Nelson, Geoffrey Kenneth
NELSON, Geoffrey Kenneth
NELSON, Geoffrey Kenneth. British, b. 1923. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Science fiction/Fantasy, Poetry, Local history/Rural topics, Sociology, Theology/Religion. Career: Schoolteacher; Lecturer, Bournville College, Birmingham College of Commerce; Wildlife Correspondent, Worcestershire- The County Magazine, 1988-92; Principal Lecturer in Sociology, City of Birmingham Polytechnic (now University of Central England), 1963-88, Hon. Research Fellow, 1988-; Hon. Secretary, Sociology Section, British Association, 1972-77. Publications: Spiritualism and Society, 1969; (with R.A. Clews) Mobility and Religious Commitment, 1971; A Poet's Reading, 1980; Butterfly's Eye, 1980; (with C. Hill et al.) Video-Violence and Children, 1983; Cults, New Religions, and Religious Creativity, 1987; To Be a Farmer's Boy, 1991; Der Drang zum Spirituellen, 1991; Country Women on the Land, 1992; Caught in the Net, 1992; Seen and Not Heard, 1993; Over the Farmyard Gate, 1995. Contributor of articles and poetry to magazines and papers. Address: 32 Clun Rd, Northfield, Birmingham B31 1NU, England.