Professor Brown's work develops an expanded view of how the psychological is embedded within social practices and organized settings, with a particular focus on mental health and wellbeing. He seeks to produce conceptually rich engaged research that is grounded in the lived experience of participants and collaborators.
Before joining NTU, Steve held Professorships at The Open University and the University of Leicester, and lectured at Loughborough University and Keele University. His PhD and first degree are from the University of Reading.
Steve is currently Visiting Professor at London South Bank University and has held visiting positions in The Netherlands and Denmark.
He has taught doctoral and undergraduate courses in a wide number of countries across Europe, Africa and Asia.
In the course of his career, Steve has supervised over twenty PhD students to completion, and examines doctorates internationally.
Professor Brown's research has two major threads.
The first is the development of a practice-based approach to the study of remembering in organizational and institutional contexts. This focuses on how memories of specific events and persons are recruited by organizational processes and how this shapes relationships between stakeholders (e.g. patients and doctors; social work professionals and children; carers and elderly clients). He is particularly interested in ‘vulnerable’ populations whose memories can be treated as problematic and in a subset of ‘difficult’ memories that he has conceptualised as ‘vital memories’.
The second is around service users' lived experience of inpatient and community based mental health services.This includes work in secure settings, including medium-secure forensic units, and locked wards, which focuses on how the space of detention shapes subjectivity, relationships, sexuality and overall trajectories of recovery. Professor Brown is also interested in the relationship between space and spatial practices and mental health. He explores this through the analytic lens of ‘vital spaces', and is collaborating on a range of applied research in this area.
Professor Brown has an international reputation for his contribution to contemporary theorising in management and organization studies, especially in relation to the application of process philosophy. He is committed to a strong version of interdisciplinarity where the work of Business Schools grows and transforms through dialogue across disciplines and practices.
Professor Brown is one of the editors of The Sociological Review, with particular responsibility for the Monograph Series. He is also a co-editor of Memory Studies. He reviews for a broad range of journals on Organization Studies, Sociology and Psychology.
He has worked as an External Scientific Expert to the European Commission.
Sponsors and collaborators
Steve routinely collaborates with colleagues nationally and internationally.
He is part of the EMPOWER research team which is evaluating the implementation of Mental Health First Aid in the UK.
With Paula Reavey, Professor of Psychology at London South Bank University, he is involved in a study of restrictive practices (e.g. seclusion, de-escalation) led by Dr Hamid Alhaj of University of Sheffield.
Paula and Steve have collaborated on a large number of projects over the past fifteen years, some of which are discussed in their co-authored book Vital Memory and Affect: Living With a Difficult Past. They are currently developing a series of initiatives investigating the relationship between mental health and space collectively referred to a Vital Spaces.
Steve is a member of the Anthropocene Research Group at the University of Leicester.
He was a co-investigator on the Leverhulme Trust funded five year programme award The Impact of Diasporas on the Making of Modern Britain, led by Joanna Story, alongside Marc Scully.
With Andrew Hoskins and Matthew Allen, Steve collaborated on an AHRC funded project on Conflicts of Memory: Commemorating and mediating the 2005 London Bombings.
Steve co-supervises PhD students working in the area of Continental Philosophy with Dr David Webb, Staffordshire University.
Paul Stenner and Steve published a conceptual re-imagining of the how psychological enquiry might proceed as Psychology Without Foundations: History, Philosophy and Psychosocial Theory
- Brown, S.D. (in press) Comparison and evaluation in Memory Studies. Memory Studies.
- Mora-Gámez, F. and S.D. Brown (in press) The psychosocial management of human rights restitution: Reparation in post-conflict Colombia. Theory & Psychology.
- Brown, S.D. (in press) The function of the embassy in the work of China Miéville. NatureCulture.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey (in press) Vital space and mental health. BMJ: Medical Humanities.
- Brown, S.D., Kanyeredzi, A., L. McGrath, P. Reavey and I. Tucker (in press) Affect theory and the concept of atmosphere. Distinktion.
- Brown, S.D., Kanyeredzi, A., L. McGrath, P. Reavey and I. Tucker (in press) Organizing the senses: Earwork, panauralism and sonic agency on a forensic psychiatric unit. Human Relations.
- Tucker, I., S.D. Brown A. Kanyeredzi, L. McGrath, and P. Reavey 2019. Living 'in between' outside and inside: The forensic psychiatric unit as an impermanent assemblage. Health and Place, 55: 29-36 DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2018.10.009
- Kanyeredzi, A., S.D. Brown, L. McGrath, P. Reavey and I. Tucker 2019. The atmosphere of the ward: Attunements and attachments of everyday life for patients on a medium-secure forensic psychiatric unit. The Sociological Review, 67(2) 444–466 DOI: 10.1177/0038026119829751
- Reavey, P., S.D. Brown, A. Kanyeredzi, L. McGrath and I. Tucker 2019. Agents and spectres: Life space on a medium secure forensic psychiatric unit. Social Science and Medicine, 220: 273-282. DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.11.012
- Brown, S.D. 2018. Deleuze, Spinoza and Psychology: Notes towards an ‘experience ecology’. Annual Review of Critical Psychology, 14: 51-66.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2018. Embodiment and place in autobiographical remembering: A relational-material approach. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 25(7/8): 200-224.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2017. Dark organizational theory. Journal of Cultural Economy, 10(3): 280-295. DOI: 10.1080/17530350.2017.1298533
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2017. False memories of epistemic consensus. Culture & Psychology 23(2): 171-185. DOI: 10.1177/1354067X17695764
- Brown, S. D. 2016. Violence and creation: The recovery of the body in the work of Elaine Scarry. Subjectivity 9(4): 439-458. DOI: 10.1057/s41286-016-0013-7
- Reavey, P., R. Wilcox, S.D. Brown, S. Fuller, S. & R. Batty. 2016. Legal professionals and witness statements from people with a suspected mental health diagnosis. International Journal of Law & Psychiatry 46(3): 94-102. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijlp.2016.02.040
- Scully, M., S.D. Brown and T. King 2016. Becoming a Viking: DNA testing, genetic ancestry and placeholder identity. Ethnic & Racial Studies39(2): 162-180. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2016.1105991
- Allen, M. and S.D. Brown 2016. Undecided life: Standards, subjects, and sovereignty in compensating victims of the war on terror. Theory & Psychology 26(2): 263-283. DOI: 10.1177/0959354316638473
- Allen, M. and S.D. Brown 2016. Memorial Meshwork: The making of the commemorative space of the Hyde Park 7/7 monument. Organization 23(1): 10-28. DOI: 10.1177/1350508415605103
- Brown, S.D. 2015. Health in the experience ecology. Psicologia della Salute 18(1): 36-41.DOI:10.3280/PDS2015-001004
- Cluley, R. and S.D. Brown 2015. The dividualised consumer: Sketching the new mask of the consumer. Journal of Marketing Management 31(1–2): 107–122. DOI: 10.1080/0267257X.2014.958518
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2015. Turning around on experience: The ‘expanded view’ of memory within psychology. Memory Studies 8(2): 131-150. DOI: 10.1177/1750698014558660
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2014. Vital Memories: movements in and between affect, ethics and self. Memory Studies 7(3): 328-338. DOI: 10.1177/1750698014530622
- Brown, S.D., P. Reavey, A. Kanyeredzi and R. Batty 2014. Transformations of self and sexuality: Psychologically modified experiences in the context of Forensic Mental health. Health 18(3): 240-260. DOI: 10.1177/1363459313497606
- Scully, M., T. King and S.D. Brown 2013. Remediating Viking origins: Genetic code as archival memory of the remote past. Sociology 47(5): 921-938. DOI: 10.1177/0038038513493538
- Goodings, L., S.D. Brown and M.Parker 2013. Organizing images of futures-past: Remembering the Apollo Moon Landings. International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy 7(3/4): 263-283.
- Brown, S.D. 2013. In praise of the parasite: The dark organizational theory of Michel Serres. Informática na Educação: Teoria e Prática 16(1), 83-100.
- Brown, S.D. 2012. Memory and mathesis: For a topological approach to psychology. Theory, Culture & Society 29(4/5): 1-28. 137-164. DOI: 10.1177/0263276412448830
- Brown, S.D. 2012. Two minutes of silence: Social technologies of public commemoration. Theory & Psychology 22(2): 234-252. DOI: 10.1177/0959354311429031
- Brown, S.D. 2011. A topology of the sensible. New Formations 72: 162-170.
- Brown, S.D., J. Cromby, D. Harper, D, K. Johnson and P. Reavey 2011. Researching ‘experience’: Embodiment, methodology, process. Theory & Psychology 21(4): 493–515. DOI: 10.1177/0959354310377543
- Allen, M. J. and S.D. Brown 2011. Embodiment and living memorial: The affective labour of remembering the 2005 London Bombings. Memory Studies 4(3): 312-327 DOI: 10.1177/1750698011402574
- Patterson, A., J. Cromby, S.D. Brown, H. Gross and A. Locke 2011. ‘It all boils down to respect, doesn’t it?’ Enacting a sense of community in a deprived inner city area. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology 21(3): 342-347 DOI: 10.1002/casp.1078
- Brown, S.D. 2011. Rats, elephants and bees as matters of concern. Common Knowledge 17(1): 71-76 DOI: 10.1215/0961754X-2010-037
- Brown, S.D., S. Lilley, M. Lim and S. Shukaitis 2010. The state of things. Ephemera 10(2): 90-94
- Cameron, A., G. Lightfoot, S. Lilley and S.D.Brown 2010. Placing the ‘postsocial’ market: Identity and spatiality in the xeno-economy. Marketing Theory 10(3): 299-3. DOI: 10.1177/1470593110373182
- Cromby, J., S.D. Brown, H.Gross, A. Locke and A.E. Patterson 2010. Constructing crime, enacting morality: Emotion, crime and anti-social behaviour in an inner-city community. British Journal of Criminology 50: 873-895. DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azq029
- Brown, S.D. and A. Hoskins 2010. Terrorism in the new memory ecology: Mediating and remembering the 2005 London Bombings. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression 2(2): 87-107. DOI: 10.1080/19434471003597399
- Reavey, P. and S.D. Brown 2009. The mediating role of objects in recollections of adult women survivors of child sexual abuse. Culture & Psychology 15(4): 463-484. DOI: 10.1177/1354067X09344890
- Brown, S.D., H. Daniels, A. Edwards, J. Leadbetter, D. Martin, D. Middleton, P. Warmington, A. Apostolov and A. Popova, A 2009. Imaginary epistemic objects in integrated children’s services. Society and Business Review 4(1): 58-68. DOI 10.1108/17465680910932478
- McGrath, L., P. Reavey and S.D. Brown 2008. The scenes and spaces of anxiety: Embodied expressions of distress in public and private fora. Emotion, Space & Society 1(1): 56-64. DOI: 10.1016/j.emospa.2008.08.003
- Brown, S.D. 2008. ‘The quotation marks have a certain importance’: Prospects for a ‘memory studies’. Memory Studies 1(3): 261-271. DOI: 10.1177/1750698008093791
- Brookfield, H., S.D. Brown and P.Reavey 2008. Vicarious and postmemory practices in adopting families: The construction of the past in photography and narrative. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology 18(5): 474-491. DOI: 10.1002/casp.960
- Daniels, H., J. Leadbetter, P. Warmington, A. Edwards, D. Martin, A. Popova, A. Apostolov, D. Middleton, and S.D. Brown 2007. Learning in and for multi-agency working.Oxford Review of Education 33(4): 521–538 DOI: 10.1080/03054980701450811
- Goodings, L., A. Locke and S.D. Brown 2007. Social networking technology, place and identity. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology 17(6): 463-476 DOI: 10.1002/casp.939
- Reavey, P. and S.D. Brown 2007. Rethinking agency in memory: Space and embodiment in memories of child sexual abuse. Journal of Social Work Practice 21(4): 5-21 DOI: 10.1080/02650530601173508
- Leadbetter, J., H. Daniels, A. Edwards, D. Martin, D. Middleton, A. Popova, P. Warmington, A. Apostolov, and S.D. Brown 2007. Professional Learning within Multi-agency Children’s Services: Researching into Practice. Educational Research 49(1): 83-98 DOI: 10.1080/00131880701200815
- Brown, S.D. 2006. Bonga, Tromba and the organizational impetus: Evolution and vitalism in Bergson. Culture & Organization 12(4): 307-319. DOI: 10.1080/14759550601033523
- Reavey, P. and S.D. Brown 2006. Transforming past agency and action in the present: Time, social remembering and child sexual abuse. Theory and Psychology 16(2): 179-202. DOI: 10.1177/0959354306062535
- Brown, S.D. 2006. The determination of life. Theory, Culture & Society 23(2/3): 331-332. DOI: 10.1177/026327640602300258
- Brown, S.D. 2005. Collective emotions: Artaud’s nerves. Culture & Organization 11(4): 235-246. DOI: 10.1080/14759550500361363
- Brown, S.D. and D. Middleton 2005. The baby as virtual object: Agency and difference in a neo-natal intensive care unit. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 23(5): 695-715. DOI: 10.1068/d354t
- Ashmore, M., S.D. Brown and K.MacMillan 2005. Lost in the mall with Mesmer and Wundt: Demarcation and demonstration in the psychologies. Science, Technology & Human Values 30(1): 76-110. DOI: 10.1177/0162243904270716
- Brown, S.D. 2004. Parasite logic. Journal of Organisational Change Management 17(4): 383-395. DOI: 10.1108/09534810410545137
- Brown, S.D. 2004. Subjectivity and ‘multitudo’. Political Geography 23(4): 469-474. DOI: 10.1016/j.polgeo.2003.12.003
- Ashmore, M., K. MacMillan and S.D. Brown 2004. It’s a scream: Professional hearing and tape fetishism. Journal of Pragmatics 36(1): 349-374. DOI: 10.1016/S0378-2166(03)00005-5
- Brown, S.D. 2003. Natural writing: The case of Serres. Interdisciplinary Science Review 28(3): 184-192. DOI 10.1179/030801803225005175
- Brown, S.D. 2002. Psychology without foundations. History & Philosophy of Psychology 4(1): 69-83.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Lunt 2002. A genealogy of the social identity tradition: Deleuze & Guattari and social psychology. British Journal of Social Psychology 41(1): 1-23.
- Brown, S.D. 2002. Michel Serres: Science, translation and the logic of the parasite. Theory, Culture & Society 19(3): 1-27. DOI: 10.1177/0263276402019003001
- Brown, S.D., D. Middleton and G. Lightfoot, G. 2001. Performing the past in electronic archives: Interdependencies in the discursive and non-discursive organisation of institutional rememberings. Culture & Psychology 7(2): 123-144. DOI: 10.1177/1354067X0172001
- Brown, S.D. and P. Stenner 2001. Being affected: Spinoza and the psychology of emotion. International Journal of Group Tensions 30(1): 81-105.
- Brown, S.D. 2001. Psychology and the art of living. Theory & Psychology 11(2): 171-192. DOI: 10.1177/0959354301112002
- Hepburn, A. and S.D. Brown 2001. Teacher stress and the management of accountability. Human Relations 54(6): 691-715. DOI: 10.1177/0018726701546001
- Brown, S.D. 2000. The angelology of knowledge: Michel Serres. The Sociological Review 48(1): 147-153
- Brown, S.D. and G.M. Lightfoot 1998. Insistent emplacement: Heidegger on the technologies of informing. Information Technology & People 11(4): 290-304. DOI: 10.1108/09593849810246110
- Stenner, P. and S.D. Brown 1998. Psychology as history and philosophy: Implications for research. The Psychologist 11(4): 172-175.
- Brown, S.D. 1996. The textuality of stress: Drawing between scientific and everyday accounting. Journal of Health Psychology 1(2): 173-193.
- Brown, S.D. and N. Lee 1995. Esoteric speech? Making sense of what is not Critical Discourse Analysis. Discourse & Society 6(4): 559-561.
- Brown S.D., N. Lee, C. Owens and R. Stainton-Rogers writing as Curt, B.C. 1994. What do You Get When you Cross a Scapegoat with a Trojan Horse: a special edition? Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology 4(3): 309-312.
- Lee, N. and S.D. Brown 1994. Otherness and the actor-network: The undiscovered continent. American Behavioral Scientist 37(6): 772-790.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey (forthcoming) Memory in the Wild (Neils Bohr Professorship Lectures). Charlotte, NC: Information Age.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2015. Vital Memory and Affect: Living With a Difficult Past. London: Routledge.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Stenner 2009. Psychology Without Foundations: History, Philosophy and Psychosocial Theory. London: Sage.
- Middleton, D. and S.D. Brown 2005. The Social Psychology of Experience: Studies in Remembering and Forgetting. London: Sage.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDITED BOOKS
- Brown, S.D. 2018. The drowning mind: On the continuing relevance of Bergson for Psychology. In Berukuson Busshitsu to Kioku wo Saikidou suru: Kakuchou Berukuson-shugi no Shotembou (Rebooting Bergson's Matter and Memory: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Expanded Bergsonism), eds. Y. Hirai, H. Fujita, S. Abiko. Tokyo: Shoshi Shinsui. (in Japanese)
- McGrath, L., T. Weaver, P. Reavey, and S.D. Brown 2018. Bursting bubbles of interiority: Exploring space in experiences of distress and rough sleeping for newly homeless people. In The Handbook of Mental Health and Space, eds. L. McGrath and P. Reavey. London: Routledge, pp.135-148.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2018. Rethinking function, self and culture in ‘difficult’ Autobiographical Memories. In Handbook of Culture and Memory, ed. B. Wagoner. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp.159-181.
- Brown, S.D. 2016. They have escaped the weight of darkness: The problem space of Michel Serres. In The Routledge Companion to Reinventing Management Education, eds. C. Steyaert, T. Beyes and M. Parker. London: Routledge, pp.144-160.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2016. Institutional forgetting/Forgetting institutions: Space and memory in secure forensic psychiatric care. In Institutions Inc, eds. E. Weik and P. Walgenbach. London: Palgrave, pp. 7-29.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2016. Dilemmas of memory: The mind is not a tape recorder. In Discursive Psychology: Classic and Contemporary Issues, eds. C. Tileaga and E. Stokoe. London: Routledge, pp. 210-223.
- Brown, S.D., M. Allen and P. Reavey 2016. Remembering 7/7: The collective shaping of survivors’ personal memories of the 2005 London bombing. In Routledge International Handbook of Memory Studies, eds. A.L. Tota and T. Hagen. London: Routledge, pp. 428-442.
- Kanyeredzi, A., P. Reavey and S.D. Brown 2014. The role of the visual in narratives of violence: Co-creating fissures. In The Entrepreneurial University: Engaging Publics, Intersecting Impacts. Basingstoke: Macmillan, pp. 161-182.
- Brown, S.D. 2013. Un acercamiento topologico a la psicologia. In Ensemblado Heteroglosias, Tomo 2, ed. O. Restrepo Forero. Bogota: Coleccion CES UN, pp. 183-193 (in Spanish)
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2013. Experience and memory. In Research Methods in Memory Studies, eds. E. Keightley and M. Pickering. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp.45-59
- Brown, S.D., P. Reavey and H. Brookfield. 2013. Spectral objects: Material links to difficult pasts for adoptive parents. In Objects and Materials: A Routledge Companion, eds. P. Harvey, E. Casella, G. Evans, H. Knox, C. McLean, E. Silva, N. Thoburn, and K. Woodward. London: Routledge, pp.173-182.
- Warmington, P., H. Daniels, A. Edwards, J. Leadbetter, D. Martin, D. Middleton, S.D. Brown,A. Popova, and A. Apostolov 2009. Learning leadership in multiagency work.In Service Integration in Schools: Research and Policy Discourses, Practices and Future Prospects, eds. J. Forbes and C. Watson. Rotterdam: Sense.
- Brown, S.D., P. Reavey, J. Cromby, D. Harper and K. Johnson 2009. Psychology and embodiment: Some methodological experiments. In Un/knowing Bodies, eds. J. Latimer and M. Schillmeier. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 199-215.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Reavey 2018. Contextualising autobiographical remembering: An expanded view of memory. In Collaborative Remembering: How Remembering with Others Influences Memory, eds. M. Mead, A. Barnier, P. Van Bergen, C. Harris and J. Sutton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp.197-215.
- Brown, S.D. and A. Locke 2017. Social psychology. In Handbook of Qualitative Methods in Psychology, 2nd Ed, eds. C. Willig and W. Stainton Rogers. London: Sage, pp. 373-389.
- Brown, S.D. 2012. Abstract experimentalism. In Inventive Methods: The Happening of the Social, eds. N. Wakeford and C. Lury. London: Routledge, pp.61-75.
- Middleton, D. and S.D. Brown 2011. Memory and space in the work of Maurice Halbwachs. In Cultural Memories: The Geographical Point of View, eds. P. Meusburger, M. Hefferman, and E. Wunder. Dordrecht: Springer, pp.29-49.
- Goodings, L. and S.D. Brown 2011. Textuality and visuality in MySpace communication. In Visual Methods in Psychology: Using and Interpreting Images in Qualitative Research, ed. P. Reavey. London: Routledge, pp.87-102.
- Brown, S.D. 2011. Actor-Network Theory. In Key Concepts in Critical Management Studies, eds. M. Tadajewski, P. Maclaran, E. Parsons and M. Parker. London: Sage, pp. 24-28.
- Bendien, E., S.D. Brown and P.Reavey 2010. Social remembering as an art of living: Analysis of a ‘reminiscence museum’. In New Technologies and Emerging Spaces of Care, eds. M. Domenech & M. Schillmeier. Farnham: Ashgate, pp.149-167.
- Middleton, D. and S.D. Brown 2010. Experience and memory: Imaginary futures in the past. In A Companion to Cultural Memory Studies, eds. A. Erll & A. Nünning. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
- Brown, S.D. 2010. Preface. In C. Bruun Jensen Ontologies for Developing Things: Making Health Care Futures Through Technology. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp. xi-xii.
- Ashmore, M. and S.D. Brown 2010. On changing one’s mind twice: The strange credibility of recovered memories. In Memory Matters: Contexts for Understanding Childhood Sexual Abuse, eds. J. Haaken and P. Reavey. London: Routledge, pp.17-40
- Brown, S.D. and I. Tucker 2010. Eff the ineffable: Affect, somatic management and mental health service users. In The Affect Theory Reader, eds. M. Gregg and G. Seigworth. Durham: Duke University Press, pp. 229-249.
- Brown, S.D. 2009. Between the planes: Deleuze and social science. In Deleuzian Intersections in Science, Technology and Anthropology, eds. C. Bruun Jensen and K. Rodje. Oxford: Berghahn, pp. 101-120.
- Brown, S.D. and D. Middleton 2008. La mémoire et l’espace dans les travaux de Maurice Halbwachs. In Une Approche Engagée en Psychologie Social: L’oeuvre de Denise Jodelet, eds. B. Madiot, E. Lange, and A. Arruda. Ramonville Saint-Agne: Éditions Érès.
- Middleton, D. and S.D. Brown 2008. Experience and memory: Imaginary futures in the past. In Cultural Memory Studies: An International and Interdisciplinary Handbook, eds. A. Erll and A. Nünning. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, pp. 241-251.
- Brown, S.D. and A. Locke 2007. Social psychology. In Handbook of Qualitative Methods in Psychology, eds. C. Willig and W. Stainton Rogers. London: Sage, pp. 373-389.
- Warmington, P., H. Daniels, A. Edwards, J. Leadbetter, D. Martin, D. Middleton, S.D. Brown,A. Popova, and A. Apostolov 2007. Learning leadership in multiagency work for integrating services into schools. In HowService Integration is Operating in Practice in Scotland, Northern Ireland and England and Wales Policy Contexts: ESRC Seminar 2 Proceedings, ed. J. Forbes. School of Education: University of Aberdeen
- Brown, S.D. 2007. After power: Artaud and the theatre of cruelty. In Philosophy and organization, eds. C. Jones and R. ten Bos. London: Routledge, pp. 201-223.
- Brown, S.D. 2007. Intergroup processes: Social identity theory. In Critical Readings in Social Psychology, eds. D. Langdridge and S. Taylor. Maidenhead: Open University Press, pp.133-162.
- Middleton, D. and S.D. Brown 2007. Issues in the socio-cultural study of memory: Making memory matter. In The Cambridge Handbook of Sociocultural Psychology, eds. J. Valsiner and A. Rosa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 661-677.
- Brown, S.D. and D. Middleton 2006. Words and things: Discursive and non-discursive ordering in a networked organization. In Doing Things with Things: The Design and Use of Ordinary Objects, eds. A Costall and O. Dreier. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 193-208.
- Middleton, D. and S.D. Brown 2006. Experience and memory: Imaginary futures in the past. Relaçŏes Estéticas, Atividade Criadora e Imaginação: Sujeitos e (em) Experiência, eds. S. Z. Da Ros, K. Maheirie, and A.V. Zanella. Florianópolis: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina Núcleo de Publicações, pp.13-30
- Brown, S.D. 2005. In the theatre of measurement: Michel Serres. In Contemporary Organisation Theory, eds. C. Jones and R. Munro. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 215-227.
- Brown, S.D. 2005 The worst things in the world: Life events checklists in popular stress management texts. In Ordinary Lifestyles, eds. D. Bell and J. Hollows. Buckingham: Open University Press, pp. 231-242.
- Daniels, H., S.D. Brown, A. Edwards, J. Leadbetter, D. Martin, D. Middleton, S. Parsons, A. Popova, and P. Warmington, P. 2005. Studying Professional Learning for Inclusion. In New Learning Challenges: Going beyond the Industrial Age System of School and Work, eds. K. Yamazumi, Y. Engeström and H. Daniels. Osaka: Kansai University Press.
- Middleton, D. and S.D. Brown 2005. Net-working on a neo-natal intensive care unit: The baby as virtual object. In Actor-Network Theory and Organizing, eds. B. Czarniawska and T. Hernes. Stockholm: Liber, pp. 307-328.
- Daniels, H., A. Edwards, D. Martin, J. Leadbetter, S.D. Brown, and D. Middleton, D. 2004. The transformation of teachers’ work in and for inclusive practice. In Crossing Boundaries: Perspectives Across Paradigms in Educational Research, eds. J. Vadeboncoeur and P. Jervis-Tracey. Brisbane: Australian Academic Press.
- Brown, S.D. and G. Lightfoot 2002. Presence, absence and accountability: E-mail and the mediation of organisational memory. In Virtual Society?: Technology, Cyberbole, Reality, ed. S. Woolgar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 209-229.
- Lee, N. and S.D. Brown 2002. The disposal of fear: Childhood, trauma and complexity. In Complexities: Social Studies of Knowledge Practices, eds. J. Law and A. Mol. Durham: Duke University Press, pp. 258-279.
- Brown, S.D. and P. Lunt 2001. The Tajfel effect. Theoretical Issues in Psychology, eds. J.R. Morss, N. Stephenson and H. Van Rappard. Boston: Kluwer Academic, Boston, pp. 83-93.
- Brown, S.D. 1999. Electronic networks and subjectivity. In Cyberpsychology, eds. A. Gordo-Lopez and I. Parker. London: Macmillan, pp. 146-165
- Brown, S.D. 1999. Stress as regimen: Discourse analysis and self-help literature. In Applied Discourse Analysis: Social and Psychological Interventions, ed. C. Willig. Buckingham: Open University Press, pp. 22-43.
- Brown, S.D. and R. Capdevila 1999. Perpetuum mobile: Substance, force and the sociology of translation. In Actor Network and After, eds. J. Law and J. Hassard. Blackwell: Oxford, pp. 26-50.
- Lee, N. and S.D. Brown 1998. La alteridad y el actor-red: El continente no descubierto. In Sociología Simétrica: Ensayos Sobre Cienca, Technología y Sociedad, ed. M. Domènech and F. Tirado. Gedisa: Barcelona, pp. 219-248. (in Spanish)
- Brown, S.D., J. Pujol, with B.C. Curt 1998. As one in a web: Discourse, materiality and the place of ethics. Social Constructionism, Discourse and Realism, ed. I. Parker. London: Sage, pp. 75-89.
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