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By Dick Hobbs

Geoffrey Pearson, who died in 2013, was once one of many remarkable social scientists of the submit moment international struggle period. His paintings spanned social paintings, social idea, social background, criminology and sociology. specifically, his paintings has had a huge effect upon stories of adlescent, formative years tradition and medication.

This assortment is made from contributions from students generating empirical paintings on many of the key components upon which Geoff Pearson proven his acceptance. all the writers during this assortment were profoundly encouraged by means of his scholarship. This assortment specializes in city ethnography, race and ethnicity, formative years, and medicine. It comprises chapters on: ladies operating in male boxing gyms; figuring out the English Defence League; Black male adults as an missed societal crew; drug markets and ethnography; and intercourse, medications and youngsters in care.

The result's a innovative assortment that takes readers into social worlds which are tough to entry, advanced, but completely common. total this can be a thrilling and fittingly hard tribute to at least one of the UKs most crucial students. This quantity will attract students and scholars of criminology, sociology, social background and learn method – specifically ethnography.

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