Steven Roberts

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20102021
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Research Output 2010 2019

2019

(Book Review) Frank Karioris, An Education in Sexuality and Sociality: Heteronomativity on Campus

Roberts, S., 30 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Sociology. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOtherpeer-review

Exploring men's risky drinking cultures

Roberts, S., Ralph, B. L., Elliott, K. B., Robards, B. J., Savic, M., Lindsay, J. M., O'Brien, K. S. & Lubman, D., 2019, Melbourne Victoria Australia: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. 39 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Open Access
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The currency of images: risk, value and gendered power dynamics in young men’s accounts of sexting

Ravn, S., Coffey, J. & Roberts, S., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Feminist Media Studies. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Theories of Men and Masculinity, and Their Ability to Account for Positive Change

Ralph, B. & Roberts, S., 2019, The Palgrave Handbook of Masculinity and Sport . Magrath, R., Cleland, J. & Anderson, E. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 19-38 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Towards a Sociological Understanding of Sexting as a Social Practice: A Case Study of University Undergraduate Men

Roberts, S. & Ravn, S., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Sociology. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2018

'Battleground: masculinity': the importance of highlighting men's contestations of manliness

Roberts, S., Elliott, K. B. & Maloney, M., 2018, United Kingdom : Social Research Publications.

Research output: Other contributionOther

Book Review: Faith Gordon, Children, Young People and the Press in a Transitioning Society

Roberts, S., 1 Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Sociology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Domestic labour, masculinity and social change: Insights from working-class young men’s transitions to adulthood

Roberts, S., 2018, In : Journal of Gender Studies. 27, 3 , p. 274-287 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Exploring constructions of masculinity on a men’s body-positivity blog

Caruso, A. & Roberts, S., 2018, In : Journal of Sociology. 54, 4, p. 627-646 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Masculinity, Labour, and Neoliberalism: Working-Class Men in International Perspective

Walker, C. (ed.) & Roberts, S. (ed.), 2018, 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 338 p. (Global Masculinities)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review

Masculinity, Labour and Neoliberalism: Reviewing the Field

Walker, C. & Roberts, S., 2018, Masculinity, Labour, and Neoliberalism: Working-Class Men in International Perspective. Walker, C. & Roberts, S. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

One Small Step for Man: Change and Continuity in Perceptions and Enactments of Homosocial Intimacy among Young Australian Men

Ralph, B. & Roberts, S., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Men and Masculinities. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reifying difference: Examining the negotiation of internal diversity on a (post-)lesbian subreddit

Foeken, E. & Roberts, S., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Sexualities. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Young Working-Class Men in Transition

Roberts, S., 2018, Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge. 224 p. (Critical Studies on Men and Masculinities)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Youth, social class and privilege in the antipodes: Towards a new research agenda for youth sociology

France, A., Roberts, S. & Wood, B., 2018, In : Journal of Sociology. 54, 3, p. 362-380 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

‘Mmm … I love it, bro!’: Performances of masculinity in YouTube gaming

Maloney, M., Roberts, S. & Caruso, A., 1 May 2018, In : New Media and Society. 20, 5, p. 1697-1714 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2017

Capital limits: Social class, motivations for term-time job searching and the consequences of joblessness among UK university students

Roberts, S., 2017, In : Journal of Youth Studies. 20, 6, p. 732-749 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Continuity, change and complexity in the performance of masculinity among elite young footballers in England

Roberts, S., Anderson, E. & Magrath, R., 2017, In : British Journal of Sociology. 68, 2, p. 336-357 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Thinking with and beyond Bourdieu in widening higher education participation

Webb, S., Burke, P., Nichols, S., Roberts, S., Stahl, G., Threadgold, S. & Wilkinson, J., 4 May 2017, In : Studies in Continuing Education. 39, 2, p. 138-160 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Young people and social class

Roberts, S., 2017, Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood. 2nd ed. Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 43-49 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Youth and Social Class: Enduring Inequality in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand

France, A. P. & Roberts, S., 2017, London UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 146 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

2016

Animal magnetism

Roberts, S., 1 Feb 2016, In : Physics World. 29, 2, p. 46-47 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Digital methods as mainstream methodology: an introduction

Snee, H., Hine, C., Morey, Y., Roberts, S. & Watson, H., 2016, Digital Methods for Social Science: An Interdisciplinary Guide to Research Innovation. Snee, H., Hine, C., Morey, Y., Roberts, S. & Watson, H. (eds.). Hampshire UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1 - 11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Digital Methods for Social Science: An Interdisciplinary Guide to Research Innovation

Snee, H., Hine, C., Morey, Y., Roberts, S. & Watson, H., 2016, Hampshire UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 234 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

Educational aspirations among UK Young Teenagers: Exploring the role of gender, class and ethnicity

Berrington, A., Roberts, S. & Tammes, P., Oct 2016, In : British Educational Research Journal. 42, 5, p. 729-755 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Identity, neoliberalism and aspiration: educating white working-class boys. By Garth Stahl

Roberts, S., 2016, In : British Journal of Educational Studies. 64, 2, p. 263-264 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOtherpeer-review

Youth rising? The politics of youth in the global economy

Harvey, L., Roberts, S. & Dillabough, J-A., 2016, In : British Journal of Sociology of Education. 37, 3, p. 465-480 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewResearchpeer-review

Youth transitions, welfare policy and contemporary Europe

Roberts, S. & Antonucci, L., 26 Feb 2016, Handbuch Kindheits- und Jugendsoziologie. Lange, A., Steiner, C., Schutter, S. & Reiter, H. (eds.). Wiesbaden Germany: Springer, p. 1-13 13 p. (Springer NachschlageWissen).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

2015

A Cosmopolitan Journey? Difference, Distinction and Identity Work in Gap Year Travel (book review)

Roberts, S., 2015, In : Sociological Review. 63, 2, p. 537-539 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOtherpeer-review

On the door-step of equality: attitudes toward gay athletes among academy-level footballers

Magrath, R., Anderson, E. & Roberts, S., 2015, In : International Review for the Sociology of Sport. 50, 7, p. 804 - 821 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Ordinary working lives and the 'missing middle' of youth studies

Roberts, S., 2015, Handbook of Children and Youth Studies. Wyn, J. & Cahill, H. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 569-581 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

The problem of social generations: a critique of the new emerging orthodoxy in youth studies

France, A. P. & Roberts, S., 2015, In : Journal of Youth Studies. 18, 2, p. 215-230 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2014

Constructing a theory of youth and social policy

Antonucci, L., Hamilton, M. & Roberts, S., 2014, Young People and Social Policy in Europe: Dealing with Risk, Inequality and Precarity in Times of Crisis. Antonucci, L., Hamilton, M. & Roberts, S. (eds.). Hampshire UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 13 - 34 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Debating Modern Masculinities: Change, Continuity, Crisis?

Roberts, S., 2014, Hampshire UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 144 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

Economic precariousness and living in the parental home in the UK

Berrington, A., Tammes, P. & Roberts, S., 2014, p. 1-4, 4 p.

Research output: Working paperWorking PaperOther

Open Access

Introduction: Masculinities in Crisis? Opening the Debate

Roberts, S., 2014, Debating Modern Masculinities: Change, continuity, crisis? . Roberts, S. (ed.). 1st ed. Hampshire UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

Introduction: Young people and social policy in Europe

Hamilton, M., Antonucci, L. & Roberts, S., 2014, Young People and Social Policy in Europe: Dealing with Risk, Inequality and Precarity in Times of Crisis. Antonucci, L., Hamilton, M. & Roberts, S. (eds.). Hampshire UK: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

Mechanics behind the boomerang generation

Berrington, A., Tammes, P., Stone, J. & Roberts, S., 2014, Insights, p. 18-19 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationShort ReviewOther

Open Access

Young People and Social Policy in Europe: Dealing with Risk, Inequality and Precarity in Times of Crisis

Antonucci, L., Hamilton, M. & Roberts, S., 2014, Hampshire UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 296 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

2013

Boys will be boys...won't they? Change and continuities in contemporary young working-class masculinities

Roberts, S., 2013, In : Journal of Sociology. 47, 4, p. 671 - 686 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gaining skills or just paying the bills? Workplace learning in low-level retail employment

Roberts, S., 2013, In : Journal of Education and Work. 26, 3, p. 267 - 290 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Men at work? Emerging nuances in young masculinities in the United Kingdom's retail sector

Roberts, S., 2013, Young People and Work. Price, R., McDonald, P., Bailey, J. & Pini, B. (eds.). Surrey UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, p. 67 - 84 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

The marginalised mainstream: Making sense of the 'missing middle' of youth studies

Roberts, S. & MacDonald, R., 2013, Armonk NY USA: M E Sharpe Inc. 45 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

The reality of downward intergenerational mobility

Roberts, S., 9 Apr 2013, Progressive governance: The politics of growth, stability and reform, p. 141 146 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationEssayOther

We know what they earn, but what do they learn? A critique of lifelong learning through the lens of workplace learning at the bottom of the service sector

Roberts, S., 2013, Contemporary Debates in the Sociology of Education. Brooks, R., McCormack, M. & Bhopal, K. (eds.). Hampshire, England [United Kingdom]: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 76-92 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Youth studies, housing transitions and the 'missing middle': time for a rethink?

Roberts, S., 2013, In : Sociological Research Online. 18, 3, p. 1 - 20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2012

Class Inequality in Austerity Britain: Power, Difference and Suffering

Roberts, S., Savage, M. & Atkinson, W., 2012, New York NY USA: Palgrave Macmillan. 195 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

Conclusion: Three challenges to the exportation of sociological knowledge

Atkinson, W., Roberts, S. & Savage, M., 2012, Class Inequality in Austerity Britain: Power, Difference and Suffering. Atkinson, W., Roberts, S. & Savage, M. (eds.). New York NY USA: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 180 - 187 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

'I just got on with it': the educational experiences of ordinary, yet overlooked, boys

Roberts, S., 2012, In : British Journal of Sociology of Education. 33, 2, p. 203 - 221 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review