- Dr Angus Bancroft
- 4f1 18 Buccleuch Place Edinburgh UK EH8 9JS
- +44 (0)131 650 6642
- Research Interests
- Sociology of drugs, drug users, dealers and traffickers, drug policy, drug culture, Alcohol
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 (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
Ralph Fevre and Angus Bancroft (2010) Dead White Men and Other Important People: Sociology's Big Ideas, Basingstoke: Palgrave.
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: the darknet; illicit drug use; trafficking; alcohol; sexuality.
If you are interested in being supervised by Angus Bancroft, please see the links below for more information: