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Dr Liz James

Dr Liz James

Telephone: 0151 231 5114

Biography

Liz is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and a Disability Coordinator for the School of Humanities and Social Science. She has a degree in Social Studies from the University of Liverpool and a PhD in Interdisciplinary Women’s Studies from the University of Warwick. She has worked as a Lecturer in Further Education, as a Youth Worker and as a Mental Health Support Worker. She been a Lecturer at LJMU since 1995 and has also taught on the undergraduate Sociology and postgraduate Women’s Studies programmes at Liverpool Hope University.

Degrees

1993, University of Warwick, England, PhD Interdisciplinary Women's Studies
1982, University of Liverpool, UK, BA (Hons) Social Studies

Publications

Journal Articles

James L, Wattis L. 2013. Exploring order and disorder: Women’s experiences balancing work and care European Journal of Women's Studies, 20 :264-278 >DOI

Standing KE, James L. 2010. Developing an undergraduate e-journal in the school of social science Vickerman P. Innovations in Practice, 2 :65-72

James E. 1994. ”This is me!” Autobiography and the construction of identities Auto/biography, 1&2 :71-82

Chapters

James L. 2000. Women and Work Owen M, Sperling L. Women and work: the age of post-feminism? Ashgate. Aldershot

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

James E. The Impact of Public Service Cuts in Liverpool on Women’s Health and Well-being British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2012: Sociology in an Age of Austerity

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: ”Trying to Write Myself”: Working Class Women’s Autobiographical Writing, Conference title: Memory, History and Critique: European identity at the Millennium, 5th International Conference, International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI),, Place/location of conference: University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht., Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Women and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: Some Explorations, Conference title: Women and Equality: Rhetoric or Reality?, Place/location of conference: Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: ”Trying to Write Myself”: Working Class Women’s Autobiographical Writing, Conference title: 5th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, Place/location of conference: University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: ‘All in the mind'?: The Location of Illness and Feminist Theories of the Body, Conference title: Women, Policy and Politics: 10th International Conference of the Women’s Studies Network (UK) Association, Place/location of conference: Institute of Education, University of London, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Student e-journals: an exploratory project, Conference title: LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference, Place/location of conference: Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Cultural Capital in the Capital of Culture, Conference title: Capital, Culture, Power: Criminalisation and Resistance, Place/location of conference: Liverpool University, Liverpool, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: e-merge: the development of an undergraduate e-journal, Conference title: LJMU Annual Teaching and Learning Conference 2010, Place/location of conference: Liverpool, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: The impact of public sector cuts in Liverpool on women’s health and wellbeing, Conference title: Sociology in an Age of Austerity, Place/location of conference: University of Leeds, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Other invited event:

Title of event: Gender Seminar Series, English Department, University of Bangor, Location: University of Bangor, Bangor, Description: Oral presentation: 'Working Class Women’s Autobiographical Writing'