Alex Law

Professor of Sociology

  • 296 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
19992020

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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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2016

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.

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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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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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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)
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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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)

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)

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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2005

Welfare nationalism: social justice and/or entrepreneurial Scotland?

Law, A., Jun 2005, Exploring social policy in the 'new' Scotland. Mooney, G. & Scott, G. (eds.). Bristol: Policy Press, p. 53-83 31 p.

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2004

Ethnicity/Identity

Law, A., 25 Nov 2004, Encyclopedia of international development. Forsyth, T. (ed.). 1st ed. London: Routledge, p. 217-219 3 p.

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2003

Language and the press in Scotland

Law, A., 2003, Towards our goals in broadcasting, the press, the performing arts and the economy: minority languages in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland. Kirk, J. M. & Baoill, D. P. O. (eds.). Belfast: Queen’s University Press/Cló Ollscoil na Banríona, p. 105-118 14 p. (Belfast Studies in Language, Culture and Politics; vol. 10).

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The sociology of Scottish culture

Law, A., 2003, Sociology and Scotland: an introduction. Sweeney, T., Lewis, J. & Etherington, N. (eds.). Paisley: Unity Publications, p. 337-367 31 p.

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