Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

Sociology and Social Policy

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Dr Mark Davis' Publications


  • Davis M, Liquid Sociology: Metaphor in Zygmunt Bauman's Writings on Modernity, ed. by Davis M (London: Routledge, 2013)

  • Bauman's Challenge: Sociological Issues for the Twenty-First Century, ed. by Davis M and Tester K (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
    DOI: 10.1057/9780230290457

  • Davis M, Freedom and Consumerism: A Critique of Zygmunt Bauman's sociology (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2008)
    Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/42777/

Journal articles

  • Hall S, Roelich KE, Davis ME, Holstenkamp L, ‘Finance and justice in low-carbon energy transitions’, Applied Energy, 222 (2018), 772-780 (Accepted)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.04.007, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/129835/

  • Campbell T, Davis M, Palmer J, ‘Hidden Paths in Zygmunt Bauman’s Sociology: Editorial Introduction’, Theory, Culture and Society 2018
    DOI: 10.1177/0263276418767568, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/131012/

  • Davis M, ‘Hurried Lives: Dialectics of Time and Technology in Liquid Modernity’, Thesis Eleven, 117.1 (2013), 7-18
    DOI: 10.1177/0725513613500268

  • Davis M, ‘Bauman's Compass: Navigating the current interregnum’, Acta Sociologica, 54.2 (2011), 183-194
    DOI: 10.1177/0001699311402229

  • Davis M, ‘Review: Patrick Hayden and Chamsy El-Ojeili (eds), Globalization and Utopia: Critical Essays (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)’, Thesis Eleven, 104.1 (2011), 127-131
    DOI: 10.1177/0725513611399393

  • Davis M, ‘Review Essay: Liquid Sociology: Zygmunt Bauman Liquid Life Cambridge: Polity, 2005, £14.99 pbk (ISBN: 0 7456 3515 6), 170 pp. Zygmunt Bauman Liquid Fear Cambridge: Polity, 2006, £14.99 pbk (ISBN: 0 7456 3680 2), 194 pp. Zygmunt Bauman Liquid Times: Living in an Age of Uncertainty Cambridge: Polity, 2007, £9.99 pbk (ISBN: 0 7456 3987 9), 122 pp’, Sociology, 42.6 (2008), 1237-1244
    DOI: 10.1177/0038038508096944

  • Davis M, ‘Liquid Sociology’, Sociology, 42.6 (2008), 1237-1243

  • Davis M, Braunholtz-Speight T, ‘Democratic Finance? A Qualitative Study of Entrepreneurs in the UK’s FinTech Sector’, Economy and Society (In preparation)

  • Davis M, Braunholtz-Speight T, Wardrop R, Wooldridge J, ‘Prepared to Lose’: Investor Behaviour, Motivations and Trust in UK Crowdfunding Markets’, Socio-Economic Review (In preparation)


  • Davis M, Cartwright L, ‘Deferred Lives’: Money, Debt, and the Financialized Futures of Young Temporary Workers’, in The Sociology of Debt (Chicago University Press / Policy Press, 2018) (Accepted)

  • Davis M, ‘Bauman on globalization – the human consequences of a liquid world’, in The Sociology of Zygmunt Bauman: Challenges and Critique ([n.pub.], 2012), 137-153

  • Davis M, ‘Bauman on globalization - The human consequences of a liquid world’, in The Sociology of Zygmunt Bauman: Challenges and Critique ([n.pub.], 2008), 137-153

  • Davis M, ‘Bauman on Globalization: The Human Consequences of a Liquid World’, in The Sociology of Zygmunt Bauman: Challenge and Critique, ed. by Jacobsen MH and Poder P (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2008), 136-153


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