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Name  John Eldridge

Role  Sociologist
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John Eldridge is a British sociologist known for his writings on Industrial Sociology and on Max Weber as well as for being a founder member of the media analysis research group the Glasgow Media Group. Eldridge is Professor Emeritus at the University of Glasgow and a visiting professor of sociology at the University of Strathclyde He was President of the British Sociological Association 1979-1981.


He gained B Sc (Econ) from the University of London, and an MA from Leicester University.

Positions held

  • Lecturer and Senior Lecturer, University of York (1964–69),
  • Professor, University of Bradford (1969–72),
  • Professor, University of Glasgow (1972 to present).
  • Publications

    Major books include:

  • Bad News (Routledge, 1976)
  • C. Wright Mills (Tavistock, 1985)
  • (with J.MacInnes and P. Cressey), Industrial Sociology and Economic Crisis (Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1990)
  • Getting the Message: News, Truth and Power (Routledge, 1993)
  • (with L Eldridge) Raymond Williams, (Routledge, 1994)
  • 978-0-415-12729-5 The Glasgow University Media Group Reader: News Content, Language and Visuals (ed) (Routledge, 1995)
  • (with J.Kitzinger and K.Williams) The Mass Media and Power in Modern Britain (Oxford University Press,1997)
  • References

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