School of Social and Political Science

Graham Crow

Job Title

Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Methodology

Graham Crow

Research interests

Research themes

Research interests

Research methods, Interdisciplinary Research, Research Ethics, Research methods and methodological innovations, Comparative, historical, and theoretical sociology, Sociology of families, households and domestic life, Sociology of communities

For my current research into academic careers and retirement, see

Research students supervised through to successful completion (19, including 11 ESRC-funded*)

Annette Mellish ‘Lone fathers and the labour market’ (MPhil 1997)

Gill Atkinson* ‘Women and dependence’ (PhD 1998)

Sheila Hawker* ‘Counselling as emotional labour’ (PhD 1998)

Chris Kerr* ‘Food and elderly people’ (PhD 1999)

Jane Parry* ‘Identity in former mining communities’ (PhD 2000)

Sheila Preston ‘Community drama and community development’ (PhD 2000)

Kate Reed ‘British South Asian mothers’ health beliefs’ (PhD 2000)

Karen Manson* ‘RAF wives’ (PhD 2001)

Janet Turner ‘Youth, crime and community’ (PhD 2005)

Pat Partington ‘Rehabilitation through exercise after heart attack’ (PhD 2005)

Susie Cooke* ‘Unemployment, training and job search’ (PhD 2005)

Rebecca Pockney ‘Friendships of adults with learning disabilities’ (PhD 2007) (NHS-funded)

Aisha Taplin* ‘Coping strategies of young mothers in Mozambique’ (PhD 2009)

Jeff Vass ‘The concept of society’ (PhD 2011)

Claire MacNeill ‘Empowerment through drama of "looked-after children"’ (PhD 2012)

Jaimie Ellis* ‘Methodological innovation in research on children with ASD’ (PhD 2013)

Maggie Laidlaw*, 'Volunteering as a balancing act: Who's got time for that?' (PhD 2019)

Sue Rawcliffe*, 'Aspirations and experiments: a long view of the role of "community" in social welfare provision in the west of Scotland' (PhD 2019)

Amanda Vettini*, 'Has something got to give? Tensions and opportunities in achieving both a UK social science doctorate and ESRC-specified research and skills training' (PhD 2020)


Topics interested in supervising

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Authored books

Crow, G. and Allan, G. (1994) Community Life: An introduction to local social relations (Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf). pp.xxv + 229.

Crow, G. (1997) Comparative Sociology and Social Theory: Beyond the three worlds (Basingstoke and London: Macmillan). pp.viii + 206.

Allan, G. and Crow, G. (2001) Families, Households and Society (Basingstoke and London: Palgrave). pp.xl + 246.

Crow, G. (2002) Social Solidarities: Theories, identities and social change. (Buckingham: Open University Press). pp.vii+148.

Crow, G. (2005) The Art of Sociological Argument. (Basingstoke: Palgrave). pp.vii+208.

Allan, G., Crow, G. and Hawker, S. (2011) Stepfamilies. (Basingstoke: Palgrave). pp.xi+197.

Crow, G. (2018) What are Community Studies? (London: Bloomsbury Academic). pp.x+107.

Edited books and journal special issues

Allan, G. and Crow, G. (1989) Home and Family: Creating the domestic sphere (Basingstoke and London: Macmillan). pp.x + 190.

Hardey, M. and Crow, G. (1991) Lone Parenthood: Coping with constraints and making opportunities (Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf). pp.viii + 200.

Crow, G. (1996) The Sociology of Rural Communities (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar). 2 volumes, pp.xix + 449 (volume 1), xi + 606 (volume 2).

Crow, G. and Heath, S. (2002) Social Conceptions of Time (Basingstoke: Palgrave) pp.xvii+266.

Jamieson, L., Morgan, D., Crow, G. and Allan, G. (2006) 'Friends, neighbours and distant partners', special issue of Sociological Research On-line 11(3)

Crow, G. and Pope, C. (2008) ‘The future of the research relationship’, special issue of Sociology 42(5).

Crow, G., Bardsley, N. and Wiles, R. (2009) ‘Methodological innovation and developing understandings of 21st century society’, special issue of 21st century Society 4(2).

Edwards, R. and Crow, G. (2012) Perspectives on working with archived textual and visual material, special issue of International Journal of Social Research Methodology 15(4).

Charles, N. and Crow, G. (2012) ‘Community re-studies and social change’, special issue of Sociological Review 60 (3).

Crow, G. and Ellis, J. (2017) Revisiting Divisions of Labour (Manchester: Manchester University Press). pp.xi+251.

Recent chapters in books

Crow, G. (2006) ‘Solidarity’ in John Scott (ed.) Sociology: The Key Concepts (London: Routledge), pp.170-2.

Crow, G. and Maclean, C. (2006) ‘Community’ in G. Payne (ed.) Social Divisions (Basingstoke: Palgrave), second edition, pp.305-24.

Crow, G. (2007) ‘Community’ in G. Ritzer (ed.) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, vol.II (Oxford: Blackwell), pp.617-20.

Crow, G. (2008) ‘Reciprocity’ in The Sage Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods, ed. Lisa M. Given, vol.2 (London: Sage) pp.739-40.

Crow, G. (2008) ‘Thinking about families and communities over time’ in R. Edwards (ed.) Researching Families and Communities: Social and generational change. (Abingdon: Routledge), pp.11-24.

Crow, G (2009) ‘Urban village’ in R. Kitchin and N. Thrift (eds) The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, vol.1. (Oxford: Elsevier), pp.101-5.

Crow, G. (2013) ‘Conceptualising state and society’ in P. Kennett (ed.) A Handbook of Comparative Social Policy (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar), second edition, pp.84-97.

Crow, G. (2014) 'The sociology of community' in J. Holmwood and J. Scott (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Sociology in Britain. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.374-95.

Lyon, D. and Crow, G. (2019) 'Doing Qualitative Secondary Analysis: Revisiting Young People’s Imagined Futures in Ray Pahl’s Sheppey Studies’ in K Hughes and A Tarrant (eds) Qualitative Secondary Analysis. London: Sage, pp.155-71.

Crow, G. (2020) ‘Urban village’ in A Kobayashi (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, Second edition, volume 14, Elsevier, pp.119-22.

Recent journal articles

Crow, G., Wiles, R., Heath S. & Charles V. (2006) ‘Research ethics and data quality: the implications of informed consent’ International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 9 (2), pp. 83-95.

Wiles, R. Charles, V. Crow, G., & Heath, S. (2006) ‘Researching researchers: lessons for research ethics’ Qualitative Research, 6 (3), pp. 283-299

Heath, S., Charles, V., Crow, C. & Wiles, R. (2007) ‘Informed consent, gatekeepers and go-betweens: negotiating consent in child- and youth-centred institutions’ British Educational Research Journal 33 (3), pp.403-17.

Wiles, R., Crow, G., Charles V. & Heath S. (2007) ‘Informed consent and the research process: following rules or striking balances?’ Sociological Research Online 12 (2)

Wiles, R., Crow, G., Heath, S. and Charles, V. (2008) ‘The management of confidentiality and anonymity in social research’, International Journal of Social Research Methodology 11(5), pp. 417-28

Crow, G. (2008) ‘Recent rural community studies’, International Journal of Social Research Methodology 11(2), pp.131-9 (special issue on the future of community studies)

Crow, G., Hatton, P., Lyon, D. and Strangleman, T. (2009) ‘New divisions of labour?: Comparative thoughts on the current recession’, Sociological Research Online vol14 issue 2/3

Crow, G. (2010) ‘Social Solidarities’, Sociology Compass 4(1), pp.52-60

Crow, G. and Takeda, N. (2011) ‘Ray Pahl’s sociological career: fifty years of impact’, Sociological Research Online

Wiles, R., Crow, G. and Pain, H. (2011) ‘Innovation in qualitative research methods’ Qualitative Research 11(5), pp.587-604

Lyon, D., Morgan Brett, B. and Crow, G. (2012) ‘Working with material from the Sheppey archive’, International Journal of Social Research Methodology 15(4) pp.301-9.

Lyon, D. and Crow, G. (2012) ‘The challenges and opportunities of re-studying community on Sheppey: young people’s imagined futures’ Sociological Review 60 (3), pp.498-517

Crow, G. (2012) ‘Community re-studies: lessons and prospects’, Sociological Review 60 (3), pp.405-20

Weddell, E., Lyon, D., Crow, G. and Morgan Brett, B. (2012) ‘Imagining the Future of Work and the Family: What can the aspirations of school-leavers in 1978 and 2010 tell us about the changing nature of society and family life?’ Sociology Review 22 (1), pp.2-5

Crow, G. (2012) ‘"Our work is about trying to create democratic learning spaces": an interview with Angie Hart’, Collaborative Ethnographies 5, pp.125-41

Nind, M., Wiles, R., Bengry-Howell, A. and Crow, G. (2012) "Methodological Innovation and Research Ethics: Forces in tension or forces in harmony?" Qualitative Research.

Crow, G. (2013) ‘Going back to re-study communities: Challenges and opportunities’, Progress in Development Studies 13 (4), pp.267-78.

Crow, G. (2015) 'Race, Community and Conflict as a methodological classic', Ethnic and Racial Studies Review 38(3), February, pp.386-90.

Crow, G., Rawcliffe, S. and Harris, B. (2019) 'Not "radical", but not "kailyard" either: The Paisley Community Development Project reconsidered', Community Development Journal 53(3), pp.501-18

Crow, G. and Laidlaw, M. (2019) 'Norbert Elias’s extended theory of community: from established outsider relations to the gendered we-I balance', Sociological Review, 67(3), May, pp.568-84.

Crow, G. and Andrews, M. (2019) 'Biographical Interviews and Imagined Futures Essay Writing: Users of Two Methods in Conversation', International Journal of Social Research Methodology. published online 26 April 2019

Crow, G. (2020) ‘Collaborative research and the emotions of overstatement: four cautionary tales but no funeral’, Global Discourse 10(1), 41-60.

Crow, G. (2020) ‘A rejoinder to Hanley and Flinders’, Global Discourse 10(1), 89-91.

Crow, G. (2020) 'Hedgehogs, foxes, and other embodiments of academics' career trajectories', Contemporary Social Science 15(5) pp.577-94

Ralston, K. Gorton, V. MacInnes, J. Gayle, V. Crow, G. (2021) 'Anxious women or complacent men? Anxiety of statistics in a sample of UK Sociology undergraduates', International Journal of Social Research Methodology

Recent book reviews

Walby, S. Globalization and Inequalities: Complexity and Contested Modernities (London: Sage, 2009) in International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 35(4) 2011, pp.880-1.

Savage, M. The Politics of Method (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) in Sociology 46(2) 2012, pp.367-8.

Lury, C. and Wakeford, N. Inventive Methods: The happening of the social (Abingdon: Routledge, 2012) in Sociology 48(1) 2014, pp.200-1.

Levitas, R. Utopia as Method: The imaginary reconstitution of society (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), Sociological Research Online February 2015,

McKie, L. and Ryan, L. (eds) An End to the Crisis of Empirical Sociology? Trends and Challenges in Social Research (Abingdon: Routledge, 2016) in Network 123, summer 2016, p.44.

Recent working papers and other items

Bengry-Howell, A. Wiles, R. Nind, M. and Crow, G. (2011) ‘A Review of the Academic Impact of Three Methodological Innovations: Netnography, Child-Led Research and Creative Research Methods’, NCRM working paper 01/11

Crow, G. (2010) ‘Democratising social research’ NCRM MethodsNews

Crow, G. and Lyon, D. (2011) ‘Turning points in work and family lives in the imagined futures of young people on Sheppey in 1978’ in M. Winterton, G. Crow and B. Morgan Brett (eds) Young Lives and Imagined Futures: Insights from Archived Data Timescapes Working Paper 6, available at

Crow, G., Edwards, R., Nind, M. and Wiles, R. (2011) ‘Opportunities for methodological synergies at the boundaries of the social sciences and the arts and humanities’, Report prepared for the ESRC.

Crow, G. and Mah, A. (2012) ‘Research Report: Conceptualisations and meanings of "community": the theory and operationalisation of a contested concept’

Mah, A. and Crow, G. (2011) Researching Community in the 21st Century: An annotated bibliography

Parkes, T., Jones, C., Randall, D., Crow, G., Pryke, M and Jones, R. (2013) ‘The potential of virtual learning and virtual learning environments for advanced doctoral training in the UK’, Report prepared for the ESRC.

Editorial experience

Co-editor (2001-2003, with Larry Ray) of Sociological Research Online

Co-editor (2006-2008, with Catherine Pope) of Sociology

Member of editorial boards of Sociology (1993-7 and 2018- ), Sociological Research Online (1997-2000), International Journal of Social Research Methodology (2009- ), Civic Sociology (2018- )

Member, Publications Committee, Academy of Social Sciences (2011-)

Editor, ‘What Is?’ series of research methods books for Bloomsbury Academic.

Recent and Current Grants and Consultancies

Informed consent and the research process, R Wiles, S Heath and G Crow, Economic and Social Research Council, Research Methods Programme, H333250034 £41,645. 01.03.2003-31.7.2004.

ESRC National Centre for Research Methods ‘hub’ renewal, C Skinner, G Crow, et al. ES/F035098/1 £4,421,075 01.04.2009-31.03.2014

South East Coastal Communities project ‘Living and working on Sheppey’ D Lyon, G Crow, et al. £101,000 (funded by HEFCE) 01.08.2009-31.05.2011

Connected communities project ‘Conceptualisations and meanings of "community": the theory and operationalisation of a contested concept’, G Crow, £24,000 (funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council) 01.03.2011-31.10.2011

Connected communities project ‘Temporal belongings research network’, M. Bastian, J. Siebers, G. Crow, £39,958 (funded by AHRC) 01.02.12-31.01.13

Connected communities project ‘Music communities’, S. McAndrew, N.Crossley, G Crow, R Communian £99,989 (funded by AHRC) 01.02.12-30.10.12.

Connected communities project ‘Community as microsociality and the new localism agenda’, V. Walkerdine, G. Crow, N. Moore £91,385 (funded by AHRC) 01.02.12-31.01.13

Connected Communities consortium, Crow, G. (as Co-Investigator), with Pahl, K. as PI, ‘The social, historical, cultural and democratic context of civic engagement: imagining different communities and making them happen.’ Connected Communities Programme £2.4M (funded by ESRC) 01.01.2013 for 5 years

ESRC National Centre for Research Methods renewal (phase 3), P Sturgis, G Durrant, R Edwards, M Nind, K Sindall, M Elliot, T Chandola, G Crow, L Jamieson, et al. (2014-19) £6,249,254 ES/L008351/1

Managing career endings and the transition to retirement: the case of academics, Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship (2019-2021) £53,175 RF-2019-623\8

Evaluation of end of award reports in Sociology 2006-8 for ESRC (with Patrick Sturgis) 2009, £15,000

Member of Ethics expert review panel for European Research Council Advanced grants awards (2010- )

Selected recent presentations

‘If sociology is the answer, what is the question?’, Inaugural lecture, University of Southampton 14.12.2006

‘Social leadership’, to BT executives, BT Tower 03.09.2009

‘Studying young people’s imagined family futures’, International Sociological Association conference, Gothenburg, 16.07.2010

‘Re-studies as a methodological challenge: what, when, where, who, why?’, British Sociological Association Annual Conference, London, 07.04.2011

‘Why we need more people like Ray Pahl’, Understanding Society/BHPS conference, University of Essex 01.07.2011

‘Missing data in qualitative research’, European Sociological Association Conference, Geneva, 08.09.2011

‘Going back to re-study communities: opportunities and pitfalls’, Development Studies Association Conference, University of York, 21.09.2011

‘Operationalising the concept of community’, joint Social Research Association/Connected Communities event, London, 29.11.2011(paper also presented at University of Plymouth (28.02.12), British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Leeds (13.04.12), Ball State University, Indiana (23.04.12), University of Durham (16.05.2012)

‘The status of the here-and-now in re-studies and re-visits’, Goldsmiths College, London, one-day event on real time research 03.12.2011.

‘Methodological challenges for the 21st century’, White Rose Doctoral Training Centre, York, 02.05.12

‘Studying methodological innovation in qualitative research’, Loughborough University, 13.06.2012 (also presented at University of York 16.11.2012)

‘Pushiness in data collection as a methodological issue’, European Sociological Association conference, Lund, Sweden 21.09.2012 (paper also presented at BSA conference, London 05.04.2013)

‘Not continuity or change but continuity and change’, What counts as Qualitative Longitudinal Research? event, part of NCRM Network of Methodological Innovation meeting 15.11.2012

‘Are friends the new family?’, Myths and Realities public debate series, British Library 11.02.2013 (with Lynn Jamieson)

‘Social solidarity and the dream of community’, History of Youth and Community Work conference, Hinsley Hall, Leeds 09.03.2012

‘What do you want to know?’, Connected Communities Programme networking event, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh 03.07.13

'Community research: a field full of methods', inaugural lecture, University of Edinburgh 11.02.2014 accessible at

'Not only different but better: Does collaborative research represent methodological progress?', British Sociological Association annual conference, Glasgow, 15.04.15

'Straws in the wind' The methodological challenges of capturing social and economic change as it happens', Mixed Methods International Research Association conference Durham 04.08.16

'Revisiting Divisions of Labour', British Sociological Association annual conference, Aston 05.04.17

'Norbert Elias's theory of community: influential but deserving of more attention?', British Sociological Association annual conference, Northumbria 11.04.18

'What is methodological pluralism?', NCRM Research Methods Festival, Bath, 04.07.18

'Rival theories of community change', British Sociological Association annual conference, Glasgow Caledonian University 24.04.2019

Wider roles in the academic community

Member of the British Sociological Association 1983-

Member of the Academy of Social Sciences 2008-

Member of the Social Research Association 2008-

Member of Michael Young Prize Committee 2007

Member of ESRC Virtual College 2008-2011

Advisor to ESRC on Revised framework for research ethics (2009-10)

Member of Advisory Board of Timescapes; AQMeN

External examiner to undergraduate programmes in Sociology at Oxford Brookes University (2000-4), Surrey University (2005-9), Bristol University (2009-2013); in Social Sciences at Manchester University (2012-15); MSc in Department of Methodology, London School of Economics (2015-17);

Masters courses at South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership (2018).

Co-Organiser of British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2000

Chair of search committee for new editorial team of Sociology (2011-12)

Lead organiser of the 3rd (2008) and 4th (2010) ESRC Research Methods Festivals

Member of sub-panel 23 (Sociology) for the Research Excellence Framework (2011-14)

Director, Scottish Graduate School of Social Science January 2013-September 2016

Works within

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Scott J, Crow G, McKie L. Historical perspectives on British sociology’s future: An interview with John Scott. Sociology-The journal of the british sociological association. 2023 Apr;57(2):315-324. 1107490. Epub 2023 Apr 25. doi: 10.1177/00380385221107490
Crow G. ‘Amusing and fun’, ‘arresting’, or ‘the wrong pictures’? methodological lessons from using photo-elicitation in a study of academic retirement. Sociological Research Online. 2022 Dec 15;1-20. Epub 2022 Dec 15. doi: 10.1177/13607804221133117
Crow G. In search of role models of successful academic retirement. Contemporary Social Science. 2021 Sept 29. Epub 2021 Sept 29. doi: 10.1080/21582041.2021.1983204
Crow G. Hedgehogs, foxes and other embodiments of academics’ research career trajectories. Contemporary Social Science. 2020 Dec 16. Epub 2020 Dec 16. doi: 10.1080/21582041.2020.1849784
Crow G. Ann Oakley. In Atkinson P, Delamont S, Cernat A, Sakshaug JW, Williams RA, editors, SAGE Research Methods Foundations. London: SAGE. 2020 Epub 2020 Sept 23. doi: 10.4135/9781526421036887377
Ralston K, Gorton V, MacInnes J, Gayle V, Crow G. Anxious women or complacent men? Anxiety of statistics in a sample of UK Sociology undergraduates. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 2020 May 13. Epub 2020 May 13. doi: 10.1080/13645579.2020.1761186
Crow G. Collaborative research and the emotions of overstatement: Four cautionary tales but no funeral. Global Discourse: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Current Affairs and Applied Contemporary Thought. 2020 Jan;10(1):41-60. Epub 2020 Jan 10. doi: 10.1332/204378919X15762351886807
Crow G, Laidlaw M. Norbert Elias's extended theory of community: From established/outsider relations to the gendered we–I balance. Sociological Review. 2019 May 1;67(3):568-584. Epub 2019 Feb 7. doi: 10.1177/0038026119829772
Crow G. Rival theories of community (powerpoint presentation). 2019. Paper presented at British Sociological Association Annual Conference 2019, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Crow G, Andrews M. Biographical interviews and imagined futures essay writing: Users of two methods in conversation. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 2019;22(6):557-569. Epub 2019 Apr 26. doi: 10.1080/13645579.2019.1610597
Crow G, Rawcliffe S, Harris B. "Not 'radical', but not 'kailyard' either: The Paisley Community Development Project reconsidered.". Community Development Journal. 2018 Jan 5. doi: 10.1093/cdj/bsx059
Crow G. What are Community Studies? London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 107 p. (The 'What is?' Research Methods Series).
Crow G, Ellis J. Introduction. In Crow G, Ellis J, editors, Revisiting Divisions of Labour: The Impacts and Legacies of a Modern Sociological Classic. Manchester: Manchester University Press. 2017. p. 1-21
Crow G. Review of: Levitas, Ruth, Utopia as Method: The Imaginary Reconstitution of Society. Sociological Research Online. 2015 Feb 28.
Crow G. 'Race, Community and Conflict' as a methodological classic. Ethnic and Racial Studies. 2015 Feb 19;38(3):386-390. Epub 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1080/01419870.2015.975260
Crow G. The sociology of community. In Holmwood J, Scott J, editors, The Palgrave Handbook of Sociology in Britain. Palgrave Macmillan. 2014. p. 374-95
Wiles R, Bengry-Howell A, Crow G, Nind M. But Is It Innovation? The Development of Novel Methodological Approaches in Qualitative Research. Methodological Innovations Online. 2013;8(1):18-33 .
Crow G. Conceptualising state and society. In Kennett P, editor, A Handbook of Comparative Social Policy . 2nd ed. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 2013. p. 84-97
Crow G. Going back to re-study communities: Challenges and opportunities. Progress in Development Studies. 2013;13(4):267-78. doi: 10.1177/1464993413490475
Lyon D, Crow G. The Challenges and Opportunities of Re-studying Community on Sheppey: Young People's Imagined Futures. The Sociological Review. 2012 Aug;60(3):498-517. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-954X.2012.02096.x
Crow G, Nind M, Wiles R, Bengry-Howell A. Methodological Innovation and Research Ethics: Forces in tension or forces in harmony? Qualitative Research. 2012. doi: 10.1177/1468794112455042
Crow G, Morgan Brett B, Lyon D. Working with material from the Sheppey archive. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 2012;15(4):301-9. doi: 10.1080/13645579.2012.688314#.U0Z62hDlmKI
Crow G. "Our work is about trying to create democratic learning spaces": an interview with Angie Hart. Collaborative Anthropologies. 2012;5:125-41.
Crow G. Community re-studies: lessons and prospects. Sociological Review. 2012;60(3):405-20.
Crow G, Takeda N. Ray Pahl's Sociological Career: Fifty Years of Impact. Sociological Research Online. 2011;16(3):11. Epub 2011 Aug 31. doi: 10.5153/sro.2430
Crow G. Innovation in qualitative research methods. Qualitative Research. 2011;11(5):587-604.
Allan G, Crow G, Hawker S. Stepfamilies. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 216 p. (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life). doi: 10.1057/9780230308671
Crow G. Social Solidarities. Sociology Compass. 2010;4(1):52-60.
Crow G. Urban Village. In Kitchin R, Thrift N, editors, The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography: Volume 1. Vol. 1. Elsevier Oxford. 2009. p. 101-5
Crow G. New divisions of labour?: Comparative thoughts on the current recession. Sociological Research Online. 2009;14(2).
Wiles R, Crow G, Heath S, Charles V. The Management of Confidentiality and Anonymity in Social Research. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 2008;11(5):417-428. doi: 10.1080/13645570701622231
Crow G. Recent rural community studies. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 2008;11(2):131-9.
Crow G. Thinking about families and communities over time. In Edwards R, editor, Researching Families and Communities: Social and generational change. Abingdon: Routledge. 2008. p. 11-24