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Gemma Mackman

Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Sociology
 Gemma Mackman

Profile

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Combined Humanities; Sociology, Media & Communications. (1998) Anglia Ruskin University.

  • Dissertation: Drop out, sign on, and wait for the myth; New Age Travellers, the media and law. Methodology: Participant observation.

  • Key interests in sub-cultures, party & protest, law (Criminal Justice Act), environmentalism.

  • Additional courses; Film Studies, (Propaganda, Global Cinema, Film Noir), Contemporary Feminist Literature.

  • MA Criminology. (2001) University of Essex.

  • Dissertation: Eco-warrier's & folk Devils: Road protesting and environmental resistance.

Research and professional activities

Thesis

The Sociology of festivals; The ritual production and consumption of temporary communities in contemporary Britain.

Contact

groyce@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus

Working pattern:

Tues 11-1pm