1. Contributors

        Bev Skeggs

        sociologist, London

      1. Bev Skeggs is a sociologist whose work intersects with the areas of women’s studies and cultural studies. Since 2004, she is Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths College, University of London, London, having previously taught at the University of Worcester; Keele University; the University of York; and the University of Manchester. Since 2013, Skeggs has been an Economic and Social Research Council Professorial Fellow, for which she is carrying out research on “A Sociology of Values and Value.” Her research interests consolidate around the issues of value and values and focus on class, media and cultural formations, violence and sexuality, feminist and poststructuralist theory, Pierre Bourdieu and Karl Marx, and spatial formations. In addition to publishing widely in journals such as the British Journal of Sociology, Media, Culture and Society, and The Sociological Review—the latter of which she is joint managing editor—her recent books include: Reacting to Reality Television: Performance, Audience and Value (2012) (with Helen Wood); Class, Self, Culture (2004); Feminism After Bourdieu (2004) (with Lisa Adkins); Sexuality and the Politics of Violence and Safety (2004) (with Leslie Moran); Formations of Class and Gender: Becoming Respectable (1997); Feminist Cultural Theory: Production and Process (1995); and Issues in Sociology: The Media (1992) (with John Mundy). Skeggs lives and works in London. [Last updated 2015]