After completing her PhD thesis on how bereaved families were supported by the Chinese state after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, Alison Lamont has become interested in both how western frameworks of intimacy dominates research framings of “good” family life; and how to use the Internet as a resource for exploring people’s concerns about intimacy.
Most relevant activities
- Co-convenor of the Families and Relationships Study Group of the British Sociological Association;
- Lamont, A. 2020. The Death of a Child: institutional maintenance of family welfare after the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake in the People’s Republic of China. Pacific Affairs. 93(2):305-326 – https://pacificaffairs.ubc.ca/articles/the-death-of-a-child-institutional-maintenance-of-family-welfare-after-the-2008-wenchuan-earthquake-in-the-peoples-republic-of-china/
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