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Dr Gill Hughes


Who cares and how would you know? Conceptualising ‘doxic’ care (2017)
Book Chapter
Hughes, G. (2017). Who cares and how would you know? Conceptualising ‘doxic’ care. In J. Horton, & M. Pyer (Eds.), Children, young people and care, 26-43. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315686752-2

This chapter draws from a study which explores the conceptualisations of care in theory and practice, examining (in Pierre Bourdieu’s terms) its ‘doxic’ qualities: that is, how it often seems ‘natural’, ‘self-evident’, or ‘understood without question... Read More about Who cares and how would you know? Conceptualising ‘doxic’ care.

‘Imagining otherwise’ or tinkering with the system? (2015)
Book Chapter
Hughes, G. (2015). ‘Imagining otherwise’ or tinkering with the system?. In C. Cooper, S. Gormally, & G. Hughes (Eds.), Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice: Re-imagining ways of working with young people, 220-244. Palgrave Macmillan

Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people? (2015)
Book Chapter
Hope, M. A. (2015). Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people?. In C. Cooper, S. Gormally, & G. Hughes (Eds.), Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice, 107-126. Palgrave Macmillan UK. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137393593_6

For those of us who have spent our professional lives working alongside children and young people who are disaffected with education, re-imagining education — or more specifically, re-imagining schools — is crucial. Could it be possible for the state... Read More about Alternative provision free schools: Educational fireworks or sparks of optimism for excluded young people?.

Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice: Re-imagining ways of working with young people (2015)
Book
C. Cooper, S. Gormally, & G. Hughes (Eds.), (2015). Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice: Re-imagining ways of working with young people. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137393593

Challenging dominant discourses in neoliberal marketized societies about working with disconnected young people, this book argues that alternative, radical approaches to formal and informal education are necessary to challenge repressive practices, a... Read More about Socially just, radical alternatives for education and youth work practice: Re-imagining ways of working with young people.

Exploring inclusive practices in primary schools : focusing on children’s voices (2014)
Journal Article
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.

Student‐led research training within the PhD: “PhD experience” conferences (2011)
Journal Article
Mercer, T., Kythreotis, A., Lambert, C., & Hughes, G. (2011). Student‐led research training within the PhD: “PhD experience” conferences. International journal for researcher development, 2(2), 152-166. doi:10.1108/17597511111212736

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to highlight the significance of student‐led initiatives in PhD development. Design/methodology/approach – A case study is presented utilizing Kolb's model of learning from experience to identify with stude... Read More about Student‐led research training within the PhD: “PhD experience” conferences.