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Putting sociology to work in the NHS

Jocelyn Cornwell and Mark Doidge

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, Jocelyn Cornwell is interviewed by Mark Doidge about the importance of sociology outside of academia. The interview charts her career trajectory and highlights how there was no real ... More


Social science which engages with the real world

Anthony Heath and Andrea Scott

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0027
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, Anthony Heath is interviewed by Andrea Scott about his life as a sociologist. He describes how he was drawn to sociology because it is concerned with ‘real world problems’, sparked ... More


Tales from the field: applied policy research and the sociological imagination

Carol McNaughton Nicholls

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Carol McNaughton Nicholls provides an outline of her career in sociology and shows how privileged she feels leading her research interests. The chapter offers a carefully deliberated advice section ... More


A career spent orbiting sociology

Eric Harrison

in Sociologists' Tales: Contemporary narratives on sociological thought and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447318668
eISBN:
9781447318682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318668.003.0030
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter charts the career of Eric Harrison. It details how the author stumbled into sociology. Luck and the lack of a clear alternative opened up opportunities in sociological research. It also ... More


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