Barbara E. Adam, sociologist and academic. She specialises in social theory particularity in reference to time. From 1988 to her retirement in 2011, she lectured at Cardiff University; she was appointed Professor of Sociology in 1999. She was the founding editor of the academic journal Time & Society.(born 3 May 1945) is a retired British
|Born||3 May 1945|
|Occupation||Lecturer, Cardiff University |
Professor of Sociology, Cardiff University
Founding editor, Time & Society
|Awards||Philip Abrams Memorial Prize, British Sociological Association 1991 |
J T Fraser Prize, International Society 1995
|Honours||Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (2009)|
In 1991, she was awarded the Philip Abrams Memorial Prize by the British Sociological Association for her monograph Time and Social Theory. In 1995, she was awarded the J T Fraser Prize by the International Society for the Study of Time for her monograph Timewatch: The Social Analysis of Time. In 2009, she was elected an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS); in 2014, Academicians were retitled Fellows (FAcSS) to bring the Academy of Social Sciences inline with other British learned societies.
- Adam, Barbara (1990). Time and social theory. Oxford: Polity. ISBN 978-0745607405.
- Adam, Barbara (1995). Timewatch: The Social Analysis of Time. Cambridge: Polity Press. ISBN 978-0745610207.
- Adam, Barbara (1998). Timescapes of Modernity: The Environment and Invisible Hazards. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0415162746.
- Allan, Stuart; Adam, Barbara; Carter, Cynthia, eds. (1999). Environmental Risks and the Media. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0415214469.
- Adam, Barbara (2004). Time. Cambridge: Polity. ISBN 978-0745627779.
- Adam, Barbara; Groves, Chris (2007). Future Matters: Action, Knowledge, Ethics. Leiden: Brill. ISBN 978-9004161771.
- "Professor Barbara Adam". Cardiff University. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- "Professor Barbara Adam". Institute of Advanced Study. Durham University. 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- "BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize". The British Sociological Association. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
- "Fellows". Academy of Social Sciences. Retrieved 28 January 2017.