Teela Sanders on The Regulatory Dance
Teela Sanders explains the aims and methodology of her research into the lap-dancing industry, while Kate Hardy gives a general overview of common themes in the project’s interim findings.
How research informs teaching
Teela Sanders talks about the symbiotic nature of her research-led teaching, School of Sociology and Social Policy students explain why they chose to study the sex industry, and PhD student Kate Brown describes the benefits of research-led teaching for students.
In this section:
- Sharing expertise with a wider audience
- Advising legal, governmental and representative bodies
Advising legal, governmental and representative bodies
Dr Sanders has advised solicitors, local authorities and HM Revenue and Customs on issues concerning the lap-dancing industry.
She is also due to work with the Home Office and the Trades Union Congress in the near future.
Dr Teela Sanders
Dr Teela Sanders is Reader in Sociology and her interests focus upon various aspects of the British sex industry. Dr Saunders came to Leeds in 2003, having graduated with a D.Phil from Oxford University. Before coming to Leeds, she was a social worker in child protection.
Her research explores the inter-relationship between human sexuality and socio-legal structures. She focuses particularly on gender, regulation and the state, and how these concepts intersect in the UK sex industry.
Dr Sanders makes Northern Light list
- IPPR list reveals 50 ‘ones to watch’ in the North of England (IPPR, 04 February 2011)