- Dr Angus Bancroft
- 4f1 18 Buccleuch Place Edinburgh UK EH8 9JS
- +44 (0)131 650 6642
- Research Interests
- Drug users, dealers and traffickers, drug policy, drug culture, Alcohol, the darknet, digital culture, Digital Sociology
Guidance and feedback: Wednesday 11am-1pm. Just email to arrange to meet me outside of that.
I am currently researching policies to reduce demand in human trafficking; views of users of online drug marketplaces; views of cannabis growers.
Selected Publications - you can find many of these at my Academia.edu page or please email me if you cannot get access:
Angus Bancroft and Peter Scott Reid (in press) 'Challenging the techno-politics of anonymity: the case of cryptomarket users', Information, Communication and Society.
Angus Bancroft and Peter Scott Reid (2015) 'Concepts of illicit drug quality among darknet market users: Purity, embodied experience, craft and chemical knowledge', International Journal of Drug Policy, early online, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.11.008
Angus Bancroft, Mariah Jade Zimpfer, Orla Murray and Martina Karels (2014) 'Working at Pleasure in Young Women's Alcohol Consumption: A Participatory Visual Ethnography', Sociological Research Online, 16, 2, 20, http://www.socresonline.org.uk/19/3/20.html.
Angus Bancroft (2012) 'Drinking With and Without Fun: Female students' accounts of pre-drinking and club-drinking', Sociological Research Online, 17 (4). http://www.socresonline.org.uk/17/4/7.html
Angus Bancroft (2009) Drugs, Intoxication and Society, Cambridge: Polity Press. Buy at Amazon UK.
Angus Bancroft (2005) Roma and Gypsy-Travellers in Europe: Modernity, Race, Space and Exclusion, Avebury: Ashgate Press.
Topics interested in supervising
I am keen to supervise PhD students in the fields of: illicit drug use and regulation, the darknet, alcohol, crime and policing.
If you are interested in being supervised by Angus Bancroft, please see the links below for more information: