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‘We are the same as everyone else just with a different and unique backstory’: identity, belonging and Othering within education for young people are ‘looked after’. (2020)
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Jones, L., Dean, C., Dunhill, A., Hope, M., & Shaw, P. (in press). ‘We are the same as everyone else just with a different and unique backstory’: identity, belonging and Othering within education for young people are ‘looked after’. Children & society, https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12382

This paper develops understandings of how being publicly identified and consequently labelled as ‘looked after’ can have damaging consequences for young people, particularly in how they are perceived by their peers in the context of schooling. Based... Read More about ‘We are the same as everyone else just with a different and unique backstory’: identity, belonging and Othering within education for young people are ‘looked after’..

Investing ourselves: the role of space and place in being a working-class female academic (2020)
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Jones, L., & Maguire, M. (in press). Investing ourselves: the role of space and place in being a working-class female academic. Discourse, 42(1),

As working-class female academics, this paper examines the constructions of our identities focusing on both what unites and differentiates us as working-class women. We focus on the structuring forces in our lives such as our class, our whiteness and... Read More about Investing ourselves: the role of space and place in being a working-class female academic.

Learning to belong? ‘culture’ and ‘place making’ among children and young people in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017 (2019)
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Ploner, J., & Jones, L. (in press). Learning to belong? ‘culture’ and ‘place making’ among children and young people in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017. Children's Geographies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2019.1634245

Despite the rise of ‘child-friendly cities’ internationally, and a growing interest in youth engagement in urban planning, the role of children and young people in culture-led regeneration and ‘place making’ schemes, remains under-researched. Notwith... Read More about Learning to belong? ‘culture’ and ‘place making’ among children and young people in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017.

The ‘C-Word’: novice teachers, class identities and class strategising (2019)
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Jones, L. (in press). The ‘C-Word’: novice teachers, class identities and class strategising. Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 1-17. doi:10.1080/14681366.2019.1566161

This paper draws on a longitudinal qualitative study exploring the influence of the social class identities of novice teachers on their emerging teacher identities. The paper focuses on the ways in which, even at an implicit level, many novice teache... Read More about The ‘C-Word’: novice teachers, class identities and class strategising.

Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools : focusing on children’s voices (2014)
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Adderley, R., Hope, M., Hughes, G., Jones, L., Messiou, K., & Shaw, T. (2014). Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools : focusing on children’s voices. European journal of special needs education, 30(1), 106-121. https://doi.org/10.1080/08856257.2014.964580

This paper reports a small-scale research project which took place in one primary school in the north-east of England. The study aimed to listen to children about how the practices of teachers helped and/or hindered their sense of inclusion in classr... Read More about Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools : focusing on children’s voices.

Extended schools in England : emerging rationales (2014)
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Dyson, A., & Jones, L. (2014). Extended schools in England : emerging rationales. International journal for research on extended education IJREE, 2(1), 5-19 . https://doi.org/10.3224/ijree.v2i1.19531

Schools in many countries are beginning to take on extended roles, working with families and communities as well as with students. However, the rationales underpinning such developments are often unclear. This paper reports on case studies of 20 scho... Read More about Extended schools in England : emerging rationales.

Social class (in)visibility and the professional experiences of middle-class novice teachers (2013)
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Hall, D., & Jones, L. (2013). Social class (in)visibility and the professional experiences of middle-class novice teachers. Journal of education for teaching : JET, 39(4), 416-428. https://doi.org/10.1080/02607476.2013.782121

This article focuses upon the classed and early professional experiences of middle-class novice teachers in England experiencing and contemplating working in schools serving socio-economically disadvantaged communities. Through an examination of the... Read More about Social class (in)visibility and the professional experiences of middle-class novice teachers.

Education and poverty: mapping the terrain and making the links to educational policy (2009)
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Raffo, C., Dyson, A., Gunter, H., Hall, D., Jones, L., & Kalambouka, A. (2009). Education and poverty: mapping the terrain and making the links to educational policy. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 13(4), (341-358). doi:10.1080/13603110802124462. ISSN 1360-3116

Although there is widespread agreement that poverty and poor educational outcomes are related, there are different explanations about why that should be the case. The purpose of this paper is to provide a conceptual synthesis of some of the research... Read More about Education and poverty: mapping the terrain and making the links to educational policy.


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