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Dr Michael Wyness



Associate Professor


Centre for Education Studies
Room WE129, University of Warwick
Tel: 02476522838

Research Interests

Michael is an Associate Professor in childhood studies in the Centre for Education Studies. His research interests are in the Sociologies of Childhood and Education. His book Childhood in the Polity key concepts series is due to be published late 2014. 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 the socio-emotional dimension of schooling, and with a colleague in Psychology, parental investment in children's transitions.


Michael Wyness is currently part of the Childhood Studies teaching team. His background is in sociology, criminology and social policy and previously worked at the Universities of Edinburgh, Stirling and Northampton.


View Michael Wyness Publications on the University of Warwick Publication service.

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