Jounal Articles

Sociology and Climate Change after Kyoto: What Roles for Social Science in Understanding Climate Change? was the most cited article in 2009 & 2010 and is now free to access in perpetuity


Steve's main articles in refereed journals:

with G Sundqvist et al ‘One world or two? science-policy interactions in the climate field’ Critical Policy Studies 2017 – on-line: paper 2018

with G Sundqvist et al ‘Formalisation and separation: a systematic basis for interpreting approaches to summarizing science for climate policy’ Social Studies of Science 45 (3) (2015) 416-440

with R van der Wal et al ‘The influence of information provision on people’s landscape preferences: a case study on understorey vegetation of deer-browsed woodlands’ Landscape and Urban Planning 124 (2014) 129-139

with Z Austin et al ‘Incentivising the collaborative management of mobile ecological resources’ Land Use Policy 36 (2014) 485-491

with S Fiorini et al 'Wild deer, multivalence and institutional adaptation: the "Deer Management Group" in Britain' Human Organization 70 (2011) 179-188

with Z Austin et al ‘Identifying conflicts and opportunities for collaboration in the management of a wildlife resource: a mixed methods approach’ Wildlife Research: Management and Conservation 37 (2010) 647–657

The ethical landscape: identifying the right way to think about the ethical and societal aspects of synthetic biology research and products’ Journal of the Royal Society Interface 6 (2009) Supplement 4 S559-S564 doi: 10.1098/rsif.2009.0055.focus

with R J Irvine et al ‘Can managers inform models? Integrating local knowledge into models of red deer habitat use’ Journal of Applied Ecology 46 (2009) 344-352

‘Sociology and climate change after Kyoto: what roles for social science in understanding climate change?’ Current Sociology 57 (2009) 389-405

with E Frow et al ‘The politics of plants’ Food Security 1 (2009) 17-23

'Bridging the science-policy divide in urban air-quality management: evaluating ways to make models more robust through public engagement’ Environment and Planning C 24 (2006) 701-714

'How many “ends” of nature: making sociological and phenomenological sense of the end of nature’Nature and Culture 1 (2006) 10-21

'Environmental social science and the distinction between resource use and industrial pollution: reflections on an international comparative study’ Ambiente & Sociedade 8 (2005) 11-26

The "end" or the "humanization" of nature?' Organization and Environment 18 (2005) 198-201

with S Cinderby et al 'Participatory modelling and the local governance of the politics of UK air pollution: a three-city case study'  Environmental Values 12 (2003) 247-62

with J Forrester et al 'Participation and expert knowledge: a case study analysis of scientific models and their publics' Policy Studies Review Annual 12: Knowledge, Power and Participation in Environmental Policy Analysis, ed M Hisschemöller et al (New Brunswick and London: Transaction Publishers 2001) 349-67

with L Westmarland, 'Unintended outcomes of police selection procedures' Police Research and Management 5 (2001) 71-88

'Making systematic sense of public discontents with expert knowledge: two analytical approaches and a case study' Public Understanding of Science 9 (2000) 105-122

'Computer models and the public's understanding of science: a case-study analysis' Social Studies of Science 29 (1999) 845-66

with P Bailey & J Forrester 'Involving the public in local air pollution assessment: a citizen participation case study' International Journal for Environment and Pollution 11 (1999) 290-303

with P Bailey (ed) special issue on Integrated Environmental Assessment of International Journal for Environment and Pollution 11 (1999) including introduction 237-242

with H Rothstein et al 'Regulatory science, Europeanization and the control of agrochemicals'Science, Technology and Human Values 24 (1999) 241-64

with V Entwistle et al, 'Lay perspectives: advantages for health research?' British Medical Journal 316 (7 February) (1998) 463-6

'The changing social authority of science' Science Studies 10 (1997) 65-75

'Restoring respect for science' Science and Public Affairs Spring (1997) 42-45

with A Irwin et al, 'Regulatory science - towards a sociological framework' Futures 29 (1) (1997) 17-31

'From one dependency to another: the political economy of science policy in the Irish Republic 1922-90' Science, Technology and Human Values 20 (1995) 171-96

'La autoridad social de la ciencia en la edad postmoderna' Política y Sociedad 14/5 (1994) 59-66

'Understanding science from the perspective of the sociology of scientific knowledge: an overview'Public Understanding of Science 3 (1994) 245-58

'Industrial relations and environmentalism' Review of Employment Topics 1 (1993) 103-113

'Green ambivalence about science: legal-rational authority and the scientific legitimation of a social movement' British Journal of Sociology 43 (1992) 511-32

'Skills, deals and impartiality: the sale of environmental consultancy skills and public perceptions of scientific neutrality' Social Studies of Science 22 (1992) 435-53

'A economia política da internacionalização da ciência na Irlanda' Revista de Ciência, Tecnologia e Sociedade 13/14 (1991) 71-79

with J Brewer and G McBride, 'Orchestrating an encounter: a note on the talk of mentally handicapped children' Sociology of Health and Illness 13 (1991) 58-67

with S Bruce, 'The de Wet portraits of the Scottish kings', Review of Scottish Culture 6 (1990) 11-9

with K Milton 'Environmentalism and Direct Rule: the politics and ethos of environmental groups in Northern Ireland', Built Environment 16 (1990) 192-202

'Researching the Precambrian biosphere: constructing knowledge and shaping the organization of scientific work', Social Studies of Science 20 (1990) 313-32

with J Brewer, 'On communicative competence: a case study of talk among mentally handicapped persons', Sociolinguistics 17 (1989) 103-123

'Dependent development and colonial science: the case of the Irish experience', Sociological Review 37 (1989) 308-31

with J Brewer, 'Stigma and conversational competence: a conversation analytic study of the mentally handicapped', Human Studies 12 (1989) 97-115

'Bog standards: science and conservation at a public inquiry', Social Studies of Science 19 (1989) 421-438

'Settling accounts: accounts, action and sociological explanation', British Journal of Sociology 39 (1988) 578-599

'Argumentation, epistemology, and the sociology of language', Argumentation 2 (1988) 351-367

'Dictates of method and policy: vocabularies of choice in scientific work', Human Studies 11 (1988) 247-265

'Precambrian studies as interdisciplinary science: a sociological analysis', Philosophy and Social Action 13 (1987) 79-89

'The social construction of national scientific profiles: the case of the Irish Republic', Social Science Information 26 (1987) 191-210

'Demotic logic: causal discourse and the structure of explanations', Text 7 (1987) 181-203

'Interactive orientation in scientific arguments: the case of Hutton's "Theory of the Earth"', in Power, Action and Belief Sociological Review Monograph 33, ed J Law (Keele: University of Keele 1985) 132-157

'Popper, demarcation and Darwin, Freud and Marx', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 16 (1985) 337-350

'Vocabularies of freedom and resentment: a Strawsonian perspective on argumentation in science and the law', Social Studies of Science 15 (1985) 99-126

'Proofs and reputations: Sir James Hall and the use of classification devices in scientific debate', Earth Sciences History 3 (1984) 25-43

'On the argumentative strategies of scientists in the public realm', Zeitschrift für Wissenschaftsforschung 3 (1984) 29-37

'The relationship between epistemological and sociological cognitive interests', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 13 (1982) 353-88

'Textual persuasion: the role of social accounting in the construction of scientific arguments', Philosophy of the Social Sciences 11 (1981) 409-35

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