Selected Publications

Books & Chapters:

Matthews, C.R., Edgington, U. & Channon, A. (2018) Teaching with Sociological Imagination in Higher & Further Education: Contexts, Pedagogies, Reflections. Springer. ISBN: 978-981-10-6724-2   This book includes a chapter co-written by myself and a past student:  Edgington, U. & Wilton, J. (2018) Twitter as part of an online learning-cultures approach: exploring a lecturer’s and a student-teacher’s perspectives. (Chapter 6)

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Edgington, U. (2016) Emotional Labour & Lesson Observation: a study of England’s Further Education. Springer, Singapore. ISBN: 978-981-10-2989-9


Academic Peer-Reviewed Articles:

Edgington, U. (2016) Performativity and the power of shame: lesson observations, emotional labour and professional habitus Sociological Research Online 21(1) 11 DOI: 10.5153/sro.3802

Edgington, U. (2015) Constructing creative non-fiction: Telling teachers’ stories about being observed. Sage Series: Research Methods Cases. (Sage subscription required)

Edgington, U. (2014) Space, relationships and performativity: using metaphor to reflect on teaching practice. Curriculum Matters, 10, 174-192 (NZCER subscription required).

Book Reviews:

Edgington, U. (2015) Performativity and accountability in the UK education system: a case for humanness. Book Review of McQueen (2014) Roles, Rights & Responsibilities in UK Education: tensions and inequalities Pedagogy Culture & Society DOI: 10.1080/14681366.2015.1105467

Other Recent Writing:

Edgington, U. (2018) District Health Boards Need to Improve Working Culture. Fairfax Media available at here and 24 January 2018

Edgington, U. (2017) Focus must be on water quality. Fairfax Media available here and at July 2018

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