Publications and Conference Papers

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Publications

Book Chapters

Bradley, H. and Ingram, N. (2013) ‘Banking on the Future: choices, aspirations and economic hardship in working-class student experience’ in Atkinson, W., Roberts, S. and Savage, M. (eds) Class Inequality in Austerity Britain, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Journal articles

Published

Mellor, J., Ingram, N., Abrahams, J. and Beedell, P. (2012) ‘Class matters in the interview setting? Positionality, situatedness and class’, British Educational Research Journal.

Under Review

Abrahams, J. and Ingram, N. (2013) ‘The Chameleon Habitus: Local students’ negotiations of a multiple fields', Sociological Review Online, [forthcoming]

Bathmaker, A-M., Ingram, N. and Waller, R. (2013) 'Higher education, social class and the mobilisation of capitals', provisionally accepted for the British Journal Sociology of Education, special on education and social mobility.

Bradley, H. and Abrahams, J.(2013) ‘Fractured Femininities: Female undergraduates’ attitudes to gender roles’. Sociology, [under review]

In preparation

Beedell, (2013) Students’ Discourses on Career and Family: Unequal Egalitarianism Revisited’(Journal tbc)

Bradley, H. and Bathmaker, A-M. (2012) 'Unequal peers: the impact of class on student budget management at university', (Journal Tbc)

Bradley, H. and Mellor, J. (2012) ‘Pathways to success?  The influence of class on transitions into higher education’, Sociological Review.

Mellor, J., Waller, R. and Hoare, A. (2012) ‘UK university students and paid work’, Work, Employment and Society (Tbc).

Conference Papers

Hoare, T., Ingram, N. and Mellor, J. (2010) 'The University's Widening Participation Research Cluster: whatever is it up to now?' presentation at the University of Bristol Human Geography seminar series.

Waller, R. (2011)‘‘It’s the C word’: Class matters in higher education', BERA conference, Institute of Education, London. (PDF, 55kB)

Bathmaker, A-M., Ingram, N. and Waller, R. (2011) ‘Constructions of class: defining students’ social class in the Paired Peers project’, BERA conference, Institute of Education, London. (PDF, 212kB)

Bradley, H., Ingram, N. and Abrahams, J. (2011) 'Gateways to success? The influence of class on transitions into higher education' BERA conference, Institute of Education, London. (PDF, 384kB)

Ingram, N. (2012) ‘Aspiration and realisation: the educational and career trajectories of working-class and middle class students in Bristol’, Key Note Lecture [invited], BSA PG Conference on social class and aspiration, London. (PDF, 185kB)

Waller, R. (2012) 'Studying in austere times: University students' classed financial survival strategies', BSA conference, Leeds. (PDF, 106kB)

Mellor, J., Bradley, H. and Bathmaker, A-M. (2012) ‘Unequal peers: the impact of class on student budget management at university’, BSA conference, Leeds. (PDF, 990kB)

Waller, R., Mellor, J. and Hoare, A. (2012) ‘UK university students and paid work’, BSA conference, Leeds. (PDF, 281kB)

Ingram, N., Abrahams, J. and Beedell, P. (2012) ‘Students’ Engagement in Extra-Curricular Activities: Constraints, Freedoms and Class Background’, BSA conference, Leeds. (PDF, 194kB)

Abrahams, J. and Ingram, N. (2012) ‘There’s no place like home: Local university students’ perceptions of the benefits of living at home’, BSA Conference, Leeds. (PDF, 2,008kB)

Bradley, H. (2012) ‘Feeling classed and the feelings of class: perceptions of ‘fit’ and ‘misfit’ among first-year university students’, BSA Conference, Leeds. (PDF, 1,282kB)

Bradley, H. (2012) 'Keeping them in their place: Social mobility and the deconstruction and reconstruction of higher education', BSA Conference, Leeds. (PDF, 626kB)

Bathmaker, A-M., Ingram, N. and Waller, R. (2012) 'Higher Education, Social Class and the Mobilisation of Capitals' (PDF, 102kB)

Presented at:

  • The British Educational Studies Association (BESA) Conference in Hull, on 28-29 June 2012 (by Dr. Richard Waller)
  • The British Educational Research Association (BERA) Conference in Manchester, UK, on 4-6 September 2012 (by Dr. Nicola Ingram)
  • The European Conference on Educational Research in Cadiz, Spain on 18-21 September 2012 (by Professor Ann-Marie Bathmaker)

Ingram, N. (2012) ‘Gaining an advantage through education?: Social class and student experiences of higher education at an elite and a non-elite university in one UK city’, How Class Works Conference, Stonybrook, New York. (PDF, 236kB)

Bathmaker, A-M. (2012) 'Who succeeds and why in undergraduate education?', The ESJ/Education Society Undergraduate Lecture, Birmingham, November 2012. (PDF, 969kB)

Bradley, H  and Waller, R. (2012) ‘Social class, resilience and the struggle to adjust to university life: Comparing the experiences of working- and middle-class students’,

Presented at:

  • Social Science in the City seminar series, Bristol, November 2012. (Presented by Richard Waller and Harriet Bradley)
  • Centre for Analysis of Policy (CASP) Workshop: Young People's classed and gendered aspirations and employment transitions, University of Bath, (presented by Richard Waller)

Bradley, H. (2013) ‘Fractured Femininities: Female undergraduates’ aspirations’, Workshop: Young People's classed and gendered aspirations and employment transitions, University of Bath, January 2013.

Bathmaker, A.M. (2013) Narratives of student life: a gendered and classed experience. Paper presented at the University of Central Lancashire on 21 February 2013.

Bathmaker, A.M. (2013) The right university or the right social background? Class, gender and social mobility through higher education. Paper presented at the Higher Education Academy Conference on Higher Education and Social Mobility in Manchester on 26-27 March 2013.

Classed and gendered identities and behaviours in HE: Middle-class male performances, fractured femininities, and strategizing potential parents (symposium presented at the British Sociological Association, London: April 2013):

  • Waller, R. and Ingram, I. (2013) ‘Degrees of Masculinity: Higher education and the development and performance of middle-class gendered identities’
  • Bradley, H. and Abrahams, J. (2013) ‘Fractured Femininities: Female undergraduates’ aspirations’.
  • Beedell, (2013) Students’ Discourses on Career and Family: Unequal Egalitarianism Revisited’

Abrahams, J (2013) ‘The Chameleon Self’: Local students’ negotiations of a cleft habitus’, BSA conference, London

Bathmaker, A. M. and Ingram, N. (2013) ‘Not the place for a person like me: on being middle-class at a post-1992 university in England’, BSA conference, London

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