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Dr Michael Wyness
Centre for Education Studies
Room B1.35, University of Warwick
Michael is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Education Studies. His research interests are in the Sociologies of Childhood and Education. His book Childhood (Polity) was published in 2015. His previous books include Childhood and Society (2006 Palgrave) which went into a second edition in 2012; Contesting Childhood (1999 Routledgefalmer) and Schooling Welfare and Parental Responsibility (1995 falmer. His research interests are in children's participation, childhood and theory, children's transitions and home-school relations. He is currently working on research on hybrid identity formation in community schools, and with a colleague in Psychology, parental investment in children's transitions.
Michael joined the University of Warwick in 2006. His background is in sociology, criminology and social policy and previously worked at the Universities of Edinburgh, Stirling and Northampton.
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