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Jason Hughes Professor, University of Leicester

Professor Jason Hughes is Professor and Head of Sociology at the University of Leicester. His interests include: sociological theory; drugs and health; emotions, work and identity. His book, Learning to Smoke (University of Chicago Press, 2003), was winner of the Norbert Elias prize. More recent works – authored/ co-authored/edited – include: Gender, Class and Occupation: Working Class Men Doing Dirty Work (Palgrave, 2016), Moral Panics in the Contemporary World (Bloomsbury, 2013), Visual Methods (SAGE, 2012), Internet Research Methods (SAGE, 2012), and Communities of Practice: Critical Perspectives (Routledge, 2007). With Eric Dunning, he co-authored the book Norbert Elias and Modern Sociology: Knowledge, Interdependence, Power, Process (Bloomsbury, 2013).