Publications

I have written over 40 publications including four books. You can find copies and links to some of my main publications below. Also see my Academia.edu page. I am happy to provide pre-print copies of any work which is not already available on my Academia.edu page or below.

I’m currently on the Editorial Board of the journal Qualitative Research. I was previously Chair of the Editorial Board of Sociological Research Online and on the Editorial Boards of Sociology and Sociological Research Online.

Books

Lumsden, K. and Harmer, E. (eds.) (2019) Online Othering: Exploring Digital Violence and Discrimination on the Web. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Access the Introduction.

Lumsden, K. (with Bradford, J. and Goode, J.) (2019) Reflexivity: Theory, Method and Practice. London: Routledge. Access the IntroductionTo buy or preview a copy click here

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Lumsden, K. and Winter, A. (eds.) (2014) Reflexivity in Criminological Research: Experiences with the Powerful and the Powerless. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Access the Introduction

Lumsden, K. (2013) Boy Racer Culture: Youth, Masculinity and Deviance. London: Routledge. Access the Introduction

Journal articles

Lumsden, K. and Black, A. (2020) ‘”Sorry it’s too Late, I’m Dead Now”: Barriers Faced by d/Deaf Citizens When Accessing Police Services.’ Disability & Society, Online First.

Black, A. and Lumsden, K. (2019) Dispositives of Risk(work) and Precautionary Policing in a Police Force Control Room in England: An Ethnography of Call Handlers, Dispatchers and Officers’ Responses to Domestic Incidents. Policing & Society. Special issue on ethnographies of policing. iFirst. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K., Goode, J. and Black, A. (2019) “I will Not be Thrown Out of the Country Because I’m an Immigrant”: Eastern European Migrants’ Responses to Hate Crime, Rural Racism and Brexit. Sociological Research Online 24(2): 167-184. Pre-print version

Hadlington, L., Lumsden, K., Black, A. and Ferra, F. (2018) A Qualitative Exploration of Police Officers’ Experiences, Challenges, and Perceptions of Cybercrime. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice. iFirst. https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pay090

Kaur, H., Saukko, P. and Lumsden, K. (2018) Unravelling the Rhythms of Moving in and out of the Internet: A Study Based on Video Diaries of Teenagers with Physical Disabilities. Mobilities 13(3): 397-410. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. and Goode, J. (2018) Public Criminology, Reflexivity and the Enterprise University: Experiences of Research, Knowledge Transfer Work and Co-option with Police Forces. Theoretical Criminology 22(2): 243-257. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. and Black, A. (2018) Austerity Policing, Emotional Labour and the Boundaries of Police Work: An Ethnography of a Police Force Control Room in England. British Journal of Criminology 58(3): 606-623. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2017) It’s a Profession, It Isn’t a Job: Police Officers’ Views of the Professionalisation of Policing in England. Sociological Research Online 22(3): 4-20. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. and Morgan, H.M. (2017) Media Framing of Trolling and Online Abuse: Silencing Strategies, Symbolic Violence and Victim Blaming. Feminist Media Studies 17(6): 926-940. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2016) Police Officer and Civilian Staff Receptivity to Research and Evidence-Based Policing in England: Providing a Contextual Understanding through Qualitative Interviews. Policing: a Journal of Policy and Practice 11(2): 157-167. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. and Goode, J. (2016) Policing Research and the Rise of the Evidence-Base: Police Officer and Staff Understandings of Research, its Implementation and “What Works”. Sociology 52(4): 813-829. Pre-print version

Goode, J. and Lumsden, K. (2016) The McDonaldisation of Police-Academic Partnerships: Organisational and Cultural Barriers Encountered in Moving from Research on Police to Research with Police. Policing and Society 28(1): 75-89. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2015) (Re)civilizing the Young Driver: Technization and Emotive Automobility. Mobilities 10(1): 36-54. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2014) Anti-social Behaviour Legislation and the Policing of Boy Racers: Dispersal Orders and Seizure of Vehicles. Policing: a Journal of Policy and Practice 8(2): 135-143. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2013) Survival of the Fastest: Ethical Dilemmas in Research with Boy Racers. YOUNG: Nordic Journal of Youth Research 21(3): 273-288. Special issue on the ethics of youth research. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2013) You Are What You Research: Researcher Partisanship and the Sociology of the Underdog. Qualitative Research 13(1): 3-18. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2013) Policing the Roads: Traffic Cops, Boy Racers and Antisocial Behaviour Legislation. Policing and Society 23(2): 204-221. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2010) Gendered Performances in a Male-Dominated Subculture: Girl Racers, Car Modification and the Quest for Masculinity. Sociological Research Online 15(3). Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2009) “Don’t Ask a Woman to Do Another Woman’s Job”: Gendered Interactions and the Emotional Ethnographer. Sociology 43(3): 497-513. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2009) “Do We Look Like Boy Racers?” The Role of the Folk Devil in Contemporary Moral Panics. Sociological Research Online 14(1). Pre-print version

Book chapters

Lumsden, K. (in progress) ‘Reflexivity and Feminism in Social Research: Its Legacy and its Current Role in the Context of Fast Academia and the Managerial University.’ In J. Cooke and L. Nyhagen (eds.) Intersectional Feminist Research Methodologies: Applications in the Social Sciences and Humanities. London: Routledge.

Lumsden, K. (2021) Becoming and Unbecoming an Academic: A Performative Autoethnography of Struggles Against Imposter Syndrome From Early to Mid-Career in the Neoliberal University. In: M. Addison, M. Breeze and Y. Taylor (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Imposter Syndrome in Higher Education. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Black, A. and Lumsden, K. (2020) Emotional Labour in Policing. In: A. Fowler et al. (eds.) Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice. London: Routledge.

Lumsden, K. and Black, A. (2020) Police Officer and Staff Wellbeing and the Management of Emotions: An Ethnographic Study of Frontline Policing in a Force Control Room. In: J.L.M. McDaniel, K. Ross and K. Pease (eds.) Policing and Mental Health. London: Routledge, Chap 11.

Harmer, E. and Lumsden, K. (2019) Introduction: Online Othering. In: K. Lumsden and E. Harmer (eds.) Online Othering: Exploring Digital Violence and Discrimination on the Web. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2019) “I want to kill you in front of your children’ is not a threat. It’s an expression of a desire, not of an intent”: Discourses of Trolling and Gendered Violence on a Reddit Men’s Rights Activist (MRA) forum. In: K. Lumsden and E. Harmer (eds.) Online Othering: Exploring Digital Violence and Discrimination on the Web. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Pre-print version

Black, A., Lumsden, K. and Hadlington, L. (2019) “Why don’t you just block them?” Police Responses to Reports of Online Harassment and their Construction of the Ideal Victim. In: K. Lumsden and E. Harmer (eds.) Online Othering: Exploring Digital Violence and Discrimination on the Web. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Pre-print version

Whittle, J., Elder-Vass, D. and Lumsden, K.  (2019) “There’s a Bit of Banter”: How Male Teenagers “Do Boy” on Social Networking Sites. In: K. Lumsden and E. Harmer (eds.) Online Othering: Exploring Digital Violence and Discrimination on the Web. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. and Morgan, H.M. (2017) Cyber-Trolling as Symbolic Violence: Deconstructing Gendered Abuse Online. In: N. Lombard (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Violence. London: Routledge, Chapter 12. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2016) The Shifting Legitimacy of Knowledge Across Academic and Police/Practitioner Settings: Highlighting the Risks and Limits of Reflexivity. In: S. Armstrong et al. (eds.) Reflexivity and Criminal Justice: Intersections of Policy, Practice and Research. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 191-213. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2016) Boy Racer Culture and Class Conflict: Urban Regeneration, Social Exclusion and the Rights of the Road. In: M. De Backer, L. Melgaco, G. Varna and F. Menichelli (eds.) Criminology Meets Geography: Order and Conflict in Public Space. London: Routledge, Chapter 14. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2014) You Are What You Research: Researcher Partisanship and the Sociology of the Underdog. In: S. Hillyard (ed.) Approaches to Fieldwork, London: Sage. (Reprint of 2013 Qualitative Research article).

Lumsden, K. (2014) You Are What You Research: Bias and Partisanship in An Ethnography of Boy Racers. In: K. Lumsden and A. Winter (eds.) Reflexivity in Criminological Research: Experiences with the Powerful and the Powerless. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. and Winter, A. (2014) Introduction: Reflexivity in Criminological Research. In: K. Lumsden and A. Winter (eds.) Reflexivity in Criminological Research: Experiences with the Powerful and the Powerless. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Pre-print version

Lumsden, K. (2014) Use of Ethnography as a Method in the Context of Adopting a Reflexive Approach: A Study of Boy Racers. SAGE Cases in Methodology. London: Sage.

Lumsden, K. (2014) Speeding and Joy Riding. In: R. Atkinson (ed.) Shades of Deviance: A Primer on Crime, Deviance and Social Harm. London: Routledge, Chapter 18. Pre-print version

Online publications and blogs

Lumsden, K. (forthcoming 2022) How to Adapt Conventional Methodologies to an Online Format: Focus Groups. SAGE Research Methods: Doing Research Online. London: Sage.

Lumsden, K. (forthcoming 2022) How to Conduct Asynchronous Interviews. SAGE Research Methods: Doing Research Online. London: Sage.

Lumsden, K. (2017) The McDonaldization of Police-Academic Partnerships: Observations on What Works and What Doesn’t. Policing Insight. 10 July 2017. Available at: https://policinginsight.com/analysis/mcdonaldization-police-academic-partnerships-observations-works-doesnt/ (reprint of EMPAC blog).

Lumsden, K. and Black, A. Characteristics of reports of the disclosure of private images and social media-enabled domestic harassment offences. East Midlands Policing Academic Collaboration (EMPAC):  April 2017. Available at: http://www.empac.org.uk/domestic-harassment-new-loughborough-research-findings/

Lumsden, K. (2016) Audit Culture, the Enterprise University and Public Engagement. The Sociological Review Blog, 14 November 2016. Available at: https://www.thesociologicalreview.com/blog/audit-culture-the-enterprise-university-and-public-engagement-sociologists-doing-enterprise-and-knowledge-transfer-work.html

Lumsden, K. (2016) The McDonaldization of Police-Academic Partnerships: Observations on ‘What Works’ and ‘What Doesn’t Work’. East Midlands Policing Academic Collaboration (EMPAC). May 2016. Available at: www.empac.org.uk

Lumsden, K. (2014) Aberdeen Beach Boulevard and the Bouley Bashers: A Response. Scottish Justice Matters. November 2014. Available at: http://scottishjusticematters.com/aberdeen-beach-boulevard-bouley-bashers-response/

Review essays

Lumsden, K. (2014) Public Engagement and Social Science by Stella Maile and David Griffiths. Editors. LSE Review of Books. Available at: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2014/10/13/book-review-public-engagement-and-social-science-by-maile-and-griffiths/

Lumsden, K. (2014) Review of Lush Life: Constructing Organized Crime in the UK by D. Hobbs for LSE Review of Books. Available at: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2014/01/02/book-review-lush-life-constructing-organized-crime-in-the-uk/

Lumsden, K. (2013) ‘CHAVS: the Demonization of the Working Class’, Work, Employment & Society 27(1): 188-189.

Lumsden, K. (2009) ‘Understanding Prison Staff’, Work, Employment & Society 23(2): 392-394.

Magazine articles and features

2018. ‘Desert Island Discourses’. Network, the British Sociological Association newsletter, July 2018.

2017. Research featured in the Research Inspector, ‘Policing Domestic Violence’, Policing Insight. 26 October 2017.

2016. Research featured in The View, Loughborough University Magazine.

Films

2019. with Jackie Goode. ‘Stories of Activism in Qualitative Research.’ Film screened at the European Conference of Qualitative Inquiry 2019, University of Edinburgh, UK, 13 February 2019.