 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

New Labour/hard labour? restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Mooney, G. (ed.) & Law, A. (ed.), 2007, Bristol: Policy Press. 312 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Reply to Bechhofer and McCrone

Law, A. & Mooney, G., 2007, In : Critical Social Policy. 27, 2, p. 260-265 5 p.

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Strenuous welfarism: restructuring the welfare labour process

Law, A. & Mooney, G., Oct 2007, New Labour/hard labour? Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry. Bristol: Policy Press, p. 23-52 30 p.

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2006

Social care, health and welfare in contemporary Scotland

Mooney, G., Sweeney, T. (ed.) & Law, A. (ed.), 2006, Paisley: Kynoch & Blaney. 379 p.

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The maladies of social capital I: the missing 'capital' in theories of social capital

Law, A. & Mooney, G., Aug 2006, In : Critique. 34, 2, p. 127-143 17 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

The maladies of social capital II: resisting neo-liberal conformism

Law, A. & Mooney, G., Dec 2006, In : Critique. 34, 3, p. 253-268 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)