Our centre encompasses diverse theoretical approaches with various scholars.
Some of our members focus on: Bourdieu (inequalities in education), Foucault (education policy and neo-liberalism), feminist theory (post-structuralism, affect, post-human and new materialism), or critical race theory.
- (Bourdieu and the reproduction of inequalities in education through setting and science education)
- (Bourdieu and the reproduction of inequalities in education, particularly in reference to families and their relationships to the education system)
- (Foucault and education policy; genealogy of pedagogy)
- (the global privatisation of education and the emergence of new forms of (neo-liberal) governance; reforms to teacher education; historical discourses of the ‘good’ teacher; and teacher subjectivities in post-Fordist societies).
- (poststructuralism, affect, posthuman and new materialism theories, Deleuze and Guattari, Butler, Barad, Braidotti, Haraway)
- (gender and achievement; social identities in educational contexts)
Critical Race Theory
- (individual and structural inequalities in education)