Peer Reviewed Articles

Peer Reviewed Articles:   

Many of these articles are available Open Access at the below links, others can be found on my academia.edu webpage. If you cannot access an article you wish to read, contact me and I will happily send you a copy. 


Reframing Research Ethics: Towards a Professional Ethics for the Social Sciences. Sociological Research Online, 2016. 21 (4):7 Available OA: http://www.socresonline.org.uk/21/4/7.html DOI: 10.5153/sro.4127 

When is a REC not a REC? When it is a gatekeeper. Research Ethics 2016. 12(4): 234–243. Available OA: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1747016116651668 

The Deaths of Human Beings. QMJ. 2016; 109(4): 229-230. Available OA: http://qjmed.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/10/09/qjmed.hcv195

Limitations in the Bioethical Analysis of Medicalisation: The Case of Love Drugs. Social Theory and Health. 2016: 14(1):109-128. http://www.palgrave-journals.com/sth/journal/v14/n1/abs/sth201520a.html

A sociological analysis of ethical expertise: The case of bioethics. Cogent Social Sciences 2016. pp1-18. Available OA: http://cogentoa.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23311886.2016.1143599 

A Socio-logical Analysis of Ethical Expertise: The Case of Medical Ethics. SageOpen. June 2015: 1-22. http://sgo.sagepub.com/content/5/2/2158244015590445 (Available OA)

Caring for Quality of Care: Symbolic Violence and the Bureaucracies of Audit. BMC Medical Ethics. With: Swinglehurst, D., Maybin, J., Park, S. & Quilligan, S. 2015: 1-12 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6939/16/23/. Whilst published in BMC Medical Ethics this paper was written for a a cross-journal special issue: The Many Meanings of ‘Quality’ in Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. See http://www.biomedcentral.com/series/QualityinHealthcare

Reframing Bioethics Education: Lessons from Education, Cognitive Anthropology and Social Theory. The New Bioethics. 2014: 20(2); 186-198. http://essential.metapress.com/content/4r7365m913323002/

Bourdieu’s Collective Enterprise of Inculcation: The Moral Socialisation and Ethical Enculturation of Medical Students. British Journal of Sociology of Education. Online First:  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01425692.2014.886939#.VIYchmSsUjE 

Elective Ventilation and the Politics of Organ Death. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2013: 39(3): 153-157.  http://jme.bmj.com/content/early/2012/11/09/medethics-2012-100951.abstract  

Well-founded social fictions: a defence of the concepts of institutional and familial habitus. British Journal of Sociology of Education. 2013; 34(2): 165-182. (with Ciaran Thomas Burke and Nicola Ingram). http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01425692.2012.746263#.VIYdBWSsUjE

For an Ethnomethodology of Healthcare Ethics. Health Care Analysis. 2013: 21(4): 372-389 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10728-012-0202-7 

Whatever happened to Medical Politics? Journal of Medical Ethics. 2011; 37(10): 631-636. http://jme.bmj.com/content/early/2011/05/11/jme.2010.041277.abstract  Penultimate Draft [.pdf]. I was interviewed about this article by the US based MD Magazine here.

Anti-Theory in Action? Planning for Pandemics, Triage and ICU Or: How not to bite the bullet. Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy. 2011. 14(1): 91-100. Awarded the Young Scholar Essay Prize (2010) from the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare. http://www.springerlink.com/content/t368j79j87342036/   Penultimate Draft [.pdf]

Literature, History and the Humanisation of Bioethics. Bioethics. 2011 25(1):112-118. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/123442691/abstract This essay was selected for inclusion in the 25th anniversary issue of Bioethics. Penultimate Draft [.pdf]

Research Ethics Committees: The Business of Medicine and Society. Research Ethics Review. 2009 (5)4:154-156. http://rea.sagepub.com/content/5/4/154.abstract. [.pdf].

On the Ethics Committee: The Expert Member, the Lay Member and the Absentee Ethicist. Research Ethics Review. 2009 (5)1. 9-13. http://rea.sagepub.com/content/5/1/9.abstract. [.pdf]. Dr Parker wrote a response to here, my reply is above.