Barry Smart

Professor of Sociology
School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies
University of Portsmouth

Fields of interest:

classical and contemporary social thought, critical theory, fiscal sociology and economic transformation of modernity, cultural and economic analyses of consumption, environmental consequences of consumerism, as well as social and historical analyses of sport. 


Recent publications:

2011 Post-Industrial Society 4 Volumes, Sage.

2010 Consumer Society: Critical Issues and Environmental Consequences. Sage

2005 The Sport Star: Modern Sport and the Cultural Economy of Sporting Celebrity.Sage.

2003 Economy, Culture and Society. Open University Press.