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Dr Michael Wyness



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Centre for Education Studies
Room WE129
University of Warwick
Coventry
CV4 7AL
Tel: 02476522838
Email: M.Wyness@warwick.ac.uk

 


RESEARCH PROFILE


Michael is an Associate Professor in childhood studies in the Institute of Education. His research interests are in the Sociologies of Childhood and Education. His most recent book Childhood and Society (2006 Palgrave) has just gone into a second edition (2012). His previous books were Contesting Childhood (1999) and Schooling Welfare and Parental Responsibility (1995) both published by RoutledgeFalmer. His research interests are in children's participation, childhood and theory, children's transitions and home-school relations. He is also currently working on project entitled 'the school as a socio-emotional network'.


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BACKGROUND


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.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


  • Wyness, M (2014) 'Children, family and the State: Revisiting Public and Private Realms' Sociology 48 (1), 59 - 74 [article]
  • Wyness, M. (2013) 'Global Standards and Deficit Childhoods: The Contested Meaning of Children?s Participation' Children's Geographies 11 (3), 340 - 353
  • Wyness, M. (2012) Childhood and Society, Second Edition , Basingstoke: Palgrave
  • Wyness, M. (2012) 'Children?s Participation and Inter-generational Dialogue: Bringing Adults back into the Analysis' Childhood: A Global Journal of Child Research 20 (4), 429 - 442
  • Wyness, M. (2012) 'The Social Construction of Childhood: sociological approaches to the study of children and childhood' in Working with Children and Families, Editors: R. Adams, Basingstoke: Palgrave

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