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Assoc. Prof. Lee Monaghan

Biography

PhD (Cardiff University) 1998, Previously Lecturer at Cardiff University 1999-2002, then Newcastle University 2002-2005

Research Interests

The Body, Health & Illness, Risk, Masculinities, The Obesity Debate, Illicit Drug Use, Violence, Sexualities, Qualitative Research, Stigma, Asthma, Dental Health, Financial Crisis, .

Teaching Interests

The Sociology of Health & Illness
The Sociology of the Body
Classical Sociological Theory
Contemporary Sociological Theory
MA Dissertation Writing Class

Professional Activities

Education

  • 1998 Cardiff University - PhD

Employment

  • Newcastle University - Lecturer
  • Cardiff University - Lecturer

Language

  • English

Publications

Book

2001

Book Chapter

2014

Bodybuilding, Drugs and Risk: Reflections on an Ethnographic Study
Monaghan, L.F.
Doing Real World Research in Sports Studies

2014

'It's Worse for Women and Girls': Negotiating Embodied Masculinities through Weigh-Related Talk
Monaghan, L.F. and Malson, H.
Obesity Discourse and Fat Politics: Research, Critique and Interventions

2013

The Sick Role
Bury, M. and Monaghan, L.F.
Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

2013

Stigma
Monaghan, L.F. and Williams, S.J.
Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

2013

Awareness Contexts
Monaghan, L.F.
Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

2013

Illness-related Behaviour
Monaghan, L.F.
Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

2013

Illness Narratives
Bury, M and Monaghan, L.F.
Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

2013

Embodiment
Williams, S.J. and Monaghan, L.F.
Key Concepts in Medical Sociology

2011

Accounting for Illicit Steroid Use: Bodybuilders’ Justifications
Monaghan, L.F.
Critical Readings in Bodybuilding

2011

Reflections on and Developing Critical Weight Studies
Monaghan, L.F., Rich, E. and Aphramor, L.
Debating Obesity: Critical Perspectives

2011

Critiquing Obesity Discourse and Developing an Alternative
Rich, E., Monaghan, L.F. and Aphramor, L.
Debating Obesity: Critical Perspectives

2011

Bodily Sensibility: Vocabularies of the Discredited Male Body
Monaghan, L.F. and Hardey, M.
Debating Obesity: Critical Perspectives

2008
2008

Hard Men, Shop Boys and Others: Embodying Competence in a Masculinist Occupation
Monaghan, L.F.
Crime, Criminal Justice and Masculinities

2006

Fieldwork and the Body: Reflections on an Embodied Ethnography
Monaghan, LF
The Sage Handbook of Fieldwork.

2006

Corporeal Indeterminacy: The Value of Embodied, Interpretive Sociology.
Monaghan, LF
Body/Embodiment: Symbolic Interactionism and the Sociology of the Body.

2003

Hormonal Bodies, Civilised Bodies: Incorporating the Biological into the Sociology of Health
Monaghan, LF
Debating Biology: Sociological Reflections on Health, Medicine and Society.

2001

The Bodybuilding Ethnophysiology Thesis
Monaghan, LF
Reframing the Body

1999
1999

Bodybuilding, Steroids and Violence: Is There a Connection?
Monaghan, LF; Dobash, RP; Dobash, RE; Bloor, M
Crime Unlimited: Questions for the 21st Century

1998

Bodybuilding and Sexual Attractiveness
Bloor, M; Monaghan, LF; Dobash, RP; Dobash, RE
The Body in Qualitative Research

1998

The Body as a Chemistry Experiment: Steroid Use Among South Wales Bodybuilders
Bloor, M; Monaghan, LF; Dobash, RP; Dobash, RE
The Body In Everyday Life

Conference Publication

2015
2012

Crisis, Austerity and Resistance
Monaghan, L.F; O'Flynn, M.

2010
2007

SAI Annual Conference
Monaghan, L.F.

1997
1997

The American Society of Criminology Annual Conference
Dobash, R.P., Dobash, R.E., Bloor, M; Monaghan, L.F.

1997

The British Criminology Conference
Dobash, R.P; Dobash, R.E; Bloor, M; Monaghan, L.F.

1995

The British Criminology Conference
Dobash, R.P; Dobash, R.E; Bloor, M; Monaghan, L.F.

Edited Book

Other Journal

2008

Men and the Obesity Epidemic: Promoting Healthy Scepticism.
Monaghan, LF
Fare Choice: The Quarterly Newsletter of the Scottish Community Diet Project.

2008
2005

Taking Sides.
Monaghan, LF
Men's Health Forum Magazine. June.

Other Publication

2010

Men, Masculinities and Health: Critical Perspectives
Monaghan, LF
Sociology Of Health & Illness

Peer Reviewed Journal

2019

Media, 'Fat Panic' and Public Pedagogy: Mapping Contested Terrain
Monaghan, LF;Rich, E;Bombak, AE
Sociology Compass DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12651

2018

Managing Stigma: Asthma, Young People and the Politics of Chronic Illness
Monaghan, L.F. and Gabe, J.
Qualitative Health Research

2018

Dietary Approaches to Weight-Loss, Health-At-Every-Size® and Beyond: Rethinking the War on Obesity
Bombak, A.E., Monaghan, L.F. and Rich, E.
Social Theory & Health

2016
2015

The Casanova-Myth: Legend and Anxiety in the Seduction Community
Schuurmans, J,Monaghan, LF
Sociological Research Online DOI: 10.5153/sro.3535

2015
2013

Obesity discourse and fat politics: research, critique and interventions
Monaghan, L.F., Colls, R. and Evans, R.
Critical Public Health DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2013.814312

2013

Seeking university Research Ethics Committee approval: the emotional vicissitudes of a "rationalised' process
Monaghan, LF,O'Dwyer, M,Gabe, J
International Journal Of Social Research Methodology DOI: 10.1080/13645579.2011.649902

2010

The metamorphosis of female bodybuilders: Judging a paroxysmal body?
Roussel, P; Monaghan, LF; Javerlhiac, S; Le Yondre, F
International Review For The Sociology Of Sport DOI: 10.1177/1012690209353371

2010

Obesity Epidemic Entrepreneurs: Types, Practices and Interests
Monaghan, LF; Hollands, R; Pritchard, G
Body & Society DOI: 10.1177/1357034X10364769

2009
2006
2005

Discussion Piece: A Critical Take on the Obesity Debate.
Monaghan, LF
Social Theory And Health

2004
2003
2002
2002
2001
2000

Drug-Taking, 'Risk Boundaries' and Social Identity: Bodybuilders' Talk about Ephedrine and Nubain.
Bloor, M; Monaghan, LF; Dobash, RP; Dobash, RE
Sociological Research Online

1999
1999

Challenging Medicine? Bodybuilding, Drugs and Risk
Monaghan, LF
Sociology Of Health & Illness