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Identities, Diversity and Education


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)

Allen, K. & Hollingworth, S. (2013) Social class, place and urban young people’s aspirations for work in the knowledge economy: ‘Sticky subjects’ or ‘cosmopolitan creatives’? , in Urban Studies Special Issue on ‘Young People’s Im/Mobile Urban Geographies’, eds.Tracey Skelton and Kate Gough, 50(3)

Allen, K. , Quinn, J. , Hollingworth, S. & Rose, A (2012) Becoming the “ideal” heroic creative worker? Subjectification, neoliberalism and exclusion in higher education student work placements , in British Journal of Sociology of Education, ifirst

Hollingworth, S. & Mansaray, A. (2012) Conviviality under the cosmopolitan canopy? Social mixing and friendships in an urban secondary school , in Sociological Research Online, Volume 17, Issue 3

Ross, A. & Zuzeviciute (2011) Border Crossings, moving borders: young people’s constructions of identities in Lithuania in the early 21st Century. , pp38-47 in Profesinis Rengimas: Tyrimai ir Realijos, , 20 (Kaunus, Lithuania)

Maylor, U. , Rose, A. , Minty, S. & Ross, A., Issa, T., & Kuyok, A. K. (2011) Exploring the impact of supplementary schools on Black and Minority Ethnic pupils’ mainstream attainment , in British Educational Research Journal, iFirst Article, 1-19.

Hollingworth, S. & Williams, K (2010) Multicultural Mixing or Middle-class Reproduction? The White Middle Classes in London Comprehensive Schools , pp47-64 in Space and Polity, 14(1)

Hollingworth, S. & Archer, L. (2010) Urban schools as urban places: school reputation, children’s identities and engagement with education , pp584-603 in Urban Studies, 47(3)

Hollingworth, S. & Williams, K. (2009) Constructions of the working class ‘other’ among urban white middle class youth: ‘chavs’, subculture and the valuing of education. , pp467-483 in Journal of Youth Studies, 12(5)

Lawy, R. , Quinn, J. & Diment, K. (2009) Listening to 'the thick bunch': (mis)understanding and (mis) interpretation of young people in jobs without training in the South West of England , pp741-755. in British Journal of Sociology of Education, 30(6)

Maylor, U. & Ross, A. (2009) Teacher Identities for Multiple Identities in Europe , in Social Science Tribune, (University of Thessaly, Greece), Vol 55, Summer

Mendick, H. , Moreau, M.-P. & Hollingworth, S. (2008) High School Mathematical: some thoughts on images of women doing mathematics in popular culture. , pp205-207 in Mathematics Today, 44(5)

Reay, D., Crozier, G., James, D. , Hollingworth, S. & Williams, K., Jamieson, F., Beedell, P. (2008) Re-invigorating democracy? White middle class identities and comprehensive schooling , pp238-255 in Sociological Review, 56(2)

Crozier, G., Reay, D., James, D., Jamieson, F., Beedell, P. , Hollingworth, S. & Williams, K. (2008) White Middle-class Parents, Identities, Educational Choice and the Urban Comprehensive School: Dilemmas, Ambivalence and Moral Ambiguity , pp261 - 272 in British Journal of Sociology of Education, 29 (3)


Ross, A. , Dooly, M. & Hartsmar, N. (2012) Equalities and Education in Europe: Explanations and Excuses for Inequality , Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Archer, L. , Hollingworth, S. & Mendick, H. (2010) Urban Youth and Schooling: the aspirations and identities of educationally ‘at risk’ young people. , Buckinghamshire: Open University Press


Hollingworth, S. , Williams, K. , Jamieson, F. & Beedell, P. (2010) Social and educational inequalities in English state schools: exploring the understandings of urban white middle class children in L. Holt (ed) Geographies of Children, Youth and Families: International Perspectives , London: Routledge

Hollingworth, S. & Minty, S. (2010) Young people’s concerns about crime and violence in B. Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz, A. Zalewska & A. Ross (ed.) Future Citizens 21st Century Challenges for Young People , Krakow: Impuls

Fulop, M. , Ross, A. , Kuscer, M. P. & Pucko, C. (2009) Competition and Cooperation in schools: An English, Hungarian and Slovenian comparison in Farideh Salil and Rumjahn Hoousain (eds) Culture, Motivation and Learning: A multicultural perspective , Charlotte NC: Information Age Publishing

Quinn, J. , Lawy, R. & Diment, K. (2009) “Drifting”, “desperate” or just “diverse”: researching young people in jobs without training in J. Field., J. Gallagher. & R. Ingram. (eds) Researching Transitions in Lifelong Learning. , London: Routledge.


Mansaray, A. (2012) Re-Examining Relations of Social Class in Urban Primary Schools: An Exploration of Staff Experiences of Gentrification, paper given at British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of Leeds

Ross, A. (2011) Border Crossings: Young Peoples’ Identities in a Time of Change 2: Central Europe – Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia, paper given at Thirteenth CiCe Conference, ‘Europe’s Future: citizenship in a changing world’, Dublin City University, 9-11 June.

Ross, A. (2011) Young Peoples’ Identities in a Time of Change 2: Central Europe, paper given at Thirteenth CiCe Conference, ‘Europe’s Future: citizenship in a changing world’, Dublin City University, 9-11 June

Moreau, M-P. , Mendick, H. & Epstein, D (2007) Gendered, 'Raced' and Classed: Constructions of mathematicians in popular culture., paper given at the Gender and Education Conference , Dublin, 28-30 March.


Hollingworth, S. & Mansaray, A. (2012) Language Diversity and Attainment in English Secondary Schools [Report commissioned by Arvon’s (M)other Tongues programme] , IPSE: London

Robson, J. , Mansaray, A. & Hollingworth, S. (2009) Becoming Professional: An investigation into the experiences, perceptions and aspirations of new Institute for Learning members [Report commissioned by the Institute for Learning] , London: IPSE

Hollingworth,S. , Allen, K. , Kuyok, K.A. & Williams, K. (2009) The influence of new media technologies used in learning on young people’s career aspirations: A report to Becta. [Report commissioned by Becta] , London: IPSE.

Mendick, H. , Moreau, M-P. & Hollingworth, S. (2008) Mathematical Images and Gender Identities Final Report. [Report commissioned by the UKRC] , London: IPSE & UKRC

Mendick, H. , Epstein, D. & Moreau, M. P. (2007) Mathematical Images and Identities: education, entertainment, social justice End of Award Report [Report commissioned by the Economic and Social Research Council] , Swindon: Economic and Social Research Council


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