Steven Harkins is an ESRC funded PhD candidate based in the in the Journalism Studies Department at the University of Sheffield. He is also a tutor and occasional lecturer in the same department. His PhD research focuses on reporting poverty and inequality in the UK press with a particular emphasis on the relationship between journalists and their sources. He holds a BA (Hons) in Journalism and Politics from the University of Stirling and an MSc with distinction in Media and Communication research from the University of Strathclyde

Bookshop Guides of 2015

Looking for a new bookshop haunt in a city near you? This year, we’ve published popular guides to some […]

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    The Monthly Roundup: What Have You Been Reading in October 2015?

The Monthly Roundup: What Have You Been Reading in October 2015?

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Waging War: A New Philosophical Introduction. 2nd Edition. Ian Clark. Oxford University Press. 2015.

Ian […]

The best bookshops in Glasgow, Scotland

Steven Harkins takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Glasgow, Scotland. If there’s a bookshop that […]

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    Book Review: First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food? Second Edition, edited by Graham Riches and Tiina Silvasti

Book Review: First World Hunger Revisited: Food Charity or the Right to Food? Second Edition, edited by Graham Riches and Tiina Silvasti

Steven Harkins finds that this book is a useful resource for students of both the practical challenges posed by […]

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    Book Review: Football’s Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game by Ellis Cashmore and Jamie Cleland

Book Review: Football’s Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game by Ellis Cashmore and Jamie Cleland

In Football’s Dark Side, Ellis Cashmore and Jamie Cleland draw together the views of thousands of football fans on the game […]

Book Review: Political Philosophy: A Beginner’s Guide for Students and Politicians by Adam Swift

This new edition of Adam Swift‘s highly readable introduction to political philosophy includes new material on global justice, feminism, and […]

Book Review: Q-Squared: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Poverty Analysis by Paul Shaffer

This book aims to examine the underlying assumptions and implications of how we conceptualise and investigate poverty. Paul Shaffer’s book will no […]

Book Review: Class and Contemporary British Culture by Anita Biressi and Heather Nunn

How does culture articulate, frame, organise and produce stories about social class and class difference? What do these stories tell […]

Book Review: Dickens and Race by Laura Peters

Dickens and Race offers a unique contextualisation of Dickens’s fictional engagements with race in relation to his lesser-known journalism, with […]

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