Occasional Pieces

Social research is being stymied by excessive ethical oversight

Dialogue about strikes in the UK

Avant Garde of Democratization

Paean to Populist Epistemology

Is there quality in qualitative research?

Can peer review survive social science paradigm wars

Comment on the Special Issue on racially-just epistemologies and methodologies

Empiricist Manifesto

Is education a discipline: response to Wyse

REF 2021 Times Higher

Hammersley REF 2021 – prefinal

Encountering Mannheim BSA Network Newsletter

Is there a public voice of sociology BSA Network Newsletter

Methodological Pluralism

Democracy: Not just what but also why

A Devilish Dictionary of Methodology

Did behavioural science cost lives? Short published version

Is there any justification for social science?

Response to Jenkings on The Radicalism of Ethnomethodology The practice of misrepresentation

Response to Jenkings in Symbolic Interaction on Radicalism of Ethnomethodology

Response to Watson’s review of The Radicalism of Ethnomethodology

Impact Awayday

Response to Halfpenny on the relation between quantitative and qualitative research

Response to Sheehan-et-al on ethical regulation

Response to Banfield’s ‘What’s really wrong with ethnography’

Which Ethnography? What Future?

Simmel-Weber Dialogue

Personal Reflections on Bias and Myth in Social Research

Statistics is not enough

Is Maximising the Impact of Research Desirable?

Assessing the Prospects for a Public Sociology: The Case of Explaining Riots

Comments on HE Green Paper BSA Network 2015

MartynHammersley biography BSA document

Kaufmann’s Sociological review article

Hammersley Reply to David Hargreaves’ Rejoinder

Going beyond evidence (BERA Blog)

Is educational research evidence-based (BERA blog)

Going beyond the evidence: Research and the media (BERA blog)

Evidence-based policymaking-more than a slogan

The limitations of “evidence-based policymaking”

A response to David Carpenter on generic ethics principles in social science


Do we really have to sell our souls to make a bigger impact?

Selling Science Short THES article

Some reflections on the current state of qualitative research 1999

The Sky is never blue for modernisers 2000

Are there qualitative and quantitative cultures in social science?

Creeping Ethical Regulation and the Strangling of Research

Fare thee well

Hammersley Good Bad Gullible Review of Popkewitz

Hammersley Paradigm Wars reports from the front

Review of van den Berg et al Analyzing Race Talk