Prof Kenneth Plummer

Emeritus Professor
Department of Sociology
Prof Kenneth Plummer


Books (16)

Plummer, K., (2014). Imaginations:Fifty Years of Essex Sociology. Wivenbooks Press

Carrabine, E., Cox, P., Fussey, P., Hobbs, D., South, N. and Thiel, D., (2014). Criminology: A Sociological Introduction (3rd Edition). Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. 978-0-415-64080-0

Macionis, J. and Plummer, K., (2011). Sociology: A Global Introduction (5th Edition). Prentice Hall. 9780273727910

Plummer, K., (2010). Sociology: The Basics. Routledge. 978-0-415-47205-0

Carrabine, E., Lee, M., South, N., Cox, P. and Plummer, K., (2008). Criminology A Sociological Introduction, 2nd Edition. Routledge. 9780415464505

Carrabine, E., Iganski, P., Lee, M., South, N., Plummer, K. and Turton, J., (2004). Criminology: A Sociological Introduction. Routledge

Plummer, K., (2003). Intimate Citizenship: Private Decisions and Public Dialogues. University of Washington Press

Plummer, K., (2001). Documents of Life 2: An Invitation to A Critical Humanism Second Edition. SAGE Publications. 9780761961314

Plummer, K., (1997). The Chicago School: Critical Assessments. Routledge. 9780415116398

Plummer, K., (1994). Telling Sexual Stories: Power, Change and Social Worlds. Routledge

Plummer, K., (1992). Modern Homosexualities: Fragments of Lesbian and Gay Experiences. Routledge

Plummer, K., (1991). Sexualities: Critical Concepts in Sociology (4 volumes). Routledge

Plummer, K., (1991). Symbolic Interactionism: Volume 1 - Foundations and History; Volume 2 - Contemporary Issues. Edward Elgar Publishing. 9781852781583

Plummer, K., (1983). Documents of Life: An Introduction to the problems and literature of a Humanistic Method. Allen & Unwin

Plummer, K., (1981). The Making of the Modern Homosexual. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 9780389201595

Plummer, K., (1975). Sexual Stigma: An Interactionist Account. Routledge & Kegan Paul

Chapters (14)

Plummer, K., (2007). Herbert Blumer. In: Key Sociological Thinkers, 2nd edition. Editors: Stones, R., . Palgrave Macmillan. 9780230001565

Plummer, K., (2007). The Flow of Boundaries : Gays, Queers and Intimate Citizenship. In: Crime, Social Control and Human Rights: from moral panics to states of denial, essays in honour of Stanley Cohen. Editors: Downes, D., Rock, P., Chinkin, C. and Gearty, C., . Willan Publishing

Plummer, K., (2006). Rights Work: constructing lesbian, gay and sexual rights in late modern times. In: Rights: Sociological Perspectives. Editors: Morris, L., . Routledge

Plummer, K., (2005). Intimate Citizenship in an Unjust World. In: The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities. Editors: Romero, M. and Margolis, E., . Wiley-Blackwell

Plummer, K., (2005). Queer Theory and Critical Humanism. In: The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research, 3rd edition. Editors: Denzin, NK. and Lincoln, YS., . Sage

Plummer, K., (2004). Social Worlds, Social Change and The New Sexualities Theories. In: Sexuality Repositioned: Diversity and the Law. Editors: Brooks-Gordon, B., Gelsthorpe, L., Johnson, M. and Bainham, A., . Hart Publishing

Plummer, K., (2004). Male Sexuality. In: Handbook of Studies on Men and Masculinities. Editors: Connell, R., Hearn, J. and Kimmel, M., . Sage. 9780761923695

Plummer, K., (2004). The Sexual Spectacle: Making a Public Culture of Sexual Problems. In: Handbook of Social Problems A Comparative International Perspective. Editors: Ritzer, G., . Sage. 9780761926108

Plummer, K., Kong, T. and Mahoney, D., (2001). Queering the Interview. In: Handbook of Interview Research. Editors: Gubrium, JF. and Holstein, J., . Sage. 239- 259

Plummer, K., (2001). Gay Cultures / Straight Borders. In: British Cultural Studies. Editors: Morley, D. and Robins, K., . Oxford University Press (OUP). 387- 398. 978-0-19-874206-7

Plummer, K., (2001). The Call of Life Stories in Ethnographic Research. In: The Handbook of Ethnography. Editors: Atkinson, P., Coffey, A., Delamont, S., Lofland, J. and Lofland, L., . Sage. 9780761958246

Plummer, K., (2000). Intimate Choices. In: Understanding Contemporary Society Theories of the Present. Editors: Browing, G., Halci, A. and Webster, F., . Sage. 9780761959267

Plummer, K., (2000). Mapping the Sociological Gay: Pasts, Presents and Futures of a Sociology of Same Sex Relations. In: Lesbian and Gay Studies : An Introductory, Interdisplinary Approach. Editors: Sandfort, T., Schuyf, J., Duyvcendak, JW. and Weeks, J., . Sage. 9780761954187

Plummer, K., (2000). Symbolic Interactionism in the Twentieth Century. In: A Companion to Social Theory. Editors: Turner, BS., . Blackwell Publishing. 193- 222

Journals (5)

Plummer, K., (2003). Queers, Bodies and Post-Modern Sexualities: A Note on Revisiting the "Sexual". Qualitative Sociology. 26 (4)

Plummer, K., (2003). Continuity and Change in Howard S. Becker's work: An Interview with Howard S. Becker. Sociological Perspectives. 46 (1)

Plummer, K., (2002). Critical Humanism in a Post-Modern World. Studies in Symbolic Interaction. 25

Plummer, K., (2001). In Memoriam: William Simon (1930-2000). Sexualities. 4 (2)

Plummer, K., (2001). The Square of Intimate Citizenship. Citizenship Studies. 5 (3)



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