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Professor Nicky Gregson - all publications

Authored book

  • Gregson, N. (2007). Living with Things: ridding, accommodation, dwelling. Sean Kingston Publishing.
  • Gregson, N. & Crewe, L. (2003). Second-hand cultures. Berg.

Chapter in book

  • Gregson, N (2016). Asbestos. In Making Things International 2: Catalysts and Reactions. Salter, M University of Minnesota Press.
  • Gregson, N. & Crang, M. (2015). Waste, Resource Recovery and Labour: Recycling Economies in the EU. In Why the Social Sciences Matter. Michie, J. & Cooper, C. Palgrave Macmillan. 60-76.
  • Alexander, C., Gregson, N. & Gille, Z. (2013). Food waste. In The Handbook of Food Research. Murcott, A., Belasco, W. & Jackson, P. Bloomsbury. 471-485.

Journal Article

  • Gregson, N. & Crang, M. (2019). Made in China and the new world of secondary resource recovery. Environment and Planning A 51(4): 1031-1040.
  • Holmes, Helen, Gregson, Nicky, Watson, Matt, Buckley, Alastair, Chiles, Prue, Krzywoszynska, Anna & Maywin, Jose (2018). Interdisciplinarity in Transdisciplinary Projects: Circulating Knowledges, Practices and Effects. disP - The Planning Review 54(2): 77-93.
  • Gregson, Nicky (2018). Mobilities, mobile work and habitation: truck drivers and the crisis in occupational auto-mobility in the UK. Mobilities 13(3): 291-307.
  • Gregson, N., Crang, M.A. & Antonopoulos, C. (2017). Holding together logistical worlds: friction, seams and circulation in the emerging ‘global warehouse’. Environment & Planning D: Society and Space 35(3): 381-398.
  • Gregson, N. & Crang, M. (2017). Illicit economies: customary illegality, moral economies and circulation. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 42(2): 206-219.
  • Gregson, N. (2017). Logistics at work: trucks, containers and the friction of circulation in the UK. Mobilities 12(3): 343-364
  • Gregson, N., Crang, M., Botticello, J., Calestani, M. & Krzywoszynska, A. (2016). Doing the ‘Dirty Work’ of the Green Economy: resource recovery and migrant labour in the EU. European Urban and Regional Studies 23(4): 541-555.
  • Gregson, N. & Crang, M.A. (2015). From Waste to Resource: The Trade in Wastes and Global Recycling Economies. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 40(1): 151-176.
  • Gregson, N., Crang, M., Fuller, S. & Holmes, H. (2015). Interrogating the Circular Economy: the Moral Economy of Resource Recovery in the EU. Economy and Society 44(2): 218-243.
  • Gregson, N. & Ferdous, R. (2015). Making space for ethical consumption in the South. Geoforum 67: 244-255.
  • Gregson, N., Crang, M., Laws, J., Fleetwood, T. & Holmes, H. (2013). Moving up the waste hierarchy: car boot sales, reuse exchange and the challenges of consumer culture to waste prevention. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 77: 97-107.
  • Gregson, N., Watkins, H. & Calestani, M. (2013). Political markets: recycling, economization and marketization. Economy & Society 42(1): 1-25.
  • Crang, M.A., Hughes, A., Gregson, N., Norris, L. & Ahamed, F.U. (2013). Rethinking governance and value in commodity chains through global recycling networks. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 38(1): 12-24.
  • Gregson, N. (2012). Projected futures: the political matter of UK higher activity radioactive waste. Environment and Planning A 44(8): 2006-2022.
  • Gregson, N., Crang, M., Ahamed, F., Akter, N., Ferdous, R., Foisal, S. & Hudson, R. (2012). Territorial agglomeration and industrial symbiosis: Sitakunda-Bhatiary, Bangladesh, as a secondary processing complex. Economic Geography 88(1): 37-58.
  • Gregson, N. (2011). Performativity, corporeality and the politics of ship disposal. Journal of Cultural Economy 4(2): 137-156.
  • Gregson, N., Crang, M. & Watkins, H. (2011). Souvenir, Salvage and the Death of Great Naval Ships. Journal of Material Culture 16(3): 301-324.
  • Gregson, N., Crang, M., Ahamed, F., Akhtar, N. & Ferdous, R. (2010). Following things of rubbish value: end-of-life ships, ‘chock-chocky’ furniture and the Bangladeshi middle class consumer. Geoforum 41(6): 846-854.
  • Gregson, N., Watkins, H. & Calestani, M. (2010). Inextinguishable fibres: demolition and the vital materialisms of asbestos. Environment and Planning A 42(5): 1065-1083.
  • Gregson, N. & Crang, M. (2010). Materiality and waste: inorganic vitality in a networked world. Environment & Planning A 42(5): 1026-1032.
  • Bærenholdt, J., Gregson, N., Everts, J., Granas, B. & Healey, R. (2010). Performing academic practice: using the master class to build postgraduate discursive competences. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 34(2): 283-298.
  • Bulkeley, H. & Gregson, N. (2009). Crossing the threshold: municipal waste policy and household waste generation. Environment and Planning A 41(4): 929-945.
  • Gregson, N. (2009). Material, literary narrative and cultural economy. Journal of Cultural Economy 2(3): 285-300.
  • Gregson, N., Metcalfe, A. & Crewe, L. (2009). Practices of object maintenance and repair: how consumers attend to consumer objects within the home. Journal of Consumer Culture 9(2): 248-272.
  • Gregson, N., Metcalfe, A. & Crewe, L. (2007). Identity, mobility and the throwaway society. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 25(4): 682-700.
  • Gregson, N., Metcalfe, A. & Crewe, L. (2007). Moving things along: the conduits and practices of divestment in consumption. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 32(2): 187-200.
  • Gregson, N., Crewe, L. & Brooks, K. (2002). Discourse, displacement, and retail practice: some pointers from the charity retail project. Environment and Planning A 34(9): 1661 - 1683.
  • Gregson, N., Crewe, L. & Brooks, K. (2002). Shopping, space and practice. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 20(5): 597-617.
  • Gregson, N. & Rose, G. (2000). Taking Butler elsewhere: performativities, spatialities and subjectivities. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 18(4): 433-452.
  • Gregson, N., Crewe, L. & Longstaff, B. (1997). Excluded spaces of regulation: car-boot sales as an enterprise culture out of control? Environment and Planning A 29(10): 1717 - 1737.
  • Gregson, N. & Crewe, L. (1997). The bargain, the knowledge and the spectacle: making sense of consumption in the space of the car-boot sale. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 15(1): 87 - 112.