Research Design

What was radical about ethnomethodology?

Childhood Studies: A transdisciplinary field?

Reflections on Atkinson’s For Ethnography

Marxist bias and academic freedom

What is qualitative research and what should it be?

Evidence-based policymaking-more than a slogan?

The Mis-selling of Social Science

Translating Research Findings into Policy and Practice

Review of the Field of Methodological Texts

Glossing inadequacies

Perils of impact


Am I or have I ever been a symbolic interactionist?

Reproducing or constructing: on transcription 


Research Ethics


Myth_of_research_based practice 

On critical realism

Theory and evidence

Whose side was Becker on

Forms of capital (draft)

Assessing Validity in Social Research

Analytic Induction and Grounded Theorising

Critical Realism

Discourse Analysis Bibliography

Ethnography and Discourse Analysis

Is social measurement possible? 

Relationship between Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Research Integrity for Psychological and Social research

Response to Carpenter Research Ethics

Re-using qualitative data

Sociology, What’s It For? A Critique of Gouldner

Teaching Qualitative Methodology

Is it possible to teach research methods well? 


Troubles with Triangulation

What evidence for evidence-based practice?



On fact and value

Get Real! A defence of realism

PhD Thesis A Peculiar World: Teaching And Learning in an Inner-City School#

Full List of Publications


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