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    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    I am open to supervising PhD students with an interest in elites, media and communications, think tanks, corporate influence on public policy, Islamophobia and counter-terrorism, and neoliberalism and conservatism.

    20092020

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    Research Output

    2020

    The last days of the BBC?

    Mills, T., 2020, It's the Media Stupid!: The Media, the 2019 Election and the Aftermath. Williams, G. (ed.). p. 89-101 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2019

    Is the Labour Party against empirical sociology? Some notes on power, elites and anti-racism

    Mills, T. & Miller, D., Dec 2019, Antisemitism and the Labour Party. Stern-Weiner, J. (ed.). London, p. 173-176

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Secrecy, coercion and deception in research on ‘terrorism’ and ‘extremism’

    Massoumi, N., Mills, T. & Miller, D., 19 May 2019, In : Contemporary Social Science.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    The ethics of researching ‘terrorism’ and political violence: a sociological approach

    Mills, T., Massoumi, N. & Miller, D., 16 Sep 2019, In : Contemporary Social Science. 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    2018

    The Legacy of Edward Herman

    Mills, T., 17 Dec 2018, In : Media Theory. 2, 2, p. 110-116

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    We should aim our attention at powerful institutions and the super-rich

    Mills, T., Miller, D. & Massoumi, N., 9 Apr 2018, Network, p. 22-24 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    What has become of critique? Reassembling sociology after Latour

    Mills, T., 1 Jun 2018, In : British Journal of Sociology. 69, 2, p. 286-305

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    2017

    Fighting back: challenging the State and social movements

    Massoumi, N., Mills, T. & Miller, D., 20 Jun 2017, What is Islamophobia? Racism, social movements and the State. Massoumi, N., Mills, T. & Miller, D. (eds.). London (UK): Pluto Press, p. 271-274 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Islamophobia, social movements and the State: for a movement-centered approach

    Massoumi, N., Mills, T. & Miller, D., 20 Jun 2017, What is Islamophobia? Racism, social movements and the State. Massoumi, N., Mills, T. & Miller, D. (eds.). London (UK): Pluto Press, p. 3-32 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Liberal and left movements and the rise of Islamophobia

    Massoumi, N., Mills, T. & Miller, D., 20 Jun 2017, What is Islamophobia? Racism, social movements and the State. Massoumi, N., Mills, T. & Miller, D. (eds.). London (UK): Pluto Press, p. 234-270 37 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Religion, radicalization, and the causes of terrorism

    Mills, T. & Miller, D., Jul 2017, The Cambridge companion to religion and terrorism. Lewis, J. R. (ed.). New York (US): Cambridge University Press, p. 46-68 22 p. (Cambridge Companions to Religion).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    The Neoconservative movement: think tanks as elite elements of social movements from above

    Griffin, T., Mills, T. & Miller, D., 20 Jun 2017, What is Islamophobia? Racism, social movements and the State. Massoumi, N., Mills, T. & Miller, D. (eds.). London (UK): Pluto Press, p. 215-233 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
    File

    What is Islamophobia? Racism, social movements and the State

    Massoumi, N. (ed.), Mills, T. (ed.) & Miller, D. (ed.), 20 Jun 2017, London (UK): Pluto Press. 304 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2016

    The BBC: myth of a public service

    Mills, T., 15 Nov 2016, London (UK). 272 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2011

    Introduction: teaching and researching terrorism – pressures and practice

    Miller, D. & Mills, T., Dec 2011, In : Critical Studies on Terrorism. 4, 3, p. 389-392 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

    Teaching about terrorism in the United Kingdom: How it is done and what problems it causes

    Miller, D., Mills, T. & Harkins, S., Dec 2011, In : Critical Studies on Terrorism. 4, 3, p. 405-420 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2010

    Counterinsurgency and terror expertise: The integration of social scientists into the war effort

    Miller, D. & Mills, T., 1 Jun 2010, In : Cambridge Review of International Affairs. 23, 2, p. 203-221 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2009

    The terror experts and the mainstream media: the expert nexus and its dominance in the news media

    Miller, D. & Mills, T., 2009, In : Critical Studies on Terrorism. 2, 3, p. 414-437 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle