See our peer-reviews journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, newsletters and letters.
Peer-reviewed journal articles
Neale, Jo, Grivska, K., Meadows, Robert, Nettleton, Sarah (forthcoming) ‘I don’t stress about it anymore’. Perceptions of non-problematic sleep amongst people in residential treatment for substance use disorders, Journal of substance Use
Neale J, Vitoratou S, Lennon P, Meadows R, Nettleton S, Panebianco D, Strang J, Marsden J (2018) Development and early validation of a patient reported outcome measure to assess sleep amongst people experiencing problems with alcohol or other drugs, Sleep 41 (4) zsy013 pp. 1-14 Oxford University Press
Neale, Jo; Meadows, Robert ; Nettleton, Sarah; Panebianco, Daria; Strang, John; Vitoratou, Silia; Marsden, John (2018) Substance misuse, sleep and intervention design: insights from qualitative data Journal of Mental Health pp.1-8.
Meadows, R., Nettleton, S. and Neale J (2017) Sleep waves and recovery from drug and alcohol dependence: Towards a rhythm analysis of sleep in residential treatment. Social Science & Medicine. 84 pp. 124-133 Elsevier
Nettleton, S., Meadows, R. and Neale, J (2017) Disturbing Sleep And Sleepfulness During Recovery From Substance Dependence In Residential Rehabilitation Sociology of Health and Illness 39(5), pp.784-798.
Williams, S.J., Coveney, C. and Meadows, R., (2015). ‘M‐apping’sleep? Trends and transformations in the digital age. Sociology of Health & Illness, 37(7), pp.1039-1054.
Meadows, R. and Arber, S., (2015). Marital Status, Relationship Distress, and Self-rated Health What Role for “Sleep Problems”? Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 56(3), pp.341-355.
Lowson, E and Arber, S. (2014) Preparing, working, recovering: Gendered expereinces of night work among women and their families, Gender Work and Organisations, Online Early
Ellmers, T., Arber, S., Luff, R., Eyers, I and Young, E. (2013) Factors affecting residents' sleep in care homes, Nursing Older People, 25(8): 29-32
Lowson, E., Middleton, B., Arber, S and Skene, D. (2013) Effects of night work on sleep, cortisol and mood of female nurses, their husbands and children, Sleep and Biological Rhythms, 11:7-13
Venn, S., Meadows, R. and Arber, S. (2013) Gender differences in approaches to self-management of poor sleep in later life, Social Science & Medicine 79(1): 117-123
Lallukka, T., Arber, S., Laaksonen, M., Lahelma, E., Partonen, T and Rahkonen, O (2013) Work-family conflicts and subsequent sleep medication among women and men: A longitudinal registry linkage study, Social Science & Medicine 79(1): 66-75
Eyers, I., Arber, S., Luff, R., Young, E. and Ellmers, T (2012) Rhetoric and reality in daily life in English care homes, International Journal of Ageing and Later Life 7(1): 53-78
Venn, S. and Arber, S (2012) Understanding older peoples' decisions about the use of sleeping medication: issues of control and autonomy, Sociology of Health and Illness 34(8): 1215-1229
Eyers, I., Young, E., Luff, R. and Arber, S. (2012) Striking the balance: Night care versus the facilitation of good sleep, British Journal of Nursing 21(5): 303-307
Meadows, R and Arber, S (2012) Understanding sleep among couples: Gender and the social patterning of sleep maintenance among younger and older couples, Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 3 (1): 66-79
Luff, R., Ellmers, T., Eyers, I., Cope, E., Arber, S. (2011) ‘Time spent in bed at night by care homes residents.’ Ageing and Society, Vol 31.
Venn S and Arber S. (2011) ‘Daytime sleep and active ageing in later life’, Ageing and Society, 31(2): 197-216.
Arber, S. and Venn, S. (2011) ‘Caregiving at night: Understanding the impact on carers’, Journal of Aging Studies. 25: 155-165.
Lallukka T, Arber S, Rahkonen O and Lahelma E. (2010) ‘Complaints of insomnia among midlife employed people: The contribution of childhood and present socioeconomic circumstances’, Sleep Medicine, 11: 828-836.
Meadows R, Luff R, Eyers I, Venn S, Cope E and Arber S. (2010) ‘An actigraphic study comparing community dwelling poor sleepers with non-demented care home residents’, Chronobiology International 27(4): 842-854.
Lallukka T, Rahkonen O, Lahelma E and Arber S. (2010) ‘Sleep complaints in middle-aged women and men: The contribution of working conditions and work-family conflicts’, Journal of Sleep Research. 19: 466-477.
Bara A-C and Arber S. (2009) ‘Working shifts and mental health - findings from the British Household Panel Survey (1995-2005)’, Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, 35 (5): 361-367.
Staples V, Archer SN, Arber S and Skene D. (2009) ‘Daily light exposure profiles in older non-resident extreme morning and evening types’, Journal of Sleep Research. 18: 466-471
Chatzitheochari, S. and Arber, S. (2009) Lack of sleep, work and the long hours culture: evidence from the UK time use survey, Work, Employment and Society 23(1): 30-48
Arber, S., Bote, M and Meadows, R (2009) Understanding how socio-economic status, gender and marital status influence self-reported sleep problems in Britain Social Science and Medicine 68: 281-289
Meadows, R., Arber, S., Venn, S., Hislop, J and Stanley, N (2009) Exploring the interdependence of couples' rest-wake cycles: an actigraphic study Chronobiology international 26(1): 80-92
Meadows, R., Arber, S., Venn, S. and Hislop, J. (2008) Unruly bodies and couples’ sleep. Body & Society 14(4):75-92
Meadows, R., Arber, S., Venn, S. and Hislop, J. (2008) Engaging with sleep: Male definitions, understandings and attitudes. Sociology of Health and Illness 30(5): 696-710
Venn, S., Arber, S., Meadows, R. and Hislop, J. (2008) The Fourth Shift: a gendered approach to night time caring, British Journal of Sociology. 59(1): 79-97
Arber S. and Bote M. (2007) ‘Apoyo social y calidad del sueno en el Reino Unido: Condicionamientos socioeconomicos, demograpficos y biologicos’ (‘Social support and sleep quality in the general population of United Kingdom: Socioeconomic, demographic and biological determinants’), Praxis Sociologica, 10: 152-182.
Arber, S., Hislop, J., Bote, M. and Meadows, R. (2007) Gender roles and women’s sleep in mid and later life: A quantitative approach Sociological Research Online http://www.socresonline.org.uk/12/5/3.html
Bianchera E. and Arber S. (2007) ‘Caring and sleep disruption among women in Italy’, Sociological Research Online, 12(5) (2007)
Moran-Ellis, J., and Venn, S., (2007) The sleeping lives of children and teenagers: nightworlds and arenas of action, Sociological Research Online, 12(5), http://www.socresonline.org.uk/12/5/9.html
Venn, S. (2007) ‘It’s okay for a man to snore”: the influence of gender on sleep disruption in couples, Sociological Research Online, 12(5) http://www.socresonline.org.uk/12/5/1.html
Dzaja, A., Arber, S., Hislop, J., Kerkhofs, M., Kopp, C., Pollmacher, T., Polo-Kantola, P., Skene, D., Stenuit, P., Tobler, I. and Porkka-Heiskanen, T. (2005) Women's sleep in health and disease, Journal of Psychiatric Research, 39: 55-76.
Hislop, J., Arber, S., Meadows, R. and Venn, S. (2005) 'Narratives of the Night: the Use of Audio Diaries in Researching Sleep', Sociological Research Online, 10(4), http://www.socresonline.org.uk/10/4/hislop.html
Meadows, R., Venn, S., Hislop, J., Stanley, N. and Arber, S. (2005) Investigating Couples’ Sleep: An evaluation of actigraphic analysis techniques Journal of Sleep Research 14:4. 377-386
Meadows, R (2005) The Negotiated Night: An embodied conceptual framework for the sociological study of sleep. The Sociological Review 53:2 240-254.
Hislop, J. and Arber, S. (2004) Understanding women's sleep management: beyond medicalization-healthicization: A response to Simon Williams , Sociology of Health and Illness, 26(4): 460-463.
Hislop, J. and Arber, S. (2003a) Sleepers Wake! The gendered nature of sleep disruption among mid-life women, Sociology, 37(4), 695-711.
Hislop, J. and Arber, S. (2003b) Understanding women's sleep management: beyond medicalization-healthicization?, Sociology of Health and Illness, 25(7), 815-837.
Meadows, R., Williams, S.,J, Gabe, J., Coveney C. and Arber, S. (2018) 'The sociology of sleep', in F. Cappuccio, F, M. Miller and S. Lockley (eds), Sleep Epidemiology and Public Health, 2nd Edition Oxford: Oxford University Press [commissioned chapter]
Arber, S. (2014) 'Sleep' in Michalos A. C. (Ed) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research Springer pp 5990-2
Meadows, R (2012) Denying death's counterfeit: the sociological aspects of sleep. In A Green et al (eds) Sleep: Multiprofessional Approaches, Jessica Kingsley
Arber S, Meadows R, Venn S. (2012) ‘Sleep and Society’. In C.A. Espie and C. M. Morin (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Sleep Disorders, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Arber, S. and Meadows, R. (2011) ‘Social and Health Patterning of Sleep Quality and Duration’. In S McFall and C Garrington (eds) Understanding Society: Early Findings from the first wave of the UK’s Household Longitudinal Study, Colchester: ISER, University of Essex, pp 88-98
Williams S, Meadows R and Arber S. (2010) ‘Sociology of Sleep’. In F. Cappaccio, M. Miller and S Lockley (eds) Sleep Epidemiology, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 275-299.
Bianchara, E. and Arber, S. (2008) Women’s Sleep in Italy: The Influence of Caregiving Roles, in Lodewijk Brunt and Brigitte Steger (eds) Worlds of Sleep, Berlin: Frank & Timme
Venn, S. and Arber, S. (2008) Conflicting Sleep Demands: Parents and Young People in UK Households, in Lodewijk Brunt and Brigitte Steger (eds) Worlds of Sleep, Berlin: Frank & Timme
Hislop, J. and Arber, S. (2006) Sleep, gender and ageing: Changing relational and institutional constraints from mid-to-later life, T. Calasanti and K. Slevin. (eds) Age Matters: Realigning Feminist Thinking
Hislop, J. and Arber, S. (2003c). Sleep as a social act: A window on gender roles and relationships. S. Arber, K. Davidson and J. Ginn. (eds) Gender & Ageing: Changing Roles and Relationships , Maidenhead: McGraw Hill/Open University Press, 186-205.
Book reviews, newsletters and letters
Meadows. (2016) 'The importance of viewing sleep as a 'practice''. Addiction, 11 (6), pp. 1094-1095.
Meadows (2014) Review of The Politics of Sleep (cultural sociology)
Meadows (2014) Review of 24/7 (Work, Employment & Society)
Meadows, R. (2008) The rights and duties of the sleeper Virtual Mentor (American Medical Association Journal of Ethics) 10:585-588
Meadows, R. (2008) Older men's sleep: the body, function and ‘narratives of decline' Generations 32(1):28-31
Meadows, R; Stanley, N; Venn, S; Hislop, J; Arber, S. (2005) Completely unattended home sleep recordings, Letter in Sleep 28(4): 526
Hislop, J. and Williams, S.(2004) A Sociology of Sleep? Surely Not , BSA Network. Autumn 2004, 33.
Hislop, J. (2002a) Towards a sociology of sleep, British Sleep Society (BSS) Newsletter, Issue 9, June 2002, 5-6.
Hislop, J. (2002b) The missing link? Sociological approaches to the study of women's sleep, European Sleep Research Society (ESRS) Newsletter, December 2002, 5-6.
Lichstein, K. and Morin, C. (Eds.) (2000) Treatment of Late-Life Insomnia, Sage, Thousand Oaks . Reviewed by Hislop, J (2003) in Quality in Ageing- Policy, practice and research 4(1) April 2003, 39-40.