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Articles

Osgood, J. & Bhopal, K. (2014) Affective Academics: the negotiated maternal subjectivities of feminist academics , in Women’s Studies International Forum, under review

Osgood, J. & Giugni, M. (2014) Feminist Engagements and Worldviews: Putting Theory to Work in Early Childhood Education , in Special Edition of Reconceptualizing Education Research Methodology, Forthcoming

Osgood, J. , Albon, D. , Allen, K. & Hollingworth, S. (2013) 'Hard to Reach’ or Nomadic Resistance? Families ‘choosing’ not to participate in Early Childhood Services , in Global Studies in Childhood, Vol 3 (3)

Jones, E. , Osgood, J. , Urban, M., MacLure, M. & Holmes, R. (2013) Eu(rope): (re)assembling, (re)casting and (re)aligning lines of de-and re-territorialisation of early childhood , in Qualitative Inquiry, forthcoming

Osgood, J. , Albon, D. , Allen, K. & Hollingworth, S. (2013) Reconceptualising the notion of ‘hard to reach’: the dilemmas of engaging families , in British Education Research Journal, forthcoming

Osgood, J. (2010) Narrative methods in the nursery: (re)-considering claims to give voice through processes of decision-making , pp14-28 in Reconceptualising Educational Research Methodology, 1(1)

Osgood, J. (2010) Negotiating Professionalism: towards a critically reflective emotional professionalism , in Early Years, 30(1)

Osgood, J. (2009) Childcare workforce reform in England and 'the early years professional': a critical discourse analysis , pp733-751 in Journal of Education Policy, 24(6)

Allen, K. & Osgood, J. (2009) Motherhood as non-ambition?: young women negotiating maternal subjectivities. , in Studies in the Maternal, Issue 2

Moreau, M-P. , Osgood, J. & Halsall, A. (2008) Equal Opportunites Policies in English Schools: Towards greater gender equality in the teaching workforce? , pp553-578 in Gender, Work and Organization, 15(6)

Moreau, M-P. , Osgood, J. & Halsall, A. (2007) Making Sense of the Glass Ceiling in Schools: an exploration of women teachers' discourses , pp 237-253 in Gender and Education, 19(2)

Jones, L. & Osgood, J. (2007) Mapping the Fabricated Identities of Childminders: pride and prejudice , pp 289-300 in Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 8(4)

Osgood, J. (2006) Deconstructing Professionalism in the Early Years: resisting the regulatory gaze , pp 5-14 in Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 7(1)

Osgood, J. (2006) Editorial: Rethinking 'Professionalism' in the Early Years: English perspectives , pp 1-4 in Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 7(1)

Osgood, J. , Francis, B. & Archer, L. (2006) Gendered Identities and Work Placement: why don't boys care? , pp 305-321 in Journal of Education Policy, 21(3)

Osgood, J. (2006) Professionalism and Performativity: the paradox facing early years practitioners , in Early Years, 26(2)

Osgood, J. (2006) Review of N.Yelland's 'Critical Issues in Early Childhood Education' , in Pedagogy, Society and Culture, (forthcoming)

Osgood, J. (2005) Who cares?: the classed nature of childcare , pp 289 - 303 in Gender and Education, 17(3)

Osgood, J. (2004) Review of M. Ashley and J. Lee's 'Women Teaching Boys: caring and working in the Primary School' , in Gender and Education, 16(3)

Osgood, J. (2004) Time to get down to business? The responses of early years practitioners to entrepreneurial approaches to professionalism , pp 5-24 in Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2(1)

Sharp, C. , Mason, K. & Osgood, J. (2000) Study support: what are the messages from research? , pp 7-8 in Curriculum Management Update, n/a

Sharp, C. & Osgood, J. (2000) What are the benefits of study support? a review of opinion and research , pp 239-247 in Educational Review, 52(3)

Books

Osgood, J. (2014) Diverse Childhoods & Childhood Diversities: Feminist Posthumanist Theories of Childhood. Part of Advances in Critical Diversities Book Series; Y. Taylor & S. Hines (Eds) , London: McGraw Hill , forthcoming

Osgood, J. (2011) Narratives from the Nursery: Negotiating Professional and Identities in Early Childhood , London: Routledge

Chapters

Quinn, J. & Osgood, J. (2013) Dialogue or Duel in Taylor, Y. (Ed) The Entrepreneurial University: Public Engagements, Intersecting Impacts , London: Palgrave Macmillan

Osgood, J. , , & (2013) Playing with Gender: making space for post-human childhood(s) in J. Moyles, J, Payler, & J, Georgeson (Eds) Early Years Foundations: An Invitation to Critical Reflection , London: McGraw Hill , 17

Osgood, J. (2011) Contested constructions of professionalism within the nursery. in L. Miller & C. Cable (eds) Professionalization, Leadership and Management in the Early Years (Critical Issues in the Early Years Series) , Sage Publications: London , pp107-118

Osgood, J. (2011) Professional Identities in the Nursery: contested terrain in M. Robb & R. Thomson (eds) Critical Practice with Children and Young People , The OU, Policy Press, 2010.

Osgood, J. (2008) Professionalism and Performativity: the feminist challenge in E. Wood (ed) The Routledge Reader in Early Childhood Education , Abingdon: Routledge

Osgood, J. (2007) Early Childhood Education in K. Myers (ed) Genderwatch: Still Watching , Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham

Papers

Osgood, J. (2013) Gove's Unique Child, paper given at [Keynote] Closing Plenary at Gender & Education Conference, London Southbank University, April

Osgood, J. & Bhopal, K. (2013) Negotiating motherhood in the academy: the maternal subjectivities of feminist academics, paper given at Gender & Education Conference, London Southbank University, April

Osgood, J. (2012) Family Cultures, paper given at [Chair] of New Perspectives on Education and Culture ESRC-Seminar, 15th February 2012, The Women’s Library, London

Osgood, J. (2012) Reconceptualising the notion of ‘hard to reach’: the dilemmas of engaging families., paper given at British Education Research Association Conference, Manchester, September 2012.

Osgood, J. (2011) Deconstructing Professionalism in Early Childhood Education and Care, paper given at (Keynote) Activating Early Childhood Education Seminar, UWS, Australia, 4 August 2011.

Osgood, J. (2011) Engaging “hard-to-reach” families in ECEC Services: post colonial interpretations, paper given at (Keynote) Mobilising Discourses in Child and Family Services Seminar, UWS, Australia, 3 August 2011.

Osgood, J. (2011) Evidence-based Policy?, paper given at (Keynote) Early Childhood Policy Luncheon, UWS & Social Justice in Early Childhood, Australia, 9th August 2011.

Osgood, J. & Allen, K. (2011) Motherhood as non-ambition?: Young women negotiating maternal subjectivities, paper given at Gender and Education, University of Exeter, April 2011.

Osgood, J. (2011) Narrative methods: (re)-considering claims to give voice, paper given at (Keynote) Dialogues in Research & Practice Seminar, UWS, Australia, 5 August 2011.

Osgood, J. (2011) Professional identities in the nursery: ‘managed hearts’?, paper given at (Keynote) opening plenary of Reconceptualising Early Childhood Education Conference, October 2011, University of East London.

Osgood, J. (2009) Feminist Reflections from the Field: the thorny issue of power., paper given at IPSE Research Student Seminar, 9th March.

Osgood, J. & Allen, K. (2009) Motherhood as ‘non-ambition’?: negotiating maternal subjectivities., paper given at the Discourse Power Resistance conference, 6-8th April, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Osgood, J. (2009) Reconceptualising Children's Empowerment in Early Years Daycare Provision: A Comparative Analysis, paper given at the European Sociological Association Conference, ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute, Lisbon, September

Osgood, J. (2009) ‘Imagined Childhoods’ It’s a frame up: what it means to ‘know’ the child, paper given at Symposium, GEA Conference, Institute for Education, London, March.

Osgood, J. (2008) Narratives from the Nursery: deconstructing ‘childhood’ discourses to better understand ‘professional’ practice, paper given at the 18th Annual EECERA 2008 Conference, Stavager, Norway, September.

Osgood, J. (2008) Narratives from the Nursery: problematising claims to ‘give voice’, paper given at (Invited) School of Education Research Seminars, Roehampton University, London, 1st October

Osgood, J. (2008) ‘Other-mothering’: motherhood discourses and the formation of a ‘professional’ nursery worker identity, paper given at the Education & the Social World, IPSE Seminar Series, Wednesday 23rd April.

Osgood, J. (2007) Narratives from the Nursery: exploring issues of power in research, paper given at the Life Histories/ Women's Histories Conference, University of Sussex

Osgood, J. & Jones, L. (2006) Engaging in Subversive Activities: mapping the fabricated identity of childminders, locating prode and finding prejudice, paper given at the DRPR 2006 Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, April

Osgood, J. (2006) Examining the Colonisation of Early Years Workers within the English Context, paper given at the 16th Annual EECERA Conference: Democracy & Culture in Ealry Childhood, Iceland University of Education, September

Osgood, J. (2005) 'In my days things were different': varying generational constructions of being a woman teacher, paper given at the Gender and Education Conference, Cardiff University, 29-31st March

Osgood, J. (2005) 'It's always us that get the touchy-feely roles: gendered professional teacher identities and the role of emotion in career progression, paper given at the Gender & Emotion Stream of the Gender, Work and Organisation 4th Interdisciplinary Conference, Keele University, 24th June

Osgood, J. , Archer, L. & Maylor, U. (2005) 'What do you do with white working-class kids who think school's a load of nonsense?' Contrasting constructions of 'underperformance' by teachers, pupils and parents, paper given at the Gender and Education Conference, Cardidd University, 29-31st March

Osgood, J. (2005) A private sector model in childcare, paper given at (Invited Presentation) the ESRC Privatisation Seminar, Institute of Education, London, 5th May

Moreau, M-P. , Osgood, J. & Halsall, A. (2005) An exploration of women teachers' discourses on the under-representation of women among school management staff, paper given at the Fifth Annual Gender and Education Conference, Cardiff University, March

Osgood, J. (2005) Deconstructing 'Professionalism' in the Early Years: resisting the regulatory gaze, paper given at the Reconceptualising Early Childhood Education 13th Annual Conference, University of Wisconsin, 19th October

Moreau, M-P. , Osgood, J. & Halsall, A. (2005) Equal opportunities policies in English schools: supporting women teachers' careers?, paper given at the BERA Annual Conference, University of Glamorgan, 14-17th September

Maylor, U. , Archer, L. , Osgood, J. & Read, B. (2005) Gendered Power Relationships Between Girls and Teachers in the classroom, paper given at the Gender and Education Conference, Cardiff University, 29-31st March

Osgood, J. (2005) Rethinking 'Professionalism' in the Early Years, paper given at London Metropolitan University, 12th April

Halsall, A. , Osgood, J. & Moreau, M-P. (2005) The 'Hellish' Task of Negotiating Multiple Identities: the case of a Christian/mother/wife/teacher, paper given at the British Sociological Association's Religion Study Group Conference, 11th April

Osgood, J. (2005) Time to get down to business in the early years?, paper given at (Invited Speaker) the ESRC Privatisation seminar series, Institute of Education, London, May 2005

Osgood, J. (2004) Gendered identities and work placement: why boys don't care?, paper given at the BERA annual conference, UMIST, Manchester, 15-18th September

Osgood, J. (2004) Re-conceptualising 'professsionalism' in the early years: a gendered approach, paper given at 'Rethinking professionalism in the early years' seminar series, London Metropolitan University, 10th November

Osgood, J. (2004) Time to get down to business, paper given at the Reconceptualising Early Childhood Education conference, Oslo, Norway, 24-28th May

Osgood, J. (2004) Why should I care? One educator's personal narrative in a climate of political spin, paper given at the GEA student research day, University fo East London

Osgood, J. (2003) The effect of New Labour's managerialist policies on the professional status and identity of the early years workforce, paper given at BERA annual conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, September 11th -13th

Osgood, J. (2002) The relationship between national and local evaluations - in respect of the Sure Start Euston Evaluation, paper given at the Evaluation Society Conference 'The Art of Evaluation: Artistry, Discipline and Delivery, South Bank Centre, London, December 2002

Reports

Osgood, J. , Albon, D. , Allen, K. & Hollingworth, S. (2012) Engaging ‘Hard to Reach’ Parents in Early Years Music Making [Report commissioned by Youth Music] , London: Youth Music

Osgood, J. , Rose, A. & Allen, K. (2010) An Evaluation of the Kensington and Chelsea Sleep Clinic Pilot. [Report commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea] , London: IPSE.

Hutchings, M , Osgood, J. , Allen, K. & Maylor, U. (2009) Manageable and Strategic Approaches to CPD. General Teaching Council for England. [Report commissioned by the General Teaching Council for England] , London: IPSE

James, K. & Osgood, J. (2007) Evaluation of the Home Visiting Service in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: Final Report [Report Commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea] , London: IPSE

Hollingworth, S. & Osgood, J. (2007) Parenting Support: Literature Review and Evidence Paper for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea [Report commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea] , London: IPSE

Osgood, J. & James, K. (2006) Evaluation of the Home Visiting Service in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea: interim report [Report Commissioned by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea] , London:IPSE

Osgood, J. & James, K. (2006) Parent Support in Sure Start North West Kensington and Golborne: An evaluation of the Family Links Nurturing Programme [Report Commissioned by Sure Start North West Kensington and Golborne] , London:IPSE

Archer, L. , Maylor, U. , Osgood, J. & Read, B. (2005) An Exploration of the Attitudinal, Social and Cultural Factors Impacting on Year 10 Student Performance: final report to London West LSC Report commissioned by London West LSC , London: IPSE

Wyvill, B. , Ives, R. , Osgood, J. & Read, B. (2005) CCF Evaluation Report: the partnership [Report commissioned by the Camden Children's Fund] , Norfolk:Educari

Francis, B. , Osgood, J. , Dalgety, J. & Archer, L. (2005) Gender equality in work experience placements for young people Report commissioned by the EOC , Manchester: EOC

Osgood, J. & James, K. (2005) Sure Start Golborne: an evaluation of the home visiting service [Report commissioned by Sure Start] , London:IPSE

Osgood, J. & James, K. (2005) Sure Start North West Kensington: an evaluation of the home visiting service [Report commissioned by Sure Start] , London:IPSE

Moreau, M-P , Osgood, J. & Halsall, A. (2005) The Career Progression of Women Teachers in England: a Study of the Barriers to promotion and Career Development: final report of the Women Teachers' Careers and Progression Project [Report commissioned by the HEESF, Secondary Heads Association and London Metropolitan University] , Liverpool: HEESF

Osgood, J. (2003) An Evaluation of the Sure Start Euston Home Visiting Team Report commissioned by the Sure Start Programme , London: IPSE , pp 65

Osgood, J. (2003) Developing the Business Skills of Childcare Professionals: an Evaluation of the Business Support Programmes Report commissioned by the DfES , London: IPSE , pp 73

Osgood, J. , Dempsey, S. , Jones, G. & Solon, R. (2003) ONE Evaluation: summary of service delivery findings Report commissioned by DfWP: Research report 108 , London: DfWP

Osgood, J. (2003) Sure Start Euston: update and summary of evaluation Report commisoned by the Sure Start Programme , London: Sure Start Programme , pp 13

Thomas, A. & Osgood, J. (2002) An Evaluation of the JSA Basic Skills Pilot Report commissioned by the DfES , London: DfES

Osgood, J. & Stone, V. (2002) Assessing the Business Skills of Early Years, Childcare and Playwork Providers Report commissioned by the DfES , London: DfES

Osgood, J. , Stone, V. & Thomas, A. (2002) Delivering a work-focused service: views and experiences of clients Report commissioned by the DfWP: research report 167 , Leeds: CDS

Hulusi, A. , Osgood, J. & Stone, V. (2001) The views and experiences of pupils permanently excluded from mainstream education Report commissioned by the Prince's Trust , Unpublished report

Culen, M. A. , Fletcher-Campbell, F. , Bowen, E. & Osgood, J. et al (2000) Alternative education provision at Key Stage Four Report commissioned by Local Government Association: research report 11 , Slough: NFER

Osgood, J. & Sharp, C. (2000) Developing Early Education and Childcare Services for the 21st Century Report commissioned by Local Government Association: research report 12 , Slough: NFER

Sharp, C. , Osgood, J. & Flanagan, N. (1999) The benefits of study support: a review of opinion and research Report commissioned by the DfEE: research report 110 , London: DfEE

Osgood, J. & Keys, W. (1998) Headteachers' Main Concerns (annual survey of trends in education: digest number five) Report commissioned by NFER , Slough: NFER






 

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