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Henry Yeomans

 

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Mr Henry Yeomans

  • Plymouth Law School (Plymouth Business School)
  • Address: Room 109, Cookworthy Building, Drake Circus,
    Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
  • Postal address: Staff Room, 20 Portland Villas, Drake Circus,
    Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
  • Email: henry.yeomans@plymouth.ac.uk


Role
PhD Student  

Qualifications & background
MSc Social Research (Distinction) - University of Plymouth
MA Sociology (Distinction) - University of Leeds
BA History and Sociology (First) - University of Leeds
 

Professional membership
British Sociological Association
European Society for Comparative Legal History
 



Research interests
Undertaking an inter-disciplinary PhD on the subject of attitudes to alcohol in England and Wales.  

Grants & contracts
My PhD is funded by the ESRC.  


Publications
Yeomans, Henry (2011) 'What did the British Temperance Movement Accomplish? Attitudes to Alcohol, the Law and Moral Regulation', Sociology, Vol.45 (1), pp.38-53.

Yeomans, Henry (2011) 'Providentialism, The Pledge and Victorian Hangovers: Investigating Moderate Alcohol Policies in Britain, 1914-1918', Law, Crime and History, Vol.1, pp.95-107.

Yeomans, Henry (2011) 'Report on The European Society for Comparative Legal History Conference - Law and Historical Development from a Comparative Perspective',
Law, Crime and History, Vol.1, pp.121-124.

Yeomans, Henry (2009) ‘Revisiting a Moral Panic: Ascetic Protestantism, Attitudes to Alcohol and the Implementation of the Licensing Act 2003’, Sociological Research Online, Vol.14 (2/3), www.socresonline.org.uk/14/2/6.html.


Yeomans, Henry (2009) ‘Report on The British Legal History Conference 2009’, Crimes and Misdemeanours, Vol. 3 (2), pp. 126-129.

Yeomans, Henry (2008) ‘Explaining Britain’s Alcohol Problem: Temperance Ideas and Ascetic Protestantism’, Proceedings of Plymouth Postgraduate Symposium: Buildings Bridges in Social Research,  www.ppgs-research.org/presentations.htm.

Yeomans, Henry (2008) ‘Postgraduate Research Report: Intoxicating Measures and Temperance Agendas’, Plymouth Law Review, Vol. 1, pp. 148-153.

Yeomans, Henry (2008) ‘Personal Reflections on the SOLON Experiencing the Law Conference’, Crimes and Misdemeanours, Vol.2 (1), PP. 84-91.
 

Conferences organised
I was part of the organising committee for the Plymouth Postgraduate Symposium 2009 (Faculty of Business).I am currently helping to organise the 'Coalition Policy: Implications for Equality and Justice' conference with the Social and Public Policy Research Group.