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

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

  • Braunholtz-Speight T, Davis M, ‘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’, Economy and Society (In preparation)


  • 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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