Steven Roberts

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20102021
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2019

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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

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2018

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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

‘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.

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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.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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2016
10 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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2015
34 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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2013
81 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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2012
24 Citations (Scopus)

'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.

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39 Citations (Scopus)

One step forward, one step Beck: A contribution to the ongoing conceptual debate in youth studies

Roberts, S., 2012, In : Journal of Youth Studies. 15, 3, p. 389 - 401 13 p.

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2011
105 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond 'neet' and 'tidy' pathways: Considering the 'missing middle' of youth transition studies

Roberts, S., 2011, In : Journal of Youth Studies. 14, 1, p. 21 - 39 19 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

The New Zealand OE as governance through freedom: Rethinking 'the apex of freedom'

Roberts, S. & Haverig, A., 2011, In : Journal of Youth Studies. 14, 5, p. 587 - 603 17 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Traditional practice for non-traditional students? Examining the role of pedagogy in higher education retention

Roberts, S., 2011, In : Journal of Further and Higher Education. 35, 2, p. 183 - 199 17 p.

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2010
77 Citations (Scopus)

Misrepresenting 'choice biographies'?: A reply to Woodman

Roberts, S., 2010, In : Journal of Youth Studies. 13, 1, p. 137 - 149 13 p.

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