Social movements; the sociology of media; sociology of the postmodern city, environmental issues and problems.
He has written a number of papers on social movements, and media and religion, but his recent works are a book on Environmental Sociology: A Social Constructionist Perspective (Routledge, 1995), and a major review paper on The Post-Modern City in Current Sociology (Vol. 43, #1, 1995). Fantasy City his most recent book on urban entertainment destinations and development was published by Routledge in 1998. He is currently writing a critical essay on "The Global Entertainment Economy" under a SSHRC/Planning Secretariat - sponsored "Trends Project" grant.
Committees and other responsibilites
Undergraduate Supervisor (1997-98)