Dr Tracey Jensen

Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies

Research Overview

My research and teaching draws across the disciplines of sociology, social policy, cultural studies and media. My research interests are around cultural politics, representation, social and media inequalities and the cultural and emotional dimensions of austerity.

We need to talk about family: essays on Neoliberalism, the Family and Popular Culture
Garrett, R., Jensen, T.L., Voela, A. 1/09/2016 Cambridge Scholars. 399 p.

Against resilience
Jensen, T.L. 2016 In: We need to talk about family. Newcastle Upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Benefits broods: the cultural and political crafting of anti-welfare commonsense
Jensen, T., Tyler, I. 11/2015 In: Critical Social Policy. 35, 4, p. 470-491. 22 p.
Journal article

Welfare commonsense, poverty porn and doxosophy
Jensen, T.L. 15/08/2014 In: Sociological Research Online. 19, 3
Journal article

Sluts that choose vs doormat gypsies: exploring affect in the postfeminist, visual moral economy of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding
Jensen, T.L., Ringrose, J. 2014 In: Feminist Media Studies. 14, 3, p. 369-387. 19 p.
Journal article

Riots, restraint and the new cultural politics of wanting
Jensen, T.L. 29/11/2013 In: Sociological Research Online. 18, 4
Journal article

Tough love in tough times
Jensen, T.L. 2012 In: Studies in The Maternal. 4, 2, p. 1-26. 26 p.
Journal article