Profile

Stephen Vertigans
Title: Professor
First Name: Stephen
Surname: Vertigans
Position: Head of School of Applied Social Studies
Telephone: 01224 263229
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ORCID: ORCID Icon http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0330-7513

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Head of School of Applied Social Studies

Academic Background

  • BA Hons
  • PhD

Research Interests

  • Political Violence
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Area Studies

Published Work

Authored or edited books

Idowu, S. Vertigans, S and Burlea, A. (eds) (forthcoming 2017) Corporate Social Responsibility in Challenging Times. Heidelberg: Springer.

Idowu, S. and Vertigans, S., (eds) (forthcoming 2017) Stages of Corporate Social Responsibility from Ideas to Impacts. Heidelberg: Springer.

Vertigans, S and Idowu, S., (eds) (2016) Corporate Social Responsibility: Academic Insights and Impacts. Heidelberg: Springer.

Vertigans, S. (2016) [2008] Terrorism and Societies. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Vertigans, S., Idowu, S. and Schmidpeter, R (eds) (2016) CSR in Africa. Heidelberg: Springer.

Vertigans, S. (2011) Sociology of Terrorism: Peoples, Places and Processes. Abingdon: Routledge.

Vertigans, S. (2009) Militant Islam: A Sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences. Abingdon: Routledge.

Sutton, P & Vertigans, S. (2005) Resurgent Islam: A Sociological Approach. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Vertigans, S. (2003) Islamic Roots and Resurgence in Turkey. Westport, USA, Praeger Publishers.


Journal Articles

Vertigans, S. (2015) ‘Home from Home: UK civilising offensives in residential childcare’, Human Figurations 4(1).

Vertigans, S. (2012) ‘Paying the Price for Corporate Social Responsibility: Social costs and dividends of oil and gas company approaches in Nigeria’, Social Responsibility Review. 1: 35-48.

Vertigans, S. (2011) ‘CSR as Corporate Social Responsibility or Colonial Structures Return? A Nigerian Case Study’, International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology.

Vertigans, S. (2010) ‘British Muslims and the UK Government’s “war on terror” within: Evidence of a clash of civilizations or emergent de-civilizing processes’, British Journal of Sociology, 61 (1): 26–44.

Vertigans, S. (2008) ‘Introducing Militant Islam: Peoples, Places and Policing’, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice’, 2(4).

Moir, J. Di Domenico, C. Vertigans, S. and Sutton, P.W. (2008) ‘Perceptions of Personal Development Planning in Sociology and Social Science: the Scottish Higher Education Context’, Enhanced Learning in Social Sciences, 1(2).

Vertigans, S. (2007) ‘Routes into “Islamic” Terrorism: Dead Ends and Spaghetti Junctions’, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice’, 1(2): 447-59.

Vertigans, S. (2007) ‘Militant Islam and Weber’s Social Closure: Interrelated secular and religious codes of exclusion’, Contemporary Islam, 1(4): 303–21.

Vertigans, S. (2007) ‘Beyond the Fringe? Radicalisation within the American Far-Right’, Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, 8 (3–4): 641–59.

Vertigans, S. and Sutton, P.W. (2006) ‘The Role of Anti-Terror Measures in the Development of “Islamic’ Terrorism”’, International Journal of the Humanities, 4 (4): 87–94.

Sutton, P.W. and Vertigans, S. (2006) ‘Islamic’ New Social Movements? al-Qa’ida, Radical Islam and Social Movement Theory’, Mobilization: an International Journal of Social Movement Research, 11 (1): 101–116.

Vertigans, S. (2004) ‘Social Barriers to Peace: Socialisation Processes in the Radicalisation of the Palestinian Struggle’, Sociological Research Online, 9 (2): August.

Sutton, P.W. and Vertigans, S. (2002) ‘Established and Challenging Outsiders? The Case of Resurgent Islam’, Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions, 3 (1): 58–78.

Vertigans, S. and Sutton, P.W. (2002) ‘Globalization Theory and Islamic Praxis’, Global Society, 16 (1): 31–46. [This article has been translated into Turkish: ‘Küresellesme Teorisi ve Islamci Praksis’ and published in Tezkire (l, 2003). It has also been included as a chapter in S. Akbarzadeh (ed.) (2006) Islam and Globalization: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies, (4 volume set): Abingdon, Oxford: Routledge, vol. 1. pp.187–205.

Vertigans, S. and Sutton, P.W. (2002) ‘Concept Development in Sociology’, Sociological Research Online, 7 (1): May.

Vertigans, S. and Sutton, P.W. (2001) ‘Back to the Future: “Islamic Terrorism” and Interpretations of Past and Present’, Sociological Research Online, 6 (3).


Book Chapters

Vertigans, S. (2017, forthcoming) ‘Unintentional social consequences of disorganised marketing of Corporate Social Responsibility: Figurational insights from the oil and gas sector in Africa’. In Connolly. J. and Dolan, P. (eds) The social organisation of marketing: A figurational approach to people, organisations and markets. London: Palgrave.

Idowu, S. Vertigans, S and Burlea, A. (2017, forthcoming) ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in Challenging Times: An Introduction’. In Idowu, S. Vertigans, S and Burlea, A. (eds) Corporate Social Responsibility in Challenging Times. Heidelberg: Springer.

Vertigans, S and Idowu, S., ‘Corporate Social Responsibility. Academic Insights and Impacts: An introduction’. In Vertigans, S and Idowu, S., (eds) (2016) Corporate Social Responsibility. Academic Insights and Impacts. Heidelberg: Springer.

Vertigans, S., Idowu, S., Schmidpeter, R (2016) ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in Sub-Saharan Africa: From dependency to socially responsible African development’. In Vertigans, S. et al (eds) (2016) CSR in Africa, Heidelberg: Springer.

Schmidpeter, R. Idowu, S. and Vertigans, S., (2016) ‘Corporate Social Responsibility in Sub-Saharan Africa: Status quo and next steps’. In Vertigans, S. et al (eds) (2016) CSR in Africa, Heidelberg: Springer.

Vertigans, S. (2015) 'Terrorism'. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences (2nd Edition). Oxford: Elsevier.

Vertigans, S. (2015) 'CSR in the UK'. In: Idowu, S et al. (eds) CSR in Europe. Heidelberg: Springer.

Vertigans, S. (2014) 'Public Procurement and CSR'. In: Idowu, S O., Capaldi, N., Schmidpeter, R and Fifka, M, (eds). Dictionary of Corporate Social Responsibility Project, Springer.

Vertigans, S. (2014) 'CSR strategy'. In: Idowu, S O., Capaldi, N., Schmidpeter, R and Fifka, M, (eds) Dictionary of Corporate Social Responsibility Project, Springer.

Vertigans, S. (2013) ‘CSR in Africa’. In Idowu,S. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility, Springer Publications.

Vertigans, S. (2013) ‘Royal Dutch Shell and CSR’. In Idowu, S. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility, Springer Publications.

Vertigans, S. (2011) ‘The “Ins” and “Outs” of Terrorism: The roles of emotions throughout ‘terrorists’’ careers’. In A. Gallore (ed.), Terrorism: Motivation, Threats and Prevention, New York: Nova Publishers.

Vertigans, S. (2011) ‘Islam and the construction of modern nationalism: The unintended consequences of state sponsored socialisation’. In Franco, G. and Cervantes, S. (eds) Islam in the Twenty-first Century, New York: Nova Publishers.

Vertigans, S. (2011) ‘“Islamic” Terrorism: Inward differences and outward similarities’. In G. Franco, and S. Cervantes (eds), Islam in the Twenty-first Century, New York: Nova Publishers.

Vertigans, S. (2011) ‘The pre roots of post 1960s Western terror groups: Lessons from deep history’. In Kaminska, K. (ed.) Conflict – Cross cultural learning – Change, Warsaw: Impuls.

Vertigans, S. (2010) ‘Somalia’s insecurity and the normalisation of violence.’ In Hoffman, E. (ed.) Somalia: Economic, Political and Social Issues, New York: Nova Publishers.

Vertigans, S. (2010) ‘(Re) establishing the Somali state: For the benefit of the nation or other nations?’ In E. Hoffman, (ed.) Somalia: Economic, Political and Social Issues, New York: Nova Publishers.

Vertigans, S. (2009) ‘Development of Northern Irish Catholic and Palestinian Muslim National Identities and the Role of Common Histories’. In L. Elling (ed.), Social Development. New York: Nova Publishers. This chapter has also been included in Parker and Petrov (eds) Encyclopedia of Sociology Research (3 Volume Set). New York: Nova Publishers.

Vertigans, S. (2008) ‘Islamic Socialism’. In Darity, William A., Jr. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd edition. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.

Vertigans, S. (2007) ‘Socialising Terrorists in a Global Context’. In A. R. Moten, and N. M. Noor (eds), Terrorism, Democracy, the West and the Muslim World. Singapore: Thomson Learning Asia.