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Personal profile

General

Pam Lowe joined Aston in September 2005. Most of her teaching and research is centred around women’s reproductive and sexual health, with a particular interest in pregnancy, abortion and early parenting. Recently she has worked on a number of projects including on the sexual health of online sex workers and young people and sexual consent. She is currently engaged in a long term ethnographic study of abortion debates in public spaces. 

Research Interests

  • Sociology of Health and Illness, particularly women’s reproductive and sexual health
  • Parenting cultures
  • Sexualities
  • Feminist Theory
  • Qualitative methodology

Teaching Activity

Pam usually teaches on the following modules

  • Pregnancy and politics
  • Kith and Kin
  • Organising for Social Justice

Qualifications

BA (Hons)/ MA/ PhD, Warwick

Administrative Roles

Sociology and Policy Senior Tutor

Contact Details

Room:  MB 735b
Phone: 0121 204 3807
Email:p.k.lowe@aston.ac.uk 
Fax:  0121 204 3766

Keywords

  • HM Sociology
  • women's reproductive health
  • domestic and sexual violence
  • parenting cultures
  • Feminist Theories

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Pam Lowe is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

sleep Social Sciences
mitozolomide Medicine & Life Sciences
contraception Social Sciences
temozolomide Medicine & Life Sciences
abortion Social Sciences
neurosciences Social Sciences
Internet Medicine & Life Sciences
newspaper Social Sciences

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Research Output 2001 2019

(Re)imagining the ‘backstreet’: Anti-abortion campaigning against decriminalisation in the UK

Lowe, P., 1 Jun 2019, In : Sociological research online. 24, 2, p. 203-218 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
criminalization
abortion
campaign
narrative
liberalization

Anti-Abortion Clinic Activism, Civil Inattention, and the Problem of Gendered Harassment

Lowe, P. & Hayes, G. A., 1 Apr 2019, In : Sociology. 53, 2, p. 330-346 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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abortion
service provider
privacy
content analysis
evidence
Open Access
File
everyday experience
resident
deprivation
social class
everyday life

'On the Wet Side of the Womb’: The construction of mothers in anti-abortion activism in England and Wales

Lowe, P. & Page, S-J., 1 May 2019, In : European Journal of Women's Studies. 26, 2, p. 165-180 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
abortion
motherhood
women's role
discourse
baby

Pregnancy prevention and contraceptive preferences of online sex workers in the UK

Lowe, P., Pilcher, K., Pattison, H. M., Whittaker, V., Robertson, C. & Ross, J., 2 Nov 2019, In : The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care . 24, 6, p. 444-448 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

contraceptive
pregnancy
worker
Internet
contraception

Thesis

Modern foreign languages classroom: is inclusion of all exclusion in disguise?

Author: D'Almeida, E., 18 Nov 2015

Supervisor: Rogers, C. A. (Supervisor) & Lowe, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Queer enough? Contested terrains of identity deployment in the context of gay and lesbian public activism in Poland

Author: Gruszczynska, A., Sep 2009

Supervisor: Lowe, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Social change performed through the practice of allotment gardening

Author: Whittaker, V., 20 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Lowe, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Unmarried young mothers in South-Eastern Nigeria: attitudes and experiences

Author: Amakor, G. O., 13 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Page, S. (Supervisor) & Lowe, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Young people living with liver disease: a qualitative study of experiences of transitions

Author: Bashir, S., 21 Feb 2018

Supervisor: Lowe, P. (Supervisor) & Peel, E. A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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