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TNE and International Partnerships (Plymouth Global)
- Survey research
- Leisure-based sports participation
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Senior Fellowship AdvanceHE
Roles on external bodies
Carole has over twenty years of higher education delivery experience at undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate supervision.
Staff serving as external examiners
External Eaminer, M.A. Research Methodology, University of Liverpool. 2007/08-2010/11
External Examiner, M.Sc. in Social Research Skills with Specialisms, School of Policy Studies, University of Ulster, 2005/06 - 2008/09
Examiner, Market Research Society (MRS). 2005 - 2008
Current research interests
Research methods and methodologies; data analysis; evaluation; applied social research; applied social statistics; auto/biography.
Sociology of Sport and the Sociology of the Body: Sport and Leisure
Learning and Teaching of Social Statistics and Research Methods
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
Doctor of Philosophy
Louise Forty (2008) Developing a Homelessness Prediction Model. School of Law and Social Sciences, University of Plymouth.
Stuart Bailey (2007) Migration and Economy in Cornwall. ESRC CASE Studentship with Cornwall County Council. School of Law and Social Sciences, University of Plymouth.
Grants & contracts
ESRC Quantitative Methods Initiative.(2012). Developing QM teaching materials, with Alison Green & Cardiff School of Social Sciences, £100,000.
C-SAP, HEA (2011) Developing a Sociology Field Trip, with Alison Anderson. £6,000
Seale Hayne Educational Trust (2004-2005) with Joan Chandler & Moira Maconachie
Solo living in rural Devon, £4,856.00
Enterprise Fellowship Award (2004-2005) with Moira Maconachie Encouraging the use of data from the samples of anonymised records (Census 2001), £3,000.00
ESRC Research Methods Training Award (2004): Longitudinal Data Analysis, £1,000
ESRC Research Methods Training Award (2006): Longitudinal Data Analysis, £950
Key publications are highlightedJournals
David, Matthew & Sutton, C. D. (2011) "Samhalls-Vetenskaplig Metod" Second edition London: Sage (Swedish Language edition)
David, Matthew & Sutton, C. D. (2011) "Social Research: An Introduction" Second edition London: Sage
David, M and Sutton, C. (2008) Social Research: The Basics (Chinese Language Edition). Beijing: Higher Education Press
David, Matthew & Sutton, C. D. (2004) "Social Research: The Basics" London: Sage
Sutton, C. (2021) Social Surveys: Design to Analysis in May, T and Perry, B (2021) Social Research: Issues, Methods & Process. 4th Edition. McGraw Hill. Forthcoming
May, T. & Sutton,C. (2011) "Social Surveys: Design to Analysis" in May, T. (2011) Social Research: Issues, Methods & Process. 4th Edition. Maidenhead: Open University Press
Sutton, C . (2010) “Embodying a Healthy Running Body in a British Non-Elite Road Running Community” in Ettorre, E. Ed. (2010) ‘Fleshing out’ sites of illness, leisure and risk? Re-shaping bodies in sociologies of health London: Ashgate
Williams, M., & Sutton, C. (2010) “Challenges and Opportunities for Developing Teaching in Quantitative Methods” in Payne, G., & Williams, M. (2010) Counting in Social Science. London: Sage.
Sutton, C. (2009) “Body travels: Gender, Sport and Emotions” in Letherby, G. & Reynolds, G. Eds. (2009) “Gendered Journeys, Mobile Emotions” London: Ashgate
Sutton, C., Laitinen, I., & Ettorre, E. (2007) 'Women’s Running Bodies: Personal Reflections on Running for Fitness and Joy' in Itkonen, H., Salmikangas, A.K., & McEvory, E (Eds) "The Changing Role of Public, Civic and Private Sectors in Sport Culture" 3rd Conference European Association for Sociology of Sport, University of Jyväskylä, Finland p 56-64.
Hannan, A., Glanville, K., Green, A., and Sutton, C. (2004) "Widening participation in HE: issues of retention and performance", published in ‘Key Concepts for Education and Democracy in Globalising Societies’, Ruzicka, R., Ballantine, J., & San Roman, J. (eds), Prague: Agentura Action M