IDEATE: undergraduate journal of sociology
IDEATE showcases the very best of our undergraduate students' work,
including essays, projects, presentations and research proposals with first class grades.
Since 2009, past
volumes have featured academic debates covering a range of topics in social
research, criminology, anthropology, social theory, social psychology, colonial
studies and the sociology of the media.
- IDEATE Volume 16 Summer 2016 (.pdf)
In this volume: Traveller and Gypsy identities;
happiness and old age; media regulation; the trafficking of children; slavery; the Black Power movement;
human rights and youth justice; mental illness and stigma; murder and incarceration; religion and migration;
urban space and poverty.
Submitting your work
If your work achieves a mark of 80 or above, we will contact you to ask
if you'd like it to be included in IDEATE. If you'd like to submit it,
you'll need to make any amendments suggested by your marker and also
ensure it uses our IDEATE style guide, please contact us for the guide.
We'll then check your work and may make further amendments. If you agree
with these changes we will then publish your work in a volume of IDEATE.
Other assessed work
We represent a range of work including presentations or group work. Your
tutor will submit any work they think is of publication level. We'll then
contact you for your permission and will follow the same guidelines for
We also provide space for you to express your thoughts and opinions on
areas you want to explore and develop. We do encourage essay format however
if you have a PowerPoint presentation, written prose, pictures, audio or
video submissions we will consider them too. You can submit an exploration,
book review, personal insight or response to another piece of work, the only
requirement is that it's interesting, insightful and your own work.
If you have a question about IDEATE, or would like to give us your
thoughts on the journal, contact us at
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Rights, permissions and copyright
We make every effort to ensure your work is reproduced accurately on
these webpages, subject to editorial permissions. However, we accept no
liability arising from the outside use of information contained on the
IDEATE webpages. Please contact us
if you have any concerns.
The views expressed in articles published by IDEATE are those of the
author/s in question and do not necessarily reflect the views of the
We will make only minimal adjustments to submitted work in line with
IDEATE style guide. All editorial amendments will be agreed with you prior
You may withdraw your work at any time in the process, either before or
All aspects of IDEATE design and content are subject to copyright. If you
wish to use any material found on the IDEATE site, please
contact us for permission.
The copyright pertaining to the articles themselves and other work
published in IDEATE remains with the author/s and is acknowledged as such on