Dr Sharon Elley shortlisted for British Sociological Association prize 2014

Dr Elley has been shortlisted for the British Sociological Association's 2014 prize.

The BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize is for the best first and sole-authored book within the discipline of Sociology. It was established in honour of the memory of Professor Philip Abrams whose work contributed substantially to sociology and social policy research in Britain. In recognition of his commitment to sociology as a discipline, the British Sociological Association established this prize to stimulate new ideas and fresh research in sociology by encouraging new British authors. Dr Elley has been shortlisted for her publication entitled "Understanding Sex and Relationship Education, Youth and Class: A Youth Work-Led Approach".

The winner will be announced at the BSA 2014 Annual Conference which will be hosted at the University of Leeds from 23-25 April.