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Gary Taylor

Dr Gary Taylor BA, PhD, SFHEA

Principal Lecturer

Summary

I have been teaching in higher education since 1990. During this time, I have taught Sociology, Politics, Social Policy, History and Journalism. I joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2000 and I am located in the Sociology team.

  • Teaching

    I currently teach

    Media, Representation and Society (first year)
    Culture, Media and Consumption (third year)
    Crime and the Media (third year)
    Dissertations (undergraduate and postgraduate)

  • Research

    I have written articles on the politics of education, politics and the media and on welfare theory. I have also written books on social and political theory, health policy, social policy and on the media.

    I am currently working on a series of projects on the social and political content of film.

  • Publications

    Journal articles

    Taylor, G., & Hawley, H. (2006). Health promotion and the freedom of the individual. Health Care Analysis, 14 (1), 15-24. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10728-006-0012-x

    Taylor, G., & Hawley, H. (2004). The construction of arguments over the rationing of health care: Perspectives from the british broadsheets. Social Policy Journal, 3 (3), 45-61. http://doi.org/10.1300/J185v03n03_04

    Books

    Taylor, G., Mellor, L., & Mccarter, R. (2016). Work-related learning and the social sciences. Routledge. http://doi.org/10.4324/9781315753072

  • Other activities

    I am actively involved in funded project work on citizenship and employability. Projects funded through HEFCE include

    Active Learning and Active Citizenship (Associate director, 2005-2008)
    CETL in Employability (Associate director 2008-2010)

    I have also led on a number of projects for the Higher Education Academy and its subject centres

    Work Based Learning and the Community (SWAP, 2005)
    Social and moral responsibilities and the environment (CSAP, 2008)
    Project Management and the Social Sciences (HEA, 2011)

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