Contributor biography

Nicholas Hookway is Lecturer in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania, Australia. Nick’s principle research interests are morality and social change, social theory and online research methods. He has published recently in Sociology and British Journal of Sociology and his book Everyday Moralities: Doing it Ourselves in an Age of Uncertainty (Ashgate) is forthcoming in 2017. Nick is current co-convenor of the The Australian Sociological Association Cultural Sociology group and is an Associate Editorial Board member of the journal Sociology

Helene Snee is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Her research explores stratification with a particular focus on youth and class. Helene is the author of A Cosmopolitan Journey? Difference, Distinction and Identity Work in Gap Year Travel (Ashgate, 2014), which was short-listed for the BSA’s Philip Abrahams Memorial Prize for the best first and sole-authored book within the discipline of Sociology. She was also a contributor to Social Class in the 21st Century (Pelican, 2015). Helene has published journal articles on youth transitions and educational choice; narratives and representations of difference and inequality; and digital methods.